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  • Scaramucci Says Steve Bannon Has White Nationalist ‘Tendencies’

    09/22/2017 9:04:22 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 3 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Sept. 22, 2017 | Simone Foxman, Katia Porzecanski
    Anthony Scaramucci, who spent 10 days as communications director in the White House, accused Steve Bannon of having white nationalist “tendencies” in an interview Friday on “The View.” Scaramucci made the comment in response to a question about Bannon.
  • Comey’s Worst Fear Is Coming True, and There’s Nothing He Can Do to Stop It

    09/22/2017 1:54:56 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 54 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | September 21, 201 | V Saxena
    Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley announced Wednesday plans to subpoena two senior FBI officials to question them about former FBI Director James Comey, opening the door for even more incriminating information to be uncovered about him. “We’ve got subpoenas at the Senate counsel office,” Grassley told CNN Wednesday, referencing the office responsible for drafting subpoenas. “When we get done there, I’m gonna have to consult with Sen. Feinstein.” The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Diane Feinstein, has been working with Grassley to investigate President Donald Trump’s purported connections to Russia, as well as his termination...
  • ‘Undocumented and unafraid’: Wichita students rally for DACA

    09/22/2017 1:37:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    Wichita Eagle ^ | September 22, 2017 | By Suzanne Perez Tobias
    About 100 young people gathered on the lawn of East High School in Wichita on Friday for a student-led rally in support of a program that protects children who were brought to the United States illegally from being deported. Carrying signs and shouting “Build more bridges, not more walls,” the high-schoolers said they wanted to show support for the legal shield known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced it would end the program, leaving Congress a six-month window of time to try to save it. “We are here because we have...
  • Obama’s Watergate - Six months later, CNN confirms what was widely reported —

    09/22/2017 1:33:55 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 34 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 22, 2017 | Daniel J. Flynn
    FULL Title - Obama’s Watergate - Six months later, CNN confirms what was widely reported — and ignored on the left — last March. Vladimir Putin did not hack the election. Barack Obama did. Donald Trump said earlier this year that the Obama Administration wiretapped his campaign. “Like I’d want to hear more from that fool?” President Obama scoffed. But CNN reported on Monday, “US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election…. The government snooping continued into early this year, including a period when Manafort was known to talk to...
  • Back-and-Forth on DACA Leaves Young Immigrants ‘Just Dangling

    09/22/2017 1:33:24 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | September 22, 2017 | By LIZ ROBBINS
    Violeta Gomez-Uribe, 32, goes to kickboxing classes in Brooklyn. Eduardo Garcia, 22, lifts weights at the gym, in between classes and two jobs. Apolinar Islas, 34, who came to New York from Mexico when he was 15, said he walks around in “zombie mode” and tries to stay off social media to avoid “the tsunami of confusion.” All of them are recipients of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation and lets them work legally in this country. They have felt a whiplash of...
  • Trump Administration Planning to Deport Thousands of Unaccompanied Teens From Central America

    09/22/2017 1:15:10 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 66 replies
    Newsweek ^ | September 21, 2017 | By Graham Lanktree
    The Trump administration is drafting a new policy to quickly deport more than 150,000 child migrants from Central America who arrived alone in the U.S. illegally, creating a new class of undocumented migrants. The Department of Justice and Homeland Security is drawing up a policy proposal in a series of memos, according to two sources with knowledge of the internal debate who spoke to the Miami Herald. As it stands, the plan would allow for teens and children who arrived in the U.S. illegally by themselves to be put on a fast track to deportation when they turn 18. Most...
  • Tucson Pays for Scofflaw Actions to Destroy Guns

    09/22/2017 12:49:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 September, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In September, 2017, the City of Tucson taxpayers agreed to pay the State of Arizona for the legal fees required to stop the City Council from violating State law.  The Council had required that legal, valuable firearms be destroyed rather than sold for the benefit of the public. Even liberal academics understand that is a waste of valuable resources. In 2012, Arizona made the wasteful practice of destroying valuable firearms illegal for local governments.From This legislation was a follow-up to a 2010 law that required forfeited firearms to be sold to authorized dealers and not be scrapped. Unfortunately, there...
  • ‘Sanctuary state’ isn’t just bad law, it’s lunacy

