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  • Hillary Clinton Is Furious. And Resigned. And Funny. And Worried. (Rodham pity party alert)

    05/26/2017 11:57:49 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    NY Magazine ^ | May 26, 2017 | Rebecca Traister
    The surreal post-election life of the woman who would have been president. When I walk into the Chappaqua dining room in which Hillary Clinton is spending her days working on her new book, I am greeted by a vision from the past. Wearing no makeup and giant Coke-bottle glasses, dressed in a gray mock-turtleneck and black zip sweatshirt, Hillary looks less Clinton and more Rodham than I have ever seen her outside of college photographs. It's the glasses, probably, that work to make her face look rounder, or maybe just the bareness of her skin. She looks not like...
  • Obama Administration Illegally Spied on Americans, Court Documents Reveal; MSM Silent

    05/26/2017 9:39:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/25/2017 | Samuel Smith
    Despite the fact that a report released Wednesday unearthed how the National Security Agency under President Barack Obama routinely violated the privacy rights of Americans, the three major left-leaning broadcast news networks neglected to shed light on the issue during their evening broadcasts. According to a Circa News report, previously top-secret documents have revealed that Obama's NSA engaged in "some of the most serious constitutional abuses to date by the U.S. intelligence community."Circa reports that the documents show that over 5 percent of searches seeking upstream internet data on the NSA's section 702 database "violated the safeguards Obama and his intelligence...
  • Tim Kaine's son charged for Trump rally incident in March

    05/26/2017 7:03:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/26/17 | Anna Giaritelli
    Linwood Kaine, the youngest son of Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., was charged in St. Paul, Minn., Friday for crimes police say he committed two and a half months ago at a Trump rally.The 24-year-old man was charged with concealing identity in a public space, fleeing on foot and obstructing the legal process by interfering with a peace officer. The obstruction charge alone is a gross misdemeanor and carries up to a year in prison and $3,000 fine.Kaine and five others were originally arrested March 4 on suspicion of second-degree riot following a "March 4 Trump" rally at the Minnesota State...
  • Hillary Clinton Has A New Excuse For Why She Lost

    05/26/2017 7:01:00 PM PDT · by markomalley · 54 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/26/17 | Peter Hasson
    Hillary Clinton’s list of excuses for why she lost the election keeps getting longer.The former secretary of state has offered up a litany of scapegoats not named Hillary Clinton for her loss. She has already blamed her loss on “misogyny,” former FBI Director James Comey and WikiLeaks. Her aides have blamed “white supremacy” and the media. Now, Clinton is adding to the list.Clinton blamed alleged voter suppression for her loss during an interview with New York magazine published on Friday. Clinton, citing no evidence to support her claims, said that the alleged voter suppression was especially bad in Wisconsin, where low turnout hurt her campaign.Left...
  • Hillary Clinton Wants To Be Buried With All The Newspapers That Endorsed Her

    05/26/2017 6:15:58 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 87 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 05/26/2017 | Thomas Phippen
    Contemplating life after devastating loss to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton said that she would like to be buried with copies of all the newspapers that endorsed her. “I want to be buried with my editorial endorsements,” Clinton said in an interview with New York Times Magazine. “I want an open casket and they can all be piled on top of me. You won’t even be able to see my body.”
  • Hillary Clinton endures coughing fit during commencement speech at alma mater Wellesley

    05/26/2017 6:15:37 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 26, 2017 | Adam Edelman
    Hillary Clinton can’t catch a break — but she has no problem catching a cold. The twice-failed presidential candidate on Friday struggled through an otherwise inspiring commencement speech at Wellesley College, her alma mater, enduring a lengthy coughing fit that left her, once again, red in the face and bleary eyed.
  • Unless He Changes, Donald Trump Won't Last for Four Years

    05/26/2017 6:06:02 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 75 replies
    Playboy Magazine ^ | May 9, 2017 | Brian Karen
    This can’t go on for four years. Not at this pace. Not with this much carnage. There’s no way the American public and republic can take an entire four years of the Donald Trump administration as it exists today. Something has to give. Our dear President is either going to suffer from a massive cardiac infarction or the forces lined up for and against him will meet in an epic battle to the death. Perhaps the press corps will start taking copious amounts of illicit hallucinogens in an attempt to have something, anything, make logical sense. This isn’t an exaggeration....
  • Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

