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  • Andrew Gillum’s Family Under Investigation; May Have Engaged in Voter Fraud

    10/21/2018 3:15:27 AM PDT · by familyop · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 20, 2018 | Steve Stewart
    Marcus Gillum...a resident of Chicago, Illinois...The Leon County Property Appraiser indicates that Andrew Gillum sold 5325 St. Ives Lane on February 27th, 2015...However, like her brother Marcus, voting records also show that Monique Gillum is still currently registered to vote at the St. Ives address...other records, including work she did as a registered lobbyist for the Southern Poverty Law Center, indicate that Monique resided in Montgomery, Alabama...
  • RCP Predicts GOP takes 54 Senate Seats - Flip FL, ND, MO

    10/20/2018 7:20:06 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 66 replies
    See Map at the Link
  • Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

    10/20/2018 4:01:31 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 43 replies
    AFP ^ | 10-20-2018 | AFP
    Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis Manuel Lopez told AFP the women and children would be processed by immigration authorities and taken to a shelter in the city of Tapachula, 40 kilometers (25 miles) away. The women ran forward when immigration officers unchained a gate that had been pinning back migrants at the crossing.
  • House Democrats’ hope for wave election diminishes as Republicans rebound

    10/20/2018 2:45:59 PM PDT · by NRx · 79 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10-20-2018 | Sean Sullivan
    Democratic hopes for a wave election that would carry them to a significant House majority have been tempered in recent weeks amid a shifting political landscape and a torrent of hard-hitting attack ads from Republicans. Democrats remain favored to win, but GOP leaders believe they can minimize the number of seats they would lose — and, perhaps, find a path to preserving their advantage in the chamber. The tightening, with just over two weeks left, reflects how President Trump’s rising approval rating and the polarizing fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh appear to be boosting the party’s candidates...
  • Migrants camp on bridge between Guatemala and Mexico as U.S. pressure mounts

    10/20/2018 12:46:36 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 107 replies
    Reuters ^ | 20 Oct 18 | Delphine Schrank
    TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants bedded down overnight on a bridge separating Guatemala and Mexico, many squeezed against a metal border gate, as efforts to halt a trek north by a caravan of thousands of people gathered pace under U.S. pressure. U.S. President Donald Trump has warned the Central American caravan must be stopped before it reaches the United States, and Honduras and Guatemala said late on Friday they were mobilizing to return Honduran migrants to their homeland. Earlier in the day, hundreds of migrants at the head of the caravan had poured through Guatemalan...
  • U.S. Atty Office filed highest number of narcotics violent crime indictments since 2005

    10/19/2018 7:09:48 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 8 replies
    US Justice Department ^ | 10/18/2018 | Dept of Justice
    U.S. Atty Office filed highest number of narcotics violent crime indictments since 2005 https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndoh/pr/us-attorneys-office-filed-highest-number-narcotics-and-violent-crime-indictments-least The U.S. Attorney's Office filed highest number of narcotics and violent crime indictments since at least 2005 Under the leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice charged the largest number of violent crime and firearm defendants in its history in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. According to data from the Executive Office of United States Attorneys (EOUSA), the number of defendants charged with criminal felony offenses increased by nearly 15 percent from more than 71,200 defendants in FY 2017 to more than 81,800 in...
  • Politico: Say, Republicans Might Hold Onto The House After All

    10/19/2018 4:01:51 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 93 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | 10/19/2018 | ED MORRISSEY
    Could Republicans do the unthinkable on November 6th and keep a majority in the House? Politico’s Rachel Bade calls it “unlikely,” but not impossible. Bade hears from Republicans and “even a few Democrats” that the political winds have shifted enough this month that it might result in a slight GOP majority once all the votes have been counted. ....Just about every poll predicts it won’t happen: Suburban voters are too fed up with Donald Trump, and Democrats too awash in cash, for Nancy Pelosi’s party not to seize the House on Nov. 6. And yet House Republicans — and privately,...
  • Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico (Update)

