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  • Trump administration files Supreme Court appeal after Ninth Circuit ruling halting new asylum policy

    12/11/2018 5:13:06 PM PST · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 11, 2018 | Gregg Re
    The Trump administration on Tuesday formally asked the Supreme Court to block a nationwide ban on the administration's new asylum policy that was unilaterally instituted by a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge last month. In a November news conference days before the midterm elections, Trump had vowed to turn away all asylum seekers who attempt to cross the border illegally instead of properly presenting themselves at ports of entry. The president, who has long said the asylum process is rife with fraud, said the emergency policy was necessary as the leading Central American migrant caravan approached the U.S. border...
  • Trump rolls back wetlands protections. What it means for California farmers, developers

    12/11/2018 1:10:48 PM PST · by Mariner · 19 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | December 11th, 2018 | BY DALE KASLER AND KATE IRBY
    It all started when California farmer John Duarte plowed a wheat field in Tehama County, about two hours north of Sacramento, and wound up paying a $1.1 million fine to the federal government for his efforts. On Tuesday, Duarte, who was embraced by conservatives nationwide as a victim of government over-reach, got vindication of sorts. In a victory for farmers and land developers throughout the West, the Trump administration announced a broad rollback of rules designed to protect wetlands and other small bodies of water. The decision means regulations put in place in 2015 by the Obama administration will fall...
  • Sports world must join climate change crusade, says IOC

    12/11/2018 11:17:23 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    Eyewitness News ^ | December 11, 2018 | by AFP
    <p>KATOWICE/POLAND - The world of sports must join the effort to tame global warming, and the International Olympic Committee intends to lead the way, it said on Tuesday at UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland.</p> <p>At the 195-nation negotiations, the IOC and UN launched an initiative aimed to line up verifiable commitments from sports federations and clubs to cut carbon pollution in line with the Paris Agreement.</p>
  • On World Mountain Day, looking at climate change adaptation in the world's most majestic ranges (tr)

    12/11/2018 11:11:05 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    UN Environment ^ | December 11, 2018 | by United Nations
    Nairobi – Mountain regions occupy about one-quarter of the earth’s land surface and are home to 15% of the world’s population. Their influence extends far beyond their ranges: they provide goods and services, most notably water, to over half the global population – making them not only crucial for people living in mountains, but also for those living downstream. But while the world is becoming increasingly aware of the impact of climate change on different ecosystems, current policies offer a very limited focus on the importance of climate change adaptation in mountainous regions. Mountain societies are experiencing a disproportionately high...
  • US, Saudi, Russia 'insulted' key global warming report: Al Gore

    12/11/2018 11:00:16 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    France24 ^ | December 11, 2018 | by AFP
    Former US vice president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore on Tuesday slammed the world's top oil producers -- his own country, Saudi Arabia and Russia -- for "insulting" a key and alarming report on climate change. A bloc of 44 small island nations -- many facing an existential threat from storm surges engorged by rising seas -- had called on the UN climate body to "welcome" a UN report on limiting global warming. But the United States, Russia and Saudi Arabia blocked the critical word change in the negotiating text of the COP24 summit in Poland. The text...
  • Trump, Pelosi and Schumer Have Explosive, Televised Shouting Match Over Border Wall: (trunc)

    12/11/2018 10:10:55 AM PST · by Mariner · 123 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 11th, 2018 | by Ken Meyer
    President Donald Trump had a surreal, explosive clash with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the White House over border wall funding for their first meeting together since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections.
  • POTUS Previews His Meeting With Schumer, Pelosi

    12/11/2018 9:20:31 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 12/11/2018 | cortney obrien
    President Trump is sitting down with top Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi to discuss his immigration plans on Tuesday. His top priority is to obtain funding for his border wall, not least of which is necessary, he argues, because of the migrant caravan headed to the U.S.'s southern border. It was clearly on his mind this morning.
  • With eyes on House majority, Dems cautious about impeachment

    12/11/2018 9:04:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 11, 2018 | Mary Clare Jalonick
    Some Democrats who will take the House majority in January are willing to say that President Donald Trump may have committed impeachable offenses. But that doesn’t mean they will try to impeach him — at least not yet. For several reasons, Democrats have been extremely cautious about the “I” word. They know it could backfire politically, and many of them were in office during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment 20 years ago. New York Rep. Jerry Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee and the panel’s likely incoming chairman, has called impeachment a “trauma.” Nadler told CNN on Sunday...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WOR AM,December 11,2018

    12/11/2018 8:59:11 AM PST · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | December 11, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGARushReadyToRingInTheHolidaysWithEIBExcellenceDITTOS!
  • Trump administration proposing major rollback of water rules

    12/11/2018 8:22:57 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 11, 2018 | Ellen Knickmeyer
    The Trump administration is poised to withdraw federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country, making good on President Donald Trump’s campaign pledge to weaken landmark water rules long resented by some developers, farmers and oil, gas and mining executives. Environmental groups said the Trump administration proposal would have a sweeping impact on how the country safeguards the nation’s waterways, scaling back not just a 2015 Obama administration interpretation of federal jurisdiction over the nation’s waters, but also how federal agencies enforce the 1972 Clean Water Act. […] The changes would affect what waterways and wetlands fall under...
  • The Last to Let You Down

