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  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump minimizes IS risk, distorts Iran payout

    01/08/2020 1:44:03 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 55 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 8, 2020 | by Hope Yen (D-AP)
    President Donald Trump wrongly dismissed the continuing threat of the Islamic State group and spread a false tale of the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program in an address Wednesday that fell short on facts. He also made an assertion that is as dubious as it was provocative: that the Iranian missiles fired by Tehran at two military bases hosting U.S. forces in Iraq were paid for by money “made available” to Iran by the Obama administration. A look at some of the president’s claims in his remarks...
  • Please Stop Telling Miners To Learn To Code

    01/01/2020 5:58:57 PM PST · by conservative98 · 47 replies
    Intelligencer ^ | 12/31/19 | Sarah Jones
    God only knows where Biden got the idea that coal mining consists of throwing the stuff into a furnace. That’s not how it works, but I digress. Biden’s recommendation is stale stuff. It’s the kind of rhetoric that will only sway voters whose ideal president is a machine that spits out a white paper from 1998 every time someone pushes a button. Re-training programs for workers in precarious industries have been with us for a long time.So has a specific fixation on the tech industry, as though it’s a cure-all for rural poverty. But 1998 was a long time ago....
  • Biden Obliviously Tells Press that Fossil Fuel Execs Should Be Jailed

    12/30/2019 8:19:45 AM PST · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    Former vice president and presidential candidate Joe Biden told a crowd in Peterborough, New Hampshire over the weekend that if fossil fuel executives don't take accountability for helping to doom the environment, we should throw them in jail. See below. Tom Elliott@tomselliott . @JoeBiden on fossil fuel execs: “We should put them in jail” for pollution 556 2:27 PM - Dec 29, 2019 In order to curb the rate of pollution, Biden explained, we need to hold fossil fuel executives "liable for what they have done, particularly in those cases where there are underserved neighborhoods." When they don't deliver, Biden...
  • Joe Biden Says He’d Defy Subpoena to Testify in Trump’s Senate Trial

    12/27/2019 6:18:56 PM PST · by karpov · 113 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 27, 2019 | Thomas Kaplan
    DES MOINES — Returning to the campaign trail after Christmas, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Friday stood by his comments that he would not comply with a subpoena to testify at President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate. In a meeting with the editorial board of The Des Moines Register, whose endorsement in the Iowa caucuses is coveted by presidential hopefuls, Mr. Biden argued that complying with a subpoena and testifying would essentially allow Mr. Trump to succeed in shifting attention onto Mr. Biden and away from the president’s own actions. “The reason I wouldn’t is because...
  • Trump vows to make Democrats pay in 2020 for impeachment

    12/18/2019 4:41:32 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | Dave Boyer
    The Trump campaign is renewing a furious attack against vulnerable Democratic lawmakers and party leaders who vote for impeachment. Throughout the day on social media, the campaign’s rapid-response team plans to call out 30 House Democrats in pro-Trump districts for putting party over country. Those lawmakers also have been the target of a $10-million-plus advertising campaign by Trump allies urging them to vote no on impeachment. The campaign is also targeting Democratic leaders such as House Judiciary Committee Jerrold L. Nadler of New York, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff of California, with real-time...
  • The Two Undoctored Joe Biden Videos Every American Should See

    12/15/2019 8:34:26 AM PST · by Bon mots · 30 replies
    YouTube / The Internet ^ | December 15, 2019 | Bon Mots
    Must-See Joe Biden Videos Not doctored. Joe Biden threatening to withhold $1billion of US Taxpayer money if the prosecutor investigating his crooked son is not fired! Claims Obama has his back on this. Does it on camera. Insane ramblings about how he would sit in a swimming pool with black children and show then his hairy legs and he let them play with the blonde hair on his legs and then mentioned roaches and babbled more incoherent gibberish...
  • What Will Joe Biden’s Next Challenge Be?

    12/05/2019 12:50:46 PM PST · by blueunicorn6 · 50 replies
    Some old geezer | 12/5/2019 | blueunicorn6
    Joe Biden got mad at a guy today and challenged him to a push-up contest. What else will cranky old Joe Challenge someone to do?
  • New drug curbs delusions in dementia patients, study finds

    12/05/2019 7:04:01 AM PST · by Red Badger · 34 replies
    KHOU ^ | 12/05/2019 | Staff
    If approved, it could not only help people with Parkinson's but also Alzheimer's. A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. That's the result of a study in which the benefit was so clear, the trial was stopped early. If regulators agree, the drug -- pimavanserin -- could become the first new medicine for Alzheimer's in nearly two decades. It's sold under the brand name Nuplazid by Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. About 8 million Americans have dementia, and up to 30% develop psychosis. The Associated Press reports pimavanserin targets...
  • Joe Biden munches wife Jill's finger at Iowa campaign stop

    12/01/2019 9:48:22 AM PST · by Swarthy Greek Immigrant · 39 replies
    twitter.com/nypost ^ | 7:01 PM · Nov 30, 2019 | New York Post @nypost
    Joe Biden munches wife Jill's finger at Iowa campaign stop
  • VIDEO MIX: President Trump's surprise Thanksgiving visit with the troops in Afghanistan

    11/29/2019 9:58:14 AM PST · by MassMinuteman · 6 replies
    There's nowhere I'd rather spend Thanksgiving than with the toughest, fiercest warriors. I'm here to say Happy Thanksgiving and thank you very much. As president of the United States, I have no higher honor than serving as commander-in-chief. ... We will continue to work tirelessly for the day when all of you can go home to your families…and that day is coming very soon. -- President Donald Trump, Thanksgiving Day 2019
  • Good Move on the Terrorist Cartels, Mr. President. Now do Antifa.

