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    10/22/2018 3:09:46 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 28 replies
    InfoWars ^ | OCTOBER 22, 2018 | Chris Menahan
    Two people burn a United States flag during a protest in favor of the caravan of migrants that is currently stuck on the Guatemala-Mexico border, in front of the American embassy, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. It appears they set multiple flags on fire as this picture from the BBC shows a second flag set ablaze and treated like garbage:
  • Security guard shoots intruder at Fox station in Washington D.C.

    10/22/2018 2:53:06 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 14 replies
    NBC News ^ | Oct. 22, 2018 / 5:43 PM EDT | David K. Li
    A security guard shot an intruder inside a Fox affiliate in Washington D.C. Monday afternoon, the station and police said. The incident happened a little after 3 p.m. ET at WTTG-TV's building in the Friendship Heights neighborhood.
  • The Origins of ‘Hate Speech’

    10/22/2018 2:11:15 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 10 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | October 22, 2018 | Kim Holmes
    Intolerance and illiberalism, nakedly defined as abstractions or principles, are seldom if ever outwardly embraced by progressives. None but the most extreme will argue that intolerance and censorship are good things in themselves. Normally the preferred course is more subtle. Instead of openly arresting people who say the wrong things, the new purveyors of intolerance try to sublimate their prohibitions on speech, expression, and thought into more popularly accepted channels. Something must be done to make these prohibitions more palatable, because there is still a great deal of respect in America for freedom of thought, speech, and expression. How...
  • Trump Claims ‘Criminals and Unknown Middle Easterners’ Are in Caravan of Migrants [and he's right]

    10/22/2018 1:16:19 PM PDT · by blueplum · 31 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 22 Oct 2018 | EILEEN SULLIVAN
    ...On Monday, the president did not elaborate on the “unknown Middle Easterners” that he suggested are traveling among the migrant families seeking asylum in the United States. But the phenomenon is not a new one, though it has not proven to be a significant problem over the years. After the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, when lawmakers pursued measures to close immigration loopholes, the notion of Middle Eastern smuggling rings penetrating American borders became part of a list of fears about the country’s vulnerabilities. But there have not been any instances of attempted terrorism plots
  • Leftist Punk Attacks Sen. McConnell, This Big Guy in Camo Hat Has Different Plans [VIDEO]

    10/22/2018 12:08:13 PM PDT · by · 25 replies ^ | October 22, 2018 | BAISH
    As we previously reported, Republican Senator Mitch McConnell was dining at Havana Rumba with his wife, Elaine Chao, in Louisville, Kentucky, last week when a group of angry liberals began to verbally harass him. One man began to pound on McConnell's table, then proceeded to throw his bag of leftovers out the front door of the building. The video below actually shows the attack on McConnell and his wife, but if you watch until the end, you can see a man wearing a camouflage hat defending the Republican Senator against his attacker. "Oh yeah, why don't you get out of...
  • WATCH: Honduras Caravan Climbs into Truck in Mexico to Drive to US Border (video via ABC)

    10/22/2018 11:46:32 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 32 replies
    Jack Posobiec Verified account @JackPosobiec WATCH: Honduras Caravan Climbs into Truck in Mexico to Drive to US Border (video via ABC)
  • Elon Musk says first tunnel for his L.A. transit dream will open in December. Many questions remain

    10/22/2018 11:35:52 AM PDT · by jerod · 13 replies
    LA TIMES ^ | OCT 22, 2018 | By DEBORAH NETBURN
    Elon Musk announced Sunday that the first tunnel of a proposed underground transportation network across Los Angeles County would open Dec. 10. “The first tunnel is almost done,” Musk tweeted to his 23.1 million followers shortly after 5 p.m. Musk’s Boring Co. is building the tunnel beneath the city of Hawthorne, part of his grand vision for a transportation network that whisks commuters across the county. Last year, Hawthorne officials approved the Boring Co.’s request to tunnel west from Space X headquarters. At the time, they said the tunnel had extended 500 feet. The company has said its technology...
  • Suspect, 18, accused in murder of Georgia police officer is shot, killed by cops

    10/22/2018 11:12:59 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 22, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    An 18-year-old man wanted in the murder of a Georgia cop was shot and killed by police Monday after they encountered him holding a lawnmower blade in a shed, police said, ending a massive manhunt two days after the 30-year-old officer was murdered. Authorities located Tafahree Maynard on Monday morning after officers began investigating a tip the suspect was spotted in the Snellville area within the last 12 hours. Officers encountered Maynard in a shed and he “failed to comply" with verbal commands, Police Chief Butch Ayers said in a news conference on Monday. An officer reportedly deployed a Taser...

