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  • Internet Insecurity

    03/22/2018 3:19:29 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/22/18 | Linda Goudsmit
    A free America demands an open Internet, a secure Internet, an Internet free of political censorship How did we get along before the Internet? Young people today cannot imagine living in a world without electronic devices - a time before fast-paced computers, laptops, and smart phones provided instant connectivity. Their parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents cannot imagine living in a world without automobiles, airplanes, and television - a time of slow-paced letter writing, waiting, and sailing boats. People live in the cultural, physical, and political historical context of their lives. Russian-American philosopher and writer Ayn Rand (1905-1982) sailed the month-long journey...
  • Governor Rauner Shows Political Courage in Illinois

    03/22/2018 12:42:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Jeanne Ives and Governor Bruce Rauner It isn't often that you see political courage shown in Illinois. Illinois is a deep blue state that has very restrictive gun control laws. Chicago politicians are all to eager to curry favor with the national media and to go-along to get-along with the anti-Second Amendment agenda. Illinois politics is dominated by Chicago. Governor Bruce Rauner went against the flow and the enormous power wielded by the network media. He vetoed an expensive and ineffective bill, SB 1657, designed to make gun sales more difficult in Illinois, at least for small dealers.  From...
  • John Brennan Shouldn’t Be Lecturing America, He Should Be The Focus Of A Congressional Inquiry

    03/22/2018 9:48:58 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 51 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 3/22/2018 | By David Harsanyi
    Former CIA chief John Brennan is a liar. And he’s not the kind of garden variety dissembler that we see in Washington all the time, either. Rather, Brennan is the kind of man who feels comfortable brazenly misleading the American people about an attack on democracy, and then shamelessly lecturing them about civic decency. You may recall, as director of the CIA, Brennan oversaw an operation of illegal spying on a staffer of the legislative branch of the United States government. At least five agency officials under his watch broke into Senate computer files, viewing drafts of a report on...
  • After Flooding Europe With Migrants, Germany Asks for Institutionalization of Mass Migration

    03/22/2018 9:37:29 AM PDT · by davikkm · 22 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is known in the Muslim community as “the mother of refugees”. Migrants call her ‘Muttie Merkel” (mother Merkel) and are very happy to take selfies with the former communist party apparatchik. The thing about Angela Merkel is that she owns the European Union migrant crisis, after she invited millions of (majority Muslim) so-called refugees (most of them welfare shoppers looking for handouts in progressive countries like Germany or Sweden) to enter the EU, completely disregarding border security and EU law in the process. And now, after the EU was flooded with millions (nobody knows the exact...
  • Line-Item Veto.

    03/22/2018 8:36:14 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 21 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 3/22/2018 | Mr. K the KnowItAll
    There is nothing that expressly forbids a line-item veto. It is a common business practice. It is time for Trump to just DO IT. Refuse to spend on useless things. Obamacare, for example, is a multi-trillion -dollar failure.
  • Facebook Should Be Told To Zuck-Off

    03/22/2018 7:40:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/22/18 | Judi McLeod
    Like his hero Obama, Zuckerberg floats through life on outsized delusions of grandeur Waaaaa! The sound of Facebook claiming instant victimhood in the aftermath of the cooked-up, hysterical Cambridge Analytical ‘scandal’. Facebook, which throws a lifeline keeping all Progressives comfortably afloat, is now claiming victimhood for itself. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally came out of hiding to address reports that his company had allowed Cambridge Analytica access to data on millions of Facebook users without their knowledge or consent:
  • No-Drama Obama Versus Trump 'Chaos'

    03/22/2018 5:28:48 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 18 replies
    IBD via RCP ^ | 3-22-2018 | Larry Elder
    Conservative watchdog organization Media Research Center examined the nightly news coverage of President Donald Trump on ABC, NBC and CBS in January and February and concluded that the stories were 91 percent negative. One consistent narrative, particularly given the recent firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, is that "chaos" reigns in the Trump White House. Never mind that President Barack Obama went through four secretaries of defense and five chiefs of staff. Obama, goes the narrative, calmly navigated the country during his eight-year tenure. Trump, on the other hand, is reckless, dangerous, undisciplined and out of control. Never mind...
  • Arab Girl Who Was Filmed Inciting Israeli Soldier Accepts Deal for 8 Months in Jail

    03/22/2018 4:11:29 AM PDT · by judeasamaria · 24 replies
    Lev Haolam ^ | Mar 22, 2018 | Lev Haolam
    Ahed Tamimi, has been a person of interest by Israelis wishing to see her brought to justice, in addition to foreign organizations such as Amnesty International that see her as a hero and has since been applying international pressure on Israel government to free her. Last December, the 17-year-old Arab teenager from Nabi Saleh (Samaria) was filmed slapping, pushing and kicking an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier stationed near her village, in an effort to capture footage of what they expected to be a violent response from the soldiers, which they could then re-frame to make it look like Israelis...
  • SAF Hotline to Report Violations of First and Second Amendment at Schools

    03/22/2018 2:25:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten,SAF
    There have been numerous reports of students being bullied, pushed to participate in anti-Second Amendment protests they did not believe in, and of being punished for speaking out.  The Second Amendment Foundation today announced a project to help students who have been harassed, intimidated or bullied for resisting peer pressure to join the wave of protests against guns and the right to keep and bear arms. "A student's First Amendment rights should not be violated because they support the Second Amendment," said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. "There have been several reports over the past...
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit of “Clock Boy” Ahmed Mohamed’s dad with prejudice

    03/21/2018 10:22:44 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 36 replies
    The Gellar Report ^ | 3/21/18 | Pamela Gellar
    Jihad scammers rightfully tossed out of court. You remember “Clockmed,” aka Ahmed Mohamed. Mohamed took apart an LCD digital clock and stuck it in a box. What he put together resembled a homemade bomb. Even though he admitted it looked “suspicious,” Ahmed brought it to school. When teachers and school administration officials became concerned for the safety of the students, they walked into Clockmed’s trap. Ahmed played the Islamofauxbia victim to the hilt. Lauded by President Obama, the Pope, 97 world leaders, the UN, hailed by NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio, who declared “Ahmed Day,” he became an enemedia icon and...
  • Senator Rand Paul nails it on Twitter

    03/21/2018 8:09:39 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 84 replies
    Twitter ^ | March 21, 2018 | Senator Rand Paul
    @RandPaul: It’s a good thing we have Republican control of Congress or the Democrats might bust the budget caps, fund planned parenthood and Obamacare, and sneak gun control without due process into an Omni...wait, what?
  • Our Enemies are Dying with Laughter

    03/21/2018 4:19:52 PM PDT · by pboyington · 25 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | March 21, 2018 | Ray Starmann
    The road to total military disaster is being paved by feminists, Obama holdouts and cultural Marxists who have infiltrated the armed forces at the highest levels in the last decade, while warriors have become an endangered species in the Pentagon. The Hour of the Clusterfu*k approaches and yet across the world, the US military marches on, like martinets suffering from cognitive dissonance, not committed to warfighting anymore, but to a much higher calling, diversity. Meanwhile, our enemies our dying with laughter. Our enemies know that the US military in 2018 is a feminized, PC weakling. Our enemies know that as...
  • Facts about the McCabe termination you can use to educate your liberal friends

    03/21/2018 11:41:34 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 20 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-20-18 | DrJohn
    The termination of Andrew McCabe has the left wing in an absolute emotional mess. LA TImes: After McCabe's firing, all signs point to Trump trying to end Mueller's investigation Mr. Contempt of Congress wailed about the cruelty: whining from a drama queenPresidential historian Douglas Brinkley dramatically likened the firing of McCabe to the “Saturday Night Massacre” during the Nixon administration. “This’ll be known as the ‘Friday Night Slaughter,'” Brinkley told CNN. “The very idea that Jeff Sessions hasn’t released something to inform the public of what this is, it was done in sort of a cloak of secrecy late...
  • “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” Vladimir Putin—Unless You Happen to be Saint Barack

    03/21/2018 10:41:31 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/21/18 | Judi McLeod
    Protocol is allowed by the media for Saint Obama but not for the devil they make Donald Trump out to be Why is it that when the Washington Post is caught with its houndstooth pants down, the Mainstream and Social Media are always found looking pointedly the other way? The WaPo’s “LEAD” story going viral today makes it seem that Donald Trump was the first—and only—president to ever congratulate Vladimir Putin on an election victory when, in point of fact, former president Barack Obama did the same thing, only in a much more gushing way:
  • A few thoughts on Stormy Damiels, et al.....

