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  • Elizabeth Warren Supports Filibuster on Gorsuch Nomination: ‘Way Outside the Mainstream’

    03/27/2017 7:33:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/27/2017 | Penny Starr
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said last week that she supports a filibuster to stop the Supreme Court nomination of federal Judge Neil Gorsuch, claiming that he is “way outside the mainstream.” “We need to have a judge who’s kind of acceptable to both sides,” Warren said on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition Friday. “That’s the reason there’s a 60-vote rule in effect on Supreme Court nominees.” “I don’t think Neil Gorsuch meets that standard,” Warren said. “Here’s someone — read his record.” “In every opportunity to choose between corporate interests, big corporations and the little guy — employees, women, consumers...
  • Josh Earnest Named NBC News, MSNBC Political Analyst

    03/27/2017 7:25:18 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 26 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 27, 2017 | Madeleine Weast
    Former President Barack Obama's final press secretary, Josh Earnest, was named an NBC News and MSNBC political analyst on Monday morning. Earnest, a Kansas City native, served as White House Press Secretary from 2014 to 2017. Axios obtained an internal memo from NBC New President Noah Oppenheim and MSNBC President Phil Griffin. "A native of Kansas City, Josh graduated from Rice University with a degree in political science and policy studies. With his wealth of experience and insight, Josh will be a great addition to our roster of contributors and will be an asset for our two networks as we...
  • Democrats Using ‘Raunchy’ Cabaret to Raise Money in Montana

    03/27/2017 6:45:34 AM PDT · by kevcol · 8 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 26, 2017 | Brent Scher
    Democrats in Montana are employing a "raunchy" sketch cabaret show to raise money for Rob Quist, the party's banjo-playing nominee in the special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Ryan Zinke. ... The show, put on by Viscosity Theatre, has earned attention for its "silly, ridiculous and raunchy" skits, such as its trademark "Proud to be a Homosexual" song, which is performed as a parody of "Proud to be an American." ... Quist got in hot water this week after it was reported by the Associated Press that he had been evading paying taxes for nearly a decade....
  • Tomi Lahren ‘Permanently Banned’ From The Blaze, Will Not Return From Suspension

    03/27/2017 6:38:18 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 34 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/26/17 | DEREK HUNTER
    Tomi Lahren, The Blaze TV host who once declared herself “too controversial” for Fox News, is back in the job market today. Page Six is reporting Lahren is “permanently banned” from The Blaze TV, where she hosted “Tomi,” a daily news talk show. The departure does not come as a surprise to most media observers. Lahren, who boasts 4.2 million Facebook fans, was suspended all of last week for comments she made on The View, calling conservatives hypocrites for being for smaller government and pro-life. The Blaze is owned by conservative radio host Glenn Beck, and the company has recently...
  • Media Outlets Rally ‘Auntie Maxine’ as Millennial Leader

    03/27/2017 6:27:21 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 31 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 24, 2017 | Madeleine Weast
    Media outlets have labeled Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) as the new Democratic leader for millennials to rally behind. Various publications have been revving up coverage of Waters as a millennial icon after the congresswoman abruptly left a confidential meeting with FBI Director James Comey, claiming he did not have any credibility. In late January, Elle magazine published an article titled, "Congresswoman Maxine Waters Will Read You Now." The article talks about Waters' impressive "shade"–meaning the ability to underhandedly insult people–calling her "this week's Shade Bae." "I'm tempted to elect Congresswoman Waters as this week's Shade Bae, but shade is...
  • Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking

    03/27/2017 6:24:23 AM PDT · by pabianice · 5 replies
    UMass Daily Collegian ^ | 3/27/17 | Soltero
    ... “Direct violence cannot happen and does not happen because of a genetic disposition. It is the exact opposite,” Perez said. “We look into culture and we look into society to help us explain why violence is tolerated and used so effectively by so many different groups as a mechanism for maintaining social control and order.” Perez spoke at great lengths on the forms that violence may take and how it often manifests itself in society without being entirely recognized. He found direct violence, the physical or verbal abuse of individuals, may lead to structural violence, in which a sociopolitical...
  • Huma Abedin Faked Breakup from Weiner for Election

