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  • Huma Abedin Is Giving Marriage With Anthony Weiner Another Try

    03/25/2017 6:09:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 25, 2017 | Dana Schuster
    Fool me once, shame on you. Fool Huma Abedin four times, and she’ll still take you back. After years of public humiliation by her sext-a-holic husband, Anthony Weiner, 40-year-old Abedin finally separated from the former congressman in August, one day after The Post reported that he had sent yet another explicit photo to a woman — this one showing his toddler son asleep beside him. But sources tell The Post that Hillary Clinton’s righthand woman is now giving the marriage another try.
  • Does Earth Hour Have Value in the Age of Climate Change Denial?

    03/25/2017 6:00:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017 | David Miller
    David Miller is the president and CEO of World Wildlife Fund CanadaThe new records humanity is setting are frightening: Arctic sea ice at an all-time winter low; 2016 as the hottest year on record; and a new high in the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere in millions of years. As climate change unfolds before our eyes, the climate deniers now include a small but powerful number of global leaders, people who think climate change isn’t worth spending time or money fighting. This wasn’t the case when the global agreement to fight climate change was signed in Paris in...
  • CIA Col. Tony Shaffer: Trump Wiretap Case 'Worse Than Watergate'

    03/25/2017 5:59:41 PM PDT · by drewh · 14 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Mach 25 ,2017 10:25
    Former CIA officer Col. Tony Shaffer said the basics of President Trump's claim to have been "wiretapped" are likely true, and that the incident is "worse than Watergate." Noting it has been exactly two weeks since Trump tweeted that President Obama wiretapped his namesake tower, Shaffer said the "basic fundamental idea and claim is true." Malkin to Ryan: Don't Break Arm Patting Self on Back, 'It's Not Covered By ObamaCare or RINOcare' He said that Trump was not physically wiretapped, with a wire into his phone, and it may not have physically been Trump Tower, but his campaign apparatus instead....
  • If You Think Canada Is a Welcoming Nation, Talk to a Displaced Mexican

    03/25/2017 5:51:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    The Globa and Mail ^ | Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017
    Denise Dresser is a Mexican political analyst, columnist and academic. She is a professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de MéxicoToday, Canada is standing tall. Its citizens are patting themselves on the back, proud to hail from one of the bastions of liberalism, of tolerance, of acceptance, of compassion. While the United States is closing doors, Canada is opening them. While U.S. President Donald Trump is slouching toward authoritarianism, Canada is safeguarding democracy. Canadians have much to be proud of and much to teach the world about compassion. Except for that one troubling spot of not-so-benign neglect that is Canada’s...
  • Let Us Now Appreciate Paul Ryan’s Utter Failure as a Political Leader

    03/25/2017 5:24:41 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 24 replies
    Slate ^ | 24 Mar 17 | Jordan Weissmann
    As he gave his brief press conference Friday afternoon confirming that Republicans had pulled their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan both looked and sounded like a hangdog high school football coach spilling out a few defeated platitudes after watching his team get ground into the turf. “Moving from an opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains,” he said, “and, well, we’re feeling those growing pains today.” “We came really close today, but we came up short.” “I will not sugarcoat this. This is a disappointing day for us. Doing...
  • Embassy Confirms UK Attacker Had Been in Saudi Arabia

    03/25/2017 5:20:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    Khaleej Times ^ | March 25, 2017
    The embassy says he wasn't tracked by Saudi security services and didn't have a criminal record there. The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London says that the Westminster attacker was in the country three times and taught English there. A statement released late Friday says Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.
  • Auschwitz Closed As Nude Protesters Slaughter Sheep

    03/25/2017 5:06:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    The Forward ^ | March 24, 2017 Read more: http://forward.com/news/world/367044/auschwitz-closed-as-nude-protesters-s | Ofer Aderet Read more: http://forward.com/news/world/367044/auschwitz-closed-as-nude-protesters-slau
    The memorial site at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland was closed for a short time on Friday due to the actions of a group of about a dozen protesters who slaughtered a sheep, lit a fire, took off their clothes and chained themselves to the famous gate that reads “Arbeit Macht Frei” (“work sets you free”). The protesters also draped a white banner emblazoned “love” over the famous sign. A spokesman for the Auschwitz memorial said the protesters’ motives were not clear, but some reports suggested that the group was protesting against the armed conflict in Ukraine. The group...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ DOING WELL WHAT OTHERS MAY NOT SEE ~ 26 March 2017

    03/25/2017 5:05:09 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 16 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          DOING WELL WHAT OTHERS MAY NOT SEE In the New Testament scriptures, the Apostle Paul talks about the importance of striving for excellence. He writes, "Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things." (Philippians 4:8) Allow me to share with you a story about striving for excellence. . On one of the arches of a magnificent cathedral in Europe is sculptured a face of great beauty. Yet it can be...
  • U.S. think tank: N. Korea operating lithium-6 plant for hydrogen bombs

    03/25/2017 4:19:35 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 27 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2017/03/18 | Chang Jae-soon
    U.S. think tank: N. Korea operating lithium-6 plant for hydrogen bombs By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON, March 17 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is believed to have built and is operating a plant to produce lithium 6, a key ingredient for hydrogen bombs that are much more powerful than conventional nuclear weapons, a U.S. think tank claimed Friday. The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) said the plant appears be located at the Hungnam Chemical Complex near Hamhung on the North's east coast. It cited a 2012 order the North placed in China to purchase large quantities of mercury and lithium...
  • Va. man gored by deer he and his wife had raised

    03/25/2017 1:29:53 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 53 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | March 25, 2017 11:57 am | AP
    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia wildlife officials say a member of the Giles County Board of Supervisors was hospitalized after being attacked by a deer. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries spokesman Lee Walker say Paul “Chappy” Baker was attacked by a nine-point buck outside his home earlier this week. The buck gored Baker’s lower legs and arms and caused bruises, cuts and lacerations.
  • Campaign Disclosure Complaint Filed Against "Wilmette Friends" Political Group

    03/25/2017 1:24:58 PM PDT · by PBRCat
    The Chicago Daily Observer ^ | March 24, 2017 | Anonymous
    The purpose of Illinois campaign disclosures laws is to promote transparency and to permit voters to make informed decisions. While posing as a virtuous civic organization, the ‘Wilmette Friends’ are actively supporting candidates and opposing their challengers without disclosing their campaign contributors in violation of Illinois law. No one knows how to learn what expenditures have been made or where the funds were deposited. The League of Women of Voters, which has a lot in common with the Wilmette Friends (and the New Trier Caucus) is supposed to be nonpartisan, but in New Trier it would appear that the local...
  • California ignores travel ban to anti-LGBT states so UCLA can play in the Sweet 16

    03/25/2017 12:37:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Outsports ^ | 3/22/17 | Cyd Zeigler
    UPDATE: A spokesperson for Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian has confirmed that UCLA is funding part of the cost for the basketball team’s trip to Tennessee. Like a shell-game, they claimed that it isn’t state funds that are going to this trip — those funds are used for other things, like paying the salaries of people going on the trip and supporting the trip. Nazarian’s spokesperson said these funds are coming from ticket sales and other sources. It’s like a shell game. Just move funds around to limit exposure and liability. The funds that are going to pay for this trip could...
  • Louise Mensch: ‘America First’ Is ‘A Nazi Slogan Being Pushed by Russia’

    03/25/2017 10:23:35 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Mar 2017 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” journalist and former Conservative member of the UK Parliament Louise Mensch stated that the slogan “America First” is “a Nazi slogan being pushed by Russia, who are quite literally attacking, not only America, but the whole of the West.”
  • Virginia police arrest sword-wielding man dressed as the Joker

    03/25/2017 5:44:38 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | Mar 25, 2017, 1:19 AM ET | DAVID CAPLAN
    A 31-year-old man in Virginia was arrested and charged with wearing a mask in public Friday after he was spotted walking around dressed as the iconic comic book supervillain the Joker, police said. Police in Winchester -- located about 75 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. -- said the Winchester Emergency Communications Center received "several calls" around 2 p.m. on Friday of a suspicious male wearing a black cape and carrying a sword walking around the city.
  • John Lamb-Update on Ammon (Bundy) and other political prisoners (BUNKERVILLE STANDOFF)

    03/25/2017 4:05:21 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    You Tube ^ | 3/24/2017 | John Lamb/J Grady
    (At 3:04-John Lamb) "We did have court today for Ammon Bundy and it was a hearing that was for Morgan Philpot to see if he was able to use him as a second lawyer like second chair on his case when Ammon's tried coming up and we don't know when its going to be just yet, its the second trial, but that motion was allowed and Philpot is able to represent Ammon in this next trial, so that was good news. It was a sealed hearing, we were not allowed to be at it, we had to stay on the...
  • Ex-hedgie seeks to keep suit vs. Preet Bharara alive

    03/24/2017 10:36:52 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 2 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 24, 2017 | By Carleton English and Kaja Whitehouse
    A former hedge fund manager on Friday fought for a chance to get former Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara on the witness stand. David Ganek, founder of Level Global, asked a federal appeals court to keep alive his 2015 lawsuit charging Bharara and the FBI with “fabricating evidence” to raid his $4 billion hedge fund in 2010. Bharara already tried once filed to kill the suit, which a trial judge denied in March. The prosecutor then appealed the ruling. “The notion there is no remedy when an officer of the United States [lies] in an affidavit is extraordinary,” Ganek’s lawyer...
  • Freedom Caucus Majority Backs Paul Ryan for House Speaker

    10/21/2015 8:53:26 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 56 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10-21-15 | DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and EMMARIE HUETTEMAN
    A strong majority of anti-establishment conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus voted on Wednesday night to support Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin for House speaker, assuring that he will have the votes to secure the post next week and averting a leadership crisis for Republicans. Mr. Ryan indicated that he was prepared to seize the gavel and try to bring unity to his party, which has been riven over how House leaders exert authority over members. That fight had become so bitter that it forced the resignation of Speaker John A. Boehner and derailed the candidacy of the majority...
  • Debt limit looks like a real struggle after AHCA debacle

    03/24/2017 6:48:01 PM PDT · by Drago · 19 replies
    Marketwatch.com ^ | 03/24/2017 | Steve Goldstein
    The annual wrangling around the debt limit was set to disappear, pundits thought, since Republican control of both the executive and legislative branch would effectively make any showdown over such a silly exercise an own goal. That’s the current view in the Trump White House at least. “We’ve spent the money. The concept of the debt limit is somewhat of a ridiculous concept,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday. “I am hopeful that this something Congress addresses before the [summer] break. I think everybody understands we need to raise the debt limit, and that’s something we’re going to do.”...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~ 25 March 2017

    03/24/2017 6:00:39 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 119 replies
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  • Staffer Who Helped Broker Iran Nuclear Deal Still Working at Trump State Department

    03/23/2017 3:08:08 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 23 Mar 2017 | Penny Starr
    A holdover from the Obama administration who helped broker the Iran nuclear deal continues to work in the Trump State Department as a member of the “policy planning staff,” according to her biography on the agency website. “Prior to joining the Policy Planning Staff, she served as a Director for Iran and Iran Nuclear Implementation on the National Security Council Staff from 2014-2016,” Sahar Nowrouzzadeh’s bio states. “Sahar also previously served as a Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. Department of State and a Team Chief and Senior Analyst at the Department of Defense.” In an October 2016, Nowrouzzadeh was...
  • Wife of former Alabama GOP chairman Bill Armistead hit by car, killed

    03/24/2017 10:34:21 AM PDT · by Bodleian_Girl · 35 replies
    The Birmingham News / AL.com ^ | 3/24/17 | Carol Robinson
    The wife of former Alabama GOP Chairman Bill Armistead was killed in a traffic accident Thursday morning. Armistead made the announcement on Facebook late Thursday night, saying he had lost the love of his life. He and his wife, Emily, were preparing to celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary. Efforts to reach law enforcement officials for details of the accident weren't immediately successful. The West Alabama Watchman reported that the couple was crossing Highway 43 in Linden when she was struck. She was taken to Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis, where she was pronounced dead. According to publication, the...
  • ‘Russia May Be Supplying the Taliban’ as They Fight US, NATO

    03/24/2017 10:15:38 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Friday, 24 March 2017
    Friday, 24 March 2017 Text size A A A Russia is “perhaps” supplying the Taliban as they fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a top US general said Thursday. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO’s supreme allied commander who also heads the US military’s European Command, told lawmakers he had seen Russian influence expand in multiple regions, including in Afghanistan. “I have seen the influence of Russia of late – an increased influence – in terms of association and perhaps even supply to the Taliban,” Scaparrotti told the Senate Armed Services Committee, without elaborating. NATO troops have been fighting in Afghanistan...
  • Fox report: GOP investigators expect evidence showing Obama surveilled Trump team

    03/23/2017 9:03:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 23, 2017 | Nikita Vladimirov
    Fox News reported Thursday that GOP congressional investigators are expecting to see evidence soon showing that the Obama administration surveilled President Trump's transition team. An unnamed source told the news channel that the "smoking gun" evidence will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week. The committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on Wednesday announced to the press that he had seen intelligence reports showing that members of Trump's transition team were "incidentally" swept up in legal intelligence collection of foreign targets. Nunes briefed the White House on what he had seen, but the documents or their source have...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 24 March 2017

    03/23/2017 6:02:02 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 111 replies
    March 23, 2017 | Old Man Winter hanging on
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  • Maxine Waters: ‘Obama Has Put In Place’ Secret Database With ‘Everything On Everyone’

    03/23/2017 5:54:12 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 73 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/23/17
    "The President has put in place an organization with the kind of database that no one has ever seen before in life," Representative Maxine Waters told Roland Martin on Monday.   "That's going to be very, very powerful," Waters said. "That database will have information about everything on every individual on ways that it's never been done before and whoever runs for President on the Democratic ticket has to deal with that. They're going to go down with that database and the concerns of those people because they can't get around it. And he's [President Obama] been very smart....
  • Insider: NYPD Has 'Had Enough' of FBI Director Comey, New Anthony Weiner Leaks Have Begun

    03/23/2017 2:47:05 PM PDT · by drewh · 160 replies
    Investment Watch ^ | March 23, 2017 | staff
    According to a highly placed New york insider with ties to the NYPD, NYPD detectives, along with select FBI agents who are sick of the stonewalling of Comey and the brass at FBI and CIA have started leaking info on their investigation into Anthony Wieners laptop! Among other things, we have learned from our insider that the Clintons and other politicians were engaged in Money laundering Child exploitation Sex crimes with minors (children) Perjury Pay to play through Clinton Foundation Obstruction of justice Other felony crimes Furthermore, Wiener, who used the alias TDog convinced a 14 year old to engage...
  • GOP Rep Peter King: 99.5 Percent Accurate to Say Obama Admin Surveilled Trump Transition

    03/23/2017 5:36:16 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 23
    Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Rep. Peter King (R-NY), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, admitted after his committee’s review of President Donald Trump’s claim the Obama administration had wiretapped his transition team, he had a “legitimate case to make,” but said he may have overstepped with his Twitter claim. “[T]he president had a very legitimate case to make,” King said. “He overstepped it by saying President Obama ordered wiretapping. That we don’t know, but what we do know is to me this is shameful.” Host Bill O’Reilly pressed King on the seriousness of Trump being...
  • Bundy defendants interviewed in undercover FBI operation (DEFENDANT OUTED AS INFORMANT @ COMMENT)

    03/23/2017 4:00:30 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | 3/22/2017 | Jenny Wilson
    Undercover FBI agents posed as documentary filmmakers for a production titled "America Reloaded" to draw statements from the men who rushed to support rancher Cliven Bundy in his 2014 stand against the federal government......
  • Living History Weekend (Central Texas Tank Museum Event)

    03/23/2017 3:42:12 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 12 replies
    Our annual Living History Weekend is the largest event of its kind in Texas, with visitors from across the nation coming to view our award-winning Living History Displays, shop in the Military Swap Meet, and to witness the roar of tanks in our WWII Battle reenactment! This family-friendly event is sure to have something for everyone! Physical Address: 19124 Highway 6 South College Station, Texas 77845
  • Woodward: Surveillance Report Likely 'Highly Classified Gossip' About Trump

