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  • France Latest: Macron Promises Tax Breaks But Is It Enough

    12/11/2018 2:31:21 AM PST · by Nextrush · 22 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/10/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "40 years of malaise" "I understand I have hurt you with some of my statements" "We will respond to the economic and social urgency with strong measures, by cutting taxes more rapidly, by keeping our spending under control, but not with U-turns" From French President Emmanuel Macron's Speech 12/10/2018 France's left-wing political leader Jean-Luc Melenchon called Macron's speech one of "good intentions". He said much of the population will not be affected by Macron's measures. Melenchon said they will be "paid by the taxpayer" but not "by the great fortunes". While he did not call for Phase 5 of protest...
  • Report: Comey’s Brother Works for the Law Firm That Handles Clinton Foundation’s Taxes (FLASHBACK)

    12/10/2018 10:39:31 AM PST · by blueyon · 6 replies
    TheGatewayPundit.com ^ | My 12, 2017 | June
    Ousted FBI Director James Comey’s ties to the Clinton Foundation and the conflicts of interest that lie there are too close to not raise red flags. James Comey worked several years in the public and private sector. Comey served as general counsel at Lockheed Martin until 2010 when he departed with over $6 million to show for it. That same year Lockheed Martin became a member of the Clinton Global Initiative and “won 17 contracts from the U.S. State Department, which was led by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,” Big League Politics reports.
  • Perjurer Comey Lied About Flynn, FISA, Long-standing Lucrative Mueller Friendship

    12/10/2018 9:59:14 AM PST · by Starman417 · 2 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-10-18 | Daniel John Sobieski
    In the normal course of events, one could understand the hundreds of “I don’t knows” and “I don’t recalