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  • A Trump Double-Cross on the Wall will Destroy the GOP

    04/26/2017 9:20:54 PM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 26, 2017 | Ann Coulter
    No one voted for Trump because of the “Access Hollywood” tape. They voted for him because of his issues; most prominently, his promise to build “a big beautiful wall.” And who’s going to pay for it? MEXICO! You can’t say that at every campaign rally for 18 months and then not build a wall. Do not imagine that a Trump double-cross on the wall will not destroy the Republican Party. Oh, we’ll get them back. No, you won’t. Trump wasn’t a distraction: He was the last chance to save the GOP. Millions of Americans who hadn’t voted in 30 years...
  • Twitter: Gavin McInnes Promises to Speak at Berkeley Tomorrow

    04/26/2017 9:11:01 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 30 replies
    The @AnnCoulter event in Berkeley is NOT canceled. I will be speaking tomorrow with @Lauren_Southern @FaithGoldy @BrittPettibone #POYB
  • France’s Macron Booed By Factory Workers Chanting ‘Marine President!’

    04/26/2017 6:40:55 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-26-2017 | Chris Tomlinson
    Globalist French President candidate Emmanuel Macron faced animosity from workers at a Whirlpool plant facing closure during a campaign visit after anti-mass migration candidate Marine Le Pen made a surprise visit hours earlier. What started as a planned campaign stop to visit the union bosses of a Whirlpool plant facing closure in Amiens ended in disaster for Mr. Macron after a surprise visit from his presidential rival. Mr. Macron was shoved and shouted at by workers who may lose their jobs as the factory is scheduled to be relocated to Poland next June French broadcaster BFMTV reports. The 39-year-old Presidential...
  • Trump Agrees to Renegotiate NAFTA with Canada, Mexico Leaders (More Winning)

    04/26/2017 8:23:26 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/26/2017 | John Roberts
    President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada agreed Wednesday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said Wednesday night. "it is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation," Trump said in a statement. "It is an honor to deal with both [Mexican] President [Enrique] Peńa Nieto and [Canadian] Prime Minister [Justin] Trudeau, and I believe that the end result will make all three countries stronger and better." The White House added that Trump "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time" and that all three leaders ""agreed to proceed swiftly,...
  • Congress Asked To Eliminate $270 Million A Year In Solar Subsidies

    04/26/2017 8:06:45 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/26/2017 | Andrew Follett
    Conservative groups wrote a letter to Congress Tuesday asking lawmakers on the appropriations committee to eliminate a solar subsidy program worth $270 million. Conservatives want Congress to pull funding from the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, citing recent investigations that found the program provided subsidies for rooftop solar power. The letter calls SunShot the “ground zero of the solar subsidy machine,” arguing that it gives out millions of dollars in subsidies through net metering programs. Such programs force utilities to buy the electricity from rooftop solar panels at up to six times the market price, effectively forcing non-solar residents to pay...
  • Why The Judge's Ruling On Trump's Executive Order Doesn't Change Much

    04/26/2017 7:43:25 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/26/2017 | Alex Pfeiffer
    he decision by a federal judge in San Francisco Tuesday doesn’t have any practical effect on the Trump administration’s policy toward sanctuary cities. That’s because the White House and the Department of Justice have not been on the same page about the definition of a sanctuary city and how much federal money those sanctuary cities should lose. The executive order signed in January by President Donald Trump called for sanctuary jurisdictions to be eligible to lose all federal funding except money needed for law enforcement purposes. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, however, talked only about sanctuary jurisdictions losing grants from the...
  • New Biography: Young Obama ‘Considered Gayness’

