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  • Massive Alligators At Kiawah Island Golf Course, South Carolina Caught On Video

    Two massive alligators were captured on video Monday strolling along the golf courses on Kiawah Island, South Carolina. A third was photographed sneaking up on golfers during a fund raising tournament Tuesday, though it’s unclear if it was the same animal as the day before. “It was literally a dinosaur,” Carrie Moores, who snapped a picture while taking photos during the tournament, told the Post and Courier Tuesday. “People said it was one of the largest ones they had ever seen. Moores’ photo captured the massive alligator ambling along behind unsuspecting golfers. After snapping the photo, she ran to a...
  • Vanity: Which Republican Senator Do we on FR Dislike the Most?

    03/29/2017 7:44:40 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 90 replies
    Vanity | 3/29/2017 | usafa92
    I thought it might be fun to take a little survey and find out who is the most disliked Republican senator currently in Congress. Given that there are 52 Republicans, that gives us about 45 choices. However, in the interest of the upcoming Final Four, I thought I would come up with my top four choices and see where we go. #1. Representing the great state of Arizona Senator John McCain #2. Representing the great state of South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham #3. Representing the great state of Kentucky Senator Mitch the Turtle McConnell #4. Representing the great state of...
  • Trump Is a Chinese Agent

    03/29/2017 11:56:12 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 20 replies
    NYT ^ | Mar 29, 2017 | Thomas L. Friedman
    The big story everyone is chasing is whether President Trump is a Russian stooge. Wrong. That’s all a smoke screen. Trump is actually a Chinese agent. He is clearly out to make China great again. Just look at the facts. [] Trump took his Make China Great campaign to a new level on Tuesday by rejecting the science on climate change and tossing out all Obama-era plans to shrink our dependence on coal-fired power. Trump also wants to weaken existing mileage requirements for U.S.-made vehicles. Stupid.
  • VANITY - Keeping up with the First Lady

    03/29/2017 11:40:51 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 18 replies
    03/29/2017 | Self
    Since the MSM hates our lovely first lady, one would be led to believe that she's completely inactive... so, I thought I would provide some updates as to what she's been doing. Meeting with first lady of Japan 2/11/2017: Hosting Mrs. Netanyahu in the WH 02/15/2107: At the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History 02/15/2017: 02/28/2017 Spent much of the day with Governors' Association attendees' spouses, and participated in signing of "Closing the gender gap" in STEM bill: Children's health event 03/01/2017: World book day 03/02/2017: International Women's Day 03/08/2017: Hosted Senators and their wives at event at WH...
  • KELLYANNE CONWAY D.C.'S RESIDENT ROCK STAR

    03/29/2017 7:27:45 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 12 replies
    tmz ^ | 3/29/17 | tmz
    Kellyanne Conway draws a crowd in D.C. ... and she clearly digs it. We got Kellyanne Tuesday strolling down Pennsylvania Ave. near Cafe Deluxe, and every few steps she was stopped for pics and handshakes. Hey, now ...
  • This is Why You Carry With A Round in the Chamber!

    03/29/2017 6:57:42 AM PDT · by NRx · 45 replies
    YouTube ^ | 06-22-2016 | ASP
    Multiple video clips showing incidents that purportedly demonstrate the need for carrying your semi-auto with a round in the chamber.
  • OK I am watching "Morning Joe" for the first time in a year today. Here's my recap.

    03/29/2017 3:24:37 AM PDT · by cba123 · 26 replies
    MSNBC ^ | self
    OK the show just started. Originally way back when, I thought Joe Scarborough was the first guy who really stood up for Trump as a candidate. I really did.
  • Malia Obama Just Made Windbreakers Cool Again: Teen Officially Masters '90s Style (mom jeans barf)

