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  • Trump: suicide of Bill Clinton's counsel Vince Foster 'very fishy' – as it happened

    05/23/2016 6:59:40 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 281 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | May 23, 2016
    Moments before his on-air interview with Bill O’Reilly, a Washington Post interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump indicated that the real estate tycoon is tentatively exploring one of the most infamous conspiracy theories about Bill Clinton’s presidency as he readies his general election battle plan against Hillary Clinton. In the interview, Trump called theories that the Clintons were behind the 1993 death of deputy White House counsel Vince Foster “very serious,” calling the circumstances of his suicide “very fishy.” “He had intimate knowledge of what was going on,” Trump said. “He knew everything that was going on and...
  • CALIFORNIA DECRIMINALIZES SHOPLIFTING, SHOPLIFTING DOUBLES

    05/18/2016 7:52:47 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 46 replies
    frontpagemag ^ | May 18, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Left-wing, conservative and libertarian pro-crime policies lead to a rise in crime. The left's insane propositions in California included Proposition 47 or the "Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act". That Orwellian name made as much sense as calling a bill to legalize arson the "Fire Prevention and Non-Torched Homes Act". Proposition 47 effectively decriminalized a bunch of crimes, including shoplifting. And you'll never guess what happened next. Shoplifting. Lots and lots of shoplifting. Perry Lutz says his struggle to survive as a small businessman became a lot harder after California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ago. About a half-dozen times...
  • Head of TSA security fired over 'mismanagement'

    05/23/2016 4:55:13 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 38 replies
    KOMO.com (Seattle) ^ | May 23, 2016 | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    The head of the Transportation Security Administration's security division was fired Monday for "mismanagement," according to the House Oversight Committee.
  • First ‘Clinton Cash’ Domino to Fall: FBI Investigating Hillary Bagman Terry McAuliffe

    05/23/2016 4:47:16 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 May 2016
    Close Clinton operative Terry McAuliffe is under federal investigation for campaign contributions from a Chinese billionaire who has also donated $2 million to the Clinton Foundation. From CNN: Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the FBI and prosecutors from the Justice Department’s public integrity unit, U.S. officials briefed on the probe say. As part of the probe, the officials said, investigators have scrutinized McAuliffe’s time as a board member of the Clinton Global Initiative, a vehicle of the charitable foundation set up by former President Bill Clinton. There’s no allegation that the foundation...
  • Muslim woman behind viral selfie hailed as heroine -- until hateful Tweets revealed

    05/23/2016 4:22:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 23, 2016
    A Muslim woman who was photographed taking selfies in front of a Belgian protest last week, earning her widespread praise for her cheerful stance against bigotry, reportedly praised Hitler and called for the killing of Jews in past Facebook posts. Zakia Belkhiri was photographed taking the selfies as she flashed a peace sign in front of Vlaams Belang protesters at the third annual Muslim Expo in Antwerp.The protests were part of the increasing resistance in Belgium and elsewhere in Europe to the flood of Muslim refugees pouring in from war-torn and poverty stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa.
  • VA secretary: Disney doesn't measure wait times, so why should VA?

    05/23/2016 11:24:16 AM PDT · by Mariner · 78 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 23rd, 2016 | By Sarah Westwood
    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Monday compared the length of time veterans wait to receive health care at the VA to the length of time people wait for rides at Disneyland, and said his agency shouldn't use wait times as a measure of success because Disney doesn't either. "When you got to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line? Or what's important? What's important is, what's your satisfaction with the experience?" McDonald said Monday during a Christian Science Monitor breakfast with reporters. "And what I would like to move to, eventually, is that kind...
  • Vietnam Arms Embargo to Be Fully Lifted, Obama Says in Hanoi

    05/23/2016 10:56:23 AM PDT · by Innovative · 45 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 23, 2016 | GARDINER HARRIS
    HANOI, Vietnam — The United States is rescinding a decades-old ban on sales of lethal military equipment to Vietnam, President Obama announced at a news conference in Hanoi on Monday, ending one of the last legal vestiges of the Vietnam War. “The decision to lift the ban was not based on China or any other considerations,” he said, with the Vietnamese president, Tran Dai Quang, standing stiffly by his side. “It was based on our desire to complete what has been a lengthy process of moving toward normalization with Vietnam.”
  • Officer Edward Nero acquitted in Freddie Gray case

