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  • Washington Post Article: Who are you Going to Believe? Us or Your Lyin' Eyes?

    05/15/2018 5:55:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    image from The Washington Post published an article meant to convince the American people that their perceptions of gun ownership in the United States are wrong. They attempt to convince people that surveys showing lower numbers are goodthink. The article admits that gun ownership numbers are hotly disputed. They admit that ownership numbers are difficult to determine. Then they make the claim that ownership rates are falling and that  "In reality, only about 25 percent of Americans own a gun." From the Washington Post: As some 70,000 people attended the NRA’s annual convention last week, nearly three months after...
  • Jerusalem embassy to be opened by 'religious bigot,' Romney says (Pastor Jeffress)

    05/14/2018 7:30:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    MSN ^ | May 14, 2018 | F. Brinley Bruton and Vaughn Hillyard, NBC News
    Former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney lashed out at the decision to have a controversial evangelical leader give a blessing at the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Monday, calling him a "religious bigot." The Senate candidate from Utah criticized the inclusion of the Rev. Robert Jeffress — the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas who is also an an adviser to President Donald Trump. The president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital last year. "Robert Jeffress says, 'You can't be saved by being a Jew,' and 'Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell,'" Romney wrote in...
  • The bill arrived, and here's how much the NRA convention and Trump visit cost Dallas police

    05/12/2018 10:45:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies ^ | 5/11/2018 | Naheed Rajwani
    The National Rifle Association's annual convention last weekend cost Dallas police $575,000, the city manager said on Thursday. The NRA spent $150,000 on 400 off-duty officers who patrolled the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and its perimeter starting last Thursday through Sunday. Dallas' $575,000 bill includes security and traffic control for rallies, protests and President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Dallas to speak at the convention, City Manager T.C. Broadnax said.
  • Dallas metroplex working hard to attract HQ2

    05/10/2018 5:09:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Baylor Lariat ^ | April 11, 2018 | Penelope Shirey
    While Austin is the Texas city most commonly known as being trendy and tech-forward, there is a group in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex working hard to change that idea. Natalie Fletcher, director of innovation at the Dallas Regional Chamber, works daily to make the area seem cutting-edge by helping companies make the connections they need. “A lot of what I do is support the launch and growth of activities in DFW,” Fletcher said. The Dallas Regional Chamber is nonprofit business organization with other 1,200 member companies, many of whom Fletcher said are on the Fortune 500 list. “We are blessed...
  • Anti-gun leader makes wild accusation about Dana Loesch. She proves it’s just a ‘shameless lie.’

    05/06/2018 6:34:35 PM PDT · by TBP · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 5, 2018 | Chris Enloe
    Shannon Watts, founder of anti-Second Amendment organization Moms Demand Action, claimed Saturday that Dana Loesch attempted to “harass” and “intimidate” anti-gun protesters staging at a church in Dallas, where the annual National Rifle Association meeting is taking place. It took Loesch just one tweet to prove Watts was lying. What happened? It all started when Watts tweeted: Shannon Watts ✔ @shannonrwatts .@NRA lobbyist @DLoesch has shown up uninvited, with a camera crew, at a church where Texas @MomsDemand volunteers are meeting to discuss gun safety in order to harass and intimidate volunteers. No, really. #NRAAM #NRAAM18 11:54 AM - May...
  • Trump: ‘Phony Polls’ Showing Me Losing to Clinton Were Voter Suppression

    05/04/2018 6:29:57 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    freebeacon ^ | May 4, 2018 | David Rutz
    President Donald Trump said Friday that polls showing him trailing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election were a form of voter suppression. Trump spoke at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas, Texas, and he again recounted his upset victory over Clinton as a way to rev up the crowd. "You weren't sure that Trump was going to win, but you all went out there. You all went out there and you voted," Trump said. "I remember they came out with a lot of phony polls. You know what that's called? Suppression," he added. "They convince you that you're wasting...
  • Trump Live Address to the NRA in Dallas

    05/04/2018 9:44:20 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 68 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting on Youtube ^ | 5/4/18 | Trump at the NRA
    President Trump scheduled to speak at 12:45pm.
  • Analysis: The centerpiece of the 2018 Texas general election? Dallas County