    03/28/2017 1:21:08 PM PDT · by drewh · 87 replies
    Harpers Bazaar ^ | 3.28.17 AST | Lauren Alexis Fisher
    Malia Obama Just Made Windbreakers Cool Again The teen has officially mastered '90s style. Despite being born in 1998, Malia Obama has seamlessly mastered the art of '90s style since moving to New York. The former First Daughter has been spotted around the city for her internship in high-waisted denim, Timberlands and lace-up combat boots but over the weekend, she took her penchant for the '90s to a new level. Obama stepped out in one of the most memorable trends of the '90s: a bright color-blocked windbreaker. The 18-year-old styled the retro outerwear with a pair of vintage-cut dad jeans...
  • Missing teen, ex-teacher may be in Mexico: Officials

    03/28/2017 12:37:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    abcnews ^ | march 28, 2017 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    This morning, Brent Cooper, district attorney for Maury County, Tennessee, asked members of the public to share the Amber Alert with friends and family in Mexico and Central America, adding that Mexican law enforcement was notified of the Amber Alert and "it's possible that's where they are." Cooper said Cummins "planned this in such a way that he had a 24-hour head start ... easily enough time for him to make it to Mexico."
  • Chappelle Crashes Chris Rock Show w/30 Min Rant, Says Donald Trump ‘Gonna Save America by Accident’

    03/28/2017 12:15:45 PM PDT · by drewh · 22 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 28 mar 2017 ast | Jerome Hudson
    Chris Rock’s return to stand-up in New Orleans after a nine-year hiatus was crashed by none other than fellow comedian Dave Chappelle. According to the Times-Picayune, a cigarette-smoking Chappelle took the stage at the Saenger Theatre and treated the audience to 30 minutes of unscheduled material. “Tonight, you are all part of a social experiment. Stranger things have happened in New Orleans,” he said. Chappelle reportedly riffed on Rock’s rough divorce, Bill Cosby, and controversy over LGBTQ jokes he had made during his newly-released Netflix special. Rock, the night’s headliner, later joined his longtime friend onstage and the pair spent...
  • Trump and Russia

    Trump and Russia by Yours Truly http://youtu.be/_JcDlXlikWk?hd=1 Google Terms: Crowdstrike and Google, John Brenner Hacked by Teenager, Jeh Johnson hacked by teenager, Natanz, Stuxnet, Attribution and Vault 7
  • Sources: Natalie Wood 'Cold Case' Probe Could Spark Grand Jury, Nightmare for Robert Wagner

    03/28/2017 11:46:13 AM PDT · by drewh · 79 replies
    Radar Online ^ | March 28 2017 7:21 am | staff report
    New evidence emerges...investigation could finally solve the death mystery Said to be a 'strong case file' compiled with the help of Cold Case Investigative Research Insititute Marks on Wood's body could prove she was choked unconscious and rolled off yacht wrapped in a heavy coat so that she would drown.CCIRI believes Wagner put the coat on Natalie to make it appear she left the yacht.
  • Three teenage burglars are shot dead by homeowner's son, 23, with an AR-15 after they burst......

    03/28/2017 9:03:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 28, 2017 | Dave Burke For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Three teenage burglars are shot dead by homeowner's son, 23, with an AR-15 after they burst in to Oklahoma house wearing masks and carrying a knife Three masked teenagers who broke into a home in broad daylight were shot dead by a 23-year-old man living inside. The intruders, who were dressed in all black and wore masks and gloves, entered the residence in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, before the homeowner's son confronted them with a rifle and opened fire. The suspects, said to be ages 16, 17 and 18, all died at the scene. One was armed with a...
  • Kambalny volcano erupts for first time since reign of Catherine the Great

    03/28/2017 8:37:23 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    Siberian Times ^ | 25 March 2017
    Kambalny volcano erupts for first time since reign of Catherine the Great By The Siberian Times reporter 25 March 2017 An 8 km high plume was recorded from the southernmost major stratovolcano on the Kamchatka peninsula. The eruption is believed to be the first since 1769, and tourist organisations have been warned not to venture towards the 2,156 metre high volcano. It is on Russia's famed Land of Fire and Ice, the Kamchatka peninsula, in the extreme east of the country. A source at the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) told IA Kamchatka: 'Currently, the eruption of the volcano...
  • Investor Who Lost Millions to Madoff Leaps to Death in Midtown, Sources Say