    05/23/2016 10:50:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | May 23, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    We’ve been expecting this news for a while and now it’s official. The bench trial for Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero – he of the Freddie Gray case – has come to a close and Nero was found not guilty on all charges. NBC News has the breaking story with ongoing updates One of the six officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray was found not guilty on all counts in Baltimore on Monday.Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams cleared Officer Edward Nero of charges of assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment.Nero, 30, was one of two...
  • Islamic State aims to destroy Israel, ‘liberate’ Jerusalem with Sinai Peninsula terrorist force

    05/23/2016 10:33:20 AM PDT · by Mr. M.J.B. · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/22/2016 | Rowan Scarborough
    With a media blitz, the Islamic State has set its sights on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula as the next shot at expanding its empire and establishing a base from which to attack neighboring Israel.
  • Hersheypark Announces Commitment to Allowing Men Who Identify as Women to Use Women’s Restrooms

    05/23/2016 8:40:02 AM PDT · by Watcher67 · 134 replies
    Christian News ^ | May 22, 2016 | Heather Clark
    HERSHEY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania amusement park that is a popular attraction for families with children has announced that its internal policies allow visitors and employees to use the restroom that correlates with their “gender identity.” Hersheypark officials released a statement on Friday outlining that its restroom accommodations have already been in place and will continue. “We recognize that the more perspectives we have within our company, the more welcoming we are to all those who visit and seek employment here,” said Public Relations Manager Kathy Burrows. “In fact, our company has four core values, one of which is ‘respectful...
  • Why all the Hillary haters?

    05/23/2016 7:22:12 AM PDT · by Mariner · 102 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | May 23rd, 2015 | By Jack Ohman
    In this year of political rage, one aspect that baffles me somewhat is the absolute, electrified, apoplectic, blurred-vision hatred of Hillary Clinton. Nor do I get the similar outrage expressed about President Barack Obama, who in Comment Section World makes Donald Trump look like a lovable Disney character. I can only ascribe this Rage Against the Clinton Machine to misogyny. Yeah. I said it (send enraged emails to my boss, Dan Morain at dmorain@sacbee.com). Looking back on political figures, I can truly say that there are only a handful of people I could really get vein-popping angry about. â–ª Sarah...
  • The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton and Trump tied in Virginia

    05/23/2016 7:21:31 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 37 replies
    Yahoo!!! ^ | May 23, 2016 | Yahoo!!!
    ROANOKE, Va., May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Likely presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in Virginia with each garnering the support of 38 percent of likely voters, according to The Roanoke College Poll. While only 11 percent of likely voters said they are undecided, another 11 percent said they would vote for someone else and 2 percent stated they would not vote if Clinton and Trump were their only choices. Both candidates are significantly "under water" with regard to favorable/unfavorable opinions. The Roanoke College Poll interviewed 610 likely voters in Virginia between May 9 and May 17...
  • Possible Conflict at Heart of Clinton Foundation

    05/22/2016 9:55:54 PM PDT · by Innovative · 83 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 22, 2016 | ALBERT R. HUNT
    The Clinton Foundation, which has done a number of good works over the past 15 years, would appear to present an inherent conflict of interest should Mrs. Clinton become president, and possibly does even now with her as a candidate. Mrs. Clinton has suggested that if she is elected, the foundation — which collects contributions from wealthy interests, including foreign governments — would continue basically as is. “If Bill seeks to raise large sums of money from donors who also have an interest in U.S. policy, the public will rightly question whether the grants affected United States foreign policy,” said...
  • Obama Braces for Donald Trump Questions From World Leaders

    05/22/2016 8:13:21 PM PDT · by Innovative · 51 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 22, 2016 | GARDINER HARRIS
    Officially, the top world leaders who gather Thursday at the Group of 7 summit meeting will talk about shared concerns, like global trade or the Islamic State. But their private discussions are likely to cover a topic that is not on the agenda: Donald J. Trump. President Obama now hears questions in his meetings with world leaders about whether Mr. Trump has a realistic shot at becoming president. For months, Mr. Obama has answered those questions with an emphatic “no.” But this week’s summit meeting in Japan is the first among major allies since Mr. Trump moved decisively toward securing...
  • Trump Now Leading In National Poll Averages

