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  • Tucker Carlson is calling out the guy behind the ads asking for paid protestors

    01/17/2017 6:07:52 PM PST · by LonePalm · 21 replies
    Fox News Live | 1/17/2017 | Tucker Carlson
    Tucker Carlson just called out the guy behind the ads for paid protestors. Evidently it was a complete hoax.
  • Obama scores the worst legislative record in history

    01/17/2017 5:49:44 PM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    President Obama oversaw the deepest legislative malaise in modern political history, according to the Washington Times Legislative Index, which captures his struggles to find ways to work with a Congress that ranged from lukewarm to openly hostile toward him. Over the course of his eight years, he has signed just 1,227 bills into law — less, even, than one-term Presidents Carter and George H.W. Bush. Digging deeper into the numbers, Congress spent less time in session, handled less business on the chamber floors and generally sputtered for much of Mr. Obama’s tenure, according to The Times’ index. Blame for the...
  • Variety - The Inauguration Issue (Liberals drag US Flag on the ground)

    01/17/2017 5:29:16 PM PST · by Az Joe · 10 replies
    Variety ^ | 1/17/16
    Van Jones, Michael Moore, Chelsea Handler, et al, desecrating the flag Just can't help themselves
  • 22-Minutes of Democrat Race-Cards

    01/17/2017 5:01:06 PM PST · by SeanG200 · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 17, 2017 | Larry Elder
    "The Sage" notes how some black acolytes react to Trump's presidency. He also notes the truncated history of Democrats using the "race-card" against Republicans. In general this is a melding of two hours and the best of them. Clips of Steve Harvey and Maxine Waters starts out the show... D. L. Hughley audio is near the end.
  • IN PROGRESS: Illegal Anti-Trump Protest Shutting Down Roads In DC [VIDEO removed]

    01/17/2017 4:40:28 PM PST · by · 60 replies
    Anti-trump Protesters In DC Blocking Traffic Without Permit Washington DC – A group of anti-Trump protesters have started blocking traffic in DC Tuesday evening. Unfortunately, no protests were permitted until Wednesday. The group, carrying signs which say, “BRING DC TO A HALT!” have gathered and are blocking roadways throughout the city before moving down the roadway. They appear to be on their way to trump hotel. Police sources in the area tell us that the group didn’t have a permit to protest, but law enforcement did know about the protest ahead of time. The group has been peaceful and is...
  • Sheriff Clarke on Sen. Booker: 'He Lied About Jeff Sessions' and 'Stabbed Him In The Back'

    01/17/2017 3:53:31 PM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    CNSNews ^ | January 17, 2017 | Michael W. Chapman
    In reaction to liberal Senator Cory Booker's (D-N.J.) testimony against attorney general-nominee and fellow Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said Booker's remarks were "phony," that "he lied about Jeff Sessions," and that he acted like a "poor man's Obama." Clarke added that Booker first called Sessions his "friend" and then "he turned around and just stabbed him in the back" with his testimony. VIDEO: Sheriff Clarke on Sen. Booker: 'He Lied About Jeff Sessions' and 'Stabbed Him In The Back' On the Jan. 11 edition of Fox's Hannity, host Sean Hannity asked Clarke, “Let me ask...
  • Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Files Defamation Suit Against President-Elect

    01/17/2017 3:50:22 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 49 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 17, 2017 | Daniella Silva
    A woman who previously accused Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances has filed a defamation lawsuit against the president elect — just three days before Trump's presidential inauguration. Summer Zervos, a former contestant on the "The Apprentice," said in a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred in Los Angeles on Tuesday that she filed the lawsuit over allegedly false statements Trump made in response to her accusation. The suit, filed Tuesday morning, claims Trump knew his statements about Zervos and his other accusers would subject them to "threats of violence, economic harm and reputational damage." Allred said Zervos would be...
  • Trump’s feud with John Lewis echoes a long, difficult relationship with African Americans

    01/17/2017 3:23:27 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 60 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 17, 2017 | Janell Ross, Vanessa Williams
    The eruption of hostilities between President-elect Donald Trump and civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) may be recorded as just one more example of what has become standard Twitter retaliation for Trump. But coming on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend, it also reignited the passions around Trump’s difficult history with African Americans, the group of voters from whom he might be most alienated as he prepares to move into the White House this week. In an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Friday, Lewis said he did not regard Trump to be “a legitimate president”...
  • Five (Politically Incorrect) Facts About Past Presidential Inaugurations