    10/22/2018 10:53:30 AM PDT · by TaxocratsAlwaysHikeTaxes · 49 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10-22-18 | Hanna Bogorowski
    Thousands of migrants from various countries in Central America forged on over the weekend, with numbers growing to more than 7,000 despite threats from President Donald Trump that he’d dispatch the military should they reach the U.S. border. The fleet is composed mainly of individuals seeking jobs that aren’t available in their home countries or trying to find safety from drug and gang violence, but for a number of them, this wasn’t their first time trying to reach the U.S.
  • Essex Freeholders Meet in Maplewood, Consider Future of ICE

    10/22/2018 10:18:30 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 4 replies
    TAP Into ^ | October 22, 2018 | REBECCA PANICO AND ANNA SANDLER
    MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Freeholders called for the ouster of the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson but have not budged on ending its controversial contract with the agency. At its Wednesday meeting in Maplewood, the freeholders board passed a resolution supporting other lawmakers who have called for Emilio Karim Dabul to be terminated from his position as ICE spokesperson. Dabul has publicly defended people who the Southern Poverty Law Center have labeled anti-Muslim. Dabul referred questions to ICE headquarters in Washington D.C. A spokesperson from headquarters responded with a brief statement, which included a link...
  • Death in the City: Plunging Below the Line of Despair

    10/22/2018 10:03:34 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 7 replies
    Table Talk Magazine ^ | Oct. 2018 | Sharon James
    Half a century on from the publication of Schaeffer’s seminal books The God Who Is There and Escape from Reason (1968), our culture spins ever faster into irrationality. Schaeffer predicted that plunging below the “line of despair” would lead to social collapse just as surely as the Roman Empire collapsed amid decadence, self-indulgence, and immorality. Others (both Christian and non-Christian) sounded alarms as well. Philip Rieff warned in The Triumph of the Therapeutic (1966) that a society released from all restraints would implode. Christopher Lasch argued in The Culture of Narcissism (1979) that no community can flourish where every individual...
  • NBC/WSJ Poll: Don’t Look Now, But … Here Comes Trump

    10/22/2018 9:44:08 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 24 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 22 Oct 2018 | Ed Morrissey
    Remember when Donald Trump’s widespread unpopularity would fuel a blue wave in the midterms? Trump’s still underwater on job approval, but a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll puts Trump at his best rating as president yet, 47/49. Republican interest in the election continues to rise, with both parties hitting a new record for midterm engagement: The Kavanaugh effect seems pretty well established now. Not only did it provide a catalyst for GOP enthusiasm, that burst hasn’t subsided with Kavanaugh’s confirmation, either. On top of that, Republicans now have a +15 advantage on the economy, the highest level ever for...
  • Andrew Gillum’s Family Under Investigation; May Have Engaged in Voter Fraud

    10/22/2018 9:32:51 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct 20, 2018 | Steve Stewart
    Less than a year before gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum publicly denounced President Donald Trump’s efforts to investigate the threat of voter fraud, Gillum’s brother, Marcus Gillum, voted in the 2016 general election in Tallahassee, Florida while a resident of Chicago, Illinois... Leon County voting records show Marcus Gillum voted by absentee in the 2012 general election, absentee in the 2014 primary election, and early voted in the 2016 general election. But the trouble is, months before he cast that 2016 ballot in Florida, Marcus Gillum, in an affidavit for an unrelated court case, swore under oath he was a resident...
  • Ben Stein: Mitch McConnell restaurant hecklers 'exactly how the Nazis started out'

    10/22/2018 9:01:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 22, 2018 | Jessica Chasmar
    Video at link. Actor and conservative commentator Ben Stein said Saturday that the protesters who berated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a Louisville restaurant the night before are “becoming like the brownshirts in the early days of the Nazi Party.” Mr. McConnell and his wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, were confronted at the Havana Rumba restaurant by at least two hecklers who reportedly stole the couple’s leftover food off their table and threw it outside. It was one of many similar incidents involving Republican politicians being heckled in public in recent months. Mr. McConnell was recently heckled by...
  • UK: Muslim imam who runs Britain’s biggest network of sharia courts accused of multiple CHILD RAPES

