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  • Like Trump, Jerry Lewis Didn’t Believe in Leftist Political Kidnapping

    08/22/2017 9:20:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/22/2017 | Bryan Crabtree
    We lost a great entertainer this past weekend as Jerry Lewis passed away in Las Vegas at the age of 91.  I find it fascinating to observe the media (and most liberals) celebrating the life of Jerry Lewis, calling him “the great humanitarian” and “one of the greatest philanthropists of our lifetime.”I don’t disagree with them. I chuckle in amusement wondering what they would say if one the last interviews Lewis gave before his death were to go viral.He was asked about some of the most polarizing political and foreign policy issues of our time by reporter Raymond Arroyo...
  • McConnell, in Private, Doubts if Trump Can Save Presidency

    08/22/2017 9:05:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 8 replies
    NY Times ^ | Aug. 22, 2017 | ALEXANDER BURNS and JONATHAN MARTIN
    The relationship between President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has disintegrated to the point that they have not spoken to each other in weeks, and Mr. McConnell has privately expressed uncertainty that Mr. Trump will be able to salvage his administration after a series of summer crises. What was once an uneasy governing alliance has curdled into a feud of mutual resentment and sometimes outright hostility, complicated by the position of Mr. McConnell’s wife, Elaine L. Chao, in Mr. Trump’s cabinet, according to more than a dozen people briefed on their imperiled partnership. Angry phone calls and...
  • Biker for Trump Posts Video of How Trump’s Phoenix Rally Is Going So Far

    08/22/2017 8:23:55 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 9 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | 08-22-2017 | S. Noble
    Rightside broadcasting is live on the scene and the link is at the end.
  • Howard Dean: If You Vote Republican in 2018, You're A Racist

    08/22/2017 8:11:48 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 57 replies
    Howard Dean: If You Vote Republican in 2018, You're A Racist Matt Vespa Posted: Aug 22, 2017 12:50 PM In yesterday’s column from Al Hunt in Bloomberg, the veteran political commentator noted that what Democrats needed was not new policies, but a new message. And former Democratic National Committee Chair Howard Dean has an idea on how to craft this: label every person who votes Republican a racist. Yep, that’s right—if you vote GOP in 2018, you’re a racist because nothing says success like building upon Hillary Clinton’s deplorable strategy. Dean made these remarks on Joy Reid’s show on MSNBC...
  • Democrat IT Staffers on Intel Committee May Have Sold Classified Intel To Pakistan and Russia…

    08/22/2017 4:14:44 PM PDT · by Former MSM Viewer · 22 replies
    The New York Post is reporting an evolution into the investigation of the indicted Awan family and colleagues who worked as Democrat staffers within the House Intelligence Committee and aides within the Super-Classified Congressional Intelligence Gang-of-Eight. It’s jaw-dropping how much intelligence this crew would have access to.
  • LIVESTREAM: President Donald Trump Holds MASSIVE Rally in Phoenix, AZ 8/22/17

    08/22/2017 5:57:33 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 419 replies
    Started streaming 4 hours ago Tuesday, August 22, 2017: RSBN's Steve Lookner, Margaret Howell and Liz Willis will be on hand as President Donald J. Trump holds a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.. Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, at 7:00 PM (MT): Phoenix, AZ President Trump will hold an event at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. Phoenix Convention Center 100 N. 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Bannon boycotted Trump meet with ‘terrorist’ Abbas — report

    08/22/2017 5:47:08 PM PDT · by SJackson · 27 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | August 21, 2017 | Tamar Pileggi
    Extent of animosity between ousted strategist and president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner emerging in US media reports; Bannon now said plotting his ‘revenge’ Days after his ouster from the White House, the extent of the animosity between divisive strategist Steve Bannon and the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is steadily emerging in US media reports, with an article in Vanity Fair detailing their disputes and asserting that Bannon is now planning his “revenge.” “I’m not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist,” he texted a friend at the time, according to the magazine. Another point of contention between Bannon and...
  • Republicans lost faith in Congress faster than in Trump

    A new poll for Republicans and Republican-leaning voters, posted on Twitter by Tony Fabrizio, Trump's pollster during the 2016 presidential campaign, reveals they are losing faith in Congress faster than they are in Trump. One potential factor: the Republican-controlled Senate fell a vote shy in late July of passing a bill that would have repealed elements of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans have promised for years to repeal the ACA if given control.
  • Antisemitism on the Left

    08/22/2017 5:34:51 PM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | 8-21-17 | Steve Kramer
    I was shocked, but not surprised, to see the Washington Post feature an op-ed this weekend (August 19) stating that the left has eschewed political violence. Author Yoav Fromer admits that there is some violence on the left, but for decades it hasn’t compared to the “methodical, organized and strategic violence and incitement” of the right. What about rioting in Ferguson, MO, Portland, OR, Baltimore, MD and annually in Devos, Switzerland, or the attempt to murder the Republican congressional baseball team, to name just a few recent instances? There is extreme violence on the fringes of the left and the...
  • Lauding hi-tech education, Sharpton at his side, Murphy doubles down on courting Newark vote

    08/22/2017 5:25:26 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 4 replies
    TAP Newark ^ | August 22, 2017 | Mark Bonamo
    With the Rev. Al Sharpton at his side, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a campaign stop today at a hi-tech education center in Newark's South Ward, saying the state needed to support urban youth to succeed in a globalized and digitized economy. "We've got to be here, backing up these kids, to make sure that they can achieve all that they can achieve," said Murphy, flanked by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Newark native Sheila Oliver, the Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate. "Centers like this are at the very center of our economy. This is the future of our economy."
  • Trump will not pardon Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says

