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  • The fact that Maxine Waters supporters stole an American flag is far more significant...

    07/20/2018 12:01:49 AM PDT · by grundle · 6 replies
    wordpress ^ | July 20, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    In my opinion, the fact that Maxine Waters supporters stole an American flag is far more significant than the fact that they burned it This article from the Washington Times includes the following photograph of Maxine Waters supporters burning an American flag: As a libertarian who believes in free speech and property rights, I think it should be legal to burn the American flag as long as both of the following conditions are met:1) The flag being burned is the property of the person (or people) who is (or are) burning it, i.e., the flag is not stolen.and2) The flag is...
  • US-North Korean 'Stalemate' Nothing but 'Fake News' – CCTV Commentator

    07/19/2018 8:19:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Sputnik ^ | July 19, 2018 | Ekaterina Blinova
    The US-North Korean negotiation process is up and running, despite media claims to the contrary, Tom McGregor, a Beijing-based CCTV editor and commentator told Sputnik, explaining why the final deal between Washington and Pyongyang cannot be concluded overnight. The recent talks held by President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have apparently stolen the show, almost eclipsing the US-North Korea denuclearization negotiations. It has prompted some media outlets to claim that "as Trump engages Putin, his deal with Kim Jong-un collapses." According to Tom McGregor, a Beijing-based political analyst, an Asia-Pacific commentator and senior editor for China's national...
  • Dennis Rodman Plans to Invite Kanye West to North Korea

    07/19/2018 8:01:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Hypebeast ^ | July 19, 2018 | Keith Estiler
    On July 10, Kanye West shared a photo on Twitter portraying a Chicago Bulls jersey signed by Dennis Rodman. In the tweet, West proclaimed that Rodman is “one of my biggest inspirations…always breaking barriers with independent thought.” The NBA star expressed his gratitude to ‘Ye in a recent interview with US Weekly and also told the publication that he plans to invite the rapper to North Korea. “Kanye, he’s doing amazing work around the world so I respect him too,” he told Us Weekly. “So hopefully one day we’ll get together and collaborate on certain things. Guess what, I’ll take...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/19/2018 7:48:13 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/19/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump says he wants to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin again and discussions are underway for Putin to visit Washington this fall. Trump tweeted today that he looks forward to continuing discussion started at this week's summit meeting in Helsinki. The President tweeted a host of issues involved with Putin including Ukraine, North Korea and security for Israel.... Large groups of opposition forces including Al-Qaeda jihadists surrendered to the Syrian government in the Quneitra region along the Golan border today. Russian military police will help implement the surrender process.... Late word tonight from near Branson, Missouri that eight people...
  • Diplomacy 101 Versus Politics Writ Small

    07/19/2018 6:24:48 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 2 replies
    American Greatness ^ | July 17, 2018 | Angelo Codevilla
    The high professional quality of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s performance at their Monday press conference in Helsinki contrasts sharply with the obloquy by which the bipartisan U.S. ruling class showcases its willful incompetence. Though I voted for Trump, I’ve never been a fan of his and I am not one now. But, having taught diplomacy for many years, I would choose the Trump-Putin press conference as an exemplar of how these things should be done. Both spoke with the frankness and specificity of serious business. This performance rates an A+. Both presidents started with the basic truth. Putin: The...
  • Trump Posts Video of Hillary Clinton Calling for ‘A Strong Russia’

    07/19/2018 4:17:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 19, 2018 | 3:17 PM EDT | Craig Bannister
    On Thursday, President Donald Trump tweeted video of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton saying, “We want very much to have a strong Russia.” “Will the Dems and Fake News ever learn? This is classic!,” Trump commented in his tweet, in apparent response to Democrat and liberal news media criticism of his comments about, and dealings with, Russia. In the video, Ms. Clinton states: “We want very much to have a strong Russia because a strong, competent, prosperous, stable Russia is, we think, in the interests of the world.” Clinton made the remark in an answer to a question by Vladimir...

