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  • Cubas Transition is Fake News with Bells On

    04/21/2018 6:12:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    Castro's (unregistered) agents-of-influence are frantically busy this week thanks to their (unregistered) accomplices in the Fake News Media. All claim an earth-shaking "transition" is underway in Cuba! Needless to add, according to these (unregistered) foreign agents, President Trump should promptly avail himself of this golden opportunity to embrace those harmless, innocent, free- health-care providers that U.S. policy has unjustly and vicariously bullied for lo so many years. Could anything be more transparently facetious and idiotic? To quote the late Joan Rivers: Can we talk? In fact, whats happening as Cuban President (dictator) Raul Castro steps down in favor of Cuban...
  • Trial Lawyers Still Don't Have a Winning Case Against Monsanto

    04/21/2018 5:50:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Brian McNicoll
    Trial lawyers hoping to take a big bite out of food producer Monsanto’s bottom line with a lawsuit over its most popular weed-killer have run into a problem – the judge who they need to convince their arguments are valid is not buying it.In 2015, the International Agency for Research and Cancer, based in Lyon, France, declared glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, the world’s most popular weed-killer, a “probably human carcinogen.”No other scientific body has reached that conclusion. Indeed, the Environmental Protection Agency says glyphosate is safe for humans when used in accordance with label directions, the National Institute...
  • President Trump Can Counter OPEC and Achieve Energy Dominance

    04/21/2018 5:40:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Ken Blackwell
    President Trump, in a recent tweet, has drawn attention to a pernicious threat against American interests that has persisted for decades: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its alliance with other petrostates as they seek to control the price and supply of oil. With its stated goal of reducing the worlds oil glut in sight, the cartel and its unofficial members should have spent their meeting in Jeddah discussing an exit plan for this pact. However, with oil at three-year highs and rising, the group has moved the goalpost yet again, with discussions on extending the...
  • There Is No Such Thing As Newsworthy Exception To Attorney-Client Confidentiality

    04/21/2018 5:27:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Marina Medvin
    President Trump and his supporters made headway in accusing the Federal government of violating or endangering attorney-client privilege. Theyre not wrong. The attorney-client privilege is recognized by our Supreme Court as one of the oldest recognized privileges for confidential communications. See Hunt v. Blackburn, 128 U. S. 464 (1888). The privilege is intended to encourage "full and frank communication between attorneys and their clients and thereby promote broader public interests in the observance of law and the administration of justice, the Supreme Court explained in 1982. And, in 1998, the Supreme Court confirmed that attorney-client confidentiality is so important to...
  • 7 Forces Driving America Toward Civil War

    04/21/2018 5:19:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 74 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | John Hawkins
    I was interviewed by a mainstream media reporter yesterday. I thought he wanted to talk tech issues, but we actually spent almost the entire conversation discussing the feeling that many conservatives have that America has gone off the tracks and is headed toward dissolution or alternately, a civil war one day. Obviously, this would be a terrible thing and ironically, twenty years ago, it would have been laughable. Today, the joke isnt so funny because we are a deeply unhealthy society with a dysfunctional government and for all our money, success and storied history, we seem to be on an...
  • Predictable' Obama Praises the Parkland Five

    04/21/2018 5:10:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    Former president Barack Obama is a man who exhibits selective outrage based upon how a tragedy can benefit advancing the utopian vision.  If an event includes changing "the world as it is" into the world Obama thinks it "should be," the former president will commend whomever he has to. With that in mind, recently, via a piece written for Time magazine entitled "Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez and Alex Wind," Obama praised the five Parkland student-activists who made Time's 100 Most Influential People list.The former president wrote, "America's response to mass shootings has long followed a predictable pattern."  Obama's article...
  • Chicken Fried Hate

    04/21/2018 5:02:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Trevor Thomas
    The company [Chick-fil-A] invests in Christian growth and ministry through its WinShape Foundation (WinShape.com).  The name comes from the idea of shaping people to be winners[.] ... As has been well documented, the left is hating on Chick-fil-A...again.  No one should be surprised by this, least of all Chick-fil-A.  Back in 2012, Chick-fil-A became a prime target of the left when its then-president and chief operating officer, Dan Cathy – son of founder Truett Cathy and now the chairman and CEO of Chick-fil-A – gave a benign interview to Baptist Press (the Cathys are longtime members of New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Ga.). The following...
  • Comey is a Pink-Hatted Women's-Marcher

