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  • Germany: Man drives vehicle into pedestrians, shot by police

    02/25/2017 10:20:59 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | February 25, 2017 | Nadine Schmidt and Kelly McCleary
    A man armed with a knife was shot and injured by police Saturday after he drove a car into a group of pedestrians in Heidelberg, Germany, local police said. Three people were injured, one seriously, Mannheim police said. After driving his car into the group, the suspect tried to flee the scene and was then shot by officers. The suspect was seriously injured and taken to the hospital. No motive is known.
  • President Donald Trump Proposes Rally That Would Be 'The Biggest Of Them All'

    02/25/2017 10:10:29 AM PST · by drewh · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | • 2/25/17 7:47 AM | By DANIEL CHAITIN (@DANIELCHAITIN7)
    President Trump on Saturday floated the idea of his supporters gathering for a rally that would be "the biggest of them all." Taking to Twitter, the president tweeted: "Maybe the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN should have their own rally. It would be the biggest of them all!" Throughout his campaign, Trump touted the size of the crowds he could draw at his rallies, which often dwarfed the size of his competitor's events. Trump later blamed the media for underreporting the size of his inauguration crowd on Jan. 20, which one week later was compared...
  • Trump national security adviser wants to avoid term 'radical Islamic terrorism', sources say

    02/25/2017 9:58:21 AM PST · by GonzoII · 31 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Feb 25, 2017 | Spencer Ackerman
    Donald Trump’s new national security adviser has told staff at the White House he does not wish to use the term “radical Islamic terrorism” to describe the terrorist threat the US faces, according to multiple sources.
  • Steve Bannon: Trump ‘maniacally focused’ on campaign vows

    02/23/2017 10:01:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 23, 2017 | Douglas Ernst
    White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told attendees at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday that President Donald Trump is focused on fulfilling campaign promises like a man possessed. Attendees at the most famous annual gathering of American conservatives were given political red meat in the nation’s capital. Mr. Bannon, flanked by White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, told a crowd that “corporatist, globalist media” figures would be opposed every day by Mr. Trump as he attempts to deliver on his campaign vows. “He’s laid out an agenda with those speeches, with the promises he made, and our...
  • Wash. governor orders agencies to ignore immigration requests

    02/23/2017 7:10:29 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 85 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2-23-2017 | Reid Wilson
    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Thursday signed an executive order blocking state law enforcement agencies from detaining undocumented immigrants at the request of federal officials, days after the Trump administration began ramping up immigration enforcement actions.   Inslee’s order prevents state agencies from discriminating against or refusing service to those in living the country illegally. It also blocks those agencies from spending state resources to create or enforce a registry of citizens on the basis of religious affiliation.   The order blocks the Washington State Patrol and the state Department of Corrections from detaining anyone solely on the basis...
  • N. Korea: Kim Jong-nam 'killed by VX nerve agent found on his face'

    02/23/2017 7:04:08 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 42 replies
    BBC ^ | 2017/02/24
    Kim Jong-nam 'killed by VX nerve agent found on his face' Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women wiped a substance over his face in a check-in hall at Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology reports have identified the chemical as "VX nerve agent", classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations.
  • Returning Power to States and School Boards

    02/23/2017 2:16:25 PM PST · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | February 23, 2017 | The Editors
    Yesterday the Trump administration preserved federalism, respected the principle of local control over local schools, and corrected one of the Obama administration’s many lawless and radical executive actions. With a simple, two-page letter, the Departments of Education and Justice withdrew and rescinded two Obama-administration letters that purported to unilaterally redefine Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Obama administration had expanded Title IX’s explicit ban on sex discrimination in federally funded educational institutions to encompass “gender identity” discrimination and then imposed intrusive “guidance” on every federally funded school in the nation, on matters ranging from pronoun usage to...
  • Sweden Democrats: Trump was right

