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  • Greenfield: How Trump Really Beat the Media

    01/03/2018 4:41:38 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 14 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | January 3, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    How Trump Really Beat the Media By letting the media beat itself. January 3, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. President Trump’s end year remarks to the New York Times acerbically summed up his relationship with the media. “I’m going to win another four years… because newspapers, television, all forms of media will tank if I’m not there.” The answering outburst of rage and contempt from the media burned all the hotter because the statement was not only intentionally...
  • Bunkerville Update: Oregon Judge Cracks Down After Meeting At Bundy Ranch

    01/03/2018 3:57:54 AM PST · by Nextrush · 17 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/3/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "Some people get their kicks stomping on a dream...." Frank Sinatra-"That's Life" (1966) Word from "Redoubt News" is that US District Judge Anna J. Brown in Portland has come down on Ryan Payne and Jon Rtizheimer after they met recently for a reunion of sorts at Bundy Ranch in Nevada. Payne is one of the defendants in the Bunkerville case and is awaiting sentencing in the Oregon Standoff protest while Ritzheimer has already been sentenced for his role. Because they met at Bundy Ranch, Brown has ordered Ritzheimer to report to prison early on January 12th. She has also ordered...
  • Problems the Pentagon Must Fix in 2018

    01/02/2018 9:09:22 PM PST · by pboyington · 5 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | January 2, 2018 | Ray Starmann
    In the last year, the Pentagon did an excellent job prosecuting the war against ISIS in the Middle East. It’s amazing what the military can do when it actually drops the bombs, strafes the targets and double taps the bad guys in the night. It’s amazing what the military can do when it’s not taking orders from liberal morons like Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes. In 2018, the army must continue to rebuild its nearly non-existent armored and mechanized capabilities which were eviscerated during the last 15 years, while the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan raged and continue to in...
  • Identity Politics Works Until Your Run Out of Other People

    01/02/2018 8:32:01 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 3 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 1-2-18 | Daniel Greenfield
    Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher famously observed that socialism works until you run out of other people’s money. Identity politics also works until you run out of other people. And then #MeToo becomes #NotMeToo. Other people’s money can be borrowed against. That’s why we have the national debt that we do. But identity politics has multiplied too abruptly and explosively to postpone the reckoning much longer. What were once simple categories of three races and two genders has mutated into an infinite alphabet of sexual identities, a Big Bang of ethnicities, national, cultural, racial and religious, each with its own microaggressions,...
  • The Christian Case for Border Security

    01/02/2018 6:44:25 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 9 replies
    The Narrow Road ^ | Shane Kastler
    In Old Testament times, building walls around cities was commended as a common sense means of national/ municipal security. Invading armies would rout Israel if they did not build walls and raise armies to protect themselves. One might say, “Why didn't they just trust God?” It goes without saying that God would and often DID protect Israel supernaturally. But that doesn't mean they were exempt from doing the hard work of securing their property. God often uses natural means to fulfill his supernatural purpose on the earth. King David prayed to God, “By Your favor do good to Zion; Build...
  • Despite Sweet Cakes By Melissa Ruling, Gay Wedding Cakes Still Not A Constitutional Right

    01/02/2018 4:24:47 PM PST · by Starman417 · 17 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-02-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    One wonders if the Sweet Cakes by Melissa case did not involve the owners refusing to be coerced to violate their religious conscience by providing a wedding cake for a gay wedding that celebrates gay marriage, but rather a Muslim bakery being forced to bake a cake decorated with a cartoon picture of the prophet Muhammed covered with bacon sprinkles. Would the bakery in that scenario been forced to pay a heavy business-killing fine for actually believing that the Founding Fathers meant freedom of religion when they enshrined it in the First Amendment? Probably not, even if the ruling was...
  • Russia probe grand jury looks like ‘a Black Lives Matter rally,’ says witness

    01/02/2018 2:44:08 PM PST · by blueyon · 18 replies ^ | 1/02/18 | Richard Johnson
    The federal grand jury handing down indictments for special counsel Robert Mueller doesn’t appear to include any supporters of President Donald Trump, according to one witness who recently testified before the panel. “The grand jury room looks like a Bernie Sanders rally,” my source said. “Maybe they found these jurors in central casting, or at a Black Lives Matter rally in Berkeley [Calif.]”
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Is Under The Control Of The United Nations.

    01/02/2018 12:53:39 PM PST · by davikkm · 7 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    In 2012 a Chicago Summit was held with the heads of state and heads of government of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. This was the first time ever that a NATO summit was held in the United States outside of the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. The event was originally scheduled to coincide and be held after the 2012 G8 summit in Chicago as well, but the G8 summit was later rescheduled to be held at Camp David. As far as I know no one was becoming suspicious at that time of the UN and its special relationship with Chicago. I...
  • Attorney Who Sued DNC For Fraud Claims Seth Rich and Shawn Lucas Were Witnesses In His Case

    <p>Both Shawn Lucas and Seth Rich were witnesses in a lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee by attorney Jared Beck, according to a tweet from Beck last week.</p> <p>"Seth Rich and Shawn Lucas were witnesses in MY case. But I didn't drop the lawsuit because of that. I accepted the possibility of dying and carried on. Some might call that "courage." And I'm 41, not 75 like Bernie, and I have two daughters, ages 4 and 6. So F*CK RIGHT OFF." tweeted Beck.</p>
  • An Inside look of an AK-47

    01/02/2018 11:20:53 AM PST · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/2/2018 | J Hines
    From its very beginning what lacked in precision and power it has made up for in ease of use, cost, reliability, and readily available parts and ammunition. During the Cold War, the Russians sent these rifles to guerilla forces around the world and set up factories in dozens of countries. Decades later, these rifles are still found in use on battlefields everywhere. The Ak-47 is the most widely used military rifle in history because they are plentiful and cheap. Run it in the dirt, oil, snow or sand – an AK will still fire. Let us see inside the AK-47...
  • Pot is A Dangerous 'Recreation'

    01/02/2018 10:14:46 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 126 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/02/18 | Katy Grimes
    The DUI arrests,increase in college users, youth consumption, marijuana-related hospitalizations, and increasing emergency room visits of Washington and Colorado will only be amplified in California. Voters legalized pot several years ago in Colorado and Washington State. They were promised increased tax revenue increases and better-educated children for their vote. For the love of money and claims of liberty, disasters are now unfolding in both states. Now California is embarking on likely the same disastrous path, if not worse, despite copious amounts of destructive evidence.
  • Democrat Rep.Steve Cohen, a Failed Feminist Prop

    01/02/2018 10:12:34 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/02/18 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, motor mouth Steve Cohen sent to the front of the battle-lines, has already failed at making Barron what the feminist movement made of him: a prop Feminists target little boys even before their birth in wanton abortion; have for decades targeted little boys from kindergarten age onward, and, shamefully, are uninterrupted in doing so. ‘Feminism’ leaves the devious impression that it stands for the protection of women and children which couldn’t possibly be more wrong. The most radical members of the modern feminist movement are men who identify as “feminists”, who should have their pictures posted to Facebook for...
  • Congresswoman Bumps Passenger [semi-satire]

    01/02/2018 9:10:02 AM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 December 2017 | John Semmens
    On a United Airlines flight from Houston to Washington, DC, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex) added another bumped passenger to her growing list. When the passenger complained Jackson labeled her a "racist." Jean-Marie Simon, the woman Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee called a racist, is a photojournalist who helped document human-rights abuses in Guatemala during the 1980s. She currently teaches in a private school and is a registered Democrat. "All that stuff about what she did in Guatemala doesn't change the fact that she is white," Lee argued. "All whites are racists. She was probably trying to atone for her whiteness...
  • Huma Forwarded Classified State Dept. Passwords To Yahoo Email That Was Hacked By Foreign Agents