    07/19/2018 2:03:51 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 13 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/18/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Today's hearing for sentencing of Todd Engel after his conviction last year in a rigged trial, the first Bunkerville Standoff trial, resulted in a jail sentence. In the end Engel was given a 14-year sentence by US District Judge Gloria Navarro, even though his trial involved the rigged process of evidence proving his innocence being kept from judge and jury during his first trial. The courtroom was filled with government law enforcement and supporters of Todd Engel with federal law enforcement reported to be playing the role of "victims" of the 2014 Bunkerville Standoff. Link below to Andrea Parker video...
  • Hysterical Whoopi Goldberg Throws Judge Jeanine Pirro Off "The View" for Telling the Truth! - Video

    07/19/2018 2:03:41 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 136 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 19, 2018 | Brian
    Hysterical coward – Whoopi Goldberg – threw Judge Jeanine Pirro off “The View” today because she could not handle someone telling the truth! Goldberg ended the segment abruptly after Judge Jeanine destroyed her on illegals being in the United States. Goldberg had given an extensive diatribe against Trump leading into a question, saying she was “tired people starting a conversation with ‘Mexicans are liars and rapists.'” Judge Jeanine responded . . . .
  • Melania Trump Posed As The First Female President For An Ad In The ‘90s: Which Trump did it best?

    07/19/2018 1:13:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Harper's Bazaar ^ | July 17, 2018 | Kate Wagner
    Bar some controversial choices, Melania Trump quickly and easily asserted herself as one of the most fashionable first ladies in America's history. Thanks to an unearthed video, we've discovered that's because 2016 wasn't the first time Melania was sworn into the White House. Back when she was Melanija Knavs, the future FLOTUS posed as the first female president of the US in a Slovenian fashion ad. In the low-budget shoot—with tragically '90s music—Melania disembarks 'Air Force One' and talks with reporters on the tarmac before being escorted by the Secret Service to be sworn in as president. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) The 23-year-old...
  • Meddling? Collusion? Brazile, Hillary, Rice, Obama Gave Russian Hackers Carte Blanche

    07/19/2018 12:07:26 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 3 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-19-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The conveniently timed indictments of 12 more Russians by Deputy AG (or should we just face reality and ditch the word “deputy”) Rosenstein who will never see the inside of an American court room probably includes the Russian who “hacked” into John Podesta’s email account secured with the password “password”. Rosenstein was pleased with himself no doubt to announce that 12 Russian spies were caught – er- spying, on President Obama’s watch, by the way, but neglected to include one small detail in his announcement – namely that DNC Chair Donna Brazile and most of the Obama hierarchy let them...
  • Steven Crowder Confronts Journalist Over Unethical Reporting On Him And It Doesn’t Go Well For Her

    07/19/2018 11:38:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 29 replies ^ | 7-18-2018 | Brandon Morse
    Full Title: Steven Crowder Confronts Journalist Over Her Unethical Reporting On Him And It Doesn’t Go Well For Her Conservative comedian and commentator Steven Crowder has begun a new segment on his YouTube channel called "Crowder Confronts," where he and his team will do what the mainstream media won't, and actually call a person out for their slander or calls for violence where everyone can see it.Too often, the media's leftist bent will cause it to ignore things that a leftist or protected group would do, yet wouldn't dream of allowing anyone on the right to get away with. One...
  • Right On Cue, Kavanaugh Accused Of Hiding Sexual Harassment

    07/19/2018 11:27:40 AM PDT · by blueyon · 51 replies
    TruePundit ^ | 7/18/18 | True Pundit Staff
    Fresh off the seeming success of the smear campaign against Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), a liberal feminist group is attempting to connect Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the sexual harassment of his former boss.
  • Why Go "Off Grid" ...or "Off Slave Camp"

    07/19/2018 9:58:20 AM PDT · by amorphous · 2 replies
    "Ok, this isn't perfect. I just did one take, and could explain a few things better, clarify some stuff, but the overall idea comes through pretty well, I think. ...the important part." - J Mantzel Maybe he's eccentric, but an inspiration to me, especially concerning the amount of physical work he is willing to devote to his ideas and "out-of-the-box" thinking. Jamie and family currently live in a concrete dome structure, he built himself, among the mangrove islands of eastern Panama.
  • Weinstein lawyers claim actress Judd made sexual 'deal' - How #meToo will be killed

    07/19/2018 8:57:01 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 34 replies
    Agence France-Presse ^ | 19 July 2018 | AFP
    LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are calling on a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit from actress Ashley Judd -- who accuses the disgraced mogul of torpedoing her career -- on the grounds that she had made a sexual "deal" with him.
  • Global Population Growth Ceased in 1988...Population Has Only Grown Older Since

    07/19/2018 8:42:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Econimica ^ | 07/19/2018 | Chris Hamilton
    Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, The world stopped growing about 1988... and has only grown older since. Global births, per five year periods, according to the UN. Births and UN medium and low variant estimates through my best estimate of the most likely births. Despite the significantly larger (older) total population, births continue to languish and appear set to decline. Since 2000, total births are declining everywhere except Africa. Assuming the UN medium variant...chart below shows births by Africa, S. Asia (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Iran, Sri Lanka) and the world minus Africa /...
  • Rand Paul Hammers Communist-voting former CIA Director John Brennan for Trump Attacks – Video

    07/19/2018 8:26:03 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 27 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 19, 2018 | Brian
    Here is Sen. Rand Paul absolutely hammering former CIA Director – and Obama hack – John Brennan for his outrageous attack on President Trump, saying Trump committed “treason” in Helsinki. Paul points out correctly that Brennan literally voted for the Communist Party candidates during the 1970’s . . . .
  • Just One More Thing, Sir

    07/19/2018 8:12:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/19/18 | Unk
    1) Just one more thing on ObamaCare Repeal: Since only 11 million people have ObamaCare, how will 24 million people die if it is repealed? Will an additional 13 million people be randomly shot? 2) Just one more thing on Donald Trump: If Donald Trump deleted all of his emails, wiped his server with Bleachbit and destroyed all of his phones with a hammer, would the Mainstream Media suddenly lose all interest in the story and declare him innocent? 3) Just one more thing on equal pay: If women do the same job for less money, why do companies hire...
  • Did the Russians Hack the DNC to Help the Leftists Take Over the Democrats?

    07/19/2018 8:06:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 07/18/2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Russia conspiracy theory hinges on the single creaky claim that the Democratic National Committee hacks were a Russian plot to elect Trump. The theory and all its illegitimate stepchildren, including Robert Mueller and his infinitely expanding corps of prosecutors, lives or dies by the DNC hacks. Trying to elect Trump by releasing damaging insider information from the DNC never made any sense. The DNC was already a dysfunctional organization that was being run by the Clinton campaign. Undermining its leadership had little impact on the election, but a great deal on control of the DNC. There has never been...
  • K98 Mauser

    07/19/2018 8:01:42 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/19/2018 | A Kincaid
    BY FAR THE greatest critique of the K98k is its rate of fire. As with any other bolt-action, soldiers could only fire as quickly as they could operate the bolt. Critics of the German’s bolt-action-armed infantry blame Hitler for losing WWII because he refused to arm his infantry with faster, semiautomatic rifles. When WWII began, the German infantry was not unlike other armies – armed with a mix of bolt-action rifles and some form of machine gun. Germany's strategy for implementing these weapons differed. They emphasized the machine gun, usually an MG-34 or an MG-42 (Maschinengewehr 34/42) as their primary...
  • The Democrat civil war is over, The Crazies won; The Insanes are either hiding or changing sides

    07/19/2018 7:35:39 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 23 replies
    vanity | July 19, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    Yesterday’s House vote on a nonbinding resolution to support ICE was an unmitigated disaster for the Democrat Party. Just 18 voted to support ICE an insignificant handful voted NO and 130 completely disgraced themselves by voting “present.” This resolution was a rare show of backbone by a usually supine Republican House leadership that has pushed the Democrats over a cliff in many districts. Remember the recent Harvard Harris poll finding that found support for ICE at a 69/31 level. Many registered Democrats support ICE. Speaker Paul Ryan set up a perfect “Heads Republicans win; tails Democrats lose” trap that the...