    05/26/2017 5:37:40 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 63 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | May 26, 2017 | Mary Kay Jalonick
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has so far been a "complete disaster." Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting Islamic State militants, according to the energy publication Rigzone. "Everything else he's done (in office) has been a complete disaster," the Ohio Republican said, according to the publication. "He's still learning how to be president." Boehner said he's been friends with Trump for 15 years, but still has a hard...
  • Hillary Clinton, Still Bitter, Dismisses Those ‘Crazy’ Third-Party Candidates

    05/26/2017 5:37:34 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 13 replies ^ | 5/26/17 | Chuck Ross
    The third-party candidates who ran for president in 2016 are “crazy,” according to Hillary Clinton. The Democrat used the pejorative to describe the outsiders who challenged her and Donald Trump during an interview for a profile at New York magazine. Clinton lamented what she sees as left-wing news outlets hiring right-leaning pundits in order to appeal to conservative viewers
  • Cernovich: CNN Hosted Child Pedo to Attack Trump

    05/26/2017 5:30:15 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 31 replies
    CNN hosted child pornographer Jacob Schwartz to hate on Trump. WTF!
  • The World Is Problematic

    05/26/2017 5:06:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The National Review ^ | May 26, 2017 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    American commentators object to Trump’s visiting countries that haven’t yet adopted the egalitarian mores of a liberal-arts college. The president will soon be returning from his first foreign trip, in which he gave a speech about Islam in Saudi Arabia, had a short meet and greet with the Supreme Pontiff in Rome, and lectured the leaders of our NATO allies. And the commentariat has noticed something about the cultures of the world now that the cultures of the world have become a backdrop to photos of the American president they dislike. The commentators have noticed that the world is problematic....
  • Glamorous Melania gets the ‘side-eye’ as she outshines fellow NATO first ladies – she can’t help it!

    05/26/2017 4:06:30 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 159 replies
    BPR ^ | 26 May 2017 | Samantha Chang
    Step aside, first ladies. There’s a new fashion queen in town and her name is Melania Trump. Melania effortlessly showed up all the other first ladies at the NATO gathering in Belgium Thursday. Trump was joined by French first lady Brigitte Macron and Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan on a visit to Magritte Museum in Brussels. Also in attendance were Amelie Derbaudrenghien, the partner of Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, and Ingrid Schulerud, the wife of NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, and several other ladies. Melania, 47, looked elegant in a belted tan skirt suit alongside Brigitte, 64, who wore an...
  • Q1 GDP Stuck at 1.2%

    05/26/2017 3:45:32 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 13 replies
    CNS News ^ | 05/26/2017 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    The Bureau of Economic Analysis’s advance estimate of real gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2017, which was released in April, had the U.S. economy growing at an annual rate of just 0.7 percent. The BEA’s second estimate, which is “based on more complete source data” and which was released today, increases the estimate for the annual rate of first quarter growth in real GDP to only 1.2 percent. In the last quarter of 2016, according to the BEA, real GDP grew at an annual rate of 2.1 percent, while for all of 2016 it grew at only...
  • CNN, MSNBC Fawn Over ‘Feisty’ Hillary ‘Finding Her Groove’ 'Taking Down' Trump

    05/26/2017 2:55:06 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 75 replies
    MRC NewBusters ^ | 05/26/2017 | Kristine March
    Hillary Clinton came out of the woods to deliver another vicious anti-Trump speech Friday afternoon and the media couldn’t get enough of it. Clinton was delivering the commencement address at her alma mater Wellesley College, and both MSNBC and CNN took precious time out from their endless Russia conspiracy coverage to gush over the failed presidential candidate’s “fiery” “takedown” of our president. Immediately after the speech was over, MSNBC and CNN were ready with gushy praise for the “feisty” Clinton. MSNBC immediately cut to Andrea Mitchell once Clinton had finished her speech, who asked, “Where was this speechwriter in 2016?”...
  • MRC’s Brent Bozell Condemns CNN as ‘National Disgrace’ for Trump Coverage

    05/26/2017 2:45:25 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 16 replies
    MRC NewBusters ^ | 05/25/2017 | NB Staff
    Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday condemned CNN as a “national disgrace” for the networks coverage of Donald Trump. Appearing on the Fox Business Network, he assailed the network for “blam[ing] Donald Trump. He gets credit for nothing. He gets blamed for everything.” Bozell continued, attacking, “I think that CNN is something like 37, 38 years old and it has become a national disgrace.” Regarding the President’s international trip, the MRC President reasoned, “If Donald Trump had made a mistake, instead of doing well as he is doing... you know full well it would be blanket coverage. But...
  • Ariana Grande’s Manager Scooter Braun Stands With ‘Children of Syria’ After Manchester Bombing

    05/26/2017 2:17:58 PM PDT · by drewh · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 May 2017 | by Jerome Hudson
    Scooter Braun, manager for pop star Ariana Grande, took to Twitter Wednesday to share his response to the deadly Manchester terror attack that occurred Monday following the singer’s concert, encouraging his followers to respond to the attack with “love and joy” and to stand in solidarity with the city and with the “children of Syria.” “I welcome the differences of my neighbor. The wish of terrorism is to take away that feeling of freedom and joy. No. That is my answer. No. We can’t allow it. Fear cannot rule the day.” “More people die each year from car crashes than...
  • Roger Stone: Seth Rich's Parents Should Be Charged with Obstruction of Justice

    05/26/2017 1:28:24 PM PDT · by drewh · 25 replies
    The Wrap ^ | May 26, 2017 @ 8:58 | Brian Flood
    Roger Stone said the parents of murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich “should be charged with obstruction” after penning a Washington Post op-ed asking for the media to stop politicizing their son’s death. “Their right to privacy is important, but not as important as the public’s right to the truth,” Stone told the Miami New Times. “Frankly, at this point, the parents should be charged with obstruction.” “Nothing the intel community says can be relied on given their track record of lies,” Stone told the local Miami paper, adding that Fox News was “wrong” to retract the story. Stone,...
  • Minnesota Muslim released despite grenade, bomb materials found

    05/26/2017 1:20:57 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 32 replies
    WND ^ | 05/25/2017 | Leo Hohmann
    In wake of Manchester explosion, some in state fear local attack was planned! The Manchester suicide bomber was reported to authorities repeatedly over a period of five years, as British citizens pointed out his radical activities. Nothing was done. It mirrors the script of previous jihadists who struck at San Bernardino, Orlando, Fort Hood, the Boston Marathon, London, Nice and many other places in the U.S. and Europe over the last three years. “We knew of this man,” police said, but they were either unwilling or unable to monitor the suspect, let alone arrest him. Now there are signs that...
  • 10 Senate seats that could flip in 2018

    05/26/2017 1:08:02 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | Nov 16, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Democrats reeling from a devastating election face a daunting task: the 2018 Senate map. It favors Republicans in a big way. The GOP will be defending just eight seats, while Democrats must fight for 23 — plus another two held by independents who caucus with Democrats. What’s worse is the fact that many of the seats they must defend are in states won by Republican Donald Trump . Midterm elections for sitting presidents are historically challenging. Democrats in the Senate are hoping to find some political momentum for 2018 given the difficult playing ground. Here are 10 Senate seats that...
  • YouTube Deletes Pro-Life Video From Site

    05/26/2017 1:07:22 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 05/26/2017 | Bill McMorris
    YouTube has deleted a video that showed Planned Parenthood executives admitting abortion is "killing," leading pro-life activists to accuse the site of censorship. The Center for Medical Progress released undercover footage taken from the National Abortion Federation's 2014 and 2015 conventions through its lawyers on Thursday. The video included remarks from Planned Parenthood Michigan Medical Director Dr. Lisa Harris urging pro-choice advocates to concede certain rhetorical ground to pro-life arguments. She said that abortion doctors "see the fetus the same way" that pro-life activists do, but that does not alter "why [she comes] to work everyday." "Given that we might...