    05/22/2016 3:41:00 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 51 replies
    Unsealed.org ^ | 05/22/16 | Ricardo R. Galvan
    Trump Now Leading In National Poll Averages Ricardo R. Galvan Sunday, May 22, 2016 Despite claims by the media that Trump would likely lose the election against Hillary (while absurdly claiming that John Kasich performed the best in a head on fight with Clinton), the RCP average of national polls now gives Trump a slight edge. The Hill reports: Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has overtaken Democratic front-runnerHillary Clinton in an average of head-to-head national polls, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls.Trump leads Clinton by 0.2 percentage points, 43.4 percent to 43.2 percent in the average, overtaking the...
  • Austria Presidential Vote: Run-Off Rivals Face Dead Heat

    05/22/2016 11:51:55 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | 05/22/2016 | BBC News
    According to the interior ministry's final count of votes cast at polling-stations (in German), Mr Hofer took 51.9% to 48.1% for Mr Van der Bellen. But ORF public TV's projection (in German), which is usually considered reliable, has both men on 50%.
  • Newt Gingrich: By November, Trump Will "Consolodate" Support While Clinton "Continues To Stagnate"

    05/22/2016 10:47:25 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 46 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Former House Speaker and potential/rumored pick for Trump running mate, Newt Gingrich, speaks with Fox News Channel's Maria Bartiromo about his general election predictions. He forecasts that by November, the race will no longer be close, and that Trump will win by "a suprisingly big number" like Ronald Reagan did in 1980. NEWT GINGRICH: I don't think these polls signal a close race by November. I think if you look at the trend line, it signals that Trump will probably consolodate support while Hillary Clinton continues to stagnate. And the odds are pretty good Trump will win just like Reagan...
  • Hillary Clinton Speaks at Trayvon Martin Foundation, Calls Trump's Gun Policies 'Dangerous'

    05/22/2016 5:27:48 AM PDT · by Salman · 79 replies
    NBC 4 New York ^ | May 21, 2016 | Julie Pace
    Donald Trump's gun policies are "not just way out there" but "dangerous" and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday. "This is someone running to be president of the United States of America — a country facing a gun violence epidemic — and he's talking about more guns in our schools, he's talking about more hatred and division in our streets," the likely Democratic presidential nominee said of her presumptive Republican rival. "That's no way to keep us safe." ...
  • Begrudging WaPo poll: Trump 46%, Clinton 44%

    05/22/2016 7:57:42 AM PDT · by GilGil · 36 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/22/2016 | Paul Bedard
    It is the first time Trump has vaulted over Clinton in the poll and shows the advancement of the New York businessman over the past six months.
  • BREAKING POLL: Trump Gains 11 Points on Clinton Since March=> Now Leads Crooked Hillary 46-44

    05/22/2016 6:10:53 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 58 replies
    A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows a close contest in presidential election preferences, with Republicans lining up behind Donald Trump as their party’s presumptive nominee while the continued Democratic race is keeping Hillary Clinton’s side more unsettled. From the poll Trump leads: Men: Trump 56-34% Independents: Trump 48-35% No degree: Trump 52-38% Whites: Trump 57-33%
  • Primed To Fight The Government - WaPo hit piece

    05/21/2016 6:23:07 PM PDT · by Little Pig · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/21/2016 | Kevin Sullivan
    REDMOND, Ore. — B.J. Soper took aim with his AR-15 semiautomatic rifle and fired a dozen shots at a human silhouette target. Soper’s wife and their 16-year-old daughter practiced drawing pistols. Then Soper helped his 4-year-old daughter, in pink sneakers and a ponytail, work on her marksmanship with a .22-caliber rifle. Deep in the heart of a vast U.S. military training ground, surrounded by spent shotgun shells and juniper trees blasted to shreds, the Central Oregon Constitutional Guard was conducting its weekly firearms training. “The intent is to be able to work together and defend ourselves if we need to,”...
  • BOOM – Trump Leads Clinton In ABC/Washington Post Poll, Even With D+8 Poll Sample…

    05/22/2016 12:43:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 121 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | sundance
    There’s a whole lot of good news and ‘splodey head angst in the latest ABC/Washington Post national poll (full pdf below). The poll sample size of 1005 includes a mix of 33% Democrat, 27% Republican and 35% Independent. Democrats over sampled by eight points, (D+8).However, even with the sample skew (D+8) Donald Trump still beats Hillary Clinton 46% to 44%, and Trump is crushing Clinton with Independent voters 48% to 35%.In addition to the overwhelming 13 point polling lead among independent voters, the same poll shows that 20% of Bernie Sanders supporters will vote for Donald Trump.
  • Weakend at Bernie’s