    03/22/2017 9:10:14 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 53 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 22, 2017 | The O'Reilly Factor
    Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward said that allegations from a report that say President Trump's transition team was named in surveillance reports of foreign individuals would be "gross violations." A couple of diplomats who were legitimately wiretapped were talking about meeting Trump or his team, Woodward said on "The O'Reilly Factor." However, U.S. intelligence agencies are supposed to comply with "minimization" rules, which protect Americans' names from being published in reports or leaked in any way, he added. "The idea that there was intelligence value was really thin," Woodward said. "You've got this really serious problem potentially of people...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops ~ 23 March 2017

    03/22/2017 6:05:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 138 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ HOISTING AMMO Army Pfc. Harlan Troutman, left, hoists a training round above his head during the Gen. Gordon Sullivan Cup best tank crew competition at Fort Benning, Ga., May 1, 2016. Troutman is assigned to the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. MAKING AN ENTRANCE Air Force Staff Sgt. August O'Niell...
  • VIDEO: Suspect Flees After Coming Face-to-Face with Mother Holding Shotgun

    03/22/2017 5:22:45 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Mar 2017 | AWR HAWKINS
    Surveillance video from a Miami Gardens, Florida, home shows a home invasion suspect quickly changing his mind upon coming face-to-face on March 4 with a mother holding a shotgun.
  • Freedom Watch March 21 letter to Chairman Nunes- ( Regarding illegal NSA surveillance)

    03/22/2017 4:38:56 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 31 replies
    Freedom Watch ^ | March 21, 2017 | Larry Klayman
    Freedom Watch March 21 Letter to Chairman Nunes and other members of House Intelligence Committee Concerning Whistleblower Dennis Montgomery and possible FBI cover up of investigation of illegal NSA/CIA surveillance of President Trump and other prominent Americans.
  • …Donald Trump Jnr slams London mayor Sadiq Khan for saying ‘terror attacks are part of living in…

    03/22/2017 2:01:58 PM PDT · by markomalley · 40 replies
    The Sun ^ | 3/22/17 | Sam Webb
    US President Donald Trump’s son has slammed the Mayor of London for saying terror attacks are “part of living in a big city” as his father called the Parliament attack “big news”.Donald Trump Jnr tweeted a link to a story from the Independent about comments made by London Mayor Sadiq Khan in September.Mr Khan said he believes the threat of terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city”.
  • Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware

    03/22/2017 1:08:15 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 127 replies
    Motherboard ^ | 3/21/17 | JASON KOEBLER
    To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America's heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that's cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid online forums. Tractor hacking is growing increasingly popular because John Deere and other manufacturers have made it impossible to perform "unauthorized" repair on farm equipment, which farmers see as an attack on their sovereignty and quite possibly an existential threat to their livelihood if their tractor breaks at an inopportune time. "When crunch time comes and we break down, chances are we don't have time...
  • NUNES: FBI IS NOT COOPERATING WITH OUR INVESTIGATION INTO TRUMP CAMP SURVEILLANCE

    03/22/2017 12:53:18 PM PDT · by mathprof · 170 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 3/22/17
    The FBI is thus far not cooperating with the House of Representatives' investigation into the NSA's surveillance of the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, the chairman of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said today. Nunes said communications from the Trump team were picked up and disseminated within the government during the 2016 campaign. Nunes told reporters that sources within the intelligence community presented him with the information. He spoke to the press after briefing the White House. "We don’t actually know yet officially what happened to General Flynn," Nunes said of how communications from...
  • Islamic extremists declare Britain's first Sharia law zone (Abu Izzadeen, 2011)

    03/22/2017 12:45:35 PM PDT · by Deo volente · 13 replies
    Daily Mail, UK ^ | July 29, 2011 | Sue Reid
    As a throng of Muslim families crowd around him, Abu Izzadeen speaks in a quiet voice of his plans for the future of Britain. The tall, bearded 36-year-old — who was recently freed from prison after serving a term for funding terrorism — is telling, in chilling detail, how he wants to impose Islam’s strict Sharia law on this country. ...This is all part of Izzadeen’s concerted campaign to defeat ‘Western decadence’ and turn large parts of Britain — where, his supporters say, ‘people live like animals in a jungle’ — into an Islamic Emirate.
  • All Three Networks Ignore Report on 14-Yr-Old Girl Raped Inside Her School by Illegal Alien