    11/27/2019 4:35:18 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 40 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Tired of all this #WINNING yet? Hah! Fat chance. – For the fourth time in the last seven trading days, all three major stock market indexes attained record high closes on Tuesday. This was the 10th record-high closing day in November alone, and…wait for it…the 100th record high closing day for the Dow Jones Industrials since Donald John Trump was sworn in as President of the United States. Great. Now do Antifa – Speaking of President Trump, he told Bill O’Reilly in an interview released on Tuesday that he will soon designate Mexico’s governing party, er, major drug cartels as...
  • 25 years ago President Ronald Reagan announced his Alzheimer's to the nation

    11/12/2019 8:57:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    Today ^ | 11/11/2019 | Erika Edwards
    Twenty-five years ago this month, President Ronald Reagan told the nation he’d been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. “I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life,” he wrote in a letter addressed to his “Fellow Americans,” dated November 5, 1994. Reagan wrote that he and his wife, Nancy, decided to disclose his condition in hopes it would increase attention for the disease that slowly, but surely, robs the mind of its memories. “In opening our hearts, we hope this might promote greater awareness of this condition,” he wrote. “Perhaps it will encourage a clearer...
  • Trump Coins New Term "Pre-Existing Physicians" at KY Rally

    11/04/2019 7:39:11 PM PST · by Jess Kitting · 32 replies
    Twitter, Youtube ^ | Nov. 4, 2019 | Donald Trump
    Trump: "We will protect you with pre-existing physicians."TwitterYoutube Gotta love our President!
  • Joe Biden Alleges Trump Involved in a Cover-Up on Ukraine

    11/01/2019 5:56:44 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 31 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/01/2019 | Pam Key
    On Friday’s broadcast of PBS’s “Newshour,” 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden said he believes President Donald Trump is engaged in a cover-up about his interactions with Ukraine.
  • Trump says he wants to read Ukraine call transcript in televised 'fireside chat'

    10/31/2019 9:47:48 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/31/19 1 hr ago | Louis Casiano | Fox News
    President Trump said Thursday he may read the transcript of his July 25 telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky aloud to Americans in the style of the famous fireside chats delivered by President Franklin Roosevelt during the 1930s and 1940s. “This is over a phone call that is a good call,” Trump said in an interview with the Washington Examiner. "At some point, I’m going to sit down, perhaps as a fireside chat on live television, and I will read the transcript of the call, because people have to hear it. When you read it, it’s a straight call.”...
  • Trump: NeverTrumper Republicans are worse than the Do Nothing Dems

    10/23/2019 2:33:33 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 7 replies
    Donald J Trump: The Never Trumper Republicans, though on respirators with not many left, are in certain ways worse and more dangerous for our Country than the Do Nothing Democrats. Watch out for them, they are human scum! Never Trumper Republican John Bellinger, represents Never Trumper Diplomat Bill Taylor (who I don’t know), in testimony before Congress! Do Nothing Democrats allow Republicans Zero Representation, Zero due process, and Zero Transparency... ....Does anybody think this is fair? Even though there was no quid pro quo, I’m sure they would like to try. Worse than the Dems!
  • Eating lots of controversial trans fats found in fried food, cakes and biscuits 'could put you at..

    10/23/2019 3:12:34 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 36 replies
    DM ^ | 10/23/2019 | victoria allen
    Fatty acids found in baked goods and takeaways may put people at greater risk of dementia. Trans fats, which are used to make cakes, biscuits, margarines and fried food, are not banned in the UK, although they are not commonly used. Japanese researchers have now linked these fats to dementia, in a study of more than 1,600 people over 60. Estimating people's consumption of trans fats using blood tests, they found those with the highest levels in their body were 52 per cent more likely to get dementia. Evidence suggests trans fats may cause harmful inflammation and the build-up of...
  • Hillary Clinton Engages In Insane Conspiracy Theory Attacking Tulsi Gabbard

    10/19/2019 4:49:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 19, 2019 | Tristan Justice
    Former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton claimed Tuesday that the Russians are propping up U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii for a third-party presidential run in 2020. “I’m not making any predictions, but I think they’ve got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate,” Clinton said of Russia’s involvement in the next presidential election on former Obama White House advisor David Plouffe’s podcast. “She’s the favorite of the Russians.” During the interview, Clinton also branded former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein...
  • WATCH:Biden stumbles over words in debate, references people clipping coupons in the stock market

    10/15/2019 8:43:26 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/15/19 | Sam Dorman | Fox News
    Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to stumble over his words while discussing the economy and taxes on Tuesday night. "Why should someone who's clipping coupons in the stock market may, in fact, pay a lower tax rate than someone who in fact is, like I said, a schoolteacher and a fireman? It's ridiculous," Biden said. Biden made those comments while appearing at the fourth Democratic debate. Biden has long been the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination but is facing a potential challenge Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who has been gaining traction in key states.
  • 3 women accused of running fight club with dementia patients

    10/15/2019 11:53:25 AM PDT · by Drastic · 20 replies
    Mega Philly ^ | 10-15-19 | Mira B
    Now they don't have to worry about anyone talking about the Fight Club because their members naturally forget them. Three employees at the Danby House assisted living facility started an upper ground version of Fight Club that comes with a twist; dementia patients are their members. Marilyn Latish McKey, 32; Tonacia Yvonne Tyson, 20; Taneisha Deshawn Jordan, 26, have been charged for elder abuse and have been arrested accordingly. The report was filed in June after the appropriately named fight club leaders were accused of fighting one another and encouraging patients to fight each other. These are people whose bones...