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  • Bloomberg warns of 'epidemic of dishonesty'

    05/12/2018 9:53:57 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 38 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/12/2018 | STEVE PEOPLES
    Americans are facing an "epidemic of dishonesty" in Washington that's more dangerous than terrorism or communism. That's according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who warned in a commencement speech on Saturday at Texas' Rice University that "an endless barrage of lies" and a trend toward "alternate realities" in national politics pose a dire threat to U.S. democracy.
  • Michael Bloomberg donates $4.5M to U.N. climate body after U.S. cuts

    04/23/2018 5:41:27 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | April 23, 2018 | by Associated Press
    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vowed to write a $4.5 million check to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations to make up the shortfall in the agency's budget caused by U.S. funding cuts. President Donald Trump last year formally announced the U.S. would pull out of the Paris climate accord deal, stating that it was not fair. Congress also cut funding for the Bonn, Germany-based UNFCCC from $7.5 million in previous years to $3 million this year. "America made a commitment and as an American if the government's not going to do it we...
  • Gas prices are topping $4 at some Fresno stations. Ready to pay more at the pump?

    05/10/2018 8:47:55 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 55 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | 05/09/18 | Bryant-Jon Anteola
    Gasoline prices in Fresno already increased beyond $4 per gallon this week at some places in town. And gas prices are projected to rise even more going into the summer in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. A year ago, the national average for was $2.34 for a gallon of gas, according to a CNN Money report. These days, that national average has jumped to $2.81 per gallon. Those in Fresno can probably add a dollar on top of the national price, with high state taxes and stringent standards for reformulating...
  • California's Summer Gas Is Approaching $4.00/gal

    04/08/2018 8:20:00 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 73 replies
    9 April 18 | hapnHAL
    As California's Summer Gas Is Approaching $4.00/gal what can we expect from President Trump and changes to onerous EPA regulations? Part of gasoline’s price increase is largely seasonal, as refiners tend to process less crude oil into fuel during maintenance and are starting to transition to summer-grade gasoline, which is more expensive to make. According to analysts prices will likely climb further as the weather warms and driving picks up. We need to get gas prices under control in order to MAGA.
  • California Could See the Return of $4 Gasoline by May [Bloomberg Link Only]

    02/01/2018 5:12:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Bloomberg [Link in Body Thread] ^ | January 31, 2018 | Milana Vinn
    Link to article
  • WHCA President Margaret Talev: Don't Judge Whole Event By 'Michelle Wolf's 15 Minutes' (CYA Time!)

    04/29/2018 2:18:08 PM PDT · by ethom · 60 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 29 2018 | Tim Hains
    President of the White House Correspondents' Association Margaret Talev defends the decision to have Michelle Wolf as the comedian at the dinner, saying "she had a message to deliver and she did." Talev also said she hoped "those 15 minutes" do not "define four hours of what was a wonderful and unifying night." Wolf's set has been criticized by both CNN and FOX News. "I think she brought to the night what she thought was important to say, and her goal may not have been press unity and everyone rallying around to support journalism," Talev also said. Sarah Sanders Endures...
  • Bloomberg: Trump Is ‘Not Really a Business Person’

    04/23/2018 5:44:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    brietbart ^ | 04/22/20/18 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said President Donald Trump was a real estate developer, and therefore “not really a business person.” BRENNAN: At the DNC in 2016, you called Donald Trump a “risky, reckless and radical choice” and the country you said couldn’t afford to make that mistake. BLOOMBERG: Did I say that? BRENNAN: It was a memorable quote. Has he done anything to make you reconsider that? Do you think he’s doing a good job? BLOOMBERG: I think he, it’s, I would give him an incomplete grade. Some of the things that...
  • Rolling Stone Crows about Using Emotion and Children to Push Irrational Agenda

    04/04/2018 1:06:29 PM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 30 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Rolling Stone magazine crows about what is “different” about this iteration of the anti-Second Amendment movement. It isn't because students are involved. That has been tried before. What is different this time is those anti-Second Amendment billionaires built up a network across the nation. A network of paid activists that was ready to spring into action when the “right” emotional moment presented itself. From rollingstone.com: Everyone wants to know why Parkland was different. And the reason, says Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, is how quickly the community coalesced around a clear purpose: “Within hours of the shooting. We...
  • Gun control groups continue to embrace Hillary Clinton

    03/20/2018 9:01:04 AM PDT · by PROCON · 19 replies
    guns.com ^ | March 20, 2018 | Chris Eger
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. (Photo: Giffords)National gun control organizations still use the former presidential candidate and secretary of state to garner attention for events and fundraisers. Hillary Clinton, who received the quick public endorsement from both Everytown and Giffords during her failed 2016 bid for the White House, still weighs in on gun politics and is feted by the groups. This week, the umbrella organization backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg emailed invitations to attend some 800 Everytown-sponsored March for Our Lives gun control events signed by Clinton. “I have...
  • No Clear G.O.P. Successor in Line After Mayor's Win (2005 Bloomberg Flashback)

    03/19/2018 1:35:52 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 12 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 20, 2005 | Nicholas Confessore
    Through four straight mayoral contests, the Republican line on New York City election ballots has yielded gold: four straight wins for G.O.P. candidates in a city where declared Democrats make up the overwhelming majority of voters. Those wins have not, however, yielded an obvious successor to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, whose name -- because of term limits -- will not be on the ballot come November 2009. Indeed, while the city's political elite has long since begun speculating about likely Democratic candidates for 2009, the roster of presumptive Republican aspirants is rather thin. "I couldn't project who could follow his...
  • Bloomberg Pays for Failed Year Long Effort to Discredit Marion Hammer

    03/17/2018 7:24:52 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Mike Spies recently spent a year investigating Marion Hammer, the legendary NRA board member and Second Amendment proponent in Florida. Michael Spies is no novice. He is a professional writer who was on the editorial board of the New Yorker for over three years. He has a Bachelors in English from the University of Vermont, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Non-Fiction from Columbia University in the City of New York. He spent nearly two years at Vocativ, leaving in June of 2015 to join The Trace, the hard-core anti-Second Amendment blog financed by Michael Bloomberg.Bloomberg's paid...
  • Guess Who’s Funding the ‘Student’ Gun Control Movement?

