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  • ‘Sexual Emergency’ Migrant Who Raped 10-Year-Old Boy Has Sentence Reduced

    05/24/2017 2:35:06 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/2017 | Chris Tomlinson
    The Iraqi asylum seeker who raped a 10-year-old boy in a swimming centre in Vienna will have his sentence reduced from six to four years after a judge felt his punishment was too “draconian”. On the 2nd of December 2015, the 20-year-old Iraqi Amir A. brutally raped a 10-year-old boy at the Theresienbad in Vienna and shocked the country after claiming that he had a “sexual emergency”. The Iraqi was found guilty of rape and sentenced to six years, but may see freedom much sooner as a judge has now reduced his sentence to four years, meaning he may be...
  • Woodward Warns ‘Smug’ Media: Trump Will Probably Be President for Full Term, Maybe Even More

    05/24/2017 2:30:58 PM PDT · by grayboots · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/24/2017 | Pam Key
    Wednesday during an Axios interview, veteran Washington Post reporter of Watergate fame Bob Woodward said the press has a “kind of smugness” about President Donald Trump. When asked about press “smugness,” Woodward said, “Yes. I think that is a giant problem. On television particularly, you will see a White House correspondent deliver a report and then say ‘the Trump White House said…’ and then there’s a kind of smug smile, which is the correspondent undermining what the White House says. And there may be grounds for that, but it should be reported. It should be straight.” He added, “I think...
  • PBS 'Frontline' Director Wrongly Claims 7-Year Navy Vet Steve Bannon Had Zero Military Experience

    05/24/2017 2:27:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | May 24, 2017 | Tim Graham
    On Tuesday night, the leftish PBS documentary series Frontline aired a documentary titled “Bannon’s War” which seemed awfully reminscent of their anti-Cheney documentary suggestively titled “The Dark Side.” If you’re not a liberal PBS fanatic, it was another boring and predictable slog, attacking Bannon and Trump with lots of black and white photos and scary-sounding orchestral music. It was more eye-opening to see the Frontline director and writer Michael Kirk appearing on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to promote his anti-Bannon film on Tuesday morning, where made a flat-out false statement about Bannon’s resume, saying “He’d never been in the military.” What?...
  • Sanctuary cities lose access to federal grants that require complying with federal immigration...

    05/24/2017 2:27:16 PM PDT · by blueyon · 3 replies
    FoxsNews ^ | 5/23/17 | By Hans A. von Spakovsky
    "Sanctuary cities lose access to federal grants that require complying with federal immigration law – cue the histrionics" Late on Monday, Attorney General Jeff Session issued a memorandum to all the “grant-making components” within the Justice Department cutting off any grants to sanctuary jurisdictions. In what will no doubt be a surprise to many in the media who misinterpreted the April injunction issued by Judge William Orrick (an Obama appointee) in the lawsuit filed by the City of San Francisco and Santa Clara County, Sessions’ action complies fully with that order. The May 22 memorandum outlines that any city or...
  • Exclusive: McConnell frets about healthcare, hopeful on tax overhaul

    05/24/2017 2:17:39 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 05/24/2017 | Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb
    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday he does not yet know how Republicans will amass the votes needed to pass legislation now being crafted to dismantle Obamacare, but expressed some optimism on another top priority, overhauling the tax code. {..snip..}
  • Man arrested on 103 counts of vandalism at UConn, many anti-Trump

    05/24/2017 1:03:47 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/19/2017 | Staff
    A man was arrested in connection with 103 counts of vandalism, many of them directed against President Donald Trump on the UConn campus. Eric Cruz-Lopez, 21, of Storrs and Bridgeport, was charged with multiple counts of criminal mischief after a three-month investigation into incidents of vandalism in the Homer Babbage Library and other places around campus from December 2016 to March 2017. Police described multiple cases in which Cruz-Lopez was seen entering and leaving an area on security cameras around the time when the vandalism occurred. The word PEST was written with a paint pen in most of the cases....
  • Media Matters Targets Sean Hannity’s Advertisers In Attempt To Stop Seth Rich Investigation