    04/21/2018 4:50:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Remember a recent stop in India on Hillary Clinton's "Excuse Tour", blaming everyone and everything except the family dog for her surprising (at least to her and her supporters) electoral loss to Donald Trump? Two things stand out from her visit to India her tumble down the stairs and her latest excuse as to why she lost the election everyone thought she would win in a landslide. Instead of Rush Limbaugh or Fox News brainwashing voters to choose Trump, this time the puppet masters were white men, dripping with privilege and deplorable-ness. Hillary explained, "We do not do well...
  • The Trump Presidency: A Success Story

    04/20/2018 5:13:07 PM PDT · by ethom · 12 replies
    <p>WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IF I told you that Donald Trump is one step away from securing a legacy as the most successful first-year president ever?</p> <p>On one level, it sounds crazy. The president has spent year one mired in controversy over crazy tweets involving alleged face-lifts of TV stars, horrifically ignorant and ill-advised comments about white nationalists, alleged personal profiting off the presidency, supposed interference in criminal investigations and the connections of multiple members of his campaign and administration team to Russia and more.</p>
  • MSNBC Eager for Anti-Gun Protesters to Vote Out GOP in November

    04/20/2018 4:56:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 20, 2018 | Kyle Drennen
    Throughout MSNBC’s Friday coverage of student walk-outs across the country to demand gun control, the liberal cable channel’s anchors and correspondent could barely contain their excitement about the prospect of those anti-gun protesters mobilizing to vote pro-gun rights Republicans out of office in the November midterms. “Right now we are walking right past the President’s hotel, actually, on Pennsylvania Avenue. And the students are chanting, ‘Vote him out.’ It’s pretty clear the target of their ire here, the politicians they feel like have not been listening to them,” correspondent Garrett Haake enthusiastically announced while reporting from a protest march in...
  • The Trump Investigation Hoax Unravels

    04/20/2018 2:05:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 20, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Okay, folks, Im gonna go out on a limb here. Its not too big a limb, but Im gonna go out on it anyway. I think all of this collusion, Trump-Russia, obstruction of justice, this whole thing is starting to unravel big time on everybody involved in it on the DOJ and the FBI side. And I think these Comey memos are the exclamation point to the whole thing being a hoax. There is nothing here. JOHNNY DONOVAN: And now, from sunny south Florida, its Open Line Friday! RUSH: Yes siree bob. We gonna wrap up another busy broadcast...
  • Rudy Hired to Negotiate Graceful Exit for the Establishment

    04/20/2018 1:45:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 20, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The New York Post: Rudy Giuliani Joins Trump Legal Team, Hopes to End Russia Probe in A Week or Two.' He said that. Now, full disclosure, I know Rudy Giuliani. I play golf with Rudy Giuliani. We sometimes talk politics while playing golf, because Im full disclosure. No, hes never sent me a bill. Ive never asked Rudy legal advice. In fact, we did meet one time at the Havana Club in Manhattan when he was thinking about running for president, and he was asking me what I thought would be important in his agenda for reaching out beyond...
  • CNNs Year-Long-Get-Trump Project Explodes in Two Sound Bites

    04/20/2018 1:18:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 20, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: By the way, the Comey memos regarding Trump and Flynn, do you know what they really reveal? They reveal that Trump had a lot of reservations about Flynns judgment. It wasnt just related to the phone call he had with the Russian ambassador who went to lunch all the time, Sergey Kislyak. According to Comeys memos, Trumps reservations about Flynn were numerous, and they were related to his judgment. Trump was not confident of it. Now, case youre asking, no, there were no Comey memos ever of any of his meetings or time spent with President Obama. You might...
  • Andrew Cuomo Is Confused