    03/27/2017 5:38:54 AM PDT · by detective · 45 replies
    Frontpage ^ | March 27, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    The good news for Hillary is that Huma Weiner probably can't cost her another election. The bad news is that they have the same taste in men. “Huma has been working hard on her relationship with Anthony,” said a source close to the Abedin family. “He has been spending 80 to 90 percent of his time at the [Irving Place apartment] they share . . . If there is a disagreement, he goes to his mother’s apartment in Brooklyn. Another source, who worked closely with Bill and Hillary Clinton for several years, corroborates this, saying the breakup was “more for optics for...
  • Gov. Moonbeam: Trump Building Wall to Trap Californians in America

    03/27/2017 5:33:45 AM PDT · by SJackson · 31 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 27, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    There are no words for this rambling Meet the Press interview with Governor Moonbeam. Well there are words. But throwing up your hands is just easier. Here's Governor Brown on President Trump's proposed border wall. GOV. JERRY BROWN: The wall, to me, is ominous. It reminds me too much of the Berlin Wall. When I see that 30-foot wall, I worry somehow, "Are they trying to keep me in, or keep them out?" I really think people ought to be careful because there's a lot of odor here of kind of a strongman, kind of a world where you want...
  • Rose Unplugged Morning Show March 27 2016

    03/27/2017 5:30:32 AM PDT · by GregB · 1 replies
    Rose is back! Formerly the Rose half of the Quinn & Rose Morning Show, she is back on the air and ready for the fight! Catch her on Pittsburgh's 1250 AM The Answer WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at www.am1250theanswer.com, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver! Grab a cup of joe and lets discuss Rose's latest show. Lots of good guests and and a round table discussion on Fridays!!
  • Travel ban makes sense in some cases

    03/27/2017 4:44:54 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 2 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | March 27, 2017 | John R Lott Jr
    Last week, government officials banned most carry-on electronic devices from U.S.-bound flights originating in more than a dozen Middle Eastern and African countries. The reason was due to an increase in terror threats. No judges are stopping the ban on electronic devices. No states are suing because the law discriminates against predominantly Muslim countries. Most everyone accepts that our security agencies can look out for us when they perceive a real threat from certain countries. Last February, a bomb disguised as a laptop computer damaged an aircraft taking off from the Somali capital, Mogadishu. But just because we can successfully...
  • Liberal Mom Freaks Over Man in Women’s Restroom

    03/27/2017 4:22:49 AM PDT · by NYer · 48 replies
    WOG ^ | March 21, 2017 | S. Brinkman
    A young mother from Los Angeles, who considers herself to be “progressive,” experienced a day of reckoning with one of those liberal ideas when a man who was clearly a man entered a women’s restroom at Disneyland and stood there watching the women who never said a word out of fear being politically incorrect.The Illinois Family Institute published a blog from liberal California mom Kristen Quintrall who admitted that she was afraid to write about the experience lest she be called “another homophobic mom lashing out at Disney” who would then have to “deal with the wrath of the...
  • Stand Strong Against the Lunacy of the Left

    03/27/2017 4:15:17 AM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 27, 2017 | Trevor Thomas
    Virtually every crazy policy, corrupt courtroom ruling, or depraved piece of legislation that plagues our political climate is a product of modern liberalism. Whether killing children in the womb, killing small businesses, legally redefining the oldest institution in the history of humanity, legalizing and promoting a wide variety of sexual immoralities, criminalizing (or attempting to criminalize) the life-blood of American industry, criminalizing Christianity, stealing money from one group of constituents to buy votes from another, and so on, liberals and their lackeys in the Democratic Party, the mainstream media, and academia have used their political, information, and entertainment powers in...
  • We just discovered the SICKENING reason the healthcare vote was PULLED

    03/27/2017 3:51:37 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 134 replies
    Allen West ^ | 3-26-17 | Matt Palumbo
    If you were opposed to the Obamacare replacement bill, the American Healthcare Act (AHCA), it was probably because it was hardly the Obamacare replacement we were promised. Congressional Republicans had no problem holding countless votes to repeal all of or parts of Obamacare when Barack Obama was president, yet all of a sudden there’s a hold up, despite the promise there would be an Obamacare repeal bill on Trump’s desk his first week in office. Unfortunately, the AHCA turned out to be nothing more than Obamacare-lite. Daniel Horowitz summed up the problem in Conservative Review, that “the sum of the...
  • BREAKING: Muslims Furious After What Americans Just Did to Them in Montana

