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  • What’s at stake for federal employees in the midterm elections?

    10/22/2018 6:38:51 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 23 replies
    The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) ^ | October 22, 2018 | The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
    In just two weeks, Americans will flock to the polls to cast their votes in the mid-term elections where all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats are up for grabs. The people we elect on Nov. 6 will make policy decisions that will shape the future of our country for years to come.  As a federal employee, it’s your chance to make your voice heard and hold politicians accountable. Besides Social Security, health care, voting rights, and other important issues, your entire livelihood is on the line. It’s not about...
  • 5 Stories that Matter

    10/22/2018 6:32:29 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 4 replies
    The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) ^ | October 22, 2018 | The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
    IMPORTANT: This information should not be downloaded using government equipment, read during duty time or sent to others using government equipment, because it suggests action to be taken in support of or against legislation. Do not use your government email address or government phone in contacting your Member of Congress.Each week, AFGE browses the World Wide Web for stories that matter to AFGE members. Here are the five stories you shouldn’t miss this week:Trump Demands 5 Percent Spending Cuts from Every Cabinet Agency President Trump on Wednesday ordered Cabinet secretaries to develop a plan to cut 5 percent of their agencies’ budgets,...
  • Beto O’Rourke: U.S. Needs to Send Financial Aid to Stabilize Central America

    10/22/2018 5:33:26 PM PDT · by C19fan · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 21, 2018 | Staff
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) said America needed to send financial aid to stabilize Central America to decrease asylum-seeking immigrants. O’Rourke said, “If things are so desperate in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, that someone would risk their lives to come here than what can we do to improve situations there? We have invested trillions of dollars for wars in the Middle East. Could we invest some fraction of that to provide the stability in Northern triangle counties of Central America make sure people have a reason to stay and raise their families where...
  • AZ Sen: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema's Senate Bid Has Become A Total Train Wreck

    10/22/2018 5:19:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The Arizona Senate race is one that Democrats think they can pick up. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is unpopular; the latest crop of Republicans that have represented the state have disappointed conservatives and its trending blue. It’s going to be tight. Right now, Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema are duking it out. Sinema had a commanding lead, but the vicious fight over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh gave the GOP base a boost, plus the serial bad news from Sinema’s past activist history has turned her Senate run into something of a dumpster fire. There’s...
  • NBC News: Five myths about the Honduran Caravan Debunked

    10/22/2018 2:51:53 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 76 replies
    NBSEE News ^ | 1-22-2018 | Julia Ainsley and Daniella Silva and Ken Dilanian
    A caravan of thousands of Honduran migrants is headed north in hopes of crossing the U.S. border. You may have heard some scary things about it. What's true and what's false? Here are five allegations bouncing around the internet that are definitely "alternative facts." MYTH 1: It's being funded by Democrats. Trump said at a campaign rally on Thursday that "a lot of money has been passing to people" traveling north from Honduras. A Republican from Florida, Rep. Matt Gaetz shared a short video that Trump later promoted of migrants being given cash and suggested that they were being funded...
  • ARMY of ILLEGALS TRAIN OF CENTRAL AMERICAN MIGRANTS SWELLS IN NUMBER DESPITE WARNINGS FROM TRUMP

    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.
  • Mexican news says caravans grow to 14,000 people

    10/22/2018 11:49:43 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 106 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | y Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times - Updated: 1:43 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    New estimates cited by El Universal, a Mexican newspaper, say the caravan now has 14,000 people, many of them already in Mexico while others still wait One woman quoted by BBC, identified as Maria, walking with her husband and two children, said they are looking for work. That would put them in the category of illegal migrants, not asylum-seekers. Yet many appear confident they can take advantage of lax U.S. laws to gain a foothold in the shadows.
  • Intensifying Hurricane Willa Headed Directly Toward 10,000 Migrant Caravan Path

    10/22/2018 11:47:16 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 71 replies
    News Intensifying Hurricane Willa Headed Directly Toward 10,000 Migrant Caravan Path Update 10/22: Hurricane Willa, as reported by the National Hurricane Center, is now a Category 5 hurricane.It appears that the migrant caravan, which has been reported to upward of 10,000 strong, might run into some extra trouble on their march to seek American asylum. A massive hurricane (named Willa) is set to cross the path that the migrants will eventually cross. There’s also a slightly smaller disturbance named Vincente to the south of Willa that meteorologists say will be consumed by the massively growing Willa, but will still...
  • 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...
  • BREAKING: President Trump Announces Aid Cuts to Multiple Countries Over Illegal Caravan

    10/22/2018 8:38:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 186 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    President Trump announced Monday morning he is starting the process to cut or reduce aid to Central American countries that haven't stopped a caravan of illegal aliens. Over the past few days, the caravan has grown from 4,000 people to 7,000. 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. We will now begin cutting off, or substantially reducing, the massive foreign aid routinely given to them.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2018 Over the weekend, President Trump again threatened to seal...
  • Texas Border Patrol Chief Begs For Help as Over 12,000 Illegals Caught in Last Three Weeks (tr)

    10/21/2018 8:43:27 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 127 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 21, 2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Thousands of illegal aliens are swarming the Texas border this month in advance of the migrant caravan marching through Mexico, prompting Chief Patrol Agent Manuel Padilla, Jr., the Customs and Border Patrol Sector Chief of the Rio Grande Valley, to beg for help dealing with the onslaught of illegal aliens, gang members and drug cartel smugglers. Just on Saturday over 700 illegal aliens were caught, with over 12,000 caught in the past three weeks. In addition, safe houses have been busted and drug smugglers intercepted by the overstretched CBP in the Rio Grande Valley. 16,000 “family units” were reported caught...
  • AMAZING! Over 100,000 RSVPs For Houston Trump Rally With Ted Cruz – Tailgater Set Up Outside to...