    03/21/2018 10:22:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 68 replies
    My dark and foreboding mind.............. | 03-21-2018 | Red Badger
    By now, everyone has heard there is a new Trump accuser trying to get her 15 minutes of face time on camera, a former Playboy Bunny, along with Stormy Daniels, a 'professional stripper', and another whom I can't remember her name, nor care to. What amazes me is the fact that I have never seen so many women willing to go on the record, and even national television, to exclaim, "LOOK AT ME! I'M A WHORE!". "I'M EVEN TRYING TO GET THE COURTS TO ALLOW ME TO TELL YOU HOW BIG A WHORE I AM!" The Media MSM is falling...
  • Job Openings Hit New Record [semi-satire]

    03/21/2018 9:54:09 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Mar 2018 | John Semmens
    This week the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that job openings increased to a record 6.3 million. The number of openings now equals the number of currently unemployed Americans. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) assailed these statistics, saying "this is the economic disaster our Party tried to avert, but the GOP rammed through their tax cut, which as we now see, has created a serious labor shortage. Millions of unemployed Americans will now be pressured into taking jobs they'd rather not do." Pelosi also contended that "these statistics validate the foolishness of the Administration's determination to throttle immigration....

    03/21/2018 9:30:43 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 19 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 3/21/2018 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    The Left's romance with the Islamic Republic ensues. The Senate debated on Tuesday a resolution introduced by Vermont Socialist Bernie Sanders that would require the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Yemen. The surprising support the resolution won from 44 U.S. Senators handed a big win to Iran, which is engaged in a hot war with Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Peninsula. And it was a huge slap in the face to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who was meeting with President Trump in the White House as the Senate debated the motion on the floor. It also showed the...
  • French Consulate Official Caught Smuggling Weapons to Arabs in Judea, Samaria

    03/21/2018 5:57:50 AM PDT · by judeasamaria · 6 replies
    Lev Haolam ^ | Mar 21, 2018 | Lev Haolam
    The Israel Security Agency (also known as Shin Bet or Shabak for short), in conjunction with the Israel Police, announced the discovery of an Arab cell that had solicited the help of a driver at the French consulate to smuggle weapons to Judea and Samaria. Romain Franck, a 24-year-old French national who worked at the French Consulate in Jerusalem smuggled weapons five times in recent months in a vehicle belonging to the French Consulate, which received eased security checks and restrictions at the border crossing security checkpoint, as is customary for such vehicles. Franck thus smuggled approximately 70 pistols and two assault...
  • The John Batchelor Show: Tom Corbett and the Space Corps 2018 with Bob Zimmerman

    03/20/2018 7:39:49 PM PDT · by Voption · 4 replies
    John Batchelor Show ^ | March 20, 2018 | John Batchelor Show
    Batchelor discusses the politics of "Tom Corbett and the Space Corps 2018"... with science-writer & space-historian Robert Zimmerman.
  • Ex-FBI Director Comey and the FBI: Fantasies of What Could Have Been

    03/20/2018 1:59:01 PM PDT · by davikkm · 4 replies
    IWB ^ | LV
    For anyone paying attention, it is painfully clear that leaders in the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation favored one presidential candidate over the other. Instead of enforcing the law, they followed the path of least resistance and failed to apply equal justice under the law. Further, they committed the sin of hubris by thinking there was little or no risk of being exposed because the beneficiary of their obstruction of justice, Hillary Clinton, was a prohibitive favorite to win the election and, therefore, would become their next boss … and a very grateful one at...