    05/24/2017 12:42:21 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 28 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 24, 2017 | Lucian Wintrich
    It has been revealed by Kim Dotcom that Seth Rich was the actor behind the DNC leaks, that after he was murdered the D.C. police never requested surveillance footage or bothered fully investigating the case, that top aids and Hillary Clinton fear a full investigation into Rich’s murder, and that former DNC chairwoman Donna Brazile attempted to stop the private investigator handling the murder. Seth Rich’s family has demanded that the police release details, that they are refusing to comply with. Now, we have a full-scale media cover-up in the works complete with progressive propaganda outlets like George Soros’ funded...
  • Ted Kennedy Made Secret Overtures to Russia to Prevent Ronald Reagan’s Re-Election

    05/24/2017 12:46:20 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    dailysignal.com ^ | December 14, 2016 | Kevin Mooney
    Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy had “selfish political and ideological motives” when he made secret overtures to the Soviet Union’s spy agency during the Cold War to thwart then-President Ronald Reagan’s re-election, a Reagan biographer said in an interview with The Daily Signal. When they came to light years later, Kennedy’s secret contacts with the Russians through their KGB spy agency in the early 1980s didn’t cause nearly the tizzy that Russia’s alleged interference with this year’s election has for President-elect Donald Trump among liberal activists and reporters. Russian President Vladimir Putin, with whom Trump has said he hopes to “get...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton Talk ‘Fun Deficits’ at Star-Studded Charity Gala

    05/24/2017 12:43:07 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 14 replies
    Variety ^ | 5/24/2017 | Jasmin Rosenberg
    Hillary Clinton, special guest at Tuesday night’s SeriousFun Children’s Network Gala, knew just the right antidote for her trying political year. “I’m looking for some serious fun,” she confessed to the crowd gathered inside New York’s Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. “I have a big fun deficit.” Clinton offered her services as a counselor for the global community of camps — founded by late actor Paul Newman in 1988, to serve children with serious illnesses — and her personnel suggestions didn’t stop there. “I know of a really good guy who might also fit in when it comes to serious...
  • Trump Effect? Household Income Hits 15-Year High

    05/24/2017 12:41:43 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 4 replies
    Investers.com ^ | May 23, 2017 | John Merline
    or eight years, President Obama endlessly talked about "middle class" economics. All the while, middle-class family incomes were stagnant. Now they are on the rise. Could Trumponomics be the reason? In April, real median household income reached $59,361, according to the latest report from Sentier Research. That's up 2% since January, and is as high as it's been since February 2002. Expressed as an index, median household income was 100.9 in April, which is the first time this index has topped 100 since December 2008.
  • Vanity: 4Chan Links Seth Rich Family PR Man to David Brock

    05/24/2017 12:41:34 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 50 replies
    VANITY
    BRAD BAUMAN IS THE DNC CRISIS CONSULTANT REPRESENTING THE RICH FAMILY THIS IS HIS FAMILY'S FOUNDATION: http://www.baumanfoundation.org/about-us/board DAVID BROCK IS ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • Exclusive: U.S. Senate's McConnell sees tough path for passing healthcare bill

    05/24/2017 12:23:08 PM PDT · by Carl Vehse · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 24, 2017 | Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb
    Referring to behind-the-scenes work among Senate Republicans on a healthcare bill, [U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell said, "I don't know how we get to 50 (votes) at the moment."
  • Strong Enough

    05/24/2017 12:08:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | May 24, 2017 | David Prentice
    Did anyone realize the onslaught that a Democratic loss would bring? Did anyone predict just how juvenile and inane the Democratic base would be? Did anyone understand the petulance and nastiness Democratic officials would display? Did anyone predict how hyperbolic and crazy the leftist media would become? It is disconcerting how many have become so unhinged over the past years. Even so, it’s not possible to have guessed just how extreme and hyperbolic the left would become. Championing “resistance” as if they were in a revolutionary cadre in a South American country was not expected. Acting like whining toddlers en...
  • Competing Federal Knife Bills Blunt Reform Efforts