    10/19/2018 2:56:02 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 93 replies
    AP ^ | 19 Oct 18 | SONIA PEREZ D. and MARK STEVENSON
    TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Central Americans traveling in a mass caravan broke through a Guatemalan border fence and streamed by the thousands toward Mexican territory Friday, defying Mexican authorities’ entreaties for an orderly migration and U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats of retaliation. Arriving on the Mexican side of a border bridge, they were met by a phalanx of police with riot shields. About 50 managed to push their way through before officers unleashed pepper spray and the rest retreated. The gates were closed again, and a federal police officer used a loudspeaker to address the masses, saying, “We need...
  • Huddersfield grooming: Twenty guilty of campaign of rape and abuse

    10/19/2018 11:57:39 AM PDT · by Mr Radical · 34 replies
    BBC ^ | 19th Oct 2018 | anon
    Huddersfield grooming: Twenty guilty of campaign of rape and abuse
  • Migrant Caravan Heading Towards U.S. Turns Around In Mexico

    10/19/2018 10:40:50 AM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 96 replies
    New York Post ^ | Oct 19, 2018 | Lia Eustachewich
    The caravan of Honduran migrants has turned around Friday — a day after reaching the Mexico-Guatemala border, according to a report. Some 4,000 migrants fled their lives of poverty and violence in the Central American country with the hope of making it to the United States — despite repeated warnings from President Trump that he would deploy the US military to stop them. The caravan arrived at the border in southern Mexico on Thursday but turned around Friday, the Associated Press reported.
  • Jamal Khashoggi Cheered Hamas' War on Israel

    10/19/2018 10:03:26 AM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 29 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | October 18, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    If you get your news from the media, then you will have heard that Jamal Khashoggi was a heroic reform who sought freedom for the region, and was brutally murdered to the strains of hip-hop music by a legion of Saudi assassins. And it was all recorded on his Apple Watch. If you're interested in the facts, instead of the fake news, you probably already know that Jamal Khashoggi was a Muslim Brotherhood leader and an old friend of Osama bin Laden. He's being mourned by the media that backed the Muslim Brotherhood.
  • US, Mexico agree on plan to handle migrant caravan from Central America

    10/18/2018 6:11:00 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 18,2018 | Elizabeth Zwirz, John Roberts
    U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on a plan to handle the approaching migrant caravan making their way up from Central America, a senior administration official told Fox News on Thursday. over the course of several months, Mexico will request that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) establish shelters along its southern border with Central America, the official said. Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Geronimo Gutierrez elaborated on the request, during an interview on Fox News’ “Special Report.” “Just today, the Mexican government, and this is a very important step, requested the intervention of the U.N., the Office...
  • State Tells Christian Filmmakers: Make Same-Sex Marriage Films or Spend 90 Days in Jail

    10/18/2018 5:36:32 PM PDT · by massmike · 110 replies
    cbn.com ^ | 10/18/2018 | Steve Warren
    Two Christian filmmakers appeared before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul Tuesday to challenge Minnesota state law which they say illegally forces them to produce and create films expressing messages that contradict their core beliefs. Telescope Media Group owners Carl and Angel Larsen have already been threatened with hefty fines and up to 90 days in jail if they choose to disregard the law. The Larsens want to enter the wedding industry. However, the state's Human Rights Act stipulates if the couple creates films celebrating their Christian beliefs about marriage – that marriage is between one man...
  • March for Life Unveils 'Unique From Day One' Theme Arguing That the Pro-Life Movement Is Pro-Science

    10/18/2018 3:35:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 18, 2018 | Laurette Brown
    The March for Life unveiled their theme on Capitol Hill Thursday, “Unique From Day One: Pro-Life is Pro-Science.” The organization’s president Jeanne Mancini emphasized the growing body of scientific evidence that human life begins at conception.“Our DNA is present in the moment of fertilization and no fingerprint ever, past, present, future is like yours and that’s what it means to be unique from day one,” she told reporters at the Capitol Hill event.Mancini referenced former President Barack Obama dodging the question of when life begins, arguing that his response was not backed up by science.“Consider in 2008 when President Obama...
  • Nancy Pelosi shouted out of a restaurant - by Cuban Americans in Miami!!! [VIDEO]