    03/27/2017 3:14:40 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 58 replies
    TeaParty.org ^ | March 26, 2017 | Angry Patriot
    (Angry Patriot) – America is finally starting to fight back against the Muslim invasion, even if it is only one state at a time.Montana is spearheading legislation to keep Sharia Law from being implemented within its borders, this time FOR GOOD. Senate Bill 97, which was proposed by Sen. Keith Regier, prohibits state courts from using foreign laws, just advanced in the House with a 56-44 vote. (via Billings Gazette).It is truly astonishing how the Democrats have such little respect for our founding fathers, that they were able to muster up 44 votes to ensure the savage ideals of Sharia...
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - March 27, 2017

    03/27/2017 12:38:27 AM PDT · by sneakers · 5 replies
    The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up , or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY or 1480 WCNS in Latrobe, Pa., and on FM. 98.7 WAVL (and AM 910).
  • The Civil War is Here

    03/26/2017 10:04:22 PM PDT · by detective · 111 replies
    Frontpage ^ | March 27, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    A civil war has begun. This civil war is very different than the last one. There are no cannons or cavalry charges. The left doesn’t want to secede. It wants to rule. Political conflicts become civil wars when one side refuses to accept the existing authority. The left has rejected all forms of authority that it doesn’t control. The left has rejected the outcome of the last two presidential elections won by Republicans. It has rejected the judicial authority of the Supreme Court when it decisions don’t accord with its agenda. It rejects the legislative authority of Congress when it...
  • Secret text message ordered the 'lone wolf' to carry out London terror attack

    03/26/2017 9:32:55 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 13 replies
    A Sunday Mirror probe has uncovered chilling messages in which jihadi masterminds urged terrorists to mount atrocities in the UK ISIS fanatics used the secretive messaging site Telegram to call for a “lone wolf” attack on Parliament just weeks before Khalid Masood struck. A Sunday Mirror probe has uncovered chilling messages in which jihadi masterminds urged terrorists to mount atrocities in the UK. They shared an image of an IS fighter dressed like executioner Jihadi John, wielding a sword in front of Big Ben. The illustration – headlined Fight Them – showed a fireball and a tattered Union Flag flying...
  • Dems Make Strategic Healthcare Plan for 2018 – Sanders Will Lead on “Single-Provider” Proposal…

    03/26/2017 8:28:10 PM PDT · by Bratch · 63 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | March 26, 2017 | sundance
    Well, don’t say we didn’t predict this reality.  The Democrats are smartly not waiting for any recovery efforts by Republicans; and immediately following the failure of President Trump’s healthcare repeal and replacement approach, Senator Bernie Sanders begins putting their ‘single provider’ alternative together.   (Story Link) The strategy is, unfortunately, brilliant.  When Obamacare further collapses, and all Americans are being further crushed by the skyrocketing costs, at exactly the moment when the American electorate are at their most frustrated and everyone is in crisis mode – whammo, here’s the solution. All of the previous opposition to single-provider has been kicked out of the...
  • Meadows says Obamacare repeal is alive, Trump will deliver

    03/26/2017 8:20:43 PM PDT · by blueplum · 69 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 26 March 2017 9:26 AM | Joseph Lawler
    House Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Mark Meadows on Sunday shrugged off taunts from President Trump, saying that health care reform was still alive and that congressional Republicans would aim to pass legislation for Trump to sign. Friday's failure on healthcare legislation, the North Carolina Republican said, does not mean that the effort to replace Obamacare is dead. "To put a stake in it today would not be accurate," the North Carolina Repubican said on ABC's This Week, explaining that the intra-party conversations in the past two days have been about regrouping on healthcare. He said that it will be the...
  • Gun-Totin' Left-Wingers Demonstrate at the Arizona Capitol

    03/26/2017 7:44:35 PM PDT · by flamberge · 70 replies
    Phoenix New Times ^ | Sunday, March 26, 2017 | Stephen Lemons
    Lemons: Gun-Totin' Left-Wingers Demonstrate at the Arizona Capitol: Is Bloodshed on the Horizon? By Stephen Lemons Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:15 a.m. Phoenix New Times =================================== Hey, lefties with guns, that's cool. At least, that was my first impression upon seeing about 40 or so assorted anarchists, Brown Berets, and members of a group calling itself the Phoenix John Brown Gun Club across the street from the state Capitol, openly armed to the proverbial teeth. I was late to the pro-Trump "Make America Great Again" march, which began at Cesar Chavez Plaza — after some confusion about the demonstration's...
  • An Open Letter to the President (vanity)

