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  • Bowe Bergdahl expected to plead guilty (TODAY) in desertion case

    10/16/2017 4:31:35 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 50 replies
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is set to plead guilty Monday to charges he endangered comrades by walking away from his post in Afghanistan in 2009 -- the court case wrapping up just three years after a stunning Rose Garden spectacle in which former President Barack Obama, flanked by Bergdahl's parents, triumphantly announced the soldier's release from captivity. Bergdahl was released in May 2014 after a highly-criticized deal in which five Taliban terrorists were set free. At the time, Obama administration officials said Bergdahl had "served with honor and distinction." The misbehavior charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison,...
  • Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

    10/12/2017 8:05:12 PM PDT · by NRx · 118 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10-12-2017 | Amy Goldstein
    President Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage. The decision follows an executive order on Thursday to allow alternative health plans that skirt the law’s requirements. The White House confirmed late Thursday that it would halt federal payments for cost-sharing reductions, although a statement did not specify when. According to two people briefed on the decision, the cutoff will be as of November. The subsidies total about $7 billion this year. Trump has threatened for months...
  • Rose McGowan Torches Jeff Bezos on Twitter: ‘Stop Funding Rapists, Alleged Pedos(trunc)

    10/12/2017 3:48:48 PM PDT · by wardaddy · 127 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-12-17breitbart | Bokhari
    Actress Rose McGowan, one of the most vocal figures condemning disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein over alleged sexual harassment, has turned her ire toward Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos. The actress, who was briefly suspended from Twitter yesterday evening, accused Bezos of “funding rapists, alleged pedos and sexual harassers” in a furious tweestorm. She also claimed to have told the head of Amazon’s studio that Weinstein had rap
  • Break-in at Las Vegas shooter’s home in Reno confounds police

    10/11/2017 1:31:36 AM PDT · by Mr Radical · 51 replies
    RT ^ | 11 Oct, 2017
    Reno police officer Tim Broadway ... said officers discovered that "someone had broken into the house" and he immediately contacted the FBI.
  • USA Stunned by Trinidad and Tobago, Eliminated From World Cup Contention

    10/10/2017 7:28:01 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 91 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | Oct 10, 2017
    The nightmare scenario has played out for the U.S. men's national team. A roller coaster of a qualifying campaign ended in shambles, with a stunning 2-1 loss to Trinidad & Tobago, coupled with wins by Panama and Honduras over Costa Rica and Mexico, respectively, has eliminated the USA from the World Cup. The Americans will not be playing in Russia next summer. Trinidad and Tobago, which hadn't won in its last nine matches (0-8-1), exacted revenge for the 1989 elimination at the hands of the United States, doing so in stunning fashion. An own goal from Omar Gonzalez and a...
  • BREAKING: Trump summons US Generals to White House WAR ROOM over North Korea

    10/10/2017 1:36:08 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 214 replies
    Daily Star ^ | October 10, 2017 | Henry Holloway
    DONALD Trump has held a meeting on the growing North Korea crisis in the White House's famous "situation room" along with the US Generals, reports say. Trump is reported to have held a briefing on North Korea at the White House along with US National Security Council. The situation room often hosts "war councils" during times of conflict, and was famously where Barack Obama monitored the mission to kill Osama bin Laden. Tensions between the US and North Korea have been worsening as Kim refuses to give up his quest for nuclear capable ICBMs. Yesterday, General James Mattis warned the...
  • Video I shot this morning of my neighborhood- Santa Rosa fire

    10/09/2017 6:34:07 PM PDT · by Yollopoliuhqui · 64 replies
    Citizen Journalist ^ | 10/09/17 | Yollopoliuhqui
    https://youtu.be/PpWq3YZ37iI
  • Hillary Tells of Screaming Into Pillow, Election Night Shock in Irish TV Interview

    10/06/2017 4:31:07 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 338 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/6/2017 | Damien Cowley
    In a television interview broadcast on Ireland’s ‘’Late Late Show’’, former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, opened up on the unfolding of events on election night 2016. Promoting her campaign memoir, ‘What Happened’, Clinton described the night and its aftermath as ‘’painful’’ and ‘’so terrible’’. ‘’I would have to go lie down because it was so excruciating’’, she joked to interviewer Ryan Tubridy in a candid conversation, filmed near her home in Chappaqua, New York. “I was in a state of shock. I had not prepared a concession speech,” the former presidential candidate revealed, explaining that...
  • Paul Ryan Sides with Hillary: Shelves Bill to Deregulate Suppressors

    10/03/2017 11:23:21 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 161 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 10-3-2017 | AWR HAWKINS
    Two days after an attacker opened fire on concert goers in Las Vegas, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc) announced he was shelving legislation to deregulate suppressors. -snip- Ryan has now shelved the Hearing Protection Act, which was introduced into Congress on January 9; it is the legislation containing suppressor deregulation. The Act does not legalize suppressors–as they are already legal–rather, it removes the burdensome process for acquiring them and erases the federal tax that must be paid in order to receive permission to posses one. House Speaker Paul Ryan says NRA-backed bill to ease regulations on gun silencers is shelved...
  • Las Vegas Shooting Suspect - Steven Craig Paddock (finally, truth)

