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  • Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment [Al Green]

    05/21/2017 12:16:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2017 11:11 PM EDT
    A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he’s been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Al Green held a town hall meeting and played recordings of several threatening voicemails left at his offices in Houston and Washington, the Houston Chronicle reports . The seven-term Democrat told the crowd of about 100 people that he won’t be deterred. […] One male caller used a racial insult and threatened Green with “hanging from a tree” if he pursues impeachment. Another man left a message saying Green would be the one impeached after...
  • Here’s the Proof FBI Director Jamey Comey’s Memo is a Lie

    05/19/2017 11:38:20 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 85 replies
    Political ^ | May 18, 2017 | Matt
    President Donald Trump is under fire after an explosive report in the New York Times quoted a memo from former FBI Director James Comey indicating Trump had asked him to cease the federal investigation into Michael T. Flynn. The memo was allegedly penned after a meeting Comey had with Trump in February, with Comey writing in the memo afterwards that Trump said “I hope you can let this go,” in regards to the Flynn investigation. The meeting occurred the day after Flynn resigned. The usual chorus of Democrats (i.e. all of them) are calling for impeachment in response to the...
  • Trump base shows signs of cracking

    05/20/2017 9:39:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 20, 2017 | Niall Stanage
    President Trump's previously resilient base is showing signs of cracking. A new Reuters/IPSOS tracking poll, released Friday afternoon, showed the president with a job approval rating of 75 percent among Republicans. Political professionals generally view it as worrying for any commander-in-chief if his approval ratings with his own party dip below 85 percent - and downright alarming if they go below 80 percent. "Seventy-five [percent] is certainly a new number and I would want to see something that would either back that up or refute it," said GOP pollster David Winston, whose resumé includes work for former Speaker Newt Gingrich...
  • Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia

    05/19/2017 4:20:18 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 46 replies
    VOX ^ | 5/19/17 | Zack Beauchamp
    Why liberal conspiracy theories are flourishing in the age of Trump. This is a very good chronology/analysis of how insane they are and how much more insane they will become.
  • What You Should Know About America’s High Rate Of Maternal Mortality

    05/12/2017 3:44:55 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 76 replies
    Consumerist ^ | May 12, 2017
    When you think about fatalities during childbirth, your mind may immediately leap to infant deaths. But although it’s much safer to give birth in America now than say, 100 years ago, women are dying from pregnancy or childbirth-related causes at a higher rate than any other country in the developed world. An in-depth investigation into maternal mortality by NPR and ProPublica highlights the tragic story of a neonatal nurse who died less than a day after giving birth in the hospital where she works. It’s a tale more common in this country than you might think, even with medical innovations...
  • MSNBC’S Deutsch: “Beginning of the End” for “Accidental Dictator” Trump

    05/12/2017 1:29:03 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 72 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Talk about your doomsday predictions . . . on today’s Morning Joe, Donny Deutsch said “I believe this is the beginning of the end” for President Trump, whom he called an “accidental dictator.” . . . DEUTSCH: You can feel the thread being pulled. You can feel the clothes starting to come off the emperor. I believe this is the beginning of the end. View the video here.
  • Comey fired for intensifying investigation of Trump, Russia ties: report

    05/10/2017 4:45:10 PM PDT · by detective · 61 replies
    MSN News ^ | May 10, 2017 | Brandon Carter
    A source says former FBI director James Comey was fired by President Trump for two reasons: refusing to offer personal loyalty to Trump, and the FBI's intensifying investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia. The source, a person close to Comey, shared the two reasons with CNN Wednesday. The information contradicts the reasoning for Comey's firing as explained by the Trump administration.
  • Washington Post Column: If Trump fired Comey over Russia, he must go

    05/10/2017 9:26:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/10/2017 | Jennifer Rubin
    The New York Times reported, “Senior White House and Justice Department officials had been working on building a case against Mr. Comey since at least last week, according to administration officials. Mr. Sessions had been charged with coming up with reasons to fire him, officials said.” If this is true — that Sessions was charged by President Trump (no one else would have the authority) to figure out reasons to fire Comey — then the question hanging over the presidency is: What was the real reason? If the reason was not that Trump, after all that talk about “locking up”...
  • Lecturing Clinton About ‘Taking Responsibility’ For Her Defeat is Bizarre

    05/08/2017 4:49:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | May 8, 2017 | Josh Marshall, editor and publisher
    As you know, we now have a roiling, renewed debate over whether a mix of Russian hacking and James Comey’s final week intervention in the November election shifted the balance in Donald Trump’s favor. Even more, it’s a public debate over whether Hillary Clinton should keep claiming this is so or just, in one side’s view, own up to her failed campaign and stop making excuses. Plenty of others have argued this case on the merits, particularly Nate Silver looking at Comey’s intervention and its effect on polls in the final week of the campaign. Others have delved into psychological...
  • Unlike ObamaCare, The GOP Health Bill Wasn't Built On Lies And False Promises

    05/06/2017 5:29:37 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 73 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 5/5/2017 | Staff
    Health Reform: While everyone is busy picking apart the flaws of the Republican ObamaCare replacement bill, one inconvenient truth is being overlooked: ObamaCare itself has been a colossal disaster. Remember how ObamaCare was sold to the public: If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. It will lower premiums by $2,500, increase choice and competition, make health care affordable, create jobs, cut the deficit. None of those promises came true. In 2013, millions discovered that the "keep your plan" promise was a lie — PolitiFact gave it the "Lie of the Year" award — when they started getting...
  • Russia Today: Most Russians want Le Pen as next French president, poll shows