    03/28/2017 8:28:25 AM PDT · by Oratam · 18 replies
    DNAInfo ^ | March 28, 2017 | Trevor Kapp
    MIDTOWN — A prominent financier who lost millions in Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme leapt to his death from a Midtown hotel Monday afternoon, according to police sources and reports.
  • Rush:Democrats are "FEELING THIER OATS" Like They Can't Believe

    RUSH: Here’s where I think the Democrats are, folks. I think the Democrats are feeling their oats like they can’t believe. The psychological graph here: You go to election night; they think they’re gonna win in a landslide. Then they don’t. And the bottom has fallen out. And they can’t believe it. It is hell on earth. It’s one thing to lose when you expect to lose. You prepare yourself for it. It’s another thing to lose when you lose by a landslide that you thought you were gonna win in a landslide. So they had to scramble the decks....
  • Senator J. Wellington Wimpy's Health Care Bill

    03/28/2017 6:07:25 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 10 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12/20/2009 | ken blackburn
    Pollsters like to say their surveys are like a snapshot, limited to the time and the picture frame in which they are taken. What we are seeing in polling on the takeover of health care by the federal government is a consistent opposition by the American people. No major poll shows the people supporting the House or Senate bill. .... This is just another version of the slogan of J. Wellington Wimpy, the great pal of Popeye the Sailor Man. Older readers will remember Wimpy saying: “I would surely pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” Was he Senator J....
  • Schumer loses cool with Trump supporter at swanky restaurant

    03/28/2017 2:10:32 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 64 replies
    NY post ^ | 3/28/17 | Emily Smith
    Schumer loses cool with Trump supporter at swanky restaurant Sen. Chuck Schumer caused a scene at a Manhattan restaurant when he began yelling at a wealthy and well-connected Donald Trump supporter that the POTUS is “a liar.” Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, lost his cool on Sunday night at Upper East Side restaurant Sette Mezzo, according to witnesses. He was dining with friends when he encountered Joseph A. Califano Jr. — the former US secretary of health, education and welfare under President Jimmy Carter and domestic policy adviser to President Lyndon B. Johnson — and his wife, Hilary, who were...
  • Homeowner’s son kills three would-be burglars with AR-15

    03/28/2017 1:48:37 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/28/17 | Fox news
    Homeowner’s son kills three would-be burglars with AR-15 Three would-be robbers were shot and killed Monday when an Oklahoma homeowner’s son opened fire on them with an AR-15, authorities said. Wagoner County sheriff’s deputies were called to the home in Broken Arrow, southeast of Tulsa at around 12:30 p.m. local time. When they arrived, they found the three dead suspects and two uninjured residents. Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Nick Mahoney said the suspects enetered the home through a glass back door with the intent to burglarize it. It was not immediately clear why they picked that home. Mahoney said the suspects...
  • (Jan 8, 2016) Speaker Ryan Responds to President’s Veto of Obamacare Repeal

    03/27/2017 10:40:46 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 16 replies
    youtube ^ | Jan 8, 2016 | Paul Ryan
    "It's no surprise that someone named Obama vetoed a bill repealing Obamacare. And we will hold a vote to override this veto. Taking this process all the way to the end under the Constitution. But here's the thing, the idea that Obamacare is the law of the land for good is a myth. This law will collapse under its own weight or it will be repealed. Because all those rules and procedures Senate Democrats have used to block us from doing this, that's all history. We have shown now that there is a clear path to repealing Obamacare without sixty...
  • Washington's cherry blossoms bloom despite cold snap

    03/27/2017 7:53:39 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 3/27/17 | yahoo
    A mild winter followed by a spate of cold weather in Washington, made its mark on the city’s cherry blossoms, but the annual festival delighted first-time visitors on Sunday. The cherry blossom trees were a gift from Japan to the United States in 1912. The cherry blossom trees currently grow in three National Park Service locations, including the Tidal Basin, Hains Point and on the Washington Monument grounds. The cold weather killed half of the blossoms on the Yoshino cherry trees just as they were reaching their peak. The National Park Service says on its website that peak bloom was...
  • The (not so) Daily Win / The (not so) Daily Battle, DAY 66