    03/26/2017 5:55:07 PM PDT · by BellaMac · 22 replies
    Vanity - In response to a fund raising request
    Dear President Trump, I will gladly contribute to your campaign directly. I will not support the Republican Party. This party is full of establishment hacks lead by a Speaker who in no way supports you. The republican healthcare bill would have hurt millions and especially late boomers. I have heard republicans says that healthcare is a privilege. As long as they are okay with pricing people out of the market, I am not okay with them. Healthcare, drug prices, premiums and deductibles must come way down. I am in the individual market - we must have associations to distribute risk...
  • The Freedom Caucus owes GOP leadership an apology (read the last line of the article)

    You see, when all Republicans running for office ran incessant ads during the past four election cycles promising to fully repeal Obamacare, Meadows actually thought they meant it! What a fool. When Mitch McConnell promised to repeal Obamacare “root and branch,” Meadows actually thought that he meant … well … root and branch. And when Mr. Meadows read the fifth sentence of Speaker Paul Ryan’s “Better Way to Fix Health Care,” which declared, "Obamacare must be fully repealed so we can start over and take a new approach,” well, he though it meant full repeal, starting over, and a new...
  • Senate passes Obamacare repeal, Planned Parenthood defunding bill, putting Republicans on record

    03/26/2017 5:39:28 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 15 replies
    Congress approved on Thursday night an Obamacare repeal package that serves as a double-edged sword for Republicans: while a boon to conservative senators running for president, it could jeopardize some of their GOP colleagues running for reelection in swing states in 2016. The Senate voted, 52 to 47, on Thursday night to repeal large portions of Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. The repeal was wrapped inside a budget reconciliation bill that needed a simple majority of 51 senators to make good on a longstanding promise to voters that a GOP-led Congress would eliminate large portions of Obamacare. But after months...
  • This healthcare debate among the GOP factions is absolutely stupid and counterproductive

    03/26/2017 5:08:03 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 66 replies
    This is absolutely stupid. These long drawn out debates within the GOP struggling to settle on the nitty gritty about what and who should be covered and at what price is ridiculous. It's NOT your job, gentlemen. All you are doing is playing into the socialist democrats hands. Please consult your pocket constitutions and discover that the power to make these decisions regarding health care and insurance, etc, is not an enumerated power and is not delegated by the constitution to the congress or the federal government. It's reserved to the states and the people. Get OUT of it!! Conservatives...
  • Can Republicans govern if they can’t keep a promise they’ve made for 7 years?

    03/26/2017 4:50:39 PM PDT · by Mariner · 83 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | March 26th, 2017 | By Lesley Clark
    WASHINGTON - Republicans exulted in November when they won the White House and both congressional chambers, promising aggressive moves on health care, taxes and immigration. But a spectacular stumble on the first agenda item amid intra-party squabbles begs the question of whether the party will be able to get anything done if it can’t deliver on a promise it has made for nearly a decade. “We were a 10-year opposition party, where being against things was easy to do,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan, faced with the biggest loss of his career. “And now in three months’ time we tried...
  • Today I watched "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"

    03/26/2017 4:38:23 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 32 replies
    Today I was thinking about that great movie "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and so I watched it on On Demand. I have never seen the whole movies only snippets of it from time to time. But today I decided to really sit down and watch it all and I am very glad that I did. Even though this movie was made in 1939 I was struck by how topical it was. The same old crooked dealings were going on way back then. In the movie there was a corrupt political machine that controlled a whole state. This machine was...
  • Ted Koppel tells Sean Hannity he is bad for America

    03/26/2017 3:29:15 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 120 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 3/26/17 | David Morgan
    In a report that aired on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” about the polarization of politics and the media in the Age of Trump, “Sunday Morning” special contributor Ted Koppel charged Fox News host Sean Hannity with contributing to the increased antipathy toward opposing viewpoints that is prevalent in America. Hannity made no qualms about presenting his own conservative agenda, but objected to Koppel characterizing his viewers as not being able to discriminate editorial content from news. “We have to give some credit to the American people that they’re somewhat intelligent and that they know the difference between an opinion show and...
  • (Disgusting) White House looks past conservatives on tax reform - to Democrats

