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  • This Is How You Got Trump

    12/06/2017 9:29:08 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 07, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    I’ve said it many times before, and it remains true today: If Donald Trump were up against anyone other than the people he’s up against, he’d be in trouble. As it is, the president’s opponents (or enemies, depending on how they classify themselves) are his greatest asset. The professional pearl-clutching class has engaged their fainting couches too often in fits of faux outrage that their screams and protestations now fall on ears that aren’t deaf, they’re indifferent. When Brian Ross of ABC News “reported” former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was prepared to testify Trump had ordered him to make...
  • Jerry Seinfeld Endorses Roy Moore?

    12/06/2017 8:53:07 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Ann Coulter
    Apparently, the GOP is now the party of CHILD MOLESTATION! At least the media tell me that's the meaning of President Trump's endorsement of Senate candidate Roy Moore. Are we allowed to mention that Moore denies the charges? It's hard to disprove accusations from 40 years ago -- that's why we have statutes of limitations -- but, despite that, there are a surprising number of problems with the allegations against Moore. One accuser has been called a liar by her own stepson, who says he's voting for Moore. Another neglected to mention that Moore sent her brother to prison. In...
  • Zullo Provides New Insights on Obama Birth Certificate Mystery, Part 3

    12/06/2017 7:07:17 PM PST · by Elderberry · 86 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 12/6/2017 | Sharon Rondeau
    In his Friday interview with Carl Gallups, Obama birth certificate investigator Mike Zullo indicated for the first time that he believes the “short-form” birth certificate bearing the name “Barack Hussein Obama II” was “officially” produced by the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH), although likely from a “surreptitious record” planted in the database by remote intrusion. On June 8, 2008, an image of a short-form birth certificate, or “Certification of Live Birth,” apparently demonstrating Obama’s birth on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, HI appeared at The Daily KOS, the Obama campaign’s “Fight the Smears” website, Politifact and other websites, reportedly to...
  • House OKs GOP bill expanding gun owners' rights

    12/06/2017 4:46:08 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 6, 2017 6:24 PM EST | Matthew Daly and Richard Lardner
    Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. The House approved the bill, 231-198, largely along party lines. Six Democrats voted yes, while 14 Republicans voted no. The measure would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons. It now goes to the Senate. Republicans said the reciprocity measure, a top priority...
  • House passes gun reciprocity, faces challenge in Senate from Dems and gun control advocates

    12/06/2017 2:33:57 PM PST · by Sopater · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/06/2017 | Joseph Weber
    House Republicans on Wednesday voted in favor of making concealed-carry permits valid across state lines, scoring a major victory for gun-rights supporters. But similar Senate legislation still faces an uncertain future, with top Democrats and other gun-control advocates rallying in opposition on Capitol Hill. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act passed 231-198 in the GOP-controlled House, with six Democrats voting in support. “For the millions of law-abiding citizens who lawfully carry concealed to protect themselves, for conservatives who want to strengthen our Second Amendment rights, and for the overwhelming majority of Americans who support concealed carry reciprocity, Christmas came early,” Rep....
  • Surprise: Feinstein Blasts Trump's Decision on Jerusalem...Which She Voted For Multiple Times

    12/06/2017 12:58:42 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Guy Benson
    Democrats are already revving up their outrage machine over President Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (fact check: it is), and to set in motion a plan to accordingly move the US embassy from Tel Aviv. Trump's call is controversial and not without risk, but attempts to frame it as radically out of the mainstream or reckless are unfair and wrong. It's important to note that multiple past presidents have affirmed Jerusalem as Israel's capital or vowed to do precisely what Trump is finally doing -- from Bill Clinton to George W. Bush to Barack...
  • Trump Right to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