    03/27/2017 5:50:42 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 26 replies
    3/27/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    This is The (not so) Daily Win / SNOWY / The Daily Battle thread. If you wish to be a Winner too, and if you can proudly proclaim, "Still Not Over Winning Yet," all you need do is let me know on this thread. Don't send me a Freepmail, I might miss it. (Warning: All this winning can become highly addictive. If you feel you are becoming too addicted to winning, we urge you to seek help at the Twelve Step Recovery Program, Winners Anonymous) The Internet Acronym 'SNOWY' stands for Still Not Over Winning Yet. Be SNOWY! This thread...
  • A Poll, did you support Trump or Freedom Caucus?

    03/27/2017 5:04:01 PM PDT · by MNDude · 151 replies
    I've heard a lot of differing views directing anger, disappointment and relief at the various parties in Washington lately. So I'm wanting to take a poll. Did you support passage of Trump's and Ryan's healthcare bill? Or Did you support Freedom Caucus stopping it?
  • The Trouble With Turtles

    03/27/2017 4:38:04 PM PDT · by Trumpnation · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3-27-17 | JR
    An African tortoise pins his neighbor on his back at the Chattanooga Zoo. Is this turtle oppression?
  • Michael Savage new book ‘Trump’s War’ hits No. 1 on New York Times bestseller list

    03/27/2017 4:24:50 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3-27-17 | Jennifer Harper
    One of the nation’s most outspoken conservative talk radio kingpins is now leading The New York Times best-seller list for nonfiction. “Trump’s War: His Battle for America” by Michael Savage is now at the top of the heap, besting new offerings from both former President George W. Bush and Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. This is the author’s 26th book; the new list was revealed Monday.
  • Do you really need a lawyer to sell a business?

    03/27/2017 4:13:53 PM PDT · by WhoisAlanGreenspan? · 37 replies
    Selling my business and the building it has always occupied for many years. This is a retail store. Modestly successful, which is why I'm leaving. I need a little less modesty. The party who wants to buy it has many years of experience in this particular type of retail business and there's little reason to doubt sincerity or ability to pay what is being asked. There's a bunch of websites where you can buy a "Purchase Business Agreement" that matches or exceeds the detail level of older agreements I have access to for comparison. Pretty simple stuff when you have...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (Week of 3-27-17)

    03/27/2017 3:09:41 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 9 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 3-27-17 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Prince Harry & US Actress Meghan Markle Moving In Together at Kensington Palace

    03/27/2017 2:48:28 PM PDT · by drewh · 88 replies
    Natl Enquirer.com ^ | Posted on Mar 27, 2017 @ 9:13AM | staff report
    Prince Harry is ready to move his girlfriend into Kensington Palace — and The ENQUIRER had the scoop on how Meghan Markle has already taken over the redecorating! Insiders told The ENQUIRER that Harry had already planned for the palace as a new home for him and his very serious girlfriend. Officially, Harry and Meghan would be moving into an apartment in the castle — right next to Prince William and Princess Kate, who are making a move back to London as Queen Elizabeth grows more ill. But sources added that Meghan has already made her mark on the whole...
  • PAUL WALKER SURFER BROS BEG CITY COUNCIL FOR 12 FOOT STATUE ... 'A Beacon of Headlights'

    03/27/2017 2:40:34 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 8 replies
    tmz ^ | 3/20/17 | tmz
    Paul Walker could be standing tall in San Clemente thanks to some surfer bros who begged the City Council for a statue of their hero "in the midst of gnarly times." Self-proclaimed freelance journalist Chad Kroeger made the pitch at last Tuesday's meeting, and his rationale for the 12 foot Paul statue is comedy gold ... and also, kinda touching. Chad's buddy gets up there too for some fond words on "unifying figure" Paul. Dude, we can't even describe it ... you just have to watch this.
  • Kris Jenner 'Desperate' To Hook Up With O.J. Simpson For TV Show After He’s Out Of Prison