    02/23/2017 12:17:36 PM PST · by Syncro · 28 replies
    foxnews/WSJ ^ | Feb 23, 2017 | FoxNews.com
    “Mr. Trump did not exaggerate Sweden’s current problems,” Akesson and Karlsson wrote. “If anything, he understated them.” “Mr. Trump did not exaggerate Sweden’s current problems. If anything, he understated them.” - Per Jimmie Akesson and Mattias Karlsson, in Wall Street Journal op-ed Trump was ridiculed by many after he gave a speech Saturday citing Sweden among a list of European countries affected by the scourge of Islamic terror. Referring to the massive number of Middle Eastern refugees that have poured into the country, Trump said Sweden was “having problems like they never thought possible.” Some Swedish politicians openly derided Trump’s...
  • So the Fourth Circuit court just basically gutted Heller

    02/23/2017 8:30:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/23/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    It looks like Neil Gorsuch is going to have his plate full when he finally takes his seat on the Supreme Court. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has been busy uprooting the Second Amendment this week, delivering a stunning opinion which essentially overturns the Heller decision without so much as a by your leave to SCOTUS. It involves a case out of Maryland where the state’s Democrats decided to ban “assault rifles” and high-capacity magazines. Apparently the idea of precedent is not something they care to have any truck with, as Charles C.W. Cook explains at National Review....
  • Fox News Channel's Alan Colmes Dies at Age 66

    02/23/2017 7:47:23 AM PST · by Morgana · 129 replies
    foxnews ^ | Feb. 23, 2017 | fox
    Fox News Channel's Alan Colmes has passed away at age 66 after a brief illness. Colmes leaves behind his wife, Jocelyn Crowley, who issued the following statement:
  • ‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’

    02/23/2017 7:15:50 AM PST · by Wiz-Nerd · 15 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | February 23, 2017 16:09 | Sharon Udasin
    The announcement Thursday that the partners of the Leviathan gas reservoir will invest $3.75 billion in its development is a devastating blow to the BDS movement, Eli Groner, director-general of the Prime Minister's Office, told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday. The development of Leviathan, which is scheduled to take about three years, constitutes both the largest energy project and financial investment in Israel in the country's history.
  • Solid Majority Approve President Trump's Job Performance: Attacks from MSM, GOPe, Dems backfiring

    02/23/2017 6:46:07 AM PST · by Sidebar Moderator · 43 replies
    Rasmussen reports ^ | February 23, 2017 | Staff
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-seven percent (47%) disapprove. The latest figures include 38% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 38% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of 0. (see trends).
  • Alan Colmes Dead: Fox News Contributor

    02/23/2017 6:24:16 AM PST · by GRRRRR · 117 replies
    02/23/17 | GRRRRR
    Hannity's former partner passes.
  • University of Washington Declares Proper Grammar Is Racist

    02/23/2017 12:50:22 AM PST · by Hadean · 123 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 22, 2017 | Tom Ciccotta
    The Writing Center at the University of Washington is telling students that expecting Americans to use proper grammar perpetuates racism. A press release put out by the University of Washington’s Writing Center argues that “there is no inherent ‘standard’ of English,” and that pressure to conform to proper American grammar standards perpetuate systems of racism. “Linguistic and writing research has shown clearly for many decades that there is no inherent ‘standard’ of English,” claims the writing center’s statement. “Language is constantly changing. These two facts make it very difficult to justify placing people in hierarchies or restricting opportunities and privileges because of...
  • France election: Centrist boost for liberal candidate Macron

    02/23/2017 12:38:04 AM PST · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/22/2017 | BBC
    The leading centrist candidate in France's presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, has received a boost after allying with a veteran moderate. He accepted the offer of an alliance from Francois Bayrou, another centrist and devout Roman Catholic. Recent polls suggest support for Mr. Macron, tipped by many to win the election, has dropped slightly. Two of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's staff were detained on Wednesday as part of a financial inquiry.....
  • Dutch populist Geert Wilders in security scare