    05/03/2017 8:58:46 PM PDT · by Java4Jay · 19 replies
    Almost two-thirds of Russians support Marine Le Pen in the current French presidential campaign, with just 8 percent preferring Emmanuel Macron as the next leader of France.
  • Police: Woman falsely accused trooper of making racial slurs in Cayuga County traffic stop

    05/03/2017 5:29:10 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 35 replies
    <p>A Rochester woman has been arrested for falsely accusing a New York State trooper of making racial slurs during a traffic stop in Cayuga County...</p> <p>On Jan. 29, 2017, state police stopped 36-year-old Tiffany Robinson-Clarke on Route 38 in the town of Moravia.</p>
  • Mississippi mortuary sued for 'refusing gay man's funeral'

    05/03/2017 2:37:23 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 32 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3rd May 2017 | BBC News
    A mortuary in Mississippi is being sued by the husband of a gay man for allegedly refusing to cremate him because of his sexuality. John "Jack" Zawadski, 82, and his nephew filed the lawsuit after being told that the funeral parlour did not "deal with their kind". Their legal team argue the response of staff at the Picayune mortuary devastated Mr Zawadski and his family. But the co-owner of the funeral home has tearfully denied the allegations. "We just didn't do that," a weeping Henrietta Brewer told Mississippi Today.Mrs Brewer said that her mortuary had handled the funerals of "well...
  • Barack Obama Didn't Date Black Women Until Michelle, Author Says

    05/03/2017 12:26:01 PM PDT · by Trillian · 65 replies
    TMZ ^ | 5/3/2017 10:32 AM PDT | Unknown
    Barack Obama seriously dated several women before meeting Michelle, and none of them were African-American, according to the author of one of the definitive books about the former president. Christopher Andersen, who wrote "Barack and Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage," appeared on "TMZ Live" just after excerpts from another book -- "Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama" -- were released, saying he twice proposed to a woman before meeting Michelle. Andersen says Obama, who had big political aspirations early on, recognized the value of marrying a black woman, although he's quick to add the love between Barack and...
  • VANITY: Something very interesting. A Bing search only provides "Fake News" outlets.

    05/03/2017 5:46:40 AM PDT · by vannrox · 24 replies
    Bing ^ | 3APR17 | vannrox
    I wanted to do a search on what the content of the budget agreement was between Congress that is all in the news today. I wanted specifics. So I went on Google, and then on Bing, and then finally on Duckduckgo. What was so bothersome to me was that the top rated search items were all "Fake News". Nearly every single one. Yet the links to find the absolute content of the bill is located on pages 674 etc. Why is this so. I ask the FR audience to try it yourself. Type in Trump and budget, and april. Then...
  • Flyers depicting racist caricature of African-Americans found at UT

    05/02/2017 11:34:16 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 94 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 5/2/17 | Eric Webb
    Anti-African-American flyers containing a racist slogan and imagery have been found at the University of Texas at Austin, according to reports on social media Tuesday. The flyers depict a racist caricature of a black man holding a knife and bear the words “Around blacks ... never relax.” UT student Kim Nguyen said she found a flyer on an yellow emergency call machine near the Littlefield Fountain.
  • I Can't Spare This Man

    04/30/2017 9:06:20 AM PDT · by Eagles Field · 24 replies
    4-30-2017 | eagles field
    President Trump just told the thin-lipped weasel that recites leftist dogma on “Face the Nation”, that he calls the program “Fake the Nation”. To. His. Face. I love that man.
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update – April 23rd, 2017 (video)

    04/25/2017 1:26:43 PM PDT · by Lera · 8 replies
    Calvary Chapel Kaneohe ^ | 4/23/17 | JD Farag
    Pastor J.D. argues the case that everything taking place globally has Israel, specifically, Jerusalem at the center by taking a quick trip around the world on a tour of the significant developments just within the last couple of weeks.
  • Florida’s First Black State Attorney Received A Noose In The Mail

    04/23/2017 11:44:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | April 21, 2017 | Andy Campbell
    Aramis Ayala is no stranger to hate. As the first African-American elected to state attorney in Florida and a controversial prosecutor ― known for her refusal to seek the death penalty in an aggressive capital punishment state ― she’s had to field plenty of racist and ugly rhetoric from her neighbors. But Ayala, who serves Osceola and Orange counties, doesn’t back down when she’s the victim of a crime. In March, she received two racist letters over two weeks, one of which contained a noose made of twine, her office confirmed to The Huffington Post. Calling the package a hate...
  • HuffPo Finally Retracts Anti-White Column, Admits Author “Appears Not To Exist”

    04/17/2017 3:44:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies ^ | April 15, 2016 | Milo Yiannopoulos
    The Huffington Post has retracted a column suggesting white men should not be allowed to vote, claiming the piece’s author “appears not to exist.” According to Breitbart, the original article (archived here), titled “Could It Be Time To Deny White Men The Franchise?” was credited to a HuffPo contributor by the name of Shelley Garland. Garland’s profile – which has since been deleted – described her as an “activist and feminist” who is “working on ways to smash the patriarchy.”