    04/20/2018 1:08:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 20, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Andrew Cuomo did, in fact, tweet for those of you new to the program, I know its Cuomo. But back in the day when the Reverend Jackson wanted the Democrat nomination for the presidency one of his regular opponents at the time was Governor Cuomo of New York, Mario The Pious. And for whatever reason, the Reverend Jackson pronounced the name Cuomo. Its like he didnt see the O in it when he looked at it. So to avoid the charge of making fun of the Reverend Jackson, if he thought it was Cuomo, then on this program...
  • James Comeys book tour is not going well for him

    04/20/2018 11:04:19 AM PDT · by advance_copy · 38 replies
    Yahoo Entertainment ^ | 4/20/18 | Ken Tucker
    By the time former FBI Director James Comey sat down for an interview with MSNBCs Rachel Maddow on Thursday night, his jaw had distinct traces of stubble the 5 oclock shadow of a man who had put in a more strenuous day than hed bargained for. He has reached a crescendo in his book tour to promote A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, his my-side-of-the-story about how he got fired by President Trump and why he prefers to drink wine from paper cups. Earlier in the day, Comey was buffeted by a barrage of rapid jabs from CNNs...
  • Marc Thiessen: Pompeo is close to confirmation and 11 senators are close to making a colossal...

    04/20/2018 10:01:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 20, 2018 | Marc Thiessen
    Marc Thiessen: Pompeo is close to confirmation and 11 senators are close to making a colossal mistakeFor the first time in the history of the republic, it appears increasingly likely that a majority of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote against the president's nominee for secretary of state. If this happens, it would be a black mark not on Mike Pompeo's record, but on the reputation of this once-storied committee. ~snip~ Last year, all 10 Democrats on the committee voted "no" to Rex Tillerson's nomination, making him the first secretary of state in history to be approved on a...
  • Opinion: Deportation Is A Reproductive Rights Issue

    04/20/2018 9:10:27 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | April 19, 2018 | by Holly Bland
    On Thursday afternoon, activist Alejandra Pablos - my friend - will stand up in court and wait for a judge to decide the fate of her freedom. Ale, as her friends call her, was taken into custody by ICE and has been detained for the last 42 days. Ale lost her green card and was put in line for deportation after a 2011 arrest and conviction on several charges including driving under the influence. She spent two years in Eloy Detention Center in Southern Arizona. This January, Ale, a dedicated reproductive justice and immigrant rights organizer, was leading chants at...
  • FBI a house of lies in Comey era

    04/20/2018 8:17:01 AM PDT · by advance_copy · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/20/18 | Jonathan Turley
    With former FBI director James Comey reportedly considering a movie deal, events are undermining his narrative by the day, even for a reduced version of A Few Good Men. The man Comey described as a good man, his former top aide Andrew McCabe, was just referred by the Justice Departments inspector general for criminal charges. Comey now says Good people lie. I think Im a good person, where I have lied. That is not exactly the stuff of Tom Cruise yelling, I want the truth! The truth is that Comey and McCabe repeatedly have criticized President Trump for degrading the...
  • Untold Story of Broadcast Ownership

    04/20/2018 6:56:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2018 | Armstrong Williams
    Last year, the Sinclair Broadcasting Group agreed to acquire the Tribune Media Company. Since then the competitors of free-to-the-home broadcast television have been among the loudest voices crying "the sky is falling," and the government -- the FCC and DOJ -- should deny approval of the merger. This chorus has been joined by adversaries wishing to create political division, and seeking to pull the power-levers of government to have Sinclair "investigated" for "bias" and claims of "fake news." Let's get some context and perspective. Free-to-the-home television in America, one of the nation's most heavily regulated industries, is in a fight...
  • Getting Tough With Syria and Russia

    04/20/2018 6:46:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2018 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON - This was the week when America was being praised around the world for punishing Syrias evil, despotic, regime that killed scores of men, women and children with its arsenal of lethal chemical weapons. It was certainly President Trumps finest hour in global leadership, hailed by our allies, several of whom joined in a retaliatory attack to destroy much of Bashar al-Assads chemical weapons facilities. Russia, Assads accomplice in murder and mayhem, called the attacks an act of aggression. Iran, who has bankrolled terrorist plots throughout the region, labeled it a war crime. And Syria, whose government is...