    03/05/2018 11:49:21 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | March 1, 2018 | Onan Coca
    At the risk of being called cold or harsh, let me begin by saying every American has a right to his/her opinion on just about any issue. Including guns. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let me add this: the people playing partisan politics on the graves of the 17 innocent dead people from Douglas High School are despicable. I don’t care what age they are. Over the last couple of weeks, a variety of conservative voices have gotten in trouble for insinuating that the anti-gun protesters coming out of Douglas High School seem far too practiced...
  • Why Did It Take Two Weeks To Discover Parkland Students’ Astroturfing?

    03/01/2018 2:44:57 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 49 replies
    The Federalist ^ | MARCH 1, 2018 | David Hines
    “Can you believe these kids?” It’s been a recurring theme of the coverage of the Parkland school shooting: the remarkable effectiveness of the high school students who created a gun control organization in the wake of the massacre. In seemingly no time, the magical kids had organized events ranging from a national march to a mass school walkout, and they’d brought in a million dollars in donations from Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney. The Miami Herald credited their success to the school’s stellar debate program. The Wall Street Journal said it was because they were born online, and organizing was...
  • Behind the "Parkland Students" are Bloomberg and Soros

    03/01/2018 9:39:18 AM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    Front Page ^ | February 28, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Meet the puppeteers behind the puppets. Since then, major players and organizations — including Everytown, Giffords, Move On, Planned Parenthood, and the Women’s March LA — told BuzzFeed News they are helping the students with logistics, strategy, and planning for next month’s March for Our Lives rally and beyond. Much of the specific resources the groups are providing to the Parkland students remains unclear — as is the full list of supporting organizations — but there are broad outlines.
  • Trump says lawmakers are "petrified of the NRA"

    03/01/2018 5:13:20 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 64 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2/28/18 | KATHRYN WATSON
    In an hour-long meeting with Democrats and Republicans filled with newsworthy comments on gun control Wednesday, President Trump parted ways with members of his own party and accused them more than once of being "petrified" of the National Rifle Association. "They have great power over you people," the president said to his fellow Republicans. "They have less power over me." "Some of you are petrified of the NRA," he added. "You can't be petrified." **** The president -- who told his supporters Hillary Clinton wanted to take their guns away on the campaign trail -- suggested taking guns "early" from...
  • Bloomberg's claims on gun control fail to match the facts

    02/27/2018 12:05:59 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 26, 2018 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety “is most famous for its running tally of school shootings,” according to the Washington Post. When Everytown tweeted out the claim that there had been 18 school shootings so far this year as of Feb. 14 — immediately after the Florida high school attack — the claim spread like wildfire. News organizations — including ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, NPR, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, Politico, Time, MSN, the BBC, the New York Daily News and HuffPost — noted the statistic in their news reports or hosted experts who cited the number.
  • Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

    02/21/2018 10:09:23 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 22, 2018 12:42 AM EST | Ken Thomas and Zeke Miller
    When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Washington this week for consultations with President Donald Trump, he won’t be traveling solo. Turnbull is bringing the most senior Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the United States in a trip aimed at building stronger relationships with America’s governors. While he’ll talk trade and security concerns with Trump, Turnbull will spend the weekend courting U.S. governors at their annual gathering. Turnbull, a Goldman Sachs executive-turned prime minister, is the latest world leader to extend outreach to U.S. governors and big-city mayors in the age of Trump’s “America First” policies....
  • Florida Teachers’ Pension Fund Invested in Maker of School Massacre Gun (AR-15)

    02/21/2018 2:19:20 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 23 replies
    Bloomberg | 02/20/2018 | By Neil Weinberg and Polly Mosendz
    Bloomberg stuff.Link Only.
  • Student led anti gun march just another Bloomberg astroturf show

    02/21/2018 2:29:12 PM PST · by ncalburt · 17 replies
    Buckeye Firearms ^ | 2/21/2018 | Chad
    https://www.buckeyefirearms.org/student-led-anti-gun-march-just-another-bloomberg-astroturf-show
  • Milwaukee native said enough is enough and turned his semi-automatic rife to Broward Co. Sheriff.

    02/19/2018 7:19:21 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 143 replies
    WISN ^ | 2/19/2018 | Ben Hutchinson
    Something needs to change,' says Milwaukee native who turned in rifle to authorities A Milwaukee native said enough is enough and turned his semi-automatic rifle into the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Ben Dickmann grew up in Milwaukee, but moved to south Florida years ago. He shared a Facebook post of a sheriff's deputy taking possession of his AR-FiveSeven, which is similar to the AR-15 that was used in the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Dickmann said only law enforcement should have guns that powerful. "Something needs to change, and it needs to change now," Dickmann said. "People have been...