    03/27/2017 2:06:38 PM PDT · by drewh · 34 replies
    Radar Online ^ | Posted on Mar 27, 2017 @ 11:18AM | Straight Shuter’s Rob Shuter /staff report
    Kris Jenner and O.J. Simpson are hooking up again! 'The Juice' could possibly be sprung from a Nevada prison as soon as this fall after serving nine years of his 33-year sentence for armed robbery and other charges. Now Jenner is salivating at the chance to put the convicted felon on a joint television project! Sources tell Straight Shuter’s Rob Shuter that Jenner, the momager and mastermind behind Keeping Up with the Kardashians, would love to produce a reality show with Simpson, 69, as its star. The seemingly odd twosome used to be very close since Jenner, 61, often spent...
  • 'Cash Me Outside' Girl Danielle Brigoli Signs Reality TV Deal with IMG Original Content

    03/27/2017 1:34:43 PM PDT · by drewh · 40 replies
    TMZ ^ | 5 hours ago | staff report
    Danielle Bregoli has officially gone Hollywood -- we've learned she just signed a deal with a major TV production company. We're told Danielle scribbled her John Hancock for a reality show that will be loosely formatted, starring, of course, Danielle. Nothing's been shot, but we're told producers are so confident they're going to shop the concept and believe they can sell a series in the room. She'll have some high-powered help -- we've learned she's signed with IMG's original content department. Danielle's managers said they had been contacted by 7 production companies and 4 of them showed interest in doing...
  • Abducted student, 15, was forced to hide from teacher, 50, after he began showing up to her.....

    03/27/2017 12:53:34 PM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 27, 2017 | Chris Spargo For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Abducted student, 15, was forced to hide from teacher, 50, after he began showing up to her work unannounced reveals her tearful sister in emotional family interview The family of a 15-year-old Tennessee high school student who was last seen on March 13 shared shocking new claims about the girl's relationship with her teacher in an emotional interview with Good Morning America. The sister of Elizabeth Thomas fought back tears as she revealed that Tad Cummins, 50, had begun showing up unannounced at her sister's work shortly before the pair disappeared together, and that his last visit had...
  • Melania Trump Spokeswoman Responds to Separate Bed Reports (source: 'totally fictional' account)

    03/27/2017 12:48:12 PM PDT · by drewh · 37 replies
    AOL News ^ | 3.27.17 ast | Aris Foley
    Earlier this week, the internet was taken by storm after details emerged from a US Weekly report claiming that Melania and Donald Trump kept separate beds. Inside sources told the magazine that the former Slovenian model refused to sleep in the same bed as her husband, even in the rare occasion that she and the president were in the same location. "They have separate beds," one Trump source was quoted in the magazine. "They never spend the night together — ever." A second Trump insider said, "Melania does not keep hidden from everyone around her how miserable she is." The...
  • KELLYANNE CONWAY: HERE'S MY FAVE 'SNL' SKIT ...

    03/27/2017 9:47:15 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 6 replies
    tmz ^ | 3/27/17 | tmz
    Kellyanne Conway watches Kate McKinnon's impressions of her on 'SNL' ... and she even has a favorite skit. Kellyanne was arriving in D.C. Monday when a pap asked what she thinks of McKinnon lampooning her on almost every 'SNL' episode for months now. It's obvious KC is impressed because she had an answer locked and loaded. NO. DAYS. OFF.
  • We forget. We're at War.

