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  • Sources: Trump Wants Army Veteran Pete Hegseth to Replace VA Secretary Shulkin

    03/14/2018 12:38:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies ^ | March 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    President Donald Trump is expected to fire VA Secretary David Shulkin and is strongly considering replacing him with U.S. Army Veteran Pete Hegseth, according to three sources who spoke to Townhall under the condition of anonymity. It has been rumored former Texas Governor Rick Perry is also on the list for the job.It has been widely reported President Trump called Hegseth on Monday during a meeting with Shulkin in the Oval Office to go over options for reform. According to Axios, Trump specifically asked Hegseth to analyze new VA legislation while Shulkin listened in on speaker phone. Since Shulkin took over, the...
  • We Never Could Have Imagined (Or Prepped For) What Actually Happened In Venezuela

    03/11/2018 10:40:19 AM PDT · by blam · 106 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 3-11-2018 | JG Martinez D.
    Can we prepare for everything? We never could have imagined…or prepped for…what happened in Venezuela. In this article, I wanted to analyze my preps, and the nature of the apocalypse we have been forced to face. I don’t know about you, but anything that kicks you out of your place, of your warm bed, your pets, kids, wife, and the rest of your family, for me does not have another better word to describe it. My comfort bubble was destroyed, my work of an entire life was thrown out by the window, my family insurance full coverage policy is gone...
  • Cuba's likely next president pledges more responsive gov't

    03/11/2018 12:45:14 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 13 replies
    ap ^ | March 11, 2018 | ap
    The 57-year-old Communist Party official expected to assume Raul Castro's seat as president of Cuba on April 19 says the country's next government will be more responsive to its people. Miguel Diaz-Canel told reporters in the central city of Santa Clara that "the people will participate in the decisions that the government takes." He also lamented the downturn in relations with the U.S. under President Donald Trump, saying "the reestablishment of relations has been deteriorating thanks to an administration that has offended Cuba." Diaz-Canel appeared to be a promising a shift toward a more open governing style rather than any...
  • Communist Apologist New York Times Partners with Communist Apologist Jane Fonda to Celebrate...

    03/10/2018 10:35:53 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | Mar 10, 2018 12:01 AM | Humberto Fontov
    [ FULL TITLE ] [ Communist Apologist New York Times Partners with Communist Apologist Jane Fonda to Celebrate Communist-Launched "International Women's Day" ] “To support and honor womankind Pomelatto and The New York Times collaborate to spread a message of positive female empowerment for International Women's Day. Through a NYT article (and video) detailing important milestones in the women's movement…with an international cast of powerful women (prominently including Jane Fonda), the new partnership champions female achievements, leadership, and gender equality.” “What makes me angry are bullies & liars who are in control,” declares an earnest-looking Hanoi Jane in the Pomelatto/New...
  • Communist Apologist New York Times Partners with Communist Apologist

    03/10/2018 7:47:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | March 10, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    “To support and honor womankind Pomelatto and The New York Times collaborate to spread a message of positive female empowerment for International Women's Day. Through a NYT article (and video) detailing important milestones in the women's movement…with an international cast of powerful women (prominently including Jane Fonda), the new partnership champions female achievements, leadership, and gender equality.”“What makes me angry are bullies & liars who are in control,” declares an earnest-looking Hanoi Jane in the Pomelatto/New York Times video.Fine, Ms Fonda and New York Times, let’s talk about some bullies and liars: Fidel Castro and Che Guevara’s regime jailed 35,150 Cuban...
  • Democrats Visit Mass-Murderer Raul Castro to Denounce President Trump's Policies

    03/03/2018 11:05:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | March 3, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    “The group, led by Democrat Senator and Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman, Patrick Leahy, arrived in Cuba last weekend to review changes in Washington’s policy toward the island since President Donald Trump assumed office in January 2017. During the press conference, Leahy mentioned the meeting that he and his colleagues held yesterday with Cuban President, Raúl Castro…During the press conference the Senator for Vermont criticized the new direction taken by the Trump administration with regard to Cuba policy.” (Cuba’s Communist party paper, Granma.)The rest of the U.S. delegation consisted of senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Gary Peters (D-MI), Jim McGovern (D-MA),...
  • NRA-basher Emma Gonzalez (Whose Father Fled Castro's Gun-outlawing Cuba)

