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  • Neil Gorsuch doesn’t seem to care much about impartiality after all

    08/21/2017 2:24:01 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 21, 2017 | By Elizabeth Wydra
    At his Supreme Court confirmation hearings in March, then-Judge Neil M. Gorsuch spoke to Sen. Richard Blumenthal with grave sincerity, saying, “Senator, the independence and integrity of the judiciary is in my bones.” To Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, he promised: “I do take seriously impartiality and the appearance of impartiality.” As the saying goes, however, actions speak louder than words. Now that Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court, his actions are beginning to bring his commitment to integrity and impartiality into sharper focus: It was recently revealed that the justice has agreed to speak to a conservative group at...
  • Paul Ryan is trying to be the leader Donald Trump refuses to be (CNN )

    08/21/2017 2:38:57 PM PDT · by Innovative · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 21, 2017 | Chris Cillizza,
    If Donald Trump won't lead, I will. That's the message House Speaker Paul Ryan appears to be sending with a new statement -- released via his Facebook page Monday -- on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and President Trump's remarkable "both sides" comments in its wake. Headlined "Let There Be No Confusion," Ryan writes on Facebook: "I still firmly believe this hate exists only on the fringes. But so long as it exists, we need to talk about it. We need to call it what it is. And so long as it is weaponized for fear and terror, we need...
  • Trump looked at the solar eclipse without glasses despite a shouted warning from an aide

    08/21/2017 1:05:09 PM PDT · by edzo4 · 54 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 8 21 2017 | Allan Smith
    President Donald Trump took in the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony of the White House on Monday, even briefly glancing at the sun directly despite a shouted warning from an aide. Sporting eclipse glasses — for only part of the viewing — and standing alongside Melania Trump and their son, Barron, Trump viewed what was a partial eclipse in Washington, DC. It began at 1:17 p.m. ET, peaked at 2:42 p.m., and was set to end at 4:01 p.m., The Washington Post reported. The moon covered 81% of the sun at the eclipse's peak in Washington.
  • Mitch McConnell says most news "is not fake"

    08/21/2017 2:00:19 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 46 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 21, 2017
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he doesn't believe that most news is "fake news," a view that President Trump often tweets about. "My view is that most news is not fake, but I do try to look at a variety of sources," McConnell said at a Chamber of Commerce event in Louisville, Kentucky. He was appearing with Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin to talk about overhauling the nation's tax code, a top White House and Senate priority. President Trump has tweeted about "fake news" over 100 times since January, according to the Trump Twitter Archive.
  • Joy Ann Reid Spreads Unproven Rumor That Trump Campaign Hiring Black Actors For Phoenix Rally

    08/21/2017 2:05:06 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/21/2017 | Peter Hasson
    MSNBC host and political analyst Joy Ann Reid is now spreading unverified internet rumors that fit her worldview. Reid, who has a history of spreading misinformation, garnered thousands of retweets on Sunday by amplifying an unproven rumor that President Trump’s re-election campaign is hiring minority actors for Trump’s political rally in Phoenix on Tuesday. Reid followed up with an “update” noting that the link had been deleted. A left-wing activist was the first to claim that the Trump campaign is hiring minority actors for the campaign rally. The only basis for his claim was a since-deleted Craigslist advertisement soliciting actors....
  • Bannon: The Days Of Ivanka ‘Crying’ To Daddy ‘Are Over’ Now That Kelly Is Chief

    08/21/2017 12:28:28 PM PDT · by be-baw · 105 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 21, 2017 | Jack Crowe
    Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon celebrated Chief of Staff John Kelly’s ability to prevent Ivanka Trump from influencing her father through unscheduled emotion-laden visits to the oval office. “Those days are over when Ivanka can run in and lay her head on the [president’s] desk and cry,” Bannon told multiple people, according to The New York Times.
  • Trump Family Has Depleted Secret Service Funds (barf alert)

    08/21/2017 12:36:26 PM PDT · by NOVACPA · 39 replies
    USA Today ^ | August 21, 2017 | Kevin Johnson
    <p>WASHINGTON — The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump's family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast.</p>
  • Report: Ivanka Trump Helped Push Steve Bannon out of the White House

    08/20/2017 8:04:33 AM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 113 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/20/2017 | Charlie Spiering
    A Daily Mail report cites sources giving Ivanka Trump credit for forcing Steve Bannon out of the White House. The article references “Washington sources” that Trump’s daughter Ivanka pushed out Bannon because of his “far-right views” clashing with her Jewish faith. Bannon’s departure, the Daily Mail reports, was “done to save the Presidency,” according to a source close to Ivanka Trump, claiming that Bannon leaving “changes everything” with the Trump presidency. But according to a report from Axios reporter Jonathan Swan, Bannon had not “meaningfully advised the president about his response to Charlottesville,” although the pair spoke on the phone...
  • These are the mainstream conservatives on CNN's 'hate group' list

    08/20/2017 7:35:16 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 31 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 08/19/2017 | Jordan Schachtel
    CNN has published a list of “hate groups” currently operating in the United States, relying on an extremely partisan analysis from the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Several truly extremist groups populate the list, such as the Ku Klux Klan, New Black Panthers, Nation of Islam, and others. But along with the neo-Nazi and Islamic extremist groups on the list, the SPLC has lumped in as “hate groups” mainstream, well-known conservative individuals and organizations who merely speak out about the threat of radical Islam. Here are some that were included on the list. On the “hate group” list David...
  • New York Times Applauds Far-Left Violence