    04/30/2018 4:15:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Eagle ^ | April 30, 2018 | Ross Ramsey
    On the day after this year’s November general election, you’ll know almost everything about how Texas went by knowing how the election went in Dallas County. It’s a blue county in the most populated red state in the U.S. Hillary Clinton won 60.75 percent of the vote to Donald Trump’s 34.6 percent in 2016. Democrats Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte beat Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick in the races for governor and lieutenant governor in 2014, even as the two Republicans were coasting to easy statewide victories. Democrats want to keep the Dallas County trend rolling. Republicans, of...
  • Trump expected to address NRA's annual meeting

    04/29/2018 11:33:34 PM PDT · by Innovative · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | April 29, 2018 | Jeremy Diamond, CNN
    PrPresident Donald Trump is expected to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting later this week in Dallas, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN. The trip would be Trump's third consecutive address to the NRA's annual meeting. But this year, Trump is set to speak to the gun lobby just two months after he drew concerns from conservatives after urging lawmakers to not fear the NRA and suggesting law enforcement officials should take guns away from dangerous individuals without due process.esident Donald Trump is expected to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting later this week...
  • More Cities Are Banishing Highways Underground — And Building Parks on Top

    04/28/2018 1:04:22 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    The Pew Charitable Trusts ^ | April 2, 2018 | Martha T. Moore
    The most popular place to put a city park is, increasingly, on a highway. Cities looking to boost their downtowns, or to improve downtrodden neighborhoods, are creating “highway cap parks” on decks constructed over freeways that cut through the urban center. Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Denver and Dallas have deck parks underway. Atlanta, Houston, Minneapolis and Santa Monica, California, are among the cities considering similar projects. In crowded cities, highway deck parks are a way to create new acreage and provide green space that can spur downtown development. Capping a highway to create a park also can reconnect urban neighborhoods sliced apart...
  • Texas Senator Pushes Removal of ‘Noncitizens’ from Voter Rolls

    04/27/2018 3:18:10 PM PDT · by DFG · 18 replies
    breitbart ^ | 04/27/2018 | MERRILL HOPE
    One Texas lawmaker asked election officials to clean up their voter rolls from “illegal voting by noncitizens” in a county that has been plagued with a host of voter fraud allegations and investigations. State Senator Don Huffines (R-Dallas) voiced concerns over “illegal voting by noncitizens” this week in a letter to Dallas County elections officials. He called upon County Clerk, the Honorable John Warren, and Elections Administrator Toni Pippins-Poole to update the public on their progress in removing noncitizen voting registrants. “A fraudulent vote not only cancels out a legitimate one, but also casts doubt over the entire system, sowing...
  • JFK Assassination: The Tell-Tale Brain

    04/26/2018 8:37:18 AM PDT · by Sopater · 64 replies
    Who What Why ^ | 4/25/18 | Milicent Cranor
    Keeps on Telling — What Is It Saying? Photo credit: US Government Printing Office / Wikimedia and The White House / JFK Library Researchers are now analyzing newly released documents concerning the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, but many extraordinary facts have been in plain sight for decades — and yet unseen. This report concerns one of those facts, and how, to this day, the story around it is being concealed.The Tell-Tale Brain . Within minutes of Kennedy’s murder, witnesses were pointing at areas where they said they heard shots — and many pointed to a place in front...
  • 2 Dallas PD officers critically wounded in shooting in north Dallas; suspect at large

    04/24/2018 3:53:17 PM PDT · by Spktyr · 118 replies ^ | 24 April 2018 | WFAA
    Two Dallas Police Department officers have been critically wounded in a shooting at a Home Depot store in north Dallas, police officials confirmed. One civilian was also shot in the incident at the Home Depot at U.S. 75 and Forest Lane, multiple sources told WFAA. The two Dallas officers, a man and a woman, were helping a security guard who was responding to an incident at the store. The incident was still developing about 5 p.m. Police were still searching for a suspect. A police spokesman confirmed a "major incident" at the store and said it was still a "very...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Stormy Daniels' drummer husband was arrested in 2015 for attempting to 'recklessly...