    01/02/2018 8:27:16 AM PST · by b4its2late · 51 replies
    True Pundit ^ | 1/2/2018 | by admin
    Huma Abedin forwarded sensitive State Department emails, including passwords to government systems, to her personal Yahoo email account before every single Yahoo account was hacked, a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of emails released as part of a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch shows. Abedin, the top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, used her insecure personal email provider to conduct sensitive work. This guarantees that an account with high-level correspondence in Clinton’s State Department was impacted by one or more of a series of breaches — at least one of which was perpetrated by a “state-sponsored actor.”...
  • Every Day of the 2016 Campaign, Somebody in DOJ/FBI Gave to Clinton

    01/02/2018 8:12:23 AM PST · by b4its2late · 18 replies via ^ | Updated 31 Dec 2017 at 11:20 PM | by Mark Tapscott
    Donors used online forms thousands of times while contributing small amounts to the failed Democratic presidential candidate Sherri Berthrong retired as a lawyer after 37 years at the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2015, but that didn’t end her ability to influence the government. Beginning June 1, 2016, she made a small contribution to Hillary Clinton every few days — right through the November 8 election. Berthrong’s individual contributions averaged only $15.90 each and totaled $1,177, a tiny part of the record-setting $1.2 billion the former secretary of State spent in a losing campaign against Donald Trump, according to data...
  • Candace Owens: The Left’s Racist De-Humanization of Blacks

    01/02/2018 8:11:45 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 7 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 1-2-2018 | Jamie Glazov
    Candace Owens: The Left’s Racist De-Humanization of Blacks When self-appointed social redeemers get to take blacks’ blackness away. his new Glazov Gang episode features video blogger Candace Owens, aka RedPillBlack. Candace discusses The Left’s Racist De-Humanization of Blacks, reflecting on when self-appointed social redeemers get to take blacks’ blackness away. Video
  • Russian Nostalgia for Soviet Times Not Nostalgia for Soviet Realities, Psychologist Says

    01/02/2018 8:07:24 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 15 replies
    Nadezhda Vlasova says that those who are nostalgic for the Soviet Union include both those whose youth was passed while it existed and who remember it through the gauzy lens of memory and young people who did not live then but who believe because of what some of their elders say that life was better ( She points out that this is much like the reaction of those who like “romantic films about the Middle Ages with beautiful dresses and architecture” but who in no case “would like to live in a city without plumbing.” Russians today look at the...
  • Democrat Congressional Candidate Indicted In Near Million Dollar Fraud, Embezzlement Case

    01/02/2018 6:38:13 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 43 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 01-02-2017 | Tim Brown
    Virginia Democrat congressional candidate Shaun Brown has been indicted on charges of fraud, embezzlement, and theft for allegedly stealing nearly $1 million in government funds from a school nutrition program in 2012. Prosecutors claim that Brown received $803,000 to her nonprofit organization as a participant in a U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. Brown is said to have acquired funds by filing false reimbursement claims with the Virginia Department of Health. Daily Press has the story: A federal grand jury has indicted Democratic congressional candidate Shaun Brown on charges of fraud and theft of government property. The indictment alleges that...
  • Why is the NY Times suddenly so interested in Trump staffer Papadopoulos (truncated)

    01/02/2018 6:23:00 AM PST · by iontheball · 23 replies
    FoxNews ^ | January 2, 2018 | Fox News
    Over the weekend, the New York Times offered up a new explanation for why the FBI launched its investigation into the alleged collusion between President Trump and the Russian Government. Chalk it up to the drunken whispers of a Trump staffer.
  • Iran and the Art of the Deal, Obama Style

    01/02/2018 6:19:19 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-2-18 | MOTUS
    Now that the new year has blown in with full force, most of the holiday goodies have been consumed and thoughts turn to taking the tree down, we tune back into the news. Or more specifically, the lack of news in the case of the Iranian uprising. Aside from a leaked memo to Fox News indicating panic within the Iranian regime no news source in the U.S. seems to find this much of a newsworthy story.Why Can’t the American Media Cover the Protests in Iran you ask? Question asked and answered, by Lee Smith (h/t Instapundit) -highlights added: As widespread...