    10/21/2018 6:57:53 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 45 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 21, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    FULL TITLE: AMAZING! Over 100,000 RSVPs For Houston Trump Rally With Ted Cruz – Tailgater Set Up Outside to Accommodate Massive Crowd President Trump was having a hard time finding a location where he can hold all his followers that want to see him and Senator Ted Cruz in Houston, Texas. The challenge was finding a place big enough to accommodate over 77,000 people–but that was on Friday–By Sunday, the RSVPs ballooned to a whopping 100,000+ people! Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale announced on Sunday that due to over 100,000 RSVPs for the Houston rally with Ted Cruz scheduled...
  • Growing Invasion Force Overwhelms Mexican Authorities – Approximately 10,000 Now Traveling through M

    10/21/2018 7:49:22 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 138 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 21, 2018 | sundance
    Despite media claims to the contrary, election Mexican officials previously promised to allow the invasion of Central American migrants. There is a history here. Heavily financed horde of Central American migrants has overwhelmed token resistance from Mexican military and advanced north toward Southern U.S. border.  As described by Associated Press today: “growing army of migrants resumes march toward US.”  This is a well financed, well organized, left-wing political operation strategically timed to reach the U.S. border and coincide with the 2018 mid-term election.Estimates as to the number of economic migrants varies between 7,000 to 10,000 and the numbers are growing...
  • Abigail Hernandez faces immigration hearing, fighting to stay in America

    10/19/2018 3:28:42 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 15 replies
    WHEC10 NBC ^ | 10/18/18 | Lynette Adams
    The former East High School student who made a threat against the school last winter was back in court Thursday. This time Abigail Hernandez was fighting for her ability to remain in America. Hernandez took the witness stand and answered several questions, telling the court she has been on anxiety medication since getting in trouble for posting on social media that she would 'shoot up' the high school. Back in August, Hernandez was sentenced to three years probation for making the terroristic threat. After her sentencing, she was taken back into federal custody. She was in the country protected under...
  • US, Mexico agree on plan to handle migrant caravan from Central America

    10/18/2018 6:11:00 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 87 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 18,2018 | Elizabeth Zwirz, John Roberts
    U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on a plan to handle the approaching migrant caravan making their way up from Central America, a senior administration official told Fox News on Thursday. over the course of several months, Mexico will request that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) establish shelters along its southern border with Central America, the official said. Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Geronimo Gutierrez elaborated on the request, during an interview on Fox News’ “Special Report.” “Just today, the Mexican government, and this is a very important step, requested the intervention of the U.N., the Office...
  • 25 Reasons I’m Not a Democrat

    10/15/2018 5:40:09 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 15 Oct 2018 | John Hawkins
    There are a lot of reasons I’m not a Democrat. For example, I believe that… 1. Jesus, America, and capitalism have been the three greatest forces of good in world history. 2. An attractive woman posing with an AR-15 beats a screaming feminist in a pussy hat 10 times out of 10. 3. You can’t #believeallwomen or #believeallmen; you have to #believetheevidence. 4. It’s wrong and disgusting to harass people in restaurants and at their home just because you disagree with them politically. Also if you block traffic to get attention for your cause, whatever it may be, I am...
  • Republicans warn: There's a 'big fight' brewing over Trump's border wall.

    10/14/2018 2:09:28 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-13-18 | Clare Foran
    Even with the midterm elections looming, Republican leaders in Congress made clear this week they're paying close attention to a looming battle over President Donald Trump's promised border wall. On Monday, House Speaker Paul Ryan predicted a "big fight" over border security on the horizon, while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that the GOP is "committed" to working to secure the funding the President wants for his signature campaign pledge.
  • Drones swamp US-Mexico border but federal agents powerless to stop them

    10/13/2018 3:07:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 73 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12 OCT 2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI identified this week unmanned aerial systems, or drones, as one of the greatest national security threats to America — rating it as severe a concern as cybersecurity hacks, critical infrastructure attacks, and terrorism. While drones are often thought of as techie toys, officials are becoming increasingly worried about the threat they pose and are warning it's only a matter of time until the devices are used to drop a bomb or fentanyl powder on people in a populated area. Drones are already used by transnational criminal syndicates and drug cartels. The technology...
  • Deranged media gets Trump advisor Stephen Miller’s 3rd grade teacher to badmouth him (And Rabbi)

    10/12/2018 3:36:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | October 11, 2018 | William A. Jacobson
    So many lines have been crossed by Democrats and their supportive media, IÂ’m not sure there are any lines left. Stephen Miller, advisor to Trump, is hated by Democrats and other leftists because of his role helping elect Trump and MillerÂ’s strong positions on immigration. MillerÂ’s condo building has been the subject of protests. The New York Times investigated MillerÂ’s high school and college years: Mr. MillerÂ’s journey to this point, outlined over dozens of interviews with friends, classmates and current and former colleagues, is a triumph of unbending convictions and at least occasional contrivance. It is a story of...
  • Judge Halts Termination of TPS for Sudan, Haiti, El Salvador, and Nicaragua

    10/11/2018 10:27:24 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 28 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 05 October 2018 | Andrew R. Arthur
    Under this ruling, would the Trump administration ever be allowed to end TPS for any country? [This is a Conservative legal analysis of the District Court ruling that came down about one week ago]