    10/02/2017 3:26:23 PM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 222 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 10-2-17 | Sundance
    The man who opened fire on an outdoor concert on the Las Vegas Strip late Sunday, killing at least 58 people and wounding 515 more before he was found dead in a 32nd floor hotel room, has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, the Clark County sheriff said at a news conference Monday. ♦64-Year-old “Ordinary Guy” ♦No violent criminal background. ♦Paddock was a licensed pilot, owned two airplanes and had no criminal history beyond a citation that was handled normally. ♦Lockheed Martin said in a statement that Paddock worked for a predecessor company of theirs for three...
  • CBS fires executive for 'deeply unacceptable' post after Vegas shooting

    10/02/2017 1:12:44 PM PDT · by Phil V. · 118 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 2017/10/12 | Stephen Battaglio
    CBS Corp. fired a vice president in business affairs Monday for comments she made on social media regarding the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Hayley Geftman-Gold, wrote on her Facebook page that she was not sympathetic to victims of the shooting because, she claimed, most country music fans are Republican. Geftman-Gold also wrote: “If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing. I’m actually not even sympathetic bc country music fans often are Republican gun toters.”
  • TOM PETTYFOUND UNCONSCIOUS IN FULL CARDIAC ARREST

    10/02/2017 12:49:46 PM PDT · by Bronzewound · 21 replies
    TMZ ^ | 10/02/2017 | Staff?
    Oh noooo
  • Las Vegas strip shooting: More than 20 dead, 100 injured near Mandalay Bay casino

    10/02/2017 2:03:04 AM PDT · by Hostage · 97 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 2, 2017 | KARMA ALLEN EMILY SHAPIRO
    More than 20 people were killed and 100 injured in a horrific shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said. The "nonstop gunfire," according to one witness, sent bystanders outside the resort on the Vegas strip ducking for cover and fleeing for their lives. Tourists hid in their hotel rooms and flights headed into the McCarran International Airport airport were held elsewhere. Bystanders sprang into action, caring for the wounded and at least one described someone dying in their arms. Videos filmed by onlookers gave a window into the chaos that ensued, with...
  • CNN Anchor: NFL Owners Have Data That Support Trump’s Claim on NFL Protests Hurting TV Ratings

    10/01/2017 1:23:46 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 70 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 10/1/17 | Cameron Cawthorne
    CNN host John King said Sunday that NFL owners have data supporting President Donald Trump's claim that television ratings have gone down because of players' protests during the national anthem. "NFL owners so far siding with their players for their right to free speech, but they're also keeping close tabs on the financial impact and the public relations impact of this confrontation," King said. He went on to say that the NFL owners have research "clearly showing the president is right" when he claims the national anthem protests are one factor in TV ratings dropping. "Since the president weighed in,...
  • Source: Fans upset by protests can get Sunday Ticket refunds

    09/27/2017 5:11:36 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 16 replies
    ESPN ^ | 09/27/2017 | Darren Rovell
    irecTV is offering unprecedented refunds for fans who want to cancel their NFL Sunday Ticket package, if they inform the company that they are doing so due to the recent protests during the national anthem, a source confirmed. Once the season starts, fans usually cannot cancel their subscriptions, but AT&T, which owns DirecTV, decided to change the policy due to the sensitivity of the issue. The price of the package, which allows fans to get out-of-market games, is about $280. An AT&T spokesperson declined to confirm the cancellation policy and said the company would have no numbers to share. The...
  • Bob Corker announces plans to retire from U.S. Senate

    09/26/2017 12:55:44 PM PDT · by abb · 133 replies
    WJHL-TV ^ | September 26, 2017 | Staff
    Senator Bob Corker announces plans to leave the United State Senate. The following is a statement from him: “After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018. “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn’t imagine serving for more than two terms. Understandably, as we have gained influence, that decision has become more difficult. But I have always been drawn to the citizen legislator model, and while I realize it...
  • NASCAR Owners Side With Trump: People Who Don't Stand 'Ought to Be Out of the Country'

    09/25/2017 8:15:54 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 57 replies
    people.com ^ | 9 25 17
    While the NFL led protests against President Donald Trump's recent railing against NFL player Colin Kaepernick and other players kneeling during the "Star Spangled Banner," NASCAR remained standing. The national anthem played without protests at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pre-race festivities at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, USA Today reports. Athletes and crew, including numerous African-Americans, stood as normal. Many NASCAR owners spoke out against the protests from other sports. When asked what he would do if one of his employees protested during the anthem, team owner Richard Childress replied that he would "get you a ride...
  • Spike Tactical "snowflake" Lower

    09/25/2017 5:13:54 PM PDT · by The Toll · 7 replies
    Spikes new Snowflake Lower. Selector options "safe space", "triggered", and "full library" http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2017/09/25/nuff-said-spikes-tactical-snowflake-lower/
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Team (Except 1) Boycotts National Anthem in Protest Against Trump

    09/24/2017 11:00:29 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 39 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09-24-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    You can say a lot about President Trump (for instance: that he would be wise to focus all his energy on passing TrumpCare rather than on having a Twitter war with the president of the NFL), but man, does he know how to get the Crazy Left to show their real faces or what? "Expectations were that Trump's remarks were going to lead many more players to protest Sunday. Jamie Erdahl reported that Mike Tomlin, coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, told him that the entire team would stay in the locker room before its game against the Chicago Bears." Let...
  • USGS: 6.3-magnitude 'explosion' in N. Korea (CNN) [old 2017-09-03]

    09/21/2017 7:24:10 PM PDT · by Innovative · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | Sept.3, 2017 | CNN
    A 6.3-magnitude "possible explosion" has occurred in North Korea, according to the US Geological Survey. Source: CNN