    05/21/2016 9:32:47 PM PDT · by catnipman · 26 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 5/21/2016 | Maureen Dowd
    She should have been able to finally savor shattering that “highest, hardest glass ceiling” — the one she gloried in putting 18 million cracks in last time around — when she attends her convention in Philadelphia in July. Instead, she is reduced to stomping her feet on CNN, asserting her dominance in a contest that has left her looking anything but dominant. Once more attempting to shake off the old socialist dude hammering her with a sickle ...
  • Even soldier working under terrorist threats can’t get gun carry permit in NJ

    05/21/2016 9:01:51 PM PDT · by Enchante · 37 replies
    New Jersey 101.5 ^ | May 20, 2016 | Toniann Antonelli
    In denying his application for a concealed-carry permit, Oceanport Police Chief Daniel W. Barcus said Russell was unable to demonstrate “justifiable need” because there had been no specific attacks or threats made directly on him. To legally carry concealed firearms in New Jersey, residents have to apply to their local police for a permit demonstrating such a need. But critics of the state’s strict gun laws say this results in very few people other than acting and retired law enforcement officials getting approval for such permits.
  • Why Hillary Clinton is sinking faster than the Titanic

    05/21/2016 4:15:24 PM PDT · by Syncro · 84 replies
    foxnews ^ | Published May 20, 2016 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Why Hillary Clinton is sinking faster than the Titanic By Wayne Allyn Root Published May 20, 2016 FoxNews.com I’ve predicted publicly for a year now that Hillary Clinton,   although a prohibitive favorite, still may never become the Democratic Party’s nominee.  ...barely squeaked by in Kentucky. Bernie has now won 11 of the last 14 primaries and caucuses.  I ask Democrats, is this your nominee? The winner of your presidential nomination has lost just shy of 80 percent of her races coming down the homestretch.   Call me crazy but don't presumptive nominees usually win about 80 percent of their races? This has...
  • EgyptAir Crash: Flight Data Seems to 'Point Toward a Bomb' as First Images of Debris Emerge

    05/21/2016 1:28:34 PM PDT · by tellw · 84 replies
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | 5/21/16 | Raf Sanchez
    Data from the final moments before EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean suggest an "internal explosion" tore through the right side of the aircraft, a pilot said last night. Investigators trying to determine whether the A320 was brought down by terrorism or a technical fault are poring over a series of warnings indicating smoke filled the cabin shortly before it disappeared from radar. French authorities confirmed that smoke detectors went off aboard the flight a few minutes before it crashed but said it was not clear what caused the smoke or fire. A commercial pilot with a major European...
  • Top Trump Advisor: Hillary’s Platform Is to Start Wars in Middle East and Then Import the Refugees

    05/21/2016 8:06:50 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 95 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | May 20, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Top Donald Trump advisor Stephen Miller spoke with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin today about Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy. stephen miller hillary Stephen Miller pointed out the obvious: “Honestly, I feel bad for Bernie Sanders supporters and I’ll tell you why. Thanks to super delegates, the Democratic party is on the verge of nominating the most pro-war, pro-Wall Street lawmaker in the modern history of the Democratic Party… Hillary Clinton’s platform is, I want to start wars in the Middle East and then import all the refugees into the United States and other countries without knowing who they are. That’s a recipe...
  • NRA, Trump: Clinton would abolish 2nd Amendment, gun rights

    05/21/2016 3:52:38 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 17 replies
    WAVE 3 News- Louisville ^ | May 20, 2016 | GORDON BOYD
    The National Rifle Association may be a nation unto itself in its commitment to the right to bear arms. The number of members attending its annual convention here is larger than the combined populations of Jeffersonville and Clarksville, Ind.; more than 70,000. But the message its leadership delivered by endorsing Donald Trump, and by hosting his second Louisville visit, is aimed at the more than 5 million members who stayed home. "This election is about the soul of the country, and the Second Amendment," said Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action. "If your preferred candidate...
  • Trump: 'Heartless Hillary' Wants Single Moms 'To Be Defenseless'