    03/22/2017 12:35:26 PM PDT · by drewh · 13 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 22, 2017 | 11:08 AM EDT | Kristine Marsh
    Last Thursday, a young girl attending Rockville High School in Maryland was brutally gang raped in her school’s bathroom by two fellow students, at least one of which was in the country illegally. Jose O. Montano, 17, from El Salvador, and Henry E. Sanchez-Milian, 18, from Guatemala, were charged last week with raping their 14-year-old female classmate in the school’s men’s bathroom. Both had only been in Montgomery County for a few months before they were placed in the school’s 9th grade class. Sanchez-Milian is a confirmed illegal immigrant that is being detained by ICE officials while officials will not...
  • Gorsuch’s pro-illegal immigrant ruling roils confirmation debate

    03/22/2017 6:42:50 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 46 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 22, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    Judge Neil Gorsuch repeatedly defended an “undocumented immigrant” against the massive crush of the administrative state during his confirmation hearing Tuesday, picking a fascinating fight with his potential future colleagues on the Supreme Court. The case he was referring to — a 2016 ruling from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in which he wrote both the opinion of the court and, strikingly, a separate concurring opinion — has become a major flash point in his quest to win a seat on the Supreme Court.
  • Former secretary of Labor pick Andy Puzder resigns as CEO of CKE Restaurants

    03/22/2017 6:26:51 AM PDT · by Truth29 · 6 replies
    CNBC ^ | March 21, 2017 | Rachel Cao
    Andy Puzder, President Donald Trump's former Secretary of Labor pick, stepped down as CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of fast food chains Hardee's and Carl's Jr. Puzder held the position of CKE CEO since September 2000, but will be replaced by former KFC president Jason Marker, according to a press release on Tuesday. Marker is expected to start in his new position as CEO in April. (snip) Puzder had drawn scrutiny after Trump picked him over his opposition to federal minimum wage increases, alleged wage violations at CKE fast food restaurants and decades-old abuse allegations from his ex-wife....
  • Cyber Firm at Center of Russian Hacking Charges Misread Data

    03/22/2017 6:04:30 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 15 replies
    VOA ^ | 3/21/17 | Pete Cobus
    WASHINGTON — An influential British think tank and Ukraine’s military are disputing a report that the U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike has used to buttress its claims of Russian hacking in the presidential election. The CrowdStrike report, released in December, asserted that Russians hacked into a Ukrainian artillery app, resulting in heavy losses of howitzers in Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed separatists. But the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) told VOA that CrowdStrike erroneously used IISS data as proof of the intrusion. IISS disavowed any connection to the CrowdStrike report. Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense also has claimed combat losses and hacking...
  • Trump Meeting With Obamacare Architect Dr. Emanuel

    03/22/2017 5:06:04 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 60 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 3/20/2017 | Jeffrey Rodack
    Donald Trump on Monday is scheduled to meet with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, architect of Obamacare, as the president fights to replace the healthcare package with his own plan. The president's meeting with Emanuel is also expected to include Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and House Speaker Paul Ryan.... It marks the third time since the November election that Emanuel has met with Trump to discuss healthcare policy, the Post reported. In addition, he has discussed health issues with several of Trump's top advisers.....
  • There's No Place Like Home: 31.5% of SF Millennials Live With Their Parents, Study Shows

    03/21/2017 10:05:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 3/21 | Kavin Mistry
    The secret is out, living with your parents is more common than you might think. A study by rental website Abodo showed that millennials are more likely to be living at home than on their own. The national average is 34.1 percent. San Francisco ranks 28th in the nation, with 31.5 percent of its millennials living at home. Of those, 9.2 percent of the millennials living there are unemployed, while of those who work, the median monthly income is $2,813. "We found that Millennials aren't living at home simply because of high rent prices across the country,” said Sam Radbil,...
  • Hidden Camera Video Shows SF Teachers’ Union Rep Bragging About Hitting Students