    01/17/2017 3:19:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | January 17, 2016 | Larry Schweikart
    Editor’s note: This is from New York Times Bestselling Author Larry Schweikart’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Presidents Part IDid you know that most facts about America’s early presidents aren’t in history books? Political correctness has taken its toll on some of our greatest heroes and portrayed them as evil men. New York Times bestselling author Larry Schweikart sets the record straight in his new book The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents Part I. As America prepares to inaugurate its 45th president, here are five interesting facts about America’s past inaugurations that aren’t easily found in academia (or...
  • A Glitzy Trump Parade Float Drives Through Midtown Monday Night (Unity Bridge)

    01/17/2017 2:51:05 PM PST · by NYer · 12 replies
    dnainfo ^ | January 17, 2017 | Nicole Levy
    In the days leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Jan. 20, New York City has been a hotbed of non-violent protest against the soon-to-be 45th U.S. president. On Saturday, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore announced he's teamed up with actors Alec Baldwin and Mark Ruffalo to lead a star-studded demonstration Thursday evening outside the Trump International Hotel near Columbus Circle. Writers like Michael Cunningham and Eve Ensler gathered on the steps of the New York Public Library Sunday afternoon to defend freedom of expression under the incoming Trump administration. And at least five local congressional representatives have decided to boycott the swearing-in on Capitol Hill. However that political action didn't spook Michigan brothers Rob...
  • Obama staff packing up, heading out ahead of Trump's arrival

    01/17/2017 2:48:58 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 58 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 17, 2017 5:25 PM EST | Josh Lederman
    They line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, with their spouses and young kids in tow. When it’s their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss. There’s a mass exodus underway this week at the White House, as Obama and his staff pack up their offices and turn in their BlackBerrys. Some joined Obama’s team right out of college and this is the end of the only professional experience they’ve ever known. […] As White House press...
  • New Veritas Video (#2) Exposes Far Left's Plan to Use Violence and Terrorism During Inauguration

    01/17/2017 2:48:15 PM PST · by Maceman · 49 replies
    Mrc TV ^ | 1/17/27
    As if yesterday’s Project Veritas video wasn’t enough to prove just how crazy the left is over the election of President-elect Donald Trump, James O’Keefe's organization has come out with the second part of their undercover series on the inner-workings of the organizations planning to disrupt Trump inauguration on Friday. O’Keefe begins his video by talking about a group known as DisruptJ20. J20 stands for Jan. 20, which is the date of the inauguration. It’s as if these yo-yos think that by shortening the date to J20, all of the non-hipsters won’t catch onto them. The video shows how these...
  • Angst Simmers in Washington as Trump Presidency Nears

    01/17/2017 2:47:57 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 29 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | January 17, 2017 | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    In the Virginia suburb of McLean, where the local diner is a C.I.A. breakfast hangout, Gen. Michael V. Hayden, who ran the agency for George W. Bush, is playing career counselor these days. With President-elect Donald J. Trump attacking the intelligence community, the general says his “old tribe’’ is feeling “a special angst.” In free-spirited Takoma Park, Md., a “nuclear-free zone” since 1983, a left-wing resistance movement is taking shape. Nadine Bloch, an activist and artist, is running pre-inaugural training on nonviolent protest — complete with mock police officers wielding rolled up newspapers as batons. And here in the District...
  • 'Soul Man' Sam Moore Joins Trump Inauguration!