    04/18/2018 6:00:55 AM PDT · by McGruff · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 29 March 2018 | Alana Goodman
    FULL TITLE: EXCLUSIVE: Stormy Daniels' drummer husband was arrested in 2015 for attempting to 'recklessly cause bodily injury' by pushing the porn star to the ground but abuse charges were only dropped two weeks ago - just before 60 Minutes interview Stormy Daniels's husband Glendon Crain was arrested for domestic violence following an incident at the couple's Dallas suburb home in 2015 An incident report obtained exclusively by reveals Crain, 41, pushed Daniels to the ground in an attempt to 'cause bodily injury' Crain was charged with family violence and was released on a $1,500 bond two days after...
  • Fallout over tolls divides local, state leaders

    04/16/2018 11:04:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The political tide has turned against toll roads in Texas, imperiling a Tomball interchange project and hamstringing frustrated local officials, while setting an ominous tone for projects to come. For years, state officials relied on tolls to tackle some of TexasÂ’ biggest traffic messes as a way to build without adding taxes. Since 2016, however, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have taken hard-line stances against the mixing of Texas Department of Transportation money and toll revenues. Most Popular More men accuse former Texas judge, Baptist leader of sexual misconduct Breaking down 2018 Texas A&M football: Quarterback With...
  • What's up with Dick Durbin's and Pete Sessions's secret junket to Venezuela?

    04/06/2018 11:52:32 AM PDT · by detective · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 6, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    Claiming he was just trying to free Josh Holt, a devout young Mormon from Utah held hostage by Venezuela's Maduro regime on phony charges, left-wing Illinois Democratic senator Dick Durbin isn't exactly credible about his real mission in his secret visit to Caracas this past week. Rep. Pete Sessions, a Dallas-based Republican, isn't exactly believable, either, given that he called his secret trip with Durbin "a peace mission" to Caracas last week.
  • Report: Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering Elderly Woman ‘Possibly’ a Texas Serial Killer

    03/28/2018 12:42:59 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 27, 2018 | by John Binder
    An illegal alien accused of murdering an elderly woman could “possibly” be a serial killer and involved with multiple other deaths of elderly people in the Dallas, Texas area, a report states. According to the FOX 4 News, 45-year-old illegal alien Billy Chemirmir from Kenya was chased down and arrested by police for allegedly murdering 81-year-old Lu Thi Harris. Now, police are retracing their steps to about 750 deaths of elderly women to investigate whether or not the illegal alien was involved with their deaths, according to WFAA. Since Chemirmir was charged with murder, two elderly women have come forward...
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit of “Clock Boy” Ahmed Mohamed’s dad with prejudice

    03/21/2018 10:22:44 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 36 replies
    The Gellar Report ^ | 3/21/18 | Pamela Gellar
    Jihad scammers rightfully tossed out of court. You remember “Clockmed,” aka Ahmed Mohamed. Mohamed took apart an LCD digital clock and stuck it in a box. What he put together resembled a homemade bomb. Even though he admitted it looked “suspicious,” Ahmed brought it to school. When teachers and school administration officials became concerned for the safety of the students, they walked into Clockmed’s trap. Ahmed played the Islamofauxbia victim to the hilt. Lauded by President Obama, the Pope, 97 world leaders, the UN, hailed by NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio, who declared “Ahmed Day,” he became an enemedia icon and...
  • Emails Tie Mayor Pro Tem Caraway to Failed DCS Real Estate Deal

    03/03/2018 3:58:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Mar 2, 2018 | Scott Friedman and Jack Douglas Jr.
    Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway worked with a man, who is now facing federal prison time, in attempts to purchase property for a school bus agency that is now the focus of an ongoing federal corruption investigation, according to records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates. Those records include emails that contradict what Caraway said in an interview in January, when he denied knowing of any business deals between Slater Swartwood Sr. and the beleaguered Dallas County Schools agency, which voters have elected to shut down. In that interview, Caraway also said he knew of no business ties between Swartwood and...
  • CRIME 5 hours agoTexas teen arrested with rifle, ammo near high school

    03/01/2018 8:49:42 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 52 replies
    FoxNews/AP ^ | 3-1-18 | Associated Press
    ROWLETT, Texas – A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.