    05/20/2016 3:33:25 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 86 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 5/20/16 | Gabby Morrongiello
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump locked, loaded and fired away at Hillary Clinton on Friday at the National Rifle Association's annual gathering in Louisville, Ky. Trump, who seemed surprised to receive the major gun lobby's endorsement minutes before he took the stage, spent most of his speech blasting the Democratic front-runner's aggressive push for gun control and accusing her of wanting to leave Americans "defenseless." "Hillary wants to disarm vulnerable Americans in high-crime neighborhoods. Whether it's a young, single mom in Florida or a grandmother in Ohio, Hillary wants them to be defenseless," the billionaire told thousands of gun...
  • Glenn Beck 'acted like he was auditioning to be Mark Zuckerberg's manservant' at Facebook meeting

    05/20/2016 5:11:22 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 81 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/20/16 | Hadas Gold
    Daily Caller editor-in-chief and Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson is not happy with how Glenn Beck acted at the Facebook meeting for conservatives this week. In an interview, Carlson blasted the radio and television host, saying he was sucking up to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. "I went to that meeting expecting Beck to cry, rend his garments while quoting James Madison, but that's not at all what happened. He began the most extended assiduous suck-up I think I've ever seen a grown man commit. He acted like he was auditioning to be Mark Zuckerberg's manservant — it was awe-inspiring,' Carlson...
  • Trey Gowdy: Benghazi report will be out before conventions

    05/20/2016 4:54:45 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 70 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 20 May 2016 | Matthew Kitchen
    It’s been nearly four years since a September 11, 2012, raid on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, left four U.S. citizens dead, including an ambassador, and more than two years since the House of Representatives formed a special committee to investigate the attack. The House’s report on the events is coming soon – very soon. It just might not be the whole report. In an interview with Chuck Todd on “MTP Daily” Friday, committee chair Rep. Trey Gowdy, a Republican from South Carolina, said he plans to release the much sought-after draft in June. “We’re going to get...
  • General Odierno Says ISIS Was Avoidable

    05/20/2016 4:50:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Washingon Free Beacon ^ | May 20, 2016 | Jack Heretik
    General Odierno Says ISIS was AvoidableGen. Raymond Odierno said he believes the Islamic State’s creation was avoidable during an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Host Joe Scarborough asked Odierno, who commanded the Multi-National Forces in Iraq for about two years, if ISIS and the current state of Iraq were avoidable when the United States ended formal combat operations there. “Did it ever have to begin? Was ISIS avoidable?” Scarborough asked. “I think it is, and I’m not one for revisionist history,” Odierno said. “Actually, I was, on 1 September 2010, that’s when I gave up command in Iraq and that...
  • Trump wins NRA endorsement, blasts Clinton on gun stance at forum

    05/20/2016 4:26:09 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | 20 May 2016
    The National Rifle Association threw its weight Friday behind Donald Trump, as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee personally assured the group’s members he would protect Second Amendment rights if elected – and claimed that likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton would threaten them. The billionaire businessman and leaders of the nation’s powerful gun lobby joined forces as they amplified warnings that the Supreme Court vacancy only raises the stakes for gun owners in this election. Trump, speaking to the NRA-ILA (Institute for Legislative Action) forum in Louisville, Ky., even challenged Clinton on Friday to release a list of her potential Supreme...
  • Boeing’s Budding Business Ties to Iran Face Congressional Review

    05/20/2016 4:18:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Washingon Free Beacon ^ | May 20, 2016 | Adam Kredo
    Lawmakers want company to stay away from terror regimeMembers of Congress have summoned the heads of airplane giant Boeing to a meeting to encourage the company to stop spearheading efforts to reenter the Iranian marketplace, a business pursuit that is jointly backed by the Obama administration, according to a letter sent Friday to Boeing leadership and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.Boeing, like its French rival AirBus, has been working to woo the Iranian government following last summer’s comprehensive nuclear agreement.Officials at Boeing—a top U.S. government contractor—opened discussions with Iran last month. The company is hoping to sell its aircraft...
  • Mitt Romney’s DEVASTATING Announcement Spells TROUBLE For #NeverTrump Crowd