    03/26/2017 3:06:01 PM PDT · by 198ml · 59 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/26/17 | Lindsay Dunsmuir and Doina Chiacu
    Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform. The threat by White House chief of staff Reince Priebus to build a broad coalition on tax reform that could include moderate Democrats came as the Republican head of the tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives said he hoped to move a tax bill through his panel this spring. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said his committee had been working...
  • Farage and the 'Bad Boys of Brexit' set their sights on splitting California in two

    03/26/2017 2:18:20 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 90 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | 26 March 2017 | KELLY MCLAUGHLIN
    Nigel Farage and Leave backer Arron Banks just returned from a trip to California They helped raise $1million for a 'Calexit', which would split California in two The appear to be pitting the eastern, more rural side of California against the western 'coastal elite' liberals in Los Angeles and San Francisco The eastern part of California would more likely vote Republican, giving the party two more senators and electoral college votes for a 2020 election The Western side of the state would likely continue to vote Democrat The goal is to hold a referendum during the US midterm elections in...
  • Obama Speechwriter: @SeanHannity has “a little beachhead on half the shows” on CNN

    03/26/2017 12:43:35 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 16 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    About the last accusation you’d expect to hear leveled at CNN is that it is too accommodating to Sean Hannity and Donald Trump. But that’s the charge that former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett has made. Appearing on Brian Stelter’s Reliable Sources on CNN today, Lovett first praised Stelter as a “bulwark,” noting “you go after Hannity on your show.” Lovett then turned the tables, claiming “but then you turn on CNN, and Hannity’s got a little beachhead on half the shows on this network.” Lovett’s beef was that CNN panels include Trump supporters he disparages. View the video here.
  • Silly YouTube, Don't You Know Making The Internet Nicer Is Impossible

    03/26/2017 10:31:31 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 17 replies
    Wired ^ | 22 March 2017 | Emma Grey Ellis
    The #Youtubeisoverparty, it seems, has gone from my-folks-are-out-of-town beer bash to a months-long bacchanalia—and not the fun kind. This week, the streaming platform unwittingly extended the festivities with a new “family-friendly” filter that was meant to protect kids from seeing sexually-explicit or otherwise age-inappropriate stuff. Not a bad idea—except in addition to hiding Hitler cosplay, it also scrubbed G-rated LGBTQ content. In its original response to the ensuing outcry, YouTube said the restricted mode only applied to videos addressing LGBTQ issues that also included mature subjects like sexuality, health, and politics. But then pop duo/LGBTQ icons Tegan and Sarah came...
  • Anti-Gorsuch Activist’s ‘Dark Money’ Hypocrisy

    03/26/2017 10:15:39 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 26, 2017 | Bill McMorris
    Demos does not disclose its donors The head of a liberal dark money group criticized Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch because of his stance on political disclosures and Citizens United. Heather McGhee, the president of Demos, told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that confirming Judge Gorsuch would lead to "big money corrupting our politics completely." "The Supreme Court's activism in striking down safeguards is what has brought us to this perilous place in our history," she said. "It's hard to imagine things getting worse and yet the prospect of a lifetime seat for Judge Gorsuch has given us...
  • Fillon Camp Claims Wiretapping in French Corruption Probe

    03/26/2017 8:41:30 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 4 replies
    Newsweek ^ | March 26, 2017 | Reuters
    It is "extremely likely" that French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been the subject of wiretapping in the course of a judicial investigation, a campaign aide said on Sunday, in the latest accusations to be made by the Fillon camp against the authorities. Fillon, a former front-runner who is now lagging in polls following a financial scandal, had earlier this week accused Socialist President Francois Hollande of orchestrating a plot against him. In comments reminiscent of U.S. President Donald Trump's accusations against former president Barack Obama, Fillon and his team are now raising allegations of wiretapping.
  • CA Gov Brown: Not ‘Christian’ to Build Wall to Keep Out Illegal Immigrants

    03/26/2017 8:32:10 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 106 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 26 March 2017 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) said it was not a “Christian thing” to build a border wall to stop undocumented immigrants from coming into the United States because he said they were “children of God” and, “They should be treated that way.” Brown said, “The wall to me is ominous. It reminds me too much of the Berlin wall. When I see that 30-foot wall I worry somehow are they trying to keep me in or keep them out? I really think people ought to be careful because there’s a lot of odor here of...
  • Report: Trump Printed Out & Handed Merkel a NATO Invoice For $300 Billion... Interest Included!