    09/22/2017 12:34:41 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | September 21, 2017 | BY BEN BOYCHUK
    The Resistance wants a showdown with Donald Trump, and looks like it will get its wish soon. Our Democrats would make California a “sanctuary state,” setting up a confrontation with the federal government over fundamental questions of who gets to enter the country, who gets to stay and how the rules will be enforced. Meantime, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Wednesday announced the state is suing the Trump administration yet again. This time, California wants to block the president’s proposed border wall on the grounds that it would be bad for the environment. Since when does the environment trump...
  • Who Should Pay for Damage Associated With Climate Change – and Who Should Be Compensated?

    09/22/2017 10:24:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    Futurism ^ | September 21, 2017 | by June Javelosa
    Hurricanes in the Caribbean and deadly floods across South Asia have once again raised the issue of climate justice. The association between such events and climate change is now beyond serious question: we have had 30 years of well-founded scientific warnings about the relationship between increasing global temperatures and the incidence and severity of extreme weather. Much more problematic is the question of responsibility for climate change itself, and who should justly pay compensation for the resulting damage. Responsibility for global warming was usually framed as an obligation for developed states to make the initial moves to reduce their emissions,...
  • Climate Models Run Too Hot: Settled Science Again

    09/22/2017 10:18:53 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Reason ^ | September 21, 2017 | by Ronald Bailey
    Climate computer model projections of future man-made warming due to human emissions of carbon dioxide are running too hot, says a fascinating new study in Nature Geoscience. Consequently, researchers reckon that humanity has more time to prevent dangerous future climate change than had been suggested earlier by the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This is really good news. This new article shows that climate science is not yet "settled science." Of course, this is just one article among many thousands addressing aspects of man-made climate change. While its authors are members in good standing in the climate science...
  • Global Warming: Who Are The Deniers Now?

    09/22/2017 10:11:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | September 22, 2017 | Editorial
    Climate Change: Global warming is "settled science," we hear all the time. Those who reject that idea are "deniers." But as new evidence trickles out from peer-reviewed science studies, the legs beneath the climate change hypothesis — that the earth was doing just fine until carbon-dioxide spewing human beings came along — is increasingly wobbly. A new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience purports to support action by global governments to reduce carbon dioxide output in order to lower potential global warming over the next 100 years or so. But what it really does is undercut virtually every modern...
  • NFL STADIUM HALF EMPTY Stadium 1/2 Empty For Thursday Night Football (The Kaepernick Effect)

    09/22/2017 8:59:02 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 121 replies
    The San Francisco 49ers Thursday night game against the Los Angeles Rams kicked off in front of a nearly empty stadium. Los Angeles Times reporter Lindsey Thiry tweeted a photo at the time of kickoff, which showed thousands of open seats. In fact, most sections in the photo have more empty seats than fans. Thursday night football. Time for kickoff. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported that 63,500 tickets had been sold for the game, but of course, simply selling a ticket doesn’t mean the buyer will actually show up to the game. It’s hard to believe there are more than...
  • Stop debating liberals -- it doesn't work

    09/22/2017 8:18:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies ^ | 9/22/2017 | Mason Weaver
    Saint Louis is engulfed in civil disobedience, marching and window breaking. Just three years after Michael Brown’s death by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, the city is once again the center of racial division in America. The details of the case did not affect the rioters. The facts of the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, 24, does not matter to the participants of the civil unrest. I had a speaking engagement in the Saint Louis area the afternoon of the verdict. I knew there would be trouble and even warned my attendees to be careful going home. But...
  • The NO Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,September 22,2017