    10/18/2018 2:17:24 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 199 replies
    Hatetriots ^ | October 18, 2018
    DEMOCRATS HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE ATTACKED!?! NANCY PELOSI TOLD TO GET OUT BY CUBAN AMERICANS IN MIAMI
  • Trump threatens to send MILITARY to seal southern border

    10/18/2018 10:57:13 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08:17 EDT, 18 October, 2018 | David Martosko, U.S. Political Editor and Emily Goodin
    Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to seal America's southern border with military force unless Mexico intervenes to stop the flow of illegal immigrants traveling to the U.S. from Central America. The stern, tweeted warning came as a group of more than 4,000 travels north through Mexico in the hope of reaching the United States, despite having no visas or other legal papers to enter. Trump blamed his Democratic rivals for the resulting chaos, saying 'they want Open Borders and existing weak laws.' He resurrected the claim that launched his White House campaign in 2015, saying that 'this large flow of...
  • Tracker for Liberal Super PAC Arrested for Assaulting GOP Staffer in Nevada

    10/18/2018 10:56:00 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 36 replies
    National Review ^ | October 18, 2018 | JACK CROWE
    A tracker tasked with following Nevada Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt was arrested Tuesday for assaulting the candidate’s female campaign manager following a campaign event in Las Vegas. Mike Stark, a veteran tracker for David Brock’s American Bridge 21st Century super PAC, forced his way into a room where Laxalt, the Nevada attorney general, was meeting with campaign manager Kristin Davidson and two other staffers. “I could not move,” Davidson said in her statement to police, obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. “Stark grabbed my right arm, twisted it behind my back, squeezed it very hard, and every time I...
  • Critical flooding situation developing on Lake Travis and downstream (Austin TX)

    10/18/2018 7:15:41 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 75 replies
    many | me
    Background: Over the past 3 days widespread rains of 6-10 have fallen on the Colorado river watershed above Austin. You may have seen amazing video of the Llano River wiping out homes and bridges. The llano river hit its highest level since 1935 with 300,000 cfs of water flowing into the CO River above Lake Travis at one point, This combined with other runoff caused Lake Travis to rise over 30 feet in 2 days!! The current level at Lake Travis is over 701 feet with many homes flooded already...5th highest of all time Llona river has receded with only...
  • The Drive For 25: An Updated Seat-By-Seat Analysis Of The House

    10/18/2018 6:34:59 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 32 replies
    Center For Politics ^ | Oct -8, 2018 | Kyle Kondik
    We went with the name “Drive for 25” as an homage to a 2012 House Democratic slogan and to reflect the fact that while Democrats need to net 23 seats, they probably are going to lose at least a couple of seats they currently hold to Republicans. (snip)This year, Republicans appear to be guaranteed at least one pickup: PA-14, an open seat in southwestern Pennsylvania that is a more Republican-leaning version of the old PA-18, the seat now-Rep. Conor Lamb (D) won in a special election in March.(snip) Republicans also are targeting two open seats in Minnesota, MN-1 (covering southern...
  • Nancy Pelosi Details Democrats’ Plan...: ‘I Don’t See Any of Us Voting for Wall Funding’

    10/18/2018 4:55:25 AM PDT · by familyop · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17, 2018 | John Binder
    In an interview with Politico, Pelosi detailed her plans...every Senate Democrat has signed onto Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) proposal that would abolish and end all immigration and border enforcement across the U.S.,...The Senate Democrat plan would also likely ban any and all federal arrests of illegal aliens...it allows illegal alien smugglers to freely traffic children into the U.S. without the fear of arrest.