    08/20/2017 5:57:47 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 32 replies
    PowerLine ^ | 08/20/2017 | John Hinderaker
    New York Times reporters Thomas Fuller, Alan Feuer and Serge Kovaleski are responsible for this admiring profile of the far-left Brownshirts called antifa: “‘Antifa’ members are ready to literally fight right-wingers.” "Members of antifa have shown no qualms about using their fists, sticks or canisters of pepper spray to meet an array of right-wing antagonists whom they call a fascist threat to U.S. democracy." Is antifa violent? Well, that depends on what the meaning of “violent” is: “You need violence in order to protect nonviolence,” she said. “That’s what’s very obviously necessary right now.” *** “When you look at this...
  • Boston Free Speech Rally Falsely Branded As ‘White Supremacist’

    08/20/2017 5:04:29 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/20/2017 | Scott Greer
    Thousands of people protested against an alleged “white supremacist” rally in Boston on Saturday. Multiple outlets, journalists, politicians and other public figures declared that the event that drew an estimated 40,000 people to protest against was racist in nature. ThinkProgress covered the rally with this headline, “White supremacist rally fizzles, overtaken by massive anti-racism march.” The story mocked the idea that it was a “free speech” rally, stated that there it would draw “attendees from the same white supremacist groups that marched on Charlottesville last weekend,” and that some Klansmen had announced they would attend the rally. In a viral...
  • Trump, Neo-Nazis and the Klan

    08/20/2017 3:13:33 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 44 replies
    New York Times ^ | AUG. 19, 2017 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save | Maureen Dowdy
    WASHINGTON — One lazy, sultry afternoon in 1947, two years after America helped trounce the Nazis, my father arrived at our family’s modest summer house on the Severn River near the Naval Academy. He had come from his job as a police detective in D.C., still wearing his suit and his service revolver. “Get your shoes on and come with me,” he told my 10-year-old brother, Martin, his Irish lilt edged with a steel that caused his son to scramble. “I have something to do and I want you to see it.” The town, Herald Harbor, Md., had its share...
  • PBS, NPR Bury Their Own Poll Results on BLM, Antifa, and Confederate Statues

    08/20/2017 12:12:30 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 30 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 08/20/2017 | Tim Graham
    Taxpayer-funded PBS and NPR are now in the polling business with Marist College, and like the other networks, their polls are often used to support putting heat on Republicans. On Wednesday, they announced they had found a majority of Americans were disappointed with the president’s responsive to the violence in Charlottesville. PBS then ignored their own finding that 62 percent favored leaving Confederate statues in place, while only 27 percent want them removed. NPR reported it once, and then insisted that had nothing to do with Charlottesville. Buried in the weeds: They also asked if Americans approve or disapprove of...
  • Massive show of support for refugee youths protesting Sweden's Afghanistan deportations

    08/20/2017 8:23:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies ^ | 19 August 2017 18:17 CEST+02:00 | TT/The Local
    Some 1,000 people on Saturday joined the Afghan youths who are holding a sit-down protest in Stockholm against Sweden’s deportations to Afghanistan. Participants in the Saturday demonstration formed a human chain in front of the youths in the Medborgarplatsen square in Stockholm, holding up white sheets of paper with red hearts on. The lone refugee youths have now been protesting for nearly two weeks, demanding Sweden stop deportations to Afghanistan. In an open letter to the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) Director-General Mikael Ribbenvik they ask: “Is Sweden really a moral country when you say to Swedes not to travel to...
  • This girl is woke, Charlottesville Truth

    08/20/2017 4:29:59 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 15 replies
    Facebook Video ^ | 9/18/2017 | World Cloud on Facebook
    How The Media Lies To BLACK & WHITE People. SHARE!
  • Report: Pence Spearheading Coup to Remove POTUS Trump (c'mon, really?)

    08/19/2017 9:06:16 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 54 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/19//7 | Cristina Laila
    Matt Drudge reported that Steve Bannon is out. Drudge tweeted from his personal Twitter account, “Bannon had one hell of a run..” Now the same reporters who had inside knowledge of many other White House staffers’ departures are reporting Mike Pence is one of the driving forces behind the coup to remove Trump from office. Independent journalist, Mike Cernovich, who broke the Susan Rice unmasking story revealed Friday on Periscope that Mike Pence is working to remove Trump in a Deep State coup. Sources are also telling Cernovich and other independent journalists that the Republicans in Congress are counting...
  • Vanity: Charlottesville "Nazi" Outed as Leftist Activist

    08/19/2017 4:36:23 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 34 replies
  • Antifa Members are Now Protesting George Soros Demanding Their Payments

    08/19/2017 6:05:36 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 52 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/18/2017
    More proof that Antifa is a paid terrorist group, more then they are a protest group. A Video tweet posted by Beverley Hills Antifa‏ has been quoted and shows Antifa members demanding payments for their services.
  • Where’s the News about the FBI’s Investigation of the Clinton Foundation

    08/19/2017 6:01:24 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 21 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | 08/14/2017 | na
    With Hillary Clinton making the news again, with claims that she is thinking of becoming a preacher following her 2016 election defeat, it should remind Americans of one scandal that has not been resolved since the 2016 election: the FBI’s investigation of the Clinton Foundation. During the 2016 election, the Clinton Foundation was the target of the Right due to lack of transparency and accusations that it was a charity bank for the Clinton family. Some of the more notable news about the foundation was that Clinton Foundation staffers linked donors to then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton, a Clinton Foundation...
  • Why the American left gave up on political violence

    08/19/2017 5:46:11 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 78 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | August 18, 2018 | Yoav Fromer
    President Trump, in part, was right. There is blame to go around for the unrest in Charlottesville. There is fear, intolerance, demonization and growing hatred on both the extreme left and the extreme right. But despite what Trump has claimed, repeatedly, in his public statements since the tragic events there, the willingness to employ organized violence to achieve political goals remains a signature quality of only one side. And it’s not the left. Extremism on the left is real. It can be seen in attempts to stifle the free speech of conservative speakers on university campuses (as at Middlebury and...