    02/22/2017 10:51:24 PM PST · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/22/2017 | BBC
    A Dutch security official meant to protect a far-right politician has been arrested on suspicion of leaking his location to a Moroccan criminal gang. Dutch populist Geert Wilders-who called some Moroccans "Scum" last week-told Prime Minister Mark Rutte that the alleged breach was "unacceptable". Police said the man was of Moroccan descent but not a bodyguard. Opinion polls suggest Mr. Wilders Freedom Party will emerge as the most popular in next month's election.....
  • James O'Keefe Hints That His Next Big Target Is CNN

    02/22/2017 4:50:20 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 02/21/17 | MAIREAD MCARDLE
    Professional hidden camera stinger James O'Keefe revealed Tuesday that he is on the cusp of releasing "hundreds of hours" of footage from "one corporation, multiple newsrooms." O'Keefe let slip a telling hint about which corporation is the target of his sting operation despite declining to mention it by name. It is the one President Trump has been discussing recently, O'Keefe told Sean Hannity in a radio interview. "It's the one he's always targeting." A Huffington Post reporter asked O'Keefe if he got the footage from the camera or set crews, but he did not reveal that information. The footage will...
  • Mexico Fumes At 'Hostile' Trump Deportation Rules As U.S. Talks Loom

    02/22/2017 8:38:07 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 61 replies
    reuters.com ^ | Feb 22, 2017
    Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines hours before senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in Mexico City for talks on the volatile issue. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the United States from there, regardless of nationality. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed in Mexico City on Wednesday afternoon. He was due to be joined by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly later for...
  • Pipeline protesters set fire to camp before clearing out; oil could be flowing in 2 months

    02/22/2017 2:05:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/22/2017 | By William Lajeunesse
    CANNON BALL, N.D – After seven months of protests, beating drums, freezing nights and canned chili, police shut down campsites once occupied by tens of thousands of environmentalists and Native Americans fighting the North Dakota Access Pipeline project. At least one person was injured Wednesday after protesters set fire to a handful of wooden structures at the makeshift campsite. Cecily Fong, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Emergency Services, says the extent of the unidentified female's injuries weren't known. Fong said an ambulance was being sent to the encampment. Most of the 200 to 300 protesters who remained at...
  • Assault Weapons Not Protected by Second Amendment, Federal Appeals Court Rules

    02/22/2017 10:57:48 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 112 replies
    Maryland's ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons and its 10-round limit on gun magazines were upheld Tuesday by a federal appeals court in a decision that met with a strongly worded dissent. In a 10-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the guns banned under Maryland's law aren't protected by the Second Amendment. "Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment protections to weapons of war," Judge Robert King wrote for the court, adding that the Supreme Court's decision in District of Columbia v. Heller explicitly excluded such coverage.
  • Fox News Sean Hannity Interview: Is James O'Keefe About To Smoke CNN? Tells Hannity He's Set To Rel

    02/22/2017 7:35:33 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 59 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | Feb. 21, 2017 | ZeroPointNow
    James O'Keefe of Project Veritas is set to unleash holy hell Thursday on #FakeNews network CNN. Well, he didn't exactly say it was CNN, but it was heavily implied. Apparently the network has a mole... O'Keefe is known for undercover sting operations which have led to such bombshells as the DNC's paid agitator network, the outing of "DisruptJ20" / Antifa organizers which took place at comet ping pong - and netted three arrests (including a suspected pedophile), and most recently New Hampshire election fraud. Today O'Keefe was interviewed on Sean Hannity's radio show where he revealed that a major network...
  • Gillibrand Breaks Away From Schumer, Calls for ‘Up-or-Down’ Vote on SCOTUS Nominee

    02/22/2017 6:56:01 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 94 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | February 22, 2017
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) broke away from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) on Tuesday night when she was asked about the Democratic strategy for handling President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. "What is the Democratic strategy on this? There has been a lot made of this. Do you try to filibuster Gorsuch and risk the Republicans going for the so-called nuclear option, which would basically eliminate the filibuster now and forever?" NY1 reporter Bobby Cuza asked Gillibrand. "That seems like an equally bad outcome from the Democrats' perspective." Gillibrand said she hopes her Democratic...
  • James O'Keefe Tells Sean Hannity About 'Wikileaks Style' Dump On Network News( Releases in 48 Hours)

    02/22/2017 4:44:26 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 39 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/21/17 | We Americans
    James O'Keefe Tells Sean Hannity Hannity About 'Wikileaks Style' Dump On Network Newshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk9KNWp75ns
  • Is Pedophilia Next?