    01/17/2017 2:45:05 PM PST · by drewh · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/17/17 04:13 PM EST | jUDY kURTZ
    Trump’s inauguration is getting a dose of soul, with “Soul Man” singer Sam Moore joining the lineup of performers just days after Jennifer Holliday pulled out. Moore, one half of the R&B duo Sam & Dave, announced Tuesday he’ll be appearing at the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration” in Washington on the eve of the Jan. 20 inauguration. "As an American, I am honored to perform for President-elect Donald Trump," Moore said in a statement. "I was a participant in the civil rights movement and have seen many positive changes and advancement in my 81 years of living in...
  • Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

    01/17/2017 2:44:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 17, 2017 5:18 PM EST | Vivian Salama and Jonathan Lemire
    President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his choice for the nation’s highest court. Judge William Pryor, an Alabama-based judge on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, met with Trump in New York on Saturday, said two people familiar with the meeting. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting had not been publicly announced. […] The likely confirmation of Trump’s choice by a Republican-controlled Senate would restore a fifth vote for conservative outcomes in cases...
  • ‘Dreamgirls’ singer Jennifer Holliday reportedly canceled Trump inauguration gig over death threats

    01/17/2017 2:34:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 01/17/2017 | Kate Feldman
    Jennifer Holliday is telling you that she’s not going to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration — but her reason might be changing. The “Dreamgirls” singer backed out of a pre-inauguration concert over the weekend because of a “lapse in judgment” about the LGBT community, but Holliday’s agent told Trump’s inauguration committee that she wouldn’t perform because of death threats, according to TMZ. Gay rights weren’t even brought up, the gossip website reported. Holliday, however, said she was pulling out of the Jan. 19 “welcome concert” in support of her fans who she credited with “brithing” her career. “I was honestly just...
  • Senator Rand Paul Discussing: Obamacare, Russia, Intel Leaks and Inauguration Boycott…

    01/17/2017 2:15:08 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 8 replies
    Run silent, Run deep… …until you reach a point where periscope depth is warranted as part of the plan. Many people could naturally see an evolving ideological synergy between Donald Trump and Rand Paul back in 2015. Despite some divergences on international approach, Paul and Trump have a very similar domestic pragmatic Mercerism. T-Rex sealed the deal. Today Senator Rand Paul surfaces on CNN to discuss current political events as they unfold against the background of an incoming Trump administration. Paul gives Wolf Blitzer a sad face.
  • Todd Starnes: Church Won't Mention Trump's Name in Prayers, Fearing Microaggressions

    01/17/2017 1:29:48 PM PST · by EveningStar · 50 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | January 15, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    Parishioners at a California Episcopal church will no longer pray by name for the president of the United States over fears the name "Donald Trump" might trigger microaggressions among sanctified snowflakes. Mike Kinman, the rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena, broke the news to the congregation in a blog posting that was filled with all sorts of liturgical lunacy.
  • Hundreds of Prayer Warriors Descend on Washington to Provide Prayer Shield for Donald Trump

    01/17/2017 1:22:04 PM PST · by · 23 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 14 January 2017 | Hazel Torres
    Like angels from heaven, hundreds of "prayer warriors" have descended on Washington D.C. to undertake a crucial mission: protect U.S. President-elect Donald Trump by building a "prayer shield" around him ahead of his Jan. 20 inauguration. Among these prayer warriors are the members of a new group called POTUS Shield (as in President of the United States) who gathered inside the National Press Club on Thursday, CBN News reported. Pastor Eric Majette from Virginia Beach, Virginia said POTUS Shield is composed of pastors from all over America. "We're actually a prayer group. We pray for leaders across our nation —...
  • New O’Keefe Video: Leftists Plan to Blockade Trump Inauguration

    01/17/2017 1:10:35 PM PST · by maggief · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 17, 2017 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    <p>James O’Keefe and Project Veritas released a new undercover video on Tuesday showing left-wing activists with the “DisruptJ20” effort plotting to stop Donald Trump’s inauguration by chaining D.C. Metro trains and blocking roads. The video adds a layer of deep detail to a story by Ryan Lovelace in the Washington Examiner earlier this month, “How protesters plan to wreck Donald Trump’s inauguration,” which first reported the efforts of “#DisruptJ20.”</p>
  • How a liberal Santa Monica high school produced a top Trump advisor and speechwriter

    01/17/2017 12:24:30 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 13 replies
    LA Times ^ | January 17,2017 | Lisa Mascaro
    Too-cool-for-school upper-class students at Santa Monica High scoffed when administrators in 2002 reinstated a daily recitation of the pledge of allegiance. Most students in the liberal enclave slouched in their chairs and chatted over the morning ritual, which was widely viewed as a throwback to an American patriotism that seemed outdated in the multicultural mash-up of L.A.’s Westside. Not Stephen Miller. Every day, the student body’s best-known and least-liked conservative activist stood at his desk, put his hand over his heart and declared his love of country. That solitary rebellion of conventionalism was an affront to the left-leaning sensitivities of...
  • Mo Dowd: "White House Red Scare"

    01/17/2017 12:22:05 PM PST · by seanmerc · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | 7 Jan 17 | The one and only (thank goodness) Maureen Dowd
    President Donald J. Trump will walk into the Oval Office and be stunned. First, it will be a shock to work in an office decorated with images of men other than himself. Second, he is bound to be suffused with awe as he looks around at the Remington bronze bronco, the Rockwell “Statue of Liberty,” the portraits of Washington and Lincoln, the Swedish ivy on the mantel that has eavesdropped — and leavesdropped — on so much history. The new president will suddenly realize that Joe Biden is right. He needs to grow up. Chuck Schumer is right. He has...
  • Monsanto Shares Up on Bayer-Trump Promise for Billions in U.S. Investment, Jobs

    01/17/2017 12:20:01 PM PST · by Resettozero · 7 replies
    FOXBusiness ^ | January 17, 2017 | Charlie Gasparino , Brian Schwartz
    Could Bayer-Monsanto deal be good for U.S. jobs? FBN's Charlie Gasparino on reports Bayer may pledge U.S. investments and new jobs if the Bayer-Monsanto deal wins approval. German chemical giant Bayer AG is promising President-elect Donald Trump billions of dollars in research and development spending in the U.S., as well as what it is saying will be a significant commitment to create jobs, if its planned merger with Monsanto Co. (MON) receives the necessary regulatory approvals to proceed, a Trump transition team spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. The news was first reported earlier Tuesday by the FOX Business Network. “After [Trump’s]...
  • Vanity: There's no such thing as an "illegal" person

    01/17/2017 12:01:53 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 42 replies
    Yesterday: There's no such thing as an "illegal" person! Today: Trump is an "illegitimate" president! Ain't Irony ironic.
  • Democrats wasting time hating Donald Trump

    01/17/2017 11:58:20 AM PST · by seanmerc · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 16 Jan 17 | Wesley Pruden
    Democrats who confuse hating Donald Trump with Mom and apple pie as the all-American recipe to win elections are blowing their chances, such as they are, for the 2018 midterm elections. If you’re a Democrat it’s never too soon to fret and stew about the prospects. But Democrats are having so much fun despising the Donald they’re forgetting duty to party and responsibility to exploit opportunity. The party on the outs nearly always picks up a few seats in the midterms. But sore losers forget the ancient bipartisan admonition that “now is the time for every man to come to...
  • Part II: NEW Investigation Uncovers Plot to Chain the Trains & Shut Down DC During Inauguration

    01/17/2017 11:58:05 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 57 replies
    Published on Jan 17, 2017 The latest Project Veritas video reveals DisruptJ20 plot to Chain Trains and Halt the DC Metro. This video exposes the collusion between the various groups under the DisruptJ20 umbrella. The video shows that DJ20 is not simply a movement of fringe groups but instead a nefarious organization.
  • Team Obama keeps laying new land mines for Trump

    01/17/2017 11:56:12 AM PST · by TBP · 11 replies
    For all President Obama’s claims to want a smooth transition to the new administration, his people have been laying plenty of land mines for Team Trump. Some are plainly Obama’s doing, from that anti-Israel UN Security Council resolution to slamming the door on Cuban refugees. But the nastier ones — the Justice Department inspector general probe of FBI chief Jim Comey’s announcements on the Clinton email investigation, and the leak about that “Russian dossier” — have more deniability. The Cuba move may be the most ironic, given fears on the left that Trump would close the door on refugees. Yet...
  • Federal court affirms limits on Inauguration Day protests

    01/17/2017 11:01:16 AM PST · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2017 | Andrea Noble
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday shot down protesters’ challenge of regulations that allow Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration Committee first dibs on the location of bleachers along the Friday’s inaugural parade route. As a result of the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the inauguration committee can keep set-aside bleacher seats in place at both Freedom Plaza and in front of the Trump International Hotel - locations protesters had sought to demonstrate in during Friday’s parade. The decision is a blow to anti-war group Answer Coalition, which has challenged the National Park Services’ allocation of...
  • DRUDGE on Twitter: "NYT warns of budget cuts, smaller newsroom..."

    01/17/2017 10:56:41 AM PST · by davikkm · 47 replies
    That's a shame. That newspaper had such a long history and they sold out their reputation to the highest bidder.
  • Mccain: Trump ‘Has A Point,’ Dossier Leak Was ‘Totally Wrong’

    01/17/2017 10:56:33 AM PST · by davikkm · 44 replies
    Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said President-elect Donald Trump’s “has a point” that the unverified dossier on Trump and Russia “was leaked is somebody’s responsibility,” and it was “totally wrong.”
  • Tucker Carlson vs DNC Chair Jehmu Greene - HEATED Interview

    01/17/2017 10:51:49 AM PST · by malvor · 22 replies
    Tucker Carlson vs Jehmu Greene FULL HEATED Interview 1/16/17. On Monday January 16, 2017 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host Tucker Carlson takes on Jehmu Greene who is currently in the race to be chairman of the DNC.
  • Ben Stein WRECKS Hollywood “Snobs” With One Killer Statement

    01/17/2017 10:45:14 AM PST · by Resettozero · 33 replies ^ | January 17, 2017 | Mary Kate Knorr
    With only a few days to go until President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, Ben Stein has stepped out into the political scene once again, via an interview with Fox News Host Neil Cavuto. In the interview, Stein tears Hollywood a new one. “A biggest bunch of bullies you’ve ever seen in your life…they are a united black-listing front who will go against anyone that they think is politically undesirable. They are not for freedom of speech, they are not for freedom of expression. They are exactly the opposite of that.” Wow—a pretty major admission from someone who’s mingled in Hollywood circles...
  • Member of DC Anti-Fascist Coalition penned defenses of adult-child sex in late 1990's

    01/17/2017 10:42:24 AM PST · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 20 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1-17-17 | William Craddick
    WARNING: certain links below contain graphic descriptions of sexual relations with minors. Reader discretion is advised. On January 16th, 2017, journalist James O'Keefe and Project Veritas released the first part of footage they had shot documenting attempts by the Anti-Fascist Coalition to commit acts of civil disobedience and protest during Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration on January 20th.
  • How to Talk Trump With Your Terrified Progressive Adult Children

    01/17/2017 10:39:33 AM PST · by tekrat · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 1/16/2017 | Mark Ellis
    If you’re like most American citizens, you’ve probably already personally confronted the place on the President Donald Trump love-hate spectrum that is opposite of yours. It may involve friends, family, coworkers, and even strangers. The singular characteristic of this dichotomy—though there are many points on the spectrum that are not absolute--is a polarized opinion of our new commander in chief. Possibly the prickliest dynamic will be the interface between conservative parents and progressive-minded young adult children who have been steeped in a milieu of academic and cultural anti-conservatism. Such children—whether in public or private schools—have been propagandized by subtle or...
  • President Elect Trump Tweets out about new book co-written by one of our Freepers (LS)

    01/17/2017 10:35:13 AM PST · by SamAdams76 · 76 replies
    <p>Book is called "How Clinton Won - And The Media Missed It"</p>
  • More than 50 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump’s inauguration

    01/17/2017 10:26:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 107 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 17, 2017 | Elise Viebeck
    A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday to protest what they described as his alarming and divisive policies, foreign interference in his election and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, a congressman from Georgia. There are now more than 50 House Democrats — 52, at last count — who have declared that they will not attend the inauguration on Capitol Hill this week. The number rose sharply after Trump tweeted Saturday that Lewis (D) is “all talk, talk, talk” and should “finally focus on the burning and crime infested inner-cities.”
  • Majority of Israelis want Netanyahu to remain Prime Minister

    01/17/2017 10:03:04 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    INN ^ | 01/16/17 12:57 | David Rosenberg
    Despite a host of investigations and allegations against the Prime Minister and his wife, Sara, a majority of Israelis believe Binyamin Netanyahu should not resign. A police investigation probing gifts allegedly given by media mogul Nuni Mozes to the Prime Minister, as well as claims of a conflict of interest in a purchase by Netanyahu’s government of ballistic missile submarines and allegations that public funds were diverted to Netanyahu family’s private residence have all fueled speculation Netanyahu could be forced to resign, making new elections all but inevitable. Earlier this week a veteran Shas MK warned that Netanyahu’s resignation was...
  • Bikers For Trump: We’ll Form A ‘Wall of Meat’ To Block Anti-Trump Protestors At Inauguration

    01/17/2017 9:54:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 86 replies ^ | January 17, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    There are rumblings that anti-Trump protestors are going to cause trouble as Donald Trump takes the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States. Well, 5,000 members of Bikers for Trump are vowing to form a wall to block these shenanigans, according to the group’s founder on Fox and Friends this week (via The Hill): Chris Cox, the founder of the pro-Trump group, said the bikers will ride to Washington, D.C., and attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. “In the event we are needed, we certainly will form a wall of meat,” Cox said.“We’ll...
  • A Guide to Basic Differences Between Left and Right

    01/17/2017 9:53:22 AM PST · by DeweyCA · 13 replies
    The Dennis Prager Show ^ | 1-17-17 | Dennis Prager
    Source of Human Rights: Left: government; Right: the Creator Human Nature: Left: basically good (Therefore, society is primarily responsible for evil.); Right: not basically good (Therefore, the individual is primarily responsible for evil.) Economic Goal: Left: equality; Right: prosperity Primary Role of the State: Left: increase and protect equality; Right: increase and protect liberty Government: Left: as large as possible; Right: as small as possible Family Ideal: Left: any loving unit of people; Right: a married father and mother, and children Guiding Trinity: Left: race, gender and class; Right: liberty, In God We Trust and e pluribus unum Good and...
  • Trump team touts $8 billion Bayer investment

    01/17/2017 9:39:09 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 17, 2017 | Ben Kasmir
    German-based Bayer AG has committed to President-elect Donald Trump that it will invest $8 billion in American research and development as part of its deal to acquire Monsanto, Trump's transition team said Tuesday. Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Bayer will also protect all of Monsanto's 9,000 American jobs while creating an additional 3,000 high-tech positions in the country. That agreement, he added, came after Trump met with CEOs from both companies last week.
  • A Guide to Basic Differences Between Left and Right

    01/17/2017 9:38:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | January 17, 2016 | Dennis Prager
    Source of Human Rights Left: governmentRight: the Creator Human NatureLeft: basically good (Therefore, society is primarily responsible for evil.)Right: not basically good (Therefore, the individual is primarily responsible for evil.) Economic GoalLeft: equalityRight: prosperity Primary Role of the StateLeft: increase and protect equalityRight: increase and protect liberty GovernmentLeft: as large as possibleRight: as small as possible Family IdealLeft: any loving unit of peopleRight: a married father and mother, and children Guiding TrinityLeft: race, gender and classRight: liberty, In God We Trust and e pluribus unum Good and EvilLeft: relative to individual and/or societyRight: based on universal absolutes Humanity's Primary Division(s)Left:...
  • How the left's tactic of mass hysteria against Trump is playing out with the general public

    01/17/2017 9:10:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/17/2017 | Rick Moran
    Donald Trump has yet to be inaugurated, he has yet to make any specific proposals for legislation, has yet to issue any executive orders, and has yet to even comment on many of the cultural issues that divide America. That lack of specificity has played directly into the hands of his opponents on the left.  Into the void, the left has substituted mass hysteria about what Trump might do rather than reasoned argument against the positions he took during the campaign. As a political tactic, generating mass hysteria against an opponent has been wildly successful in history.  The two largest...
  • Tucker Carlson Interviews Former Black Panther Mason Weaver SLAMS John Lewis

    01/17/2017 8:43:48 AM PST · by malvor · 11 replies
    On January 16, 2017 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host Tucker Carlson welcomed former Black Panther party member mason weaver who came on and destroyed John Lewis. Mason Weaver takes on John Lewis the Congressional Black Caucus for teaming up with the "oppressor" democrat party.
  • U.S. Ranks 23rd Out of 30 Developed Countries for Inequality