    05/20/2016 2:02:56 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 41 replies
    politi culture ^ | May 19, 2016 | Sean Brown
    Mitt Romney has been one of the de-facto leaders of the entire #NeverTrump movement, which sought to ensure that presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump never made it into the White House at all costs. However, the movement is likely all but over after Romney released a devastating announcement on Wednesday. While the rest of us knew that the never Trump movement was pretty much a lost cause, those who were a part of it truly believed they could win the White House on a third-party run, even though Trump had received more votes than any candidate in GOP primary history....
  • Russia Urges Joint Action With US Against Syria's Al-Qaida

    05/20/2016 1:55:40 PM PDT · by Innovative · 21 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 20, 2016 | AP
    The Russian defense minister proposed on Friday that Russia and the U.S.-led coalition launch joint action against al-Qaida's branch in Syria, known as the Nusra Front. A spokesman for the U.S. State Department said no agreement on such action has been made with Russia. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Moscow had proposed to Washington that the coalition call on all factions eager to abide by a cease-fire in Syria to leave the areas where the al-Qaida branch is active by May 25. Then Russia and the U.S.-led coalition could conduct joint strikes against the Nusra Front and any other...
  • Cruz taking the week off from Senate

    05/17/2016 2:49:03 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 91 replies
    Politico ^ | May 17, 2016 | Burgess Everett
    Ted Cruz is taking some time off from the Senate to recover from a brutal presidential campaign. After returning to Washington last week to work on a defense policy bill, the Texas senator is spending this week back home. He'll miss votes on Zika funding legislation as well as appropriations bills...
  • Republicans Want Their Party to Unify Behind Donald Trump, Poll Shows

    05/20/2016 1:26:59 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 20, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and DALIA SUSSMAN
    An overwhelming majority of Republican voters say their party’s leaders should get behind Donald J. Trump, even as he enters the general election saddled with toxic favorability ratings among the broader electorate, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
  • ‘Clinton as president is danger to world peace’ – far-right French leader Le Pen to RT

    05/20/2016 1:00:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    RT ^ | May 20, 2016
    While declining to endorse any of the US presidential front-runners, Le Pen said she believes there is one that would definitely not benefit France. “There is a candidate who appears a lot more dangerous for France than the others – that’s Hillary Clinton,” the head of the National Front told RT France in an exclusive interview. “I’m not American so I don’t need to make a choice. But… in the interests of France, Hillary Clinton is probably the worst choice out there.” Le Pen sees the Democratic frontrunner as being so “dangerous” because of Clinton’s career as US Secretary of...
  • Cruz takes a break from the Senate after one week back

    05/18/2016 6:36:05 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 89 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | May 18, 2016 | Christine Ayala
    WASHINGTON – Sen. Ted Cruz is taking some time off from the Senate after his closely watched return to work last week... “After several months of a nonstop schedule, Sen. Cruz is taking some downtime this week with Heidi and the girls,” Cruz spokesman Phil Novack said... Where is Cruz going to unwind? Folks on Twitter say he’s been spotted relaxing in Mexico.
  • NRA to Endorse Donald Trump for President

    05/20/2016 11:31:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 20, 2016 | John Santucci and Meghan Keneally
    The National Rifle Association plans to endorse Trump at its convention today, sources told ABC News. News of the endorsement comes shortly before Trump addresses group members at their convention in Kentucky.
  • Clinton rape accuser blasts 'biased' NBC anchor

    05/20/2016 7:10:37 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 36 replies
    WMD ^ | May 19, 2016 | Bob Unruh
    Juanita Broaddrick: Network's correspondent 'Lisa Myers actually warned me about Andrea' Mitchell First, GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump ripped away the “philandering husband” façade from Bill Clinton, publicly charging on Fox News’ “Hannity” on Wednesday that the former president committed “rape.” Then, on the same day, the victim, Juanita Broaddrick, described for the first time – in a WND exclusive sit-down interview conducted in Broaddrick’s Arkansas home – exactly how the alleged 1978 sexual assault had deeply and permanently scarred her life throughout the intervening decades. And Broaddrick mentioned something else: Of all mainstream journalists, the one she spoke...
  • Why might Vietnam let US military return? China.