    12/06/2017 12:16:19 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 4 replies
    newsmax ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Armstrong Williams
    Sometimes it is hard to do the right thing, but that doesn’t make it any less right. Such is the case with President Donald Trump's announcement that the United States will be moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. For far too many decades, both the United States and the rest of the world have played a silly game by pretending that Jerusalem is somehow not the legitimate capital of the state of Israel. Now that Donald Trump is in the White House he has done what Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama were unwilling to do:...
  • Promise Kept: Trump Declares a New Era, Officially Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

    12/06/2017 11:04:20 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking from the Diplomatic Reception room at the White House Wednesday, President Trump officially declared the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel. “I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," Trump said. "This is a long overdue step to advance the peace process...acknowledging this fact is acknowledging reality." In his remarks, Trump said the recognition of Jerusalem as the capitol is essential to peace talks moving forward, a message to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. "Jerusalem is not just the heart of three great religions, but it is now...
  • Whistleblower: Flynn told ex-partner Russia sanctions would be ripped up

    12/06/2017 10:49:05 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 58 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | December 6, 2017 | by MIKE MEMOLI
    Donald Trump was just 11 minutes into his presidency when his choice for national security adviser, Michael Flynn, texted a former business partner to say an ambitious U.S. collaboration with Russia to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East was "good to go," according to a new whistleblower account. As Trump delivered his inaugural address, says the unnamed whistleblower, Flynn directed Alex Copson, managing director of ACU Strategic Partners, to inform their business partners "to put things in place." The whistleblower also says that Flynn assured Copson that U.S. sanctions on Russia that could block the nuclear project would be...
  • Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

    12/06/2017 10:39:52 AM PST · by Wuli · 136 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12/6/2017 | By Felicia Schwartz and Dion Nissenbaum in Washington and Rory Jones in Tel Aviv
    ‘Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel:’ Trump Recognition in the Interest of U.S. and Mideast Peace, Trump Says Trump Directs State Department to Begin Process of Moving U.S. Embassy U.S. Would Support ‘Two-State Solution’ to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Trump Says Trump Says U.S. Not Taking Position on Final Status Issues Trump Says U.S. Will Work for an Agreement that Satisfies Israelis, Palestinians President Trump Asks Regional Leaders to Join U.S. in Mideast Peace Push
  • Hatch Fires back at Bannon for "attacking" Romney's religious views

    12/06/2017 9:59:47 AM PST · by ZULU · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 6, 2017 | Josh Delk
    Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) fired back at former White House strategist Stephen Bannon on Wednesday for launching an attack against Mitt Romney that included accusing the former presidential candidate of invoking his Mormon faith to avoid military service.
  • Groups double down on national reciprocity debate as vote looms

    12/06/2017 9:13:49 AM PST · by Simon Green · 24 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 12/06/17 | Chris Eger
    With a bill to expand concealed carry protections across state lines set for a House floor vote on Wednesday, gun control advocates are opening their coffers in a bid to derail the measure. The proposal, H.R. 38, has a block of Republican support and is on the House calendar for this week, prompting those against it to launch an offensive. Both Everytown and Giffords have launched six-figure ad buys targeting members of Congress, in each case urging them to oppose concealed carry reciprocity. The groups have also taken to social media with the #StopCCR hashtag to publicize their efforts, offering...
  • House Leadership Will Add Pelosi-Era Gun Controls to National Reciprocity

    12/06/2017 8:36:49 AM PST · by Cheerio · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Dec 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    On December 4 Breitbart News reported that House Leadership plans to add gun control legislation to Rep. Richard Hudson’s (R-NC) national reciprocity bill when it comes to the floor for a vote. Breitbart News has since learned that the legislation being eyed by House Leadership is similar to background check legislation that was pushed while Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was Speaker of the House. That push, which ultimately passed and was signed by George W. Bush, consisted of “improving” the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) but was subsequently parlayed into expanding the number and types of persons listed...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM EST,WOR AM, December 6, 2017