    08/22/2017 4:32:50 PM PDT · by Coronal · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 22, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump apparently has no plans to pardon "America's toughest sheriff" Joe Arpaio at his campaign-style rally Tuesday night in Phoenix. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Air Force One that there would be no discussion of a pardon and no action taken on that front at any point on Tuesday. Trump himself recently told Fox News that he was “seriously considering” a pardon for the former Maricopa County, Ariz., lawman. “I might do it right away, maybe early this week,” Trump told Fox News on Aug. 13. “I am seriously thinking about it.” When the...
  • Elections worker in North Carolina charged with changing 2016 vote totals

    08/22/2017 3:51:00 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 25 replies
    Fox news ^ | August 21, 2017
    A former elections worker in North Carolina was indicted Monday by a Durham County grand jury for mishandling provisional ballot results during the March 2016 primary election. Richard Robert Rawling, 59, of Cary, was charged on the counts of obstruction of justice — a felony — and failure to discharge a duty of his office — a misdemeanor. An investigation of the state’s elections board determined Rawling ran or ordered subordinates to run provisional ballots through tabulators more than once and made manual changes to the ballot count so the results of the provisional canvass would match the number of approved provisional ballots.
  • Barcelona attack: Suspects 'planned to hit key monuments'

    08/22/2017 3:22:03 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 13 replies
    The cell behind the Barcelona van attack had planned to use explosives against monuments including the city's famous Sagrada Familia church, a suspect has told a Madrid court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four surviving suspects who gave evidence. He and Driss Oukabir have both been charged with membership of a terrorist organisation and murder. Salah al-Karib has been detained pending further investigations, while Mohammed Aallaa was released on bail. According to Houli Chemlal, the group's plans - which he had known of "for at least two months - were scaled back when a house packed with bomb-making equipment...
  • Who won? Who Lost?

    08/22/2017 3:00:46 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 28 replies
    August 22, 2017 | MosesKnows
    Seriously If we erase evidence of who lost the Civil War where will we find evidence of who won the Civil War?
  • Exclusive— Rick Santorum Crafting Different Obamacare Repeal Plan with Lawmakers: ‘It Will Pass (tr)

    08/22/2017 2:42:47 PM PDT · by be-baw · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 22, 2017 | MATTHEW BOYLE & SEAN MORAN
    Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Monday that he is working with a broad coalition of Republicans in both the House and Senate, along with several governors, to develop a new effort to repeal Obamacare. The effort, which comes after serious tumult with prior legislation in both the House and the Senate, would devolve power over healthcare away from the federal government and back to the states. It would allow each of the 50 states to individually craft their own plans, and would mirror the effort led by Santorum in the mid-1990s which...
  • Kelli Ward Ready to Welcome President Donald Trump to Arizona (Tonight's Rally)

    08/22/2017 2:41:34 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 32 replies
    breitbart ^ | 22 Aug 2017 | MICHELLE MOONS
    Dr. Kelli Ward and “Team Ward” will be on site at a rally held by President Donald Trump on Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona, just days after Trump blasted out a tweet lauding Ward in her primary challenge to Sen. Jeff Flake. It remains unclear whether Trump will cross the bridge to endorsing Ward after a tweet last week calling “Flake Jeff Flake” weak on borders, crime, a non-factor in the Senate and “toxic”: "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He's toxic!" Flake...
  • CIA whistleblower: Mueller’s FBI computers spied on Trump and SCOTUS

    08/22/2017 2:27:48 PM PDT · by CitizenBob · 39 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | July 13, 2017 | Mary Fanning & Alan Jones
    Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, currently Special Counsel in the Russia investigation, provided FBI computers to a secret CIA/NSA surveillance program that was launched in 2004. That program morphed into a domestic surveillance program that spied on Donald Trump and his associates... according to former CIA/NSA/DIA subcontractor-turned-whistleblower Dennis Montgomery: “This is very, very, very powerful technology, and it was created under Robert Mueller’s watch. The last person I would think that should be investigating Donald Trump is Robert Mueller, who was collecting information on Donald Trump ten years ago … Mueller has a huge conflict of interest, a huge conflict...
  • Diehl campaign vs. Warren comes to Salem

    08/22/2017 1:20:06 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 5 replies
    The Salem News ^ | Aug 3, 2017 | Paul Leighton
    SALEM — State Rep. Geoff Diehl stopped in Salem Thursday, a first step on what promises to be a long road in his effort to unseat U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Diehl, a fourth-term Republican from Whitman, served as co-chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign in Massachusetts. He spoke to about a dozen supporters at the Hawthorne Hotel as part of a statewide tour after announcing his candidacy on Tuesday. *** Diehl touted his work on repealing automatic gas tax increases and his opposition to bringing the Olympics to Boston, both of which saved taxpayers money, he said. He also said...
  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal denies facing same legal issue he's suing Trump over

    08/22/2017 1:01:08 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 6 replies
    A Democratic senator leading a lawsuit against President Donald Trump denies that his family's investment in the Empire State Building puts him in a similar legal position. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut — lead plaintiff in the Federal Emoluments Clause lawsuit Blumenthal v. Trump, filed in June — addressed the issue after it surfaced on legal blogs. The senator said through a spokesperson that investments listed on his financial disclosure forms are not owned "personally" by him, but rather by a family member, distinguishing himself from Trump.
  • Missouri senator who urged Trump assassination booted from committees

    08/22/2017 12:14:40 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 56 replies
    wxxv ^ | 22 AUG 17 | Benny Johnson
    Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal called for President Donald Trump's assassination Thursday. Now she just got devastating news about her political career. Chappelle-Nadal was stripped of all committee assignments Tuesday by her own party's leadership and was called a “distraction.” The senator has been removed from the eight committees, a devastating blow to any potential political effectiveness for Chappelle-Nadal since the committees are where all legislation begins.