    05/20/2016 5:10:16 AM PDT · by LoneCrusader · 74 replies
    CAM RANH BAY, Vietnam — The ghosts of the Vietnam War have finally faded at the strategic port of Cam Ranh Bay. More than 40 years ago, US forces left this massive base where Marines landed, B-52s loaded up for bombing raids, and wounded US soldiers were treated. Now, some Vietnamese say they are yearning for the US military to return. "On Facebook, there was a question recently: What do you want from President Obama's visit?" said Vo Van Tao, 63, who fought as a young North Vietnamese infantry soldier against the United States. "Some people said they wanted democracy....
  • Debris from EgyptAir plane crash found in Mediterranean, Egyptian military says

    05/20/2016 4:48:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 20, 2016
    The Egyptian military said Friday that it had located wreckage from EgyptAir flight 804 in the Mediterranean Sea. Egyptian army spokesman Brig. Gen. Mohammed Samir said in a statement posted on his Facebook page that Egyptian jets and naval vessels found "personal belongings of the passengers and parts of the plane debris," 180 miles north of the Egyptian port city of Alexandria. Searchers had been looking at a wide area south of the Greek island of Crete for the Airbus A320, which was nearing the end of its scheduled flight from Paris to Cairo early Thursday when contact was lost....
  • Bernie Sanders, Eyeing Convention, Willing to Harm Hillary Clinton in the Homestretch

    05/20/2016 4:22:37 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 33 replies
    rightnation ^ | MAY 18, 2016 | PATRICK HEALY, YAMICHE ALCINDOR and JEREMY W. PETERS
    Defiant and determined to transform the Democratic Party, Senator Bernie Sanders is opening a two-month phase of his presidential campaign aimed at inflicting a heavy blow on Hillary Clinton in California and amassing enough leverage to advance his agenda at the convention in July — or even wrest the nomination from her. Advisers to Mr. Sanders said on Wednesday that he was newly resolved to remain in the race, seeing an aggressive campaign as his only chance to pressure Democrats into making fundamental changes to how presidential primaries and debates are held in the future. They said he also held...
  • EgyptAir flight MS804: Debris found north of Alexandria, military says

    05/20/2016 4:03:22 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 5 replies
    The Egyptian military says it has found parts of debris from missing EgyptAir flight MS804, 290 kilometres north of the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria. ...
  • Federal Judge in Texas Demands Justice Dept. Lawyers Take Ethics Class (over immigration case)

    05/20/2016 3:59:36 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 19, 2016 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    A federal judge in Texas on Thursday excoriated the Justice Department, demanding ethics classes for the department’s lawyers and ordering other sanctions for those who argued the case involving President Obama’s immigration executive actions. He also ordered the government to produce a list of about 100,000 immigrants who entered illegally and who are participating in a government program that protects them from deportation. In a blistering order, Judge Andrew S. Hanen of Federal District Court in Brownsville accused the Justice Department lawyers of lying to him during arguments in the case, and he barred them from appearing in his courtroom....
  • Missing EgyptAir MS804 'plane crash conspiracy theory' emerges ...

    05/20/2016 3:26:11 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 36 replies
    Mirror ^ | 20 May 2016 | Stephen Jones
    In an apparent incredible coincidence there are exactly 804 days between the two flights vanishing - the same call sign as the jet in the latest disappearance ...
  • Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate

    05/18/2016 12:51:18 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 125 replies
    cnn.com ^ | Updated 3:01 PM ET, Wed May 18, 2016 | Eric Bradner and Jim Acosta, CNN
    Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate By Eric Bradner and Jim Acosta, CNN Updated 3:01 PM ET, Wed May 18, 2016 Washington (CNN)Mitt Romney won't launch a third-party presidential campaign of his own and has stopped trying to recruit somebody else to do it. The 2012 Republican nominee had attempted to recruit a challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But prospects like Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse said no, and Romney is now dropping his efforts, a source familiar with Romney's thinking told CNN. The news was first reported by Yahoo News.
  • Black Lives Matter Leader Arrested On Charges Of Child Trafficking

    05/19/2016 8:21:41 PM PDT · by Enchante · 28 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | May 119, 2016 | DCWhispers
    Charles Wade was arrested in April on prostitution and child trafficking charges. On April 25, he really got himself in a fix. He was arrested and charged with human trafficking and several prostitution-related charges. The police report notes, that as part of the charges, he is accused of allegedly pimping out a 17 year old girl in Prince George’s County, Maryland. So far, the Mainstream Media has been reluctant to share Mr. Wade’s current legal troubles. The Obama White House has no comment as well. Read more at http://dcwhispers.com/black-lives-matter-leader-arrested-charges-human-trafficking/#KRqBJWXVUZ8eSGVD.99