    03/27/2017 9:02:13 AM PDT · by uscga77 · 5 replies
    We forget. We’re at War. We hardly give it much thought. While politics fills the internet and printed page, while we go about our daily routines and think we have challenges, we forget. In our own little bubbles we forget that a small portion of our countrymen and women are deployed in far away places and engaged in the ongoing fight against radical Islam. Blood continues to be spilled. Flags continue to drape coffins. Our people, especially those on the ground, are facing things that will change them forever. Not everyone gets PTSD but everyone comes back with something. In...
  • Politically correct to the level of silly

    03/27/2017 7:45:33 AM PDT · by SandRat · 22 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Elizabeth Cowan
    We stumbled across a snarky quotation by an unknown genius that sums up the sensitive, the weird and the technologically coddled among us. “Have you ever listened to someone for a while and wondered… ‘who ties your shoelaces for you?’” That was a valid question for a bygone time. But today, the answer may explain a lot about the direction of the intellectually challenged among us. Most people wear slip-on shoes, be they loafers, flip-flops, sandals, or women’s footwear. The exception may be athletes who still wear lace-up athletic shoes. Are they compelled to take a retro class in shoelace-tying...
  • 50 "Simpsons" One-Liners (trunc)

    03/27/2017 7:32:58 AM PDT · by PeteePie · 34 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | Mar 21, 2017 | Robin Edds
    Full Header: 50 "Simpsons" One-Liners Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Every Time
  • Evansville woman, 94, still going strong 44 years into McDonald's job

    03/27/2017 6:41:11 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 21 replies
    "I get in here at 5 o'clock when they open. I have to get up at three," Maurer said to a customer. Watch the video of Loraine Maurer reflecting on her years spent at McDonald's and her passion for the customers...
  • Georgia couple battles state for the right to give their child, ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina, the...

    03/26/2017 11:59:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 27, 2017 | Forrest Hanson For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Georgia couple battles state for the right to give their child, ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina, the surname Allah A Georgia couple is bringing the state to court for refusing to legally grant their daughter the last name 'Allah'. Couple Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk have been trying to name their 22-month-old daughter ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina Allah, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The Georgia Department of Public Health has refused to give the toddler the last name of Allah because state law dictates that a child's last name must be that of the mother, the father or a combination of the...
  • Melania Trump: How does the first lady compare to her predecessors 65 days in?

    03/26/2017 11:45:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Mic ^ | March 26, 2017 | Alison Durkee
    While their husbands may be the ones in the Oval Office, first ladies have plenty of power of their own. In addition to playing hostess at one of the most famous residences in the world, America's first ladies have traditionally used their positions to shape policy, champion causes and help spark real change. Two months into her husband's presidency, though, first lady Melania Trump is signaling her role will be much more subdued. Though the first lady is viewed favorably by 52% of Americans — far higher than her husband's latest approval rating — Mrs. Trump has taken a hands-off...
  • 18 injured in Hong Kong mall after escalator reverses direction at high speed

    03/26/2017 11:01:48 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies
    Global News(Reuters) ^ | March 26, 2017
    18 injured in Hong Kong mall after escalator reverses direction at high speed At least 18 people were injured Saturday afternoon when an escalator at a shopping mall of Hong Kong‘s Langham Place suddenly reversed direction and increased speed. Video footage shot by witnesses showed that an upwards escalator suddenly reversed and went downward at an obviously higher speed, leading to dozens of passengers losing their balance and tumbling down to the ground. Local media outlet Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) quoted an injured passenger as saying that the escalator was going “twice as fast.”
  • President Trump practices moving his 4D chess pieces in public.

    03/26/2017 8:29:46 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 21 replies
    reddit ^ | FLJaySch
    It's been right under our noses the whole time!
  • Privileged Party Girl Malia Obama FREAKS OUT & Accosts White House Correspondent Lucian Wintrich

    03/26/2017 7:59:08 PM PDT · by drewh · 69 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar 26th, 2017 12:45 am | Carter
    Martina Markota was with Lucian Wintrich and was the first to make note of Malia Obama being there: Follow Martina Markota @MartinaMarkota Obamas daughter is next to me In a club in NYC right now 12:20 AM - 26 Mar 2017 185 185 Retweets 293 293 likes The minor had been rubbing shoulders with other guests all night until she spotted the Gateway PunditÂ’s own White House correspondent Lucian Wintrich. She was quick to confront him: Follow Lucian B. Wintrich @lucianwintrich Again, Malia Obama is at the party my friend is hosting in SoHo; she just literally started yelling at...
  • Have Republicans enriched themselves with Obamacare?