    05/24/2017 12:08:21 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    ammoland ^ | 24 May, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    With Donald Trump as President, now is the time to reform federal knife laws and to protect knife owners from abusive state laws.Two different bills have been introduced, one in the House, H.R. 84, by Knife Rights, and one in the Senate, S. 1092, by American Knife and Tool Institute (AKTI). The two bills are based on continuing efforts by both groups. They are superficially similar, but differ in crucial details. Both bills are fairly short. As with all legislation, you have to read the language very carefully and critically to understand some of the differences.The Knife Rights bill...
  • Four months in, ‘Seattle’s only Trump voter’ has his doubts

    05/24/2017 12:00:39 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | May 24, 2017 | by Danny Westneat
    Last year’s election made Seattle’s Tod Steward a minor celebrity. If by celebrity you mean “the kind that everybody hates,” he laughs. Not here, though. In Canada. The 53-year-old First Hill resident has found a small niche in Canada as the most peculiar, and certainly most elusive, species of our time. He’s Seattle’s Only Trump Voter™. OK that’s not actually a trademarked phrase, nor is it numerically true. To be precise, 32,361 Seattleites besides Steward also cast votes for Donald Trump last November. But the percentage was so historically low — only 8 percent of the city’s 385,000 votes —...
  • Report: ESPN Saw a Drop in Conservative Viewers Across the Country Over the Last Year

    05/24/2017 10:37:48 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 53 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 05/24/2017 | Nick Bolger
    ESPN's audience saw a decrease in conservative leaning viewers between 2015 and 2016, according to a new analysis. Deep Root Analytics conducted the study which found that ESPN viewership in 34 of 43 television markets saw a decrease in Republican viewers between the years that kick-started the presidential campaigns and election. Multiple channels in the ESPN family saw their viewership move to the left of the political spectrum. While ESPN and ESPN 2 saw just a 5 percent and 10 percent decrease in Republican viewers respectively, ESPN News viewership became 36 percent less Republican. The decrease in conservative viewers was...
  • Police: Manchester Bomber Was Part of a Network

    05/24/2017 10:29:26 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 24 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 05/24/2017 | Michael Holden and Andy Bruce
    The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city's chief of police said on Wednesday as troops were deployed across Britain to help prevent further attacks. Police made three new arrests and searched an address in central Manchester in what police chief Ian Hopkins described as a fast-moving investigation. "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating," Hopkins told reporters outside Manchester police headquarters. "And as I've said, it continues at a pace. There's extensive investigations going on and activity taking...
  • RussiaGate: Hillary Clinton and John Podesta's Troubling Ties to Russia

    05/24/2017 10:00:29 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 19 replies
    pjmedia ^ | March 29, 2017 | Debra Heine
    During his appearance on “Fox & Friends,” Schweizer alleged that Clinton campaign chair John Podesta probably violated federal law when he failed to disclose his stock holdings in a Kremlin-funded company. “In 2011, John Podesta joins the board of this very small energy company called Joule Energy based out of Massachusetts," Schweizer said. "About two months after he joins the board, a Russian entity called Rusnano puts a billion rubles -- which is about 35 million dollars -- into John Podesta’s company. Now, what is Rusnano? Rusnano is not a private company, Steve. It is a fund directly funded by...
  • Not Calm, Not Carrying on: Britain Deploys Military, Closes Parliament, Cancels Changing of Guard

    05/24/2017 9:26:45 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/2017 | Victoria Friedman
    Nearly 1,000 soldiers will be deployed in London, the traditional Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace has been cancelled for an “indefinite period”, and the Palace of Westminster has been closed to the public following the terror attack in Manchester Monday. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd confirmed today that 984 military personnel will be deployed in the UK capital following the raising of the terror threat level from “severe” to “critical” on Tuesday night. Up to 5,000 soldiers could be deployed in total, initially be deployed in London, then across the rest of the country. Soldiers will replace armed...
  • Bono Talks Manchester Arena Bombing & Blasts Donald Trump On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

    05/24/2017 9:20:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 63 replies
    Just Jare ^ | 5/24/17
    .....During their appearance, Jimmy also asked Bono to comment on President Donald Trump. "Everything's different now. It really is, the game has changed," Bono expressed. "I have so much respect for a lot of the people who voted President Trump into office. I really understand, I understand the anger, I have some of that anger myself coming from where we came from. I understand people being disillusioned in the political process. I don't think he's the cure for this problem and I think he might even make it worse. I don't think that there's any evidence in his life that...