    03/21/2017 10:00:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | March 21, 2017
    A teacher’s union rep was caught on hidden camera admitting he hit a student and got away with it. Now he’s in the hot seat. In the video, a man identified as Antonio Mankini is heard saying, “I can see grabbing a kid, I can see throwing a kid up against a locker. Not that I’ve ever done that, okay once, maybe twice.” Mankini is a math, science and technology teacher on leave from James Lick Middle School and who is now the Staff Organizer and Treasurer of United Educators, San Francisco – the union that represents all of San...
  • Fraudster Impersonates CEO of $1.2B San Mateo Tech Firm, Steals Employees’ SSNs and Other IRS Data

    03/21/2017 9:03:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    SiliconBeat ^ | March 20, 2017 | Ethan Baron
    Fraudster impersonates CEO of $1.2 billion San Mateo tech firm, steals employees’ SSNs and other IRS datat’s not a letter anyone wants to receive: your employer telling you a data thief has stolen your Social Security number and other highly sensitive information by pretending to be your CEO. But that’s what hundreds of employees of San Mateo software firm Coupa, co-founded by two former Oracle executives, recently received. On March 6, according to the letter sent to the workers and obtained by SiliconBeat, the firm’s human resources department was targeted in a successful phishing fraud seeking employee’s IRS W-2 payroll...
  • John Hinckley Left the Mental Hospital Seven Months Ago

    03/21/2017 8:26:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | March 21, 2017 | Lisa Miller
    Can a man who tried to murder a president be rehabilitated?At 2:30 on Saturday afternoon, September 10, a hired SUV pulled up to the curb of a low-slung brick-and-wood house in suburban Virginia and let a passenger out. The man, who wore a tan baseball cap and a black T-shirt, did not glance at the paparazzi lenses trained on him but walked straight inside. He is far older now than in the notorious photos, but in many ways John Hinckley looks the same: blond, pudgy, nondescript. On June 21, 1982, a jury found Hinckley not guilty by reason of insanity...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What Part of Spring Are You Quiz - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    03/21/2017 6:00:42 PM PDT · by LUV W · 116 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the world...and their families, too! | Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | LUV W and the Canteen Support Crew
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  • GOP Senators Hope to Sneak Amnesty into Trump’s Popular Immigration Reforms

    03/21/2017 5:50:33 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 32 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 21 Mar 2017 | Neil Munro
    Business advocates who want to import more foreign consumers and more foreign workers are developing plans to counter President Donald Trump’s popular call for a merit-based immigration reform. The emerging strategy is to pair offers of minor concessions to Americans and Trump with demands for giveaways to business, including a bigger supply of low-wage workers and welfare-funded consumers. The immigration “pairing” strategy is being pushed by the industry-backed Business Policy Council, in cooperation with GOP Sen. Thom Tillis. The strategy collides with Trump’s emphasis on raising Americans’ wages via “merit-based immigration,” which is also backed by a new productivity-boosting immigration...
  • Fairfax Co. [VA] officials worry immigration fears have chilling effect

    03/21/2017 4:22:53 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 28 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | March 21, 2017 4:52 pm | Kristi King | @KingWTOP
    WASHINGTON — Leaders in Fairfax County, Virginia, worry that concern in the immigrant community about being deported could threaten public trust in local police. People not being afraid to report crime, ask for help or provide police information help make Fairfax County the safest county for its size in the nation, according to Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova. “We have a very low crime rate,” Bulova said. “If we don’t have that trust, then we jeopardize the safety of our community.” Officials discussed the issue at Tuesday’s Public Safety Committee meeting.
  • FBI Wiretapped Russian Gambling Ring Headquarted at Trump Tower for two Years (ending in 2013?)

    03/21/2017 1:00:40 PM PDT · by drewh · 15 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Updated: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 12:13 PM | Terence Cullen
    The Feds were monitoring Russian activity at Trump Tower — but it was years before President Trump ever ran for office. The FBI had a court-sanctioned warrant from 2011 to 2013 to monitor a Russian crime organization working out of a unit three floors below President Trump’s penthouse, according to an ABC News report. Listening in on the Russians’ happenings resulted in more than 30 people being indicted in April 2013, with federal agents raiding the Trump Tower apartment. But the mastermind, Alimzhan Tokhtakhunov, got away and has since fled the United States justice system. Emergence of the Russian gambling...