    03/26/2017 5:51:47 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 5 replies
    Is the reason the Republicans won't do a full repeal of Obamacare, because in the 7 years since it passed they have made money off of it? Jeb Bush was making money off of it. Mitt Romney advisor Norm Coleman said in 2012 "You will not repeal the act in its entirety, but you will see major changes, particularly if there is a Republican president," Coleman told BioCentury This Week television in an interview that aired on Sunday. "You can't whole-cloth throw it out. But you can substantially change what's been done." http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/206077-romney-adviser-norm-coleman-predicts-republican-president-wont-repeal-health-law The Republicans never thought that Trump was...
  • Lo & Behold: A Replica Of The Successful 2015 Obamacare Repeal Is Languishing In Committee

    03/26/2017 3:01:40 PM PDT · by taxcontrol · 40 replies
    RedState ^ | March 26, 2017 | Andrea Ruth
    In 2015, Congress passed Obamacare repeal. Now, a replica bill has sat unaddressed in committee since March 8th and there’s a path to getting it to a floor vote quickly. The Trump spin mill has been in overdrive since House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the abysmal first attempt of the new administration and Congress at the promised “repeal and replacement” of Obamacare. The Trump administration and the media sold the American Health Care Act as the last best hope for repealing Obamacare, which is a complete joke. The idea that Republicans in the House and Senate, who have largely run...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 3/26 7-11pm est

    03/26/2017 2:06:00 PM PDT · by Vision · 33 replies
    WAMU ^ | 3/26/17 | Murray Horwitz
    Friends it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen Live Info *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow. Official OTR Blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread: http://kallmansalley.com/
  • Who is "USAPoliticsNow" ?

    03/26/2017 9:59:56 AM PDT · by ptsal · 25 replies
    usapoliticsnow ^ | 03-26-2016 | vanity
    Flashy headlines, but is there any "there" there? Who runs this site? Is it fake news?
  • Hate Crimes Hoaxes Strike Again, Anti-Semitic Bomb Threats Edition

    03/26/2017 8:57:50 AM PDT · by WatchungEagle · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | March 23, 2017 | Dan McGlaughlin
    If you follow the news with any diligence beyond reading the loudest early headlines and social-media clickbait, you are wearyingly familiar with the pattern of heavily-hyped “hate crimes” (ranging from violent crimes to nasty notes on restaurant receipts) that turn out to be “false flag” hoaxes, frequently perpetrated by the very sorts of left-leaning folks who make the stories go viral in the first place.
  • Napolitano told friends he was on Trump's Supreme Court shortlist

    03/25/2017 11:29:46 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 24 replies
    Judge Andrew Napolitano may be temporarily sidelined at Fox News, but he’s been telling friends and associates that he could be in for a big promotion — to the Supreme Court. After meeting with President Trump twice during the transition, first in December and again in mid-January, the Newark, N.J.-born television personality told several people that Trump said he was on the list of judges from whom he was selecting a nominee for the high court. “He said, ‘Trump said I’m on the list,’” said a source who spoke with Napolitano shortly after one of his meetings with the then...
  • (June 7, 2013) UK gathering secret intelligence via covert NSA operation

    03/25/2017 8:00:05 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 8 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | Jun 7, 2013 | Nick Hopkisn
    (June 7, 2013) - The UK’s electronic eavesdropping and security agency, GCHQ, has been secretly gathering intelligence from the world’s biggest internet companies through a covertly run operation set up by America’s top spy agency, documents obtained by the Guardian reveal. The details of GCHQ’s use of Prism are set out in documents prepared for senior analysts working at America’s National Security Agency, the biggest eavesdropping organisation in the world. Dated April this year, the papers describe the remarkable scope of a previously undisclosed “snooping” operation which gave the NSA and the FBI easy access to the systems of nine...