    03/26/2017 8:16:58 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 29 replies
    Politipage ^ | 03/26/2017 | Vanity
    According to the UK Independent, President Trump reportedly handed Angela Merkel an invoice for $300bn, with interest included, to cover Germany's NATO fees.
  • You won’t believe what these Never Trumpers are trying to do to Americans now!

    Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio enjoyed the benefit of Millions of dollars from a reclusive yet powerful group during the Presidential Election. These Moguls often join together to push political agendas that help them financially. They claim to be “Conservative”. These fake Conservatives often take advantage of Americans. This group is protected by many Conservative Politicians. Unfortunately, their actions are not always Conservative. This group is called “Club for Growth.” They are heavily funded by the Koch brothers. These Billionaires attach themselves to Conservative and Christians causes. All throughout the Conservative Political Community, you can see their dirty money. The...
  • Ellison says Democrats must fight Republicans at all levels

    03/26/2017 8:11:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 25, 2017 5:51 PM EDT | Kathleen Ronayne
    Democrats need to prepare for an ongoing fight against Republicans at all levels of government, not just the White House, their newly appointed deputy national chairman said on Saturday. “We can’t just say it’s all about Trump,” Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., said at the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s annual meeting. Ellison, who lost his bid for chairman of the Democratic National Committee to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, said the party had lost focus on state legislatures and governorships. Democrats, he said, need a cohesive national message that can inspire ordinary Americans. “We’ve got to have a higher vision than...
  • We Need an Independent Investigation of the Trump Leaks Mystery Now

    03/26/2017 8:05:49 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | MARCH 25, 2017 | Roger Simon
    The detective story of our times is unspooling before us and the MacGuffin could affect all of our lives for years to come and the very nature of our republic. That mystery is "whodunit" in the great Trump Transition leak(s) scandal that actually pre- and post-dates the transition itself. Who unmasked Michael Flynn and -- so it seems now -- others and why did he, she or they do it? Who later leaked (selectively) President Trump's conversations with the leaders of Australia and Mexico? Is this the same person or are there several? More importantly, who is watching the watchers...
  • Trump Tweet: Dems Are Smiling That The Freedom Caucus Has Saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!

    03/26/2017 7:48:04 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 255 replies
    Twitter ^ | 03/26/2017 | Donald J Trump
    Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!
  • Carr: Don’t cry for Chelsea Clinton

    03/26/2017 7:26:26 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 29 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/26/2017 | Howie Carr
    Meet America’s newest victim — Chelsea Clinton. Nobody knows the troubles she’s seen. Chelsea’s got a right to sing the blues. Last week, in the Los Angeles Times, someone named Ann Friedman laid out the former First Spawn’s credentials as a modern Democrat in good standing. Chelsea is oppressed, as opposed to, say, another first daughter with blond hair. “Chelsea,” Friedman wrote, “like her mother, never gets a break — unlike Ivanka and her father.” You don’t say. Now that I think about it, it really must be arduous being Chelsea Clinton. This L.A. Times op-ed appeared a day after...
  • Paul Ryan, SOB (Son of Boehner)

    03/26/2017 6:12:18 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 30 replies
    teapartyeconomist.com ^ | 3/25/17 | Gary North
    On November 6, 2010, I published an article predicting the Republican Party’s predictable capitulation to ObamaCare. It happened this week. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan oversaw the burial of House Republicans’ opposition. His toothless and feckless compromise bill — ObamaCare Lite — was DOA. Good riddance. Ryan used to parade his fondness for the economics of Ayn Rand, but when push came to shove, he made a Greenspan career move — another official Ayn Rand fan before he got into power. Ryan wimped out. He played ball in a rigged game. He went with the flow . . ....
  • Breaking – Insider Says NYPD Has Had Enough With James Comey New Weiner Leaks Have Begun

    03/26/2017 5:34:16 AM PDT · by all the best · 44 replies
    TruthUncensored ^ | March 25, 2017 | Aleen Realmuto
    A thread on 4chan with an FBI insider confirms everyone’s worst suspicions. The Hillary Clinton email server was merely a distraction from the Clinton Foundation and most of DC is in up to their necks in what could be the biggest scandal of all times. It certainly is the biggest presidential scandal since Watergate.,Truth Uncensored reported. New York Police Department detectives and sources working an underage child pornography case against Anthony Weiner confirm the laptop seized from the former congressman contains proof that Hillary Clinton knew he was engaging in a long sexual relationship with a minor but did not...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Family Train (3/26/17 to 4/1/17)