    01/17/2017 8:24:44 AM PST · by RitchieAprile · 52 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 16, 2017 | Gillian B. White
    The United States is one of the richest countries in the world. It is also one of the most unequal. As a report released today shows, the U.S. ranks 23 out of 30 developed nations in a measure known as the “inclusive development index,” which factors in data on income, health, poverty, and sustainability. The index comes from the World Economic Forum, whose annual summit is taking place in Davos this week. It is a rather comprehensive measure of inequality, and the fact that the U.S. ranks so poorly is a sign of the country’s dramatic wealth concentration. Of all...
  • Enviros Occupy Joe Manchin’s Office, Demand He Vote Against Trump Nominees

    01/17/2017 8:22:18 AM PST · by kevcol · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | January 17, 2017 | Michael Bastasch
    A group of 25 environmental activists stormed West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s office Tuesday morning, demanding he vote against President-elect Donald Trump’s picks for key administration posts. Activists carried a sign that read, “Democrats: You’re not climate deniers. Don’t vote like them.” Activists are specifically urging Manchin, a pro-coal Democrat, to vote against the confirmation of former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator.
  • Laura Ingraham confirms she's considering Senate bid to unseat Tim Kaine

    01/17/2017 8:04:14 AM PST · by kevcol · 35 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 17, 2017 | Al Weaver
    Conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham confirmed Tuesday that she is considering a Senate bid against Sen. Tim Kaine in Virginia in 2018. Ingraham confirmed the Washington Examiner's report that she is open to a campaign, saying that she is "considering" launching a bid against Kaine and that she hasn't made a decision yet. She pointed to her past service in the judicial and executive branches, adding that it "might be something I'm interested in."
  • The protests and boycotts coming on Friday offer a serious opportunity for conservatives

    01/17/2017 7:58:54 AM PST · by SouthernerFromTheNorth · 17 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 17, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    I’ve been watching the press gleefully covering all of the plans for massive protests and disruptions which are scheduled to take place during Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday with a growing sense of annoyance. Adding fuel to the fire was the unified front being presented by Hollywood and the music industry in their outright rejection of the election results and endless snubs and insults. Yesterday it got to the point where the audience would not only miss out on seeing Bruce Springsteen perform for the next president, but a Springsteen tribute band even cancelled their appearance at a New Jersey...
  • Who is John Lewis, the Rep. Who Calls Trump Illegitimate?

    01/17/2017 7:32:47 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 23 replies
    The New American ^ | 17 January 2017 | Steve Byas
    “I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president,” Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.; shown) said of Donald Trump on NBC News this past Sunday. “I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.”Not surprisingly, Trump struck back in his inimitable style, tweeting, “Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart (not to mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. All talk, talk, talk --- no action or results. Sad!”Trump then suggested what...
  • Hungary set to turn screws on Soros-backed NGOs

    01/17/2017 7:30:58 AM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 12 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1-17-2017 | Phillip Murphy
    Budapest (AFP) - Hungarian NGOs have long felt the heat under strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban -- but they now fear that, emboldened by Donald Trump's victory, the right-wing premier will turn the screws even tighter. First in line may be groups backed by Hungarian-born billionaire financier George Soros, whose foundation once funded the Oxford studies of a young Orban more than 25 years ago. Last week the deputy head of Orban's ruling party Fidesz, in power since 2010, said that non-governmental organisations should be "cleaned out of here". Szilard Nemeth said that criticism of government policies by "fake" civil...
  • Trump Eyes 10% Spending Cuts, 20% Slash Of Federal Workers

    01/17/2017 6:49:57 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 114 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 01/17/17 | PAUL BEDARD
    Making good on a promise to slash government, President-elect Trump has asked his incoming team to pursue spending and staffing cuts. Insiders said that the spending reductions in some departments could go as high as 10 percent and staff cuts to 20 percent, numbers that would rock Washington if he follows through. At least two so-called "landing teams" in Cabinet agencies have relayed the call for cuts as part of their marching orders to shrink the flab in government. The cuts would target discretionary spending, not mandated programs such as Medicare or Social Security, the sources said. The spending reductions...