    04/26/2017 7:37:17 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 62 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/26/2016 | ALEX PFEIFFER
    President Barack Obama considered being homosexual as a young man, according to a forthcoming biography of the president. The biography by David Garrow, “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” is set to come out on May 9. Garrow wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Martin Luther King Jr., and is a regular contributor to The New York Times and The Washington Post. In a chapter about the former president’s two years at Occidental College, Garrow reveals a close relationship Obama had with an openly gay assistant professor named Lawrence Goldyn. ------------------------------------------------- “Three years later, Obama wrote somewhat elusively to...
  • UN warned Trump that ObamaCare repeal could violate international law

    04/26/2017 6:08:49 PM PDT · by blueyon · 46 replies
    Fownews ^ | 4/26/17 | Foxnews
    The United Nations warned the Trump administration earlier this year that repealing ObamaCare without providing an adequate replacement would be a violation of multiple international laws, according to a new report. Though the Trump administration is likely to ignore the U.N. warning, The Washington Post reported the Office of the U.N. High Commission on Human Rights in Geneva sent an "urgent appeal" on Feb 2. The Post reported that the confidential, five-page memo cautioned that the repeal of the Affordable Care Act would put the U.S. “at odds with its international obligations.” The warning was sent to the State Department...
  • New Biography: Young Obama ‘Considered Gayness’

    04/26/2017 5:17:22 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 115 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/26/2017 | Alex Pfeiffer
    President Barack Obama considered being homosexual as a young man, according to a forthcoming biography of the president. The biography by David Garrow, “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” is set to come out on May 9. Garrow wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Martin Luther King Jr., and is a regular contributor to The New York Times and The Washington Post. {..snip..}
  • Chelsea Clinton Gets Another Award For Doing Nothing Special

    04/26/2017 4:40:59 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    Chelsea Clinton Gets Another Award For Doing Nothing Special By Emily Zanotti | 1:20 pm, April 26, 2017 Like her mother before her, Chelsea Clinton appears to be creating a cottage industry for herself in receiving random awards for her unparalleled contributions to society, scintillating takes on current events, and incredibly generous heart. Not content with just her Variety-sponsored “achievement award,” Chelsea on Tuesday night accepted the annual City Harvest Award for Commitment in fighting hunger in New York City. Before we claim that she’s done nothing to earn a major award, aside from sitting in a privileged position atop...
  • More Visible Dots The Media Ignore In Trump’s Strategy Against North Korea…

    04/26/2017 4:19:16 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 33 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 26, 2017 | Sundance
    Hours before the Trump administration briefed 100 senators today on the issues surrounding North Korea, a more consequential announcement was made. The jaw dropping announcement (hidden by U.S. media) appears to show just how long President Trump has been putting the North Korea strategy together. However, before discussing that aspect, we review the Senate Briefing at the White House: Today Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presided over a meeting meeting to brief Senators. The details of that meeting have...
  • Not Building the Wall IS a Government Shutdown

    04/26/2017 3:43:24 PM PDT · by scottinoc · 7 replies
    Ann Coulter ^ | 4/26/2017 | Ann Coulter
    Fake News' question of the week: Will Trump risk a government shutdown over the wall? The media flip back and forth on who's to blame for a government shutdown depending on which branch is controlled by Republicans. But the "shutdown" hypothetical in this case is a trick question. A failure to build the wall IS a government shutdown. Of course it would be unfortunate if schoolchildren couldn't visit national parks and welfare checks didn't get mailed on time. But arranging White House tours isn't the primary function of the government. The government's No. 1 job is to protect the nation....
  • Washington Post's Milbank: Obamacare Repeal May 'Violate International Law'

    04/26/2017 3:32:34 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 31 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 26, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick
    Did you know that international law could supercede American law? In fact, Congress may not be able to repeal ObamaCare because it would be in violation of international law. That is the point now being made by Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank. He cites the United Nations High Commissioner on human rights as well as Article 25 of the Universal Declarations of Human Rights and article 5(e) of the International Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimation to make his case. And if that doesn't convince you that American law should just be ignored, then Milbank pulls out...
  • Exclusive interview: Trump 'absolutely' looking at breaking up 9th Circuit