    09/23/2015 11:16:00 AM PDT · by robowombat · 68 replies
    Charisma ^ | 9:30AM EDT 9/23/2015 | MICHAEL BROWN
    Is Pedophilia Next? MICHAEL BROWN The same arguments about 'born this way' could be used to support pedophilia. A shocking article posted on the salon.com website has many people asking, "Now that we have embraced homosexuality, is pedophilia next?" The article, written by Todd Nickerson, was titled "I'm a pedophile, but not a monster," with the subtitle reading, "I'm attracted to children but unwilling to act on it. Before judging me harshly, would you be willing to listen?" http://www.salon.com/2015/09/21/im_a_pedophile_but_not_a_monster/ Nickerson even points to a website called Virtuous Pedophiles which states, "The goals of our organization are to reduce the stigma...
  • I’m a pedophile, but not a monster (redefining deviancy alert)

    09/21/2015 11:51:48 AM PDT · by DemforBush · 155 replies
    Salon ^ | 9/21/15 | Todd Nickerson
    -SNIP- "I’ve been stuck with the most unfortunate of sexual orientations, a preference for a group of people who are legally, morally and psychologically unable to reciprocate my feelings and desires. It’s a curse of the first order, a completely unworkable sexuality, and it’s mine."
  • DHS Shifts Funds from Defending Illegals to New Office to Help Their VICTIMS

    02/21/2017 5:28:46 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 21, 2017 | 3:06 PM EST | Craig Bannister
    On Tuesday, DHS Sec. Kelly issued an immigration memo shifting the U.S. government’s efforts and resources away from defending illegal aliens to helping their victims. The memo creates the “Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement” (VOICE) office, which will act as “liaison between ICE and the known victims of crimes committed by removable aliens.” VOICE will address victims’ concerns and provide information regarding the enforcement actions and immigration status of the perpetrator. […] The memo also reallocates “any and all resources” currently used to advocate for illegal aliens and terminates “outreach and advocacy services” provided to them. …
  • Military branches drafting expansion plans as Trump vows to rebuild 'depleted' force

    02/21/2017 5:02:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | February 21, 2017 | Lucas Tomlinson
    From the Air Force to the Army, America's military service branches are busy preparing ambitious proposals to expand, as President Trump renews his pledge to rebuild a fighting force he says has become "depleted." "Our country will never have had a military like the military we're about to build and rebuild,” Trump said at last week’s press conference. “It won't be depleted for long." The president made rebuilding the military a centerpiece of his campaign, and sent a fresh signal of his intentions with his choice for national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster – who for months has sounded...
  • Swedes eviscerate Trump as riots break out in capital

    02/21/2017 4:44:48 PM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 66 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 21, 2017
    Two days after President Donald Trump was eviscerated by both the mainstream media and Swedish officials for his comments indicating Sweden was having a problem with its generous refugee policies, riots erupted in the country. Mr. Trump was largely mocked for the comments he made at a Florida rally over the weekend, where he used Sweden has an example to justify his extreme vetting policy. “We’ve got to keep our country safe,” Mr. Trump said at the rally. “You look at what’s happening in Germany. You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this? Sweden....
  • (Harvard Harris) Poll - Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities

    02/21/2017 3:43:36 PM PST · by xzins · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/21/17 | JONATHAN EASLEY
    An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that cities that arrest illegal immigrants for crimes should be required to turn them over to federal authorities. The poll shows that President Trump has broad public support in his effort to crack down on sanctuary cities. A survey from Harvard–Harris Poll provided exclusively to The Hill found that 80 percent of voters say local authorities should have to comply with the law by reporting to federal agents the illegal immigrants they come into contact with. As it stands, hundreds of cities across the nation — many with Democratic mayors or city councils —...
  • Homeland Security Reveals Plans for Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants

    02/21/2017 12:59:23 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 47 replies
    NewsMax ^ | February 21, 2017 | By Mark Swanson
    The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday began rolling out President Donald Trump's plans to aggressively crack down on illegal immigrants. The plan, outlined in two DHS memos, includes an attempt to deport almost all illegal immigrants caught in the U.S., hire thousands more border patrol and immigration agents, and start building the promised wall along the Mexican border. ~~snip~~ The memos were sent to heads of key agencies and signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. Kelly said in one memo that it "implements new policies designed to stem illegal immigration and facilitate the detection, apprehension, detention, and removal of aliens...
  • Trump smashes Obama’s small-donor fundraising pace, bests Clinton, Sanders combined

    02/21/2017 11:48:40 AM PST · by ColdOne · 17 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 2/21/17 | Daniel Halper and Bob Fredericks
    President Trump raised more money from small donors during the 2016 campaign than Sen. Bernard Sanders and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton combined, and also topped former President Obama during each of Mr. Obama’s presidential runs, according to a new analysis released Tuesday. Mr. Trump raised about $239 million from small donors during the campaign, compared to $137 million for Mrs. Clinton and about $100 million for Mr. Sanders, according to the report from the Campaign Finance Institute. Mr. Obama had raised about $219 million from small donors during the 2012 race and about $181 million during the 2008 campaign. Mitt...
  • Riots Break Out in Stockholm Suburb, Drawing Attention to Trump’s Remarks (backward headline)

    02/21/2017 10:51:41 AM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 18 replies
    NYT ^ | Feb. 21, 2017
    residents in a northwestern suburb of Stockholm predominantly inhabited by immigrants clashed with police officers on Monday, two days after the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, unleashed a vague but pointed critique of Sweden’s migration policies.
  • Rioting erupts in immigrant-dominated Swedish suburb

    02/21/2017 8:48:54 AM PST · by NYer · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 21, 2017
    <p>Riots erupted in a heavily immigrant Stockholm suburb Monday night, as masked looters set cars ablaze and threw rocks at cops, injuring one police officer, Swedish officials said.</p> <p>The violence in Rinkeby began around 8 p.m., when officers arrested a suspect at an underground station on drug charges, The Local reported. A group soon gathered, hurling rocks and other objects at officers and prompting one cop to fire his gun “in a situation that demanded he use his firearm,” police spokesman Lars Bystrom said.</p>
  • DHS cancels Obama policies, orders agents to expand deportations

    02/21/2017 7:49:13 AM PST · by GonzoII · 76 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 21 Feb 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly officially ordered federal agents this week to begin arresting and deporting more illegal immigrants, releasing them from the handcuffs the Obama administration had imposed, and making headway on one of President Trump’s chief campaign promises.
  • BREAKING: Marine Le Pen's headquarters RAIDED by police in 'scandal' investigation

    02/20/2017 11:07:21 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 101 replies
    Express Co. (UK) ^ | Feb 20, 2017 | Peter Allen
    A team of anti-fraud officers entered the building in Nanterre, the Paris suburb, while the 48-year-old Front National leader was on her first ever official visit abroad, in Lebanon. An investigating source said: "A raid is underway. Its aim is to find evidence related to the ongoing enquiry." A spokesman for Ms Le Pen immediately accused them of carrying out a "media operation whose goal is to disturb the course of a presidential campaign".
  • Feds: Nine planes violated President Trump’s airspace over the weekend

    02/20/2017 10:59:39 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 41 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | February 20 | Eliot Kleinberg
    WEST PALM BEACH — At least nine planes violated temporary flight restrictions through Monday morning for President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach Mar-a-Lago stay, with at least two of those having the unique experience of being buzzed by military jets, federal officials confirmed this morning to The Palm Beach Post. Eight of those crossed the line on Friday alone, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
  • Dozens fired after skipping work to participate in 'A Day Without Immigrants' protests

    02/20/2017 8:19:23 AM PST · by EveningStar · 50 replies
    CNBC ^ | February 20, 2017 | Sarah Whitten
    As numerous restaurant employees were given leave on Thursday to march in "A Day Without Immigrants" protests, others returned to their posts Friday to discover that they were out of a job. Across the U.S. employers fired hundreds of protesters who skipped work to participate in rallies.
  • Oof: Dave Rubin Makes Claim That Jesus "Was Around A Lot of Muslims"

    02/19/2017 11:55:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 92 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report may want to pick up a history book before trying to make claims about who Jesus Christ hung around with or would have approved of. In a rather hilarious clip, Rubin, speaking with comedian Trae Crowder, made the curious claim that Jesus hung around with a lot of Muslims, because he was in the Middle East .@RubinReport on Jesus: "He was around a lot of Muslims. It was the Middle East." pic.twitter.com/kTrqKmcvWz— Sam Sholli (@Sam_Sholli) February 18, 2017 Islam, of course, wasn't founded until the early seventh century. It would have been quite hard...
  • Revised travel ban targets same seven countries, exempts green card holders

    02/19/2017 8:49:38 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 19, 2017 | Staff
    WASHINGTON – A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet. A senior administration official said the order, which Trump revised after federal courts held up his original immigration and refugee ban, will target only those same seven Muslim-majority countries -- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya. The official said that green-card holders and dual citizens of the U.S. and any of those countries are exempt. The...
  • White House Deputy Chief of Staff and #NeverTrumper Source of LEAKS

    02/19/2017 4:51:14 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 79 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | February 19, 2017 | Lucian Wintrich
    GotNews reported Sunday that one of the primary sources of the series of leaks that were designed to undermine the Trump Administration and his presidency have been coming from none other than #NeverTrumper Kate Walsh. She is being investigated as one of the primary persons of interest that have been distributing highly confidential information to sources such as The (Failing) New York Times, and others. When TGP reached out to GotNews founder, Charles Johnson, for comment on the story he said that it was “100% reliable, I’m unwilling to reveal the primary White House sources, but Walsh was behind the...
  • Melania Trump attacked for reciting 'The Lord's Prayer' at campaign rally

    02/19/2017 10:08:57 AM PST · by GonzoII · 161 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | February 19, 2017
    Leftists on social media tore into First Lady Melania Trump, mocking her accent and religion and branding her everything from a hostage to a whore – all for the secular offense of reciting “The Lord’s Prayer.” Melania Trump began President Trump’s rally Saturday in Florida by delivering the prayer, which Christians – many of whom recite the prayer in church each week – believe was first said by Jesus Christ. The crowd at Orlando-Melbourne Airport received the prayer enthusiastically. Left-leaning social media users were a different story, however. “Melania starts the dictatorship rally with the Lord’s Prayer? NOT EVERY AMERICAN...
  • Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

    02/19/2017 8:57:22 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 70 replies
    AP ^ | 2/19/2017 | VIVIAN SALAMA
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers.</p> <p>Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to head the National Security Council's Western Hemisphere division, was on Friday escorted out of the Executive Office Building, where he worked in Washington.</p>
  • Cruz joins Border Patrol overnight, meets with local officials

    02/19/2017 9:41:49 AM PST · by conservative98 · 210 replies
    Valley Morning Star ^ | February 18, 2017 | MITCHELL FERMAN
    MISSION — Hours before the president talked about “bad people with bad ideas” entering the country at a rally in Florida, a United States senator strapped on a vest, walked through the thick Rio Grande Valley brush as Friday night turned to Saturday and found what he, President Donald Trump and many discuss in Washington D.C. The senator linked the findings to organized violent crime. “There were more than one that were large, young men with a significant percentage of tattoos that might suggest gang affiliation,” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Saturday afternoon, recounting an overnight ride along with...
  • Rand Paul: We’re very lucky John McCain’s not in charge

