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  • School Board Under Fire After ‘Transgender Reveal’ Leaves Students Confused About Who They Are

    08/22/2017 2:57:51 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 52 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 08/22/2017 | Grace Carr
    These parents feel betrayed by the school district that they were not notified,” said Karen England of the Capitol Resource Institute, according to CBS Sacramento. “The kindergartners came home very confused, about whether or not you can pick your gender, whether or not they really were a boy or a girl,” England said at the board meeting Monday night. I want her to hear from me as a parent what her gender identity means to her and our family,” a meeting attendee said regarding her daughter. “It’s really about the parents being informed and involved and giving us the choice...
  • CIA whistleblower: Mueller’s FBI computers spied on Trump and SCOTUS

    08/22/2017 2:27:48 PM PDT · by CitizenBob · 35 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...
  • Reminder: Barack Obama Repeatedly Said the War in Afghanistan Would Be Over in 2014

    08/22/2017 1:27:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    On Monday, President Donald Trump laid out his strategy for the war in Afghanistan going into 2018 and beyond. While reaction to the strategy was somewhat mixed, there was one thing that stuck out: Wait, didn't former President Barack Obama say that we'd be done with this by now?  Why yes, yes he did. Let's take a trip in the way-back machine and look at some now-regrettable tweets, dug up by Fox's Stephen Miller:  FACT: Unlike President Obama, Romney has no plan to end the war in Afghanistan and bring our troops home.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 9, 2012 As...
  • Reminder: Barack Obama Repeatedly Said the War in Afghanistan Would Be Over in 2014

    08/22/2017 1:24:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    On Monday, President Donald Trump laid out his strategy for the war in Afghanistan going into 2018 and beyond. While reaction to the strategy was somewhat mixed, there was one thing that stuck out: Wait, didn't former President Barack Obama say that we'd be done with this by now?  Why yes, yes he did. Let's take a trip in the way-back machine and look at some now-regrettable tweets, dug up by Fox's Stephen Miller:  FACT: Unlike President Obama, Romney has no plan to end the war in Afghanistan and bring our troops home.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 9, 2012 As...
  • DOXXED! – List Of Every Single Antifa Member Released By 8chan

    08/22/2017 6:25:18 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 63 replies
    The Red Elephants ^ | 8/22/17 | Vincent James
    Has The Entire Alt-Left Been Doxxed? Looks that way. From the organizers of BAMN to the organizers of Refuse Fascism, to just your typical Antifa member has allegedly been doxxed. 8chan has released the first and last names of all of them and promises to be releasing the personal info of all of them......."
  • Arizona Congressman: President Trump Should Absolutely Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    08/22/2017 10:13:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    President Trump is headed to Arizona Tuesday where he will tour the Yuma sector of the southern border with Mexico and hold a campaign style rally in Phoenix. During a recent interview with Fox News, Trump said he was seriously considering a presidential pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio was recently found in contempt by a federal judge for failing to to follow orders requiring he halt targeted traffic stops against illegal immigrants. It is speculated Trump may announce the pardon during the rally Tuesday night.  “I am seriously considering a pardon for Sheriff Arpaio,” the president...
  • Big protests expected as Trump goes to Phoenix for rally

    08/22/2017 10:08:07 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 53 replies
    Reuters ^ | 22 Aug 2017 | Ayesha Rascoe
    WASHINGTON(Reuters) - Large protests could greet President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he travels to Arizona for his first campaign rally since he caused an uproar with his remarks about a white nationalist demonstration in Virginia. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, a Democrat, asked the Republican president to postpone Tuesday's event scheduled for 7 p.m. MST (0200 GMT on Wednesday) in light of his response to the street battles that broke out earlier this month at a protest against the removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville. Trump was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for the violence...
  • Full Transcript and Video: Trump’s Speech on Afghanistan

    08/21/2017 10:29:08 PM PDT · by be-baw · 20 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 21, 2017 | New York Times
    President Trump addressed the nation on Monday from Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Va., to lay out his military plans for Afghanistan. Following is the full transcript of those remarks, as released by the Federal News Service.
  • Trump approves sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, senior official says

    08/21/2017 3:53:13 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 148 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 21, 2017
    President Trump has signed off on sending an additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, ahead of his address to the nation Monday night, Fox News has learned. Trump is set to unveil his strategy for Afghanistan, becoming the third commander-in-chief to attempt to stabilize the war-torn country and forge a victory in what is now America’s longest war. The speech is scheduled for 9 p.m. EDT Monday. The president will deliver the nationally televised address to troops stationed at the Army's Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, located next to Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Navy to Pause Operations, Review Collisions, With 10 Missing

    08/21/2017 9:44:56 AM PDT · by Mariner · 93 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | August 21st, 2017 | By Nancy Youssef in Washington and Jake Maxwell Watts in Singapore
    The U.S. Navy announced an “operational pause” and has begun a broad investigation after the destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel, leaving 10 sailors still missing, the second such incident in as many months. The response by the U.S. military signals the Navy believes it needs to examine whether there may be institutional problems behind the deadly collisions. Navy Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, made the announcement about the operational pause during a nearly four-minute video message posted on Facebook Monday morning. Adm. Richardson said he also ordered a broader investigation. “I directed...
  • Voters Side With Trump In Defense of Historic Monuments