    04/26/2017 2:59:03 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/26/2017 | Sarah Westwood
    "You see judge shopping, or what's gone on with these people, they immediately run to the 9th Circuit," Trump said. President Trump said Wednesday that he has "absolutely" considered proposals that would split up the 9th Circuit, where judges have blocked two of his executive actions. "Absolutely, I have," Trump said of considering 9th circuit breakup proposals during a far-ranging interview with the Washington Examiner at the White House on Wednesday. "There are many people that want to break up the 9th Circuit. It's outrageous." "Everybody immediately runs to the 9th Circuit. And we have a big country. We have...
  • Lighting up America: Judge Roy Moore running for Senate

    04/26/2017 2:49:04 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 30 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 04/26/2017 | Daniel Horowitz
    The most important special election of the year, and perhaps in recent memory, is about to unfold in the Deep South in just a few months. This election cuts to the core of the divide within the party. What we are lacking in the Republican Party Democrats seek power while Republicans seek office as an end to itself. This is why it’s more important to observe what a candidate is made of rather than what he stands for in the abstract. Judge Roy Moore is everything we say we want and expect in a Republican politician but have become accustomed...
  • Poll finds French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen won plurality of women, young voters

    04/26/2017 1:53:57 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 24 April 2017 | Emily Jashinsky
    An election-day survey of more than 9,000 voters in the first round of France's presidential contest found that National Front leader Marine Le Pen won a larger share of support from women and young voters than any other candidate. The poll, conducted by Opinion Way, revealed Le Pen earned the support of 23.9 percent of female voters. By contrast, Emmanuel Macron, Le Pen's opponent in the next round of voting, came in second with women, earning the support of 21.3 percent. According to the survey, Le Pen outperformed the other candidates with younger voters as well. Opinion Way found the...
  • What's so hard about extending tolls? (West Virginia)

    04/26/2017 1:13:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Beckley Register-Herald ^ | April 23, 2017 | Editorial Board
    Why on God’s green Earth has the state legislature dawdled on the question of whether or not to extend tolling on the West Virginia Turnpike? Seriously. We have looked all around the issue for the past few years and have not found a single, solitary good reason the $2 fee shouldn’t be continued once the bonds are paid off in May 2019. Under current state law, toll collections will cease, the Parkways Authority will disband and the commissioner of Highways will assume oversight of the Turnpike the year after next if legislators fail to amend current legislation. Forget – in...
  • Pelosi-Backed PAC Took Funds From Owner of Site Tied to Underage Prostitution

    04/26/2017 1:06:08 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 25, 2017 | Joe Schoffstall
    House Majority PAC aims to regain seats for House Democrats. A political action committee that is backed by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) took funds from the co-owner of a website that is linked to underage prostitution. The House Majority PAC, an Alexandria, Virginia-based Super PAC created in 2011 to "answer the barrage of GOP outside spending" and help Democrats regain seats in the House of Representatives, accepted a $10,000 contribution last year from James Larkin, the co-owner of the Backpage.com, a website linked to underage trafficking and prostitution. Larkin, along with Michael G. Lacey, were co-owners of...
  • DHS announces office for victims of illegal immigrant crime

    04/26/2017 12:50:43 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 26, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced on Wednesday the official launch of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s office for victims of illegal immigrant crime, and a program to help track the custody status of violent, illegal perpetrators. All crime is terrible, but these victims are unique — and often too ignored,” Kelly said on Wednesday. “They are casualties of crimes that should never have taken place — because the people who victimized them often times should not have been in the country in the first place.”
  • Strong Women Should NEVER Do These Things For a Man — or Anyone Else

    04/26/2017 12:33:50 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 145 replies
    PopSugar ^ | April 20, 2017 | Nicole Yi
    ...Ladies, don't ever do the following five things for a man — or for anyone. 1. Change your appearance... 2. Compromise your passions... 3. Wait for his approval... 4. Cancel already-set plans... 5. Let him change who you are...