    10/22/2018 8:55:06 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 11 replies
    Geller Report ^ | October 21, 2018 | Pamela Geller
    The devout imam was following in the footsteps of Muhammad, whose favorite wife was six when he married her. Respect it! MUSLIM PREACHER WHO RUNS BRITAIN’S BIGGEST NETWORK OF SHARIA COURTS QUIZZED ON SUSPICION OF CHILD RAPE SHEIKH FAIZ-UL-AQTAB SIDDIQI IS BEING INVESTIGATED OVER CLAIMS HE RAPED TWO DUTCH GIRLS IN THE 1980S AND 1990S BY WEST MIDLANDS POLICE By John Shammas, The Sun, 21st October 2018: A MUSLIM cleric who runs the UK’s biggest sharia courts network is being quizzed by cops over allegations of historic child rape. Sheikh Faiz-ul-Aqtab Siddiqi, 51, is alleged to have raped two Dutch...
  • Goodlatte (VA): Oversight of FBI's Trump-Russia Investigation Won't Go Away After Midterms

    10/22/2018 8:25:38 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    CNS News ^ | October 22, 2018 | Susan Jones
    ( - Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said the outcome of the midterm election will have no bearing on the investigation into the FBI/DOJ now being conducted by his committee: "Until January 3 at 12 noon, I'll be chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Trey Gowdy will be chairman the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and we will continue this investigation," Goodlatte told "Sunday Morning Futures" with Maria Bartiromo. As part of their probe into the origins of the FBI's Trump-Russia probe, Goodlatte and Gowdy plan to interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday,...
  • Trump says he’s reducing Central American aid over migrants

    10/22/2018 8:14:48 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 22, 2018 10:11 AM EDT | Zeke Miller
    President Donald Trump said Monday the U.S. would begin “cutting off, or substantially reducing” aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border. Trump tweeted: “Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were not able to do the job of stopping people from leaving their country and coming illegally to the U.S.” The three countries received a combined more than $500 million in funding from the U.S. in fiscal year 2017, though it was not immediately clear how much Trump is seeking to cut. The Monday morning tweets marked the latest escalation by the president,...
  • Report: Public now knows name of man who accosted 9/11 widow...and so does his Ex employer.

    10/22/2018 7:43:48 AM PDT · by Midwesterner53 · 42 replies ^ | 10/22/18 | Cillian Zeal
    A man who gained social media infamy for berating a 9/11 widow during a counter-protest in Portland, Oregon, is now without a job after his identity was apparently discovered. The man was taking part in the latest of a series of clashes in the hipster metropolis between left-wing antifa groups on one side and right-wing organizations like Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys on the other. For all of the nauseatingly violent antifa videos we’ve seen coming out of Portland in recent months, it was the verbal assault against the 9/11 widow that seemed to stand out the most. In...
  • Liberals Need to Stop Calling for War

    10/22/2018 7:41:09 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2018 | Peter Nichols
    New York Times columnist Charles Blow delivers a genuine polemic, a "warlike speech," in reaction to the confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh. Apart from the declaration of hostilities in the title of the piece, it concludes with this admonition to liberal foot soldiers: "Stop thinking you're in a skirmish, when you're at war." In elucidating the "war" to which he refers, Blow explains that "Kavanagh is just one part of a much larger plan by conservatives to fundamentally change the American political structure so that it enshrines and protects white male power even after America's changing demographics and mores move away...
  • Caravan migrant army attacks Mexican cops, provisions itself robbing Mexican markets

    10/22/2018 7:30:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 77 replies ^ | 10/22/2018 | Monica Showalter
    To hear the left tell it, the vast Honduran migrant caravan, as many as 10,000-strong now, crawling up to the U.S. border to illegally enter the U.S. couldn't possibly have criminals in its ranks. Get a load of this exchange between President Trump and a mainstream media minion, as reported by the Daily Mail: At one point during the briefing, Emily Cochrane, a reporter for The New York Times, asked Trump: ‘What evidence do you have that these are hardened criminals that are coming to the United States?’ Trump appeared agitated. 'Oh please. Please, don’t be a baby, OK,’ the...