    02/24/2018 5:29:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | February 24, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    “When adults tell me I have the right to own a gun, all I can hear is my right to own a gun outweighs your student's right to live. All I hear is mine, mine, mine, mine.” (Parkland high school student Emma Gonzalez. (Feb. 17, 2018.)“Guns? What for? fight the government? The Cuban people don’t need guns nowadays!” (Fidel Castro during his very first speech upon entering Havana Jan. 8, 1959.) Shortly after Castro’s famous speech, the process of gun confiscation started in Cuba—but gradually. Initially it was aimed at disarming rival revolutionary groups, who had fought Batista but weren’t Communist-backed....
  • Did Media Slobbering Over Communist Dictatorships Begin Last Week at the Korean Olympics?

    02/17/2018 7:21:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | February 17, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    Regarding the Mainstream Media’s gushing over Communist dictator Kim Jong Un’s sister at the Olympics last week please excuse Cuba-watchers while we roll our eyes completely into their sockets and chant The Talking Heads’ famous line: “Same as it Ever Was!” Actually, the term “same” doesn’t quite fit. Because if you actually read the New York Times, WaPo, CNN, etc. accounts of the Stalinist Kim Yo-jong at the Seoul Olympics they’re pretty tame–nothing remotely comparable to the decades-long outpouring of love-notes by the U.S. media to the Stalinist, mass-murdering, dictator 90 miles off our shores whose lifelong craving was to incinerate...
  • Fidel Castro Jr. Commits Suicide, Trump Blamed [semi-satire]

    02/06/2018 9:19:05 AM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Feb 2018 | John Semmens
    This week, the 68-year-old son of the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro committed suicide. Though communism enabled his famous father to amass a billion dollar personal fortune, “Fidelito” was said by friends to have become depressed upon realizing “that Yankee bastard is right. My country is a sh*thole.” Long-time compadre, Vacio Cabeza professed himself “mystified. He wanted for nothing. We lived like kings. Admittedly, life is kind of tough for the average Cuban, but what does that matter to men like us? Why should we care what Trump said about Cuba?” Reminded that Trump did not explicitly include Cuba in...
  • ADVANCE[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/05/2018 10:09:00 AM PST · by Jedediah
    My children do you realize all the battles we have walked through together have already made you Overcomers as David over Goliath ?! Now I desire you to take the hand of others I have placed in your path and reveal to them that I AM The KEY to all trials and I alone hold the Key to their Victories as I overcame for you in your Valleys ! Now be that buoyancy compensator for as I have been the Lifter of your Soul Now I desire you to lift up others and love them as I Love you for...
  • Jim Mattis fires lawyer overseeing Guantánamo trials of 9/11 terrorists: Report

    02/05/2018 5:52:06 PM PST · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/5/18 | Katelyn Caralle
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday fired the top official overseeing the trials of five men being held at Guantánamo Bay who have been accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks.Harvey Rishikof is an attorney with experience in national security law, but with no military experience. According to the Miami Herald, there is no known reason for Mattis’ decision to fire the man he named convening authority for military commission last April. Two Pentagon lawyers have replaced Rishikof and Gary Brown, a legal adviser for military commissions who was fired by acting general counsel William S. Castle.Tom Crosson, a spokesman for...
  • Black Democrats Boycott Trump's SOTU Over His 'Racism, Sexism and Bigotry,'

    02/03/2018 5:39:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | February 3, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    Perhaps the word “swoon” in the headline strikes some of my amigos as unnecessarily hyperbolic?—as typical “click-bait?”Fair enough. Let’s have a closer look at the issue for a more accurate evaluation. Here’s indignant Trump SOTU boycotter Barbara Lee (D-CA) explaining her indignation and boycott:“On January 20th, I will not be celebrating or honoring an incoming president who rode racism, sexism, xenophobia and bigotry to the White House."Now here’s Lee upon “copping a backstage pass” (so to speak) upon one of her frequent red-carpet visits to Cuba to “meet and greet” the jailer and torturer of the most and longest suffering black,...
  • Cuba: Fidel Castro's son 'takes own life'