    08/21/2017 11:21:18 AM PDT · by yoe · 16 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | August 21, 2017 | Staff
    Voters tend to agree with President Trump’s defense of historical statues, and few think getting rid of Confederate monuments will lessen racial tensions in America. Despite widespread media condemnation of the president’s response following the recent incident in Charlottesville, Virginia, 50% of Likely U.S. Voters agree with Trump’s Twitter tweet that it is “sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments.” The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 37% disagree, while 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
  • Trump Administration Moves to Expand Deportation Dragnet to Jails

    08/21/2017 7:27:00 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 44 replies
    NY Times ^ | Aug 21, 2017 | CAITLIN DICKERSON
    The Trump administration is working with like-minded sheriffs from around the country on a plan to channel undocumented immigrants from local jails into federal detention, according to several sheriffs involved in the discussions. If it succeeds, it could vastly expand the dragnet that has already begun to transform immigration enforcement in the United States. The plan is intended to circumvent court decisions that have thus far limited the role of local law enforcement in immigration. It involves a legal move regarding detainers, which are requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to local sheriffs or police departments to hold people who...
  • Former DHS Secretary: Removing Confederate Statues Is A Matter Of National Security

    08/21/2017 5:12:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Statues of Lincoln, Catholic saints, and Confederate generals have been in the political debate as of late. There are even a few commentators who want to tear down monuments to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. It’s out of control, but then again—that’s the progressive Left. Now, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says it’s a matter of national security. He made the remarks to ABC News’ Martha Raddatz on This Week Sunday. Our friends at the Washington Free Beacon clipped the exchangeJeh Johnson: Removing Confederate statues a matter of 'homeland security' "What alarms so many of us from a...
  • Civil War re-enactment in Manassas canceled amid worries over violence

    08/21/2017 5:06:29 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 70 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | Aug 18, 2017 | ANTONIO OLIVO
    An annual Civil War re-enactment in Virginia was canceled Friday after participants shared worries over their safety following the recent violence in Charlottesville. The two-day event in Manassas, scheduled to start Aug. 25, was meant to share how both Union and Confederate soldiers lived during the Civil War. The event, which the city began hosting in 2011 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, has previously featured tent cities set up in the downtown area, an evening ball, and lectures about how the war started and why. Patty Prince, a Manassas city spokeswoman, said some...
  • NASA 2017 Eclipse Livestream

    08/21/2017 1:02:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 91 replies
    NASA ^ | August 21, 2017 | NASA
    Solar Eclipse 2017 On August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Viewers around the world will be provided a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station – each offering a unique vantage point for the celestial event.
  • Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and philanthropist, dead at 91

    08/20/2017 9:16:37 PM PDT · by topher · 18 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | August 20, 2017
    Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced, squeaky-voiced comedy legend who starred in movies and musicals and also was known for his unflagging work on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died on Sunday, his publicist confirmed. He was 91 years old. Lewis' publicist confirmed the news to The Associated Press. The Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John Katsilometes first reported Lewis' death.
  • The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change

    08/20/2017 8:53:57 PM PDT · by Innovative · 42 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug. 20, 2017 | Juliet Eilperin
    The Trump administration has decided to disband the federal advisory panel for the National Climate Assessment, a group aimed at helping policymakers and private-sector officials incorporate the government’s climate analysis into long-term planning. The charter for the 15-person Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment — which includes academics as well as local officials and corporate representatives — expires Sunday. On Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s acting administrator, Ben Friedman, informed the committee’s chair that the agency would not renew the panel.
  • Paul Ryan Advised Republicans To Run From Trump Prior To Election Day, Says Gohmert

    08/19/2017 10:08:29 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 82 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/19/17 | Ginni Thomas
    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan advised Republicans to run away from candidate Donald Trump before the election in order to save themselves and hold a future-President Hillary Clinton accountable, Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas revealed in an exclusive video interview with The Daily Caller New Foundation. “Are you crazy? We haven’t held anyone accountable. You haven’t even let us hold the IRS commissioner accountable [for using government power to harm President Obama’s political adversaries],” an astonished Gohmert said to the speaker on a call. Gohmert told TheDCNF he speaks so courageously because he wants the party to succeed...
  • Horowitz: 'Idiot Republicans' Sucked Into Left's 'Charade' Against Trump

    08/19/2017 6:26:08 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 67 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 08/17/2017 | Eric Mack
    The leftist extremists are the true "threat," not the "marginal bozos" of universally condemned hate groups, and "idiot Republicans" are getting sucked into the "ludicrous and ridiculous... charade... to destroy the presidency of Donald Trump," best-selling author David Horowitz told Newsmax TV. "If there's a serious fascist movement in America, it's the left," Horowitz told guest host Jonathan Gilliam on Thursday's "The Schnitt Show." "They're the ones who go around to cities picking fights, violence — they want to shut up other people. Even these alt-right clowns were not about shutting up the opposition and suppressing it. "One fascism in...
  • Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Confirms Gov. McAuliffe ‘Made the Decision…to Shut Things Down’

    08/18/2017 3:36:16 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 114 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8-17-18 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran told Richmond talk radio host Jeff Katz on Monday that Governor Terry McAuliffe “made the decision . . . to shut things down” at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville...August 12. Appearing on Katz’s 1140 AM WRVA radio program, Moran explained the rapidly moving sequence of events that began at 11:22 a.m. when he phoned Governor McAuliffe from the City of Charlottesville Command Center located on the sixth floor of the Wells Fargo building in downtown Charlottesville, just a few blocks from Emancipation Park. “In light of the escalating violence we had...