    09/22/2017 8:18:31 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | September 22, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon, MEGAWELCOMEBOTHFallAndMarkSteynTodayDITTOS!
  • Graham-Cassidy Strips Away The Few Concessions GOP Moderates Already Won

    09/22/2017 4:37:34 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 33 replies ^ | 9/21/17 | Alice Ollstein
    The Senate is barreling toward a vote next week on a recently unveiled bill that would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act and convert Medicaid into a shrinking block grant. With just a few days left to muster the 50 votes necessary to pass the bill before the clock on reconciliation expires, the bill’s conservative authors are pressuring their moderate colleagues to get on board, despite the fact that the bill includes none of the protections moderates have demanded for months, nor any of the concessions that they won in previous Obamacare repeal bills. With only a single committee hearing, no markup,...
  • Roy Moore Slams ‘Rigged’ Prior Debate and Lobbyist Luther Strange (tr)

    09/21/2017 8:57:24 PM PDT · by be-baw · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 21, 2017 | Michelle Moons
    During Thursday night’s contentious Lincoln-Douglas-style debate for a seat in the U.S. Senate, Judge Roy Moore called out former lobbyist Luther Strange for “hypocrisy” and being a part of the D.C. swamp that helped kill thousands of United States jobs. Moore told the audience that Strange “has been a professional lobbyist for over 23 years.” He further clarified, “From 1980 to 2003, 2008 he earned 6.674 million dollars during the nine year period, from his lobbying disclosure form, from 1999 to 2008.” Moore said he pointed out that Strange, while working as a lobbyist for over two decades, kept a...
  • Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke to reporter: ‘F– you and the horse you rode in on’

    09/21/2017 5:21:00 PM PDT · by kevcol · 33 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 20, 2017 | Jessica Chasmar
    Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly dropped the F-bomb in an email exchange with a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist who was working on a story about the former sheriff’s security detail. . . . “Was this a wise use of taxpayer dollars?” Mr. Bice asked, according to screenshots he shared on Twitter, The Hill reported. “‘F— you and the horse you rode in on.’ I’m David Clarke and I approve this message,” the sheriff responded from his private email address.
  • Alabama Senate race: Luther Strange, Roy Moore

    09/21/2017 5:10:17 PM PDT · by upchuck · 14 replies ^ | Sep 21, 2017
    Roy Moore and Luther Strange stand face-to-face tonight in Montgomery for what could be the defining event of a bitter campaign for the U.S. Senate. With no moderator, the two men will take turns telling voters where they stand and why they are the right Republican to send to the U.S. Senate. It will be the only debate of the six-week runoff campaign, which ends with Tuesday’s election. The winner faces Democratic nominee Doug Jones on Dec. 12. Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Moore led a nine-candidate Republican field during the Aug. 15 primary, capturing 39 percent of the...
  • I’m a T-Shirt Maker With Gay Customers and Gay Employees. I Still Was Sued.

    09/21/2017 4:38:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 09/19/2017 | Blaine Adamson
    In 2012, my promotional printing company, Hands on Originals, was approached by a customer to print a message that conflicted with my conscience. When I said no, they sued me. Hi, my name is Blaine Adamson. I got into the T-shirt printing business because I wanted to create Christian shirts that people would want to wear. Christian T-shirts at the time were so cheesy, they were so bad. For all the years that I’ve been running my business, Hands on Originals, I’ve happily served and employed people of all backgrounds, of all walks of life. That’s why it was hard...
  • Must A Baker Make A Gay Couple’s Wedding Cake? Surprising Number Of NY Times Readers Say No

    09/21/2017 4:21:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/21/2017 | John Sexton
    At this point, you’re probably already familiar with the case of baker Jack Phillips who declined to bake a cake for a gay couple’s wedding on the grounds that it went against his beliefs as a Christian. In June, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case which suggests the legal issue here isn’t as simple as it might appear (to some) at first glance. Today the NY Times published a sample of the 4,500 responses to the story written on the website or on Facebook by their readers. To the Times’ credit, they didn’t use this as an...