    12/06/2017 8:26:26 AM PST · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | December 6, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon, MEGAHappySt.NicholasAndHumpDayDITTOS!
  • When Illegal Immigrants Vote, It Cancels Out the Vote of a Genuine Law-Abiding American Citizen

    12/06/2017 7:39:29 AM PST · by pinochet · 25 replies
    The Republican Party has been falsely accused of disenfranchising blacks by requiring voter ID in order to vote. Voter ID limits the ability of illegal immigrants to vote. When an illegal immigrant votes, the vote of an American citizen who is eligible to vote is cancelled out. We have a problem in which illegal immigrants are voting illegally, which weakens the political power of black Americans. An experienced lawyer told me that people who come to America illegally, are not supposed to get green cards and American citizenship, unless they go back to their home countries. They should then go...
  • Our Reps Are (Still) Idiots

    12/06/2017 7:33:00 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Jeffrey Folks
    OK, so they finally passed it. The Senate tax reform bill, however imperfect, will return money to taxpayers, spur business, and increase jobs. Significantly, the bill repeals the Obamacare mandate and provides other benefits, such as opening portions of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas drilling. These are major accomplishments. Yet nearly half of our representatives in the Senate voted no, and what with Sen. Corker's obstruction, Republicans came close to stumbling once again. The great historian Robert Conquest once pointed out that the Soviet system fell not just because of flawed ideology or Western opposition, but...
  • Sexual Misconduct, the Loss of Virtue, and the Rise of Careers

    12/06/2017 7:27:10 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Dean Abbott
    The worst, and therefore most likely, outcome of the current rash of sexual misconduct accusations is that people will continue to think they are primarily about bodies, about who touched whose body, about who exposed his body when he shouldn't have. That most of us currently already assume that such incidents are mostly about bodies itself indicates our lack of vision. Such interactions are really about souls – about the collective soul of our nation, and the sickness infecting it. The disease afflicting our souls is liberalism, by which I mean not so much the policy positions of the Democrats,...
  • How Trump turned tide of illegal immigration in first year: Border crossing hits 45-year low

    12/06/2017 6:27:30 AM PST · by GonzoII · 23 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Dec 5, 2017 | S.A. Miller
    Illegal border crossing tumbled to a 45-year low and interior arrests of illegal immigrants soared in 2017, according to data released Tuesday that showed President Trump’s enforcement crackdown netted tangible results during his first year on the job. The numbers, released by the Department of Homeland Security, reflected a stunning turnaround from the nearly nonexistent interior enforcement of immigration laws under President Obama. U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported 310,531 apprehensions nationwide in fiscal 2017, which ended Sept. 30, a decline of 25 percent from a year earlier and the lowest level since 1971. Nearly all of the Border Patrol...
  • Jeff Flake Takes His Condemnation of Moore a Step Further

    12/06/2017 6:13:48 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 06, 2017 | Cortney O'Brien
    Some Republicans are so fed up with Roy Moore that they aren't just denouncing him, they're helping his Democratic opponent fundraise. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) gifted Doug Jones $100 on Tuesday in order to put "country over party." Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was in Alabama campaigning with Moore Tuesday night. He trashed Flake's paltry donation. "C'mon brother, if you're going to write a check, write a check," Bannon said. Flake is a "total embarrassment," Bannon added, mocking the senator for his poor approval ratings (just 30 percent of Arizonans.) Clearly, Flake believes at least some of the...
  • YouTube Is Hiring 10,000 People To Police Offensive Videos

    12/05/2017 3:56:48 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/05/17
    ouTube is finally admitting it has a major problem — and robots won’t be able to fix it. Google’s video-streaming service said it plans to hire more than 10,000 new employees next year in a scramble to clamp down on the offensive and inappropriate content that has been plaguing its site. Last month, it was revealed that pedophiles have been posting disgusting comments to videos of scantily clad children. That was after an uproar earlier this year over YouTube videos promoting terrorism and racists leaders like David Duke that had caused big advertisers to flee. “We need an approach that...