    12/11/2018 7:22:52 AM PST · by Baynative · 4 replies
    Marine archives ^ | unk | Video
    A tribute to those who have fallen and those who honor them. http://www.espn.com/core/video/iframe?id=25231107&endcard=false
  • What cops need to consider about armed citizens

    12/11/2018 6:43:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 66 replies
    Police One ^ | 30 November, 2018 | Mike Wood
    Armed citizens and police officers are natural allies, and teammates in the fight against crime. There is no segment of the community more supportive of law enforcement than their fellow citizens who are lawfully armed. So why are they accidentally killed by police with such distressing frequency? 2018 has been a tough year This has been a tough year for police and armed citizens alike. In 2018, we’ve seen a number of tragic mistakes made by police officers who shot and killed lawfully armed citizens in error, including a homeowner in Aurora, Colorado, a security guard in Chicago, Illinois, and...
  • Pritzker sets six-month deadline for minimum wage increase

    12/11/2018 6:37:39 AM PST · by budj · 19 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 12/04/2018 | Alexandra Arriaga
    Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker said Monday he still plans to raise the minimum wage within his first six months in office — but he stopped short of saying just how much it should increase.
  • Dear Ocasio-Cortez: It’s Not Because You’re a Woman of Color. It’s Because You’re an Idiot.

    12/10/2018 8:13:58 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 37 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | MONDAY DECEMBER 10 2018 | COURTNEY KIRCHOFF
    Dear Socialist Barbie, Congratulations on your quick rise to political success. In a world full of stuffy old codgers spouting nothing but focus-grouped talking points, you came in like a wrecking ball. A Prada-pump, Armani suit-wearing, wide-eyed wrecking ball. Based on some of your delicious tweets, you seem to think criticism of you stems from your fashionable penchant, your racial heritage, or your reproductive wonders down under. Allow me to address each assertion. Sure, sure, there are plenty of people who’ll take aim at your pricy wardrobe, considering you’re a socialist champion for the working class, who rocks those four-figure...
  • The Bush Tax Betrayal

    12/11/2018 2:58:39 AM PST · by from occupied ga · 44 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/11/18 | Stephen Moore
    The eulogies for George H.W. Bush keep rolling in, and a great American hero's life has been given proper tribute. But there has also been a rewriting of history about the Bush presidency that needs to be cleared up. Liberals love Bush for the very tax increase betrayal that destroyed his presidency. This was the official end of the Reagan era. This was not just the political blunder of the half-century, it was a fiscal policy catastrophe. Most readers under the age of 40 have no idea the real story of what happened. What the history books are writing is...
  • GOOD VIDEO: Joe DiGenova and Tom Fitton

    12/10/2018 7:07:45 PM PST · by roses of sharon · 6 replies
    Published on Dec 5, 2018 On December 3, the Center for Security Policy held its annual Freedom Flame Award Dinner in honor of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Joe diGenova, founding partner of diGenova & Toensing, LLP and former United States Attorney, District of Columbia, introduces Freedom Flame Award recipient Tom Fitton.
  • Discontinuance of Accessory Classifications (ATF)

    12/10/2018 1:34:31 PM PST · by old-ager · 32 replies
    ATF email newsletter ^ | 2018-12-10 | ATF.GOV
    Discontinuance of Accessory Classifications Effective Immediately: The Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch (FTISB) classifies firearms as defined by the Gun Control Act (GCA) and National Firearms Act (NFA) based on the configuration and the design features of the firearm as submitted by members of the industry. Effective immediately, any requests for a determination on how an accessory affects the classification of a firearm under the GCA or NFA must include a firearm with the accessory already installed. Except in cases of conditional import determinations, FTISB will not issue a determination on an accessory unless it is attached to the submitted...
  • Adam Schiff: 'Very Real Prospect' Donald Trump Faces 'Jail Time'

    12/10/2018 1:31:14 PM PST · by yoe · 76 replies
    Fox Insuder News ^ | December 9, 2018 | Staff
    Rep. Adam Schiff, widely expected to take over the House Intelligence Committee next year, said Sunday that President Trump "faces the very real prospect of jail time" once he leaves office.+ Schiff (D-Calif.) said recent memos released by the Southern District of New York and the Mueller team appear to link the president to potential crimes including campaign finance violations. "There's a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office that the Justice Department may indict him," Schiff said. "He may be the first president in quite some time to face jail time," he added.
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EST,WOR AM,December 10-January 1,2018

    12/10/2018 12:44:38 PM PST · by Biggirl
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | December 10, 2018 | Sean Hannity
    Good Afternoon And WELCOME!
  • Howie Carr Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EST,WRKO AM,December 10,2018-January 1,2019

    12/10/2018 12:40:34 PM PST · by Biggirl · 1 replies
    Howie Carr Show ^ | December 10, 2018 | Howie Carr
    Good Afternoon And WELCOME!