    02/01/2018 11:21:32 PM PST · by RegulatorCountry · 17 replies
    BBC News ^ | February 2, 2018 | BBC News
    The 68-year-old son of Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has died in Havana after taking his own life, according to Cuban state media. Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart was found on Thursday morning and is said to have suffered from depression.
  • Cuba state media: Fidel Castro's son has killed himself

    02/01/2018 8:41:46 PM PST · by cba123 · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/2/2018 | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ,
    HAVANA (AP) — The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself on Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68. Official website Cubadebate said Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart had been in a "deeply depressed state." A brief note read on state television said his treatment had "required an initial hospitalization then outpatient follow-up." The oldest son of Cuba's late revolutionary leader was known for his resemblance to his father, earning him the nickname Fidelito or Little Fidel. (please see full article at link)
  • Fidel Castro’s Son Commits Suicide

    02/01/2018 6:00:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 1, 2018
    The son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday after being treated for months for depression, Cuban state-run media reported. “Diaz-Balart, who had been attended by a group of doctors for several months due to a state of profound depression, committed suicide this morning
  • Presidential Executive Order on Protecting America Through Lawful Detention of Terrorists

    01/31/2018 7:55:02 AM PST · by Steven W. · 17 replies
    THE WHITE HOUSE ^ | 1/30/2018 | DONALD J. TRUMP
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:Section 1. Findings. (a) Consistent with long-standing law of war principles and applicable law, the United States may detain certain persons captured in connection with an armed conflict for the duration of the conflict.(b) Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and other authorities authorized the United States to detain certain persons who were a part of or substantially supported al-Qa’ida, the Taliban, or associated...
  • CIA chief says China 'as big a threat to US' as Russia

    01/30/2018 2:08:57 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | 2018/01/30
    CIA chief says China 'as big a threat to US' as Russia Chinese efforts to exert covert influence over the West are just as concerning as Russian subversion, the director of the CIA has said. Mike Pompeo told the BBC that the Chinese "have a much bigger footprint" to do this than the Russians do. As examples he cited efforts to steal US commercial information and infiltration of schools and hospitals - and this extended to Europe and the UK. Mr Pompeo was a hardline Republican congressman before becoming CIA chief. In his BBC interview, Mr Pompeo also said: He...
  • Putin's Condolences following the death of Fidel Castro in 2016

    01/28/2018 11:02:24 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 45 replies ^ | November 26, 2016 | Vladimir Putin
    “I offer my deepest condolences to you and the entire Cuban nation over the death of your brother, the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. The name of this remarkable statesman is rightfully viewed as a symbol of a whole era in modern history. Free and independent Cuba built by him and his fellow revolutionaries has become an influential member of the international community and serves as an inspiring example for many countries and peoples. Fidel Castro was a sincere and reliable friend of Russia. He made a tremendous personal contribution to the establishment and progress of Russian-Cuban...
  • Trump planning to keep Guantanamo open with new executive order

    01/27/2018 4:53:20 PM PST · by Libloather · 55 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/26/18 | JESSICA CHIA
    President Trump is planning to keep the detention center at Guantanamo Bay open with an executive order that will reverse his predecessor's directive, according to a report. Trump is expected to make an announcement about his plans sometime next week, according to Politico. Trump, who campaigned as the “law and order candidate,” has repeatedly attacked the legacy of former President Barack Obama, who signed an executive order to shutter the facility in 2009.
  • President Trump Wins 'Medal of Life' From Int'l Human Rights Group

    01/27/2018 5:41:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | January 27, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    “For the first time in the course of his duties, a U.S. President, Donald Trump, declared his solidarity with members of the March for Life, and officially declared that for the U.S. January 22 stands as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. For that humanitarian gesture in defense of moral-ethical values and the sanctity of life starting at conception the institutions International Center for the Defense of Human Life and the Lawton Foundation for Human Rights have the honor of awarding President Donald Trump their highest award: “The Medal of Life.” Don’t bother looking for this in the Mainstream Media,...