    03/26/2017 3:46:51 AM PDT · by DollyCali · 497 replies
    FRiends and Deplorables | March 26, 2017 | DollyCali
  • Protesters Clash At Violent Pro-Trump Rally In California

    03/26/2017 1:25:15 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 55 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | March 25, 2017
    Violence erupted at a “Make America Great Again” rally in California Saturday when supporters of President Trump clashed with a group of counter-protesters. Multiple skirmishes broke out after a group of black-clad Trump haters confronted dozens of the President’s supporters as they marched through Huntington Beach. At least two Trump fans were hit with pepper-spray — setting in motion a wild fracas that saw the President’s supporters attacking a masked man with their fists, feet and flags. Jennifer Sterling, who organized the rally, was among those struck by pepper spray. “It was a quick reaction,” she said. “There was about...
  • Dan Rather: Failure to repeal ObamaCare most 'staggering loss' so early in a term

    03/25/2017 11:18:13 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 25, 2017 | Brooke Seipel
    Dan Rather says the failure of the GOP healthcare bill to pass is the most "staggering loss" he's ever seen so early in a president's term, warning Americans that the blame game by the Trump administration is just beginning. "Stunning. A complete defeat that I don't think anyone would have predicted in the manner that took place," the former "CBS Evening News" anchor wrote in a Facebook post Friday. "The morass of blame is only beginning."
  • Turkish Chocolate Festival Features Bust of President Trump

    03/25/2017 11:16:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Other sculptures at the festival in Istanbul include John Lennon, Nelson Mandela and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. One of the highlights at a Turkish chocolate festival has been U.S. President Donald Trump — made of cake icing. It took Turkish chef Tuba Geckil two days to make the imposing bust of Trump, clad from mid-torso in an edible jacket and striped tie.
  • WOW! Watch Judge Jeanine's public scathing of Speaker Ryan

    03/25/2017 9:09:39 PM PDT · by bereanrabbi · 75 replies
    Rickwells.us ^ | 03/25/2017
    Judge Jeanine declares, “Ryan has hurt you, going forward, and he’s got to go,” and she’s rightly suspicious of his motives and whether this was a calculated failure purely intended to damage the President. She closes with a warning, “The American people won’t forget this and neither should the President.”
  • The Real Repeal Obamacare Bill has been Languishing in Committee since February 10

    03/25/2017 8:00:30 PM PDT · by ReformedMedia · 62 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 03-25-2017 | Tim Brown
    I have mentioned on several occasions that a bill could be written with one line in it that would completely repeal the Affordable Care Act.  However, even I didn't know that a bill was introduced on January 3, 2017 that does just that.  However, it has been languishing in a subcommittee since February 10 while establishment Republicans broke their promises to the American people to repeal Obamacare and trotted out RINOCare, for which they did not have the votes. HR 175, The Repeal Obamacare Act, was introduced by Rep. Steve King (R-IA).  The bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable...
  • Louie Gohmert’s Big Adventure…

    03/25/2017 6:54:36 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 17 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 25, 2017 | Sundance
    Don’t take this the wrong way because I actually like Congressman Louis Gohmert a lot. However, this sketchy all-over-the-map interview is at an almost Tippy Guam level of bizzarro. The sum total of this interview would be exhibit “A” in the sketchy trial of “methinks he doth protest too much”, the Broadway musical. Um, Louie.. dude. Rather than shout: “he lie”, “he lie”, “heeee lieeeee”; I’m left wondering if your hands or fingers are broken. Why didn’t Louis Gohmert, a sitting member of congress, just walk over to the Senate and ask the Parliamentarian herself – if he had a...
  • Confessions of a hypocritical sinner and confused soul regarding Trump, GOPcare and dodged bullets

    03/25/2017 6:22:09 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 162 replies
    March 25, 2017 | Jim Robinson
    Free Republic stands for God, family, country. We generally look to Judeo-Christian* guidance on issues of law, morality, justice, freedom, life, family and civil society. And we have a Christian self-governing, self-reliant, individual accountability & responsibility, you gotta work if able-bodied and want to eat attitude on cultural and societal issues. And a Christian pro-Constitution, original intent, pro-liberty, pro-life, pro-family, pro-gun, restricted government, small government, states rights, individual rights, free enterprise position on political and civil matters. *Note: I say Judeo-Christian because Jesus was a Jew and referred to the Ten Commandments, Jewish law, beliefs and customs and the scripture...