    02/19/2017 9:15:12 AM PST · by markomalley · 89 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/19/17 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) ripped fellow Republican Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) on Sunday after McCain criticized President Trump’s escalating war of words with the media. He argued that the nation is “very lucky” that Trump is president and not McCain, who won the 2008 GOP nomination but lost to Barack Obama in the general election. Paul said that McCain’s recent criticisms of Trump are driven by his “personal dispute” with the president over foreign policy. He added that McCain and Trump are at odds because McCain supports the wide deployment of U.S. troops to protect and promote American interests abroad...
  • China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime’s financial lifeline

    02/18/2017 3:24:57 PM PST · by NRx · 44 replies
    WaPo ^ | 02-18-2017 | Simon Denyer
    BEIJING — China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea until the end of the year, the Commerce Ministry announced Saturday, in a surprise move that would cut off a major financial lifeline for Pyongyang and significantly enhance the effectiveness of U.N. sanctions. Coal is North Korea’s largest export item, and also China’s greatest point of leverage over the regime. The ministry said the ban would come into force Sunday and be effective until Dec. 31. China said the move was designed to implement November’s United Nations Security Council resolution that tightened sanctions against the regime in the...
  • Secretary of State Tillerson Fires Most of the Shadow Government

    02/18/2017 6:37:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Black Sphere ^ | February 17, 2017 | Kelly Beasley
    The State Department Swamp was partially drained today. Secretary of State Tillerson fired Clinton’s rogue, self-described Shadow Government. trump-welcomes-tillersonMaking good on a Trump campaign promise, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson drained the Clinton swamp snakes, aka Obama administration holdovers. Thus the personnel responsible for the corrupt handling of Clinton’s emails and the Benghazi cover-up have left the building. Lurking in the Shadows In the Clinton State Department, a rogue shadow government existed in secret from the 7th floor. These policy makers publicly boasted about their secretive operations. And you can bet that some of them have been responsible for much...
  • Memos signed by DHS secretary describe sweeping new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants

    02/18/2017 5:56:55 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 46 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 18, 2017 | David Nakamura
    Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly has signed sweeping new guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants inside the United States and at the border. In a pair of memos, Kelly offered more detail on plans for the agency to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand the pool of immigrants who are prioritized for removal, speed up deportation hearings and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests. The new directives would supersede nearly all of those issued under previous administrations, Kelly said, including measures from President Barack Obama aimed at focusing deportations...
  • Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Passes Away: She Never Had an Abortion and Became Pro-Life

    02/18/2017 11:16:19 AM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 02-18-17 | Steven Ertelt
    Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Passes Away: She Never Had an Abortion and Became Pro-Life National   Steven Ertelt   Feb 18, 2017   |   2:10PM    Washington, DC Share this story: Norma McCorvey, who was the Jane Roe of the infamous Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court case legalizing virtually unlimited abortions, passed away today. McCorvey never had an abortion and eventually became pro-life and dedicated her life to overturning the horrible Supreme Court decision that bared her pseudonym. McCorvey died today at an assisted-living facility in Katy, Texas. She was 69.McCorvey never wanted an...
  • 1993 World Trade Center bombing mastermind dead at 78

    02/18/2017 10:27:28 AM PST · by ameribbean expat · 51 replies
    A blind Egyptian cleric convicted for his role in the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center in New York has died in a U.S. prison, Reuters reported on Saturday. He was 78. Omar Abdel-Rahman was sentenced to life in prison in 1996 for orchestrating plots to blow up the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels among other New York City landmarks. He was also convicted of the World Trade Center bombing that killed six people and injured more than 1,000.
  • Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly in November election, AP finds

    02/18/2017 10:32:57 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 20 replies
    An ...analysis of roughly 13,500 affidavits submitted in Texas' largest counties found at least 500 instances in which voters were allowed to get around the law by signing an affidavit and never showing a photo ID, despite indicating that they possessed one.... One affidavit from Hidalgo County, along the Texas-Mexico border, read: "Did not want to 'pander' to government requirement." In Tarrant County, an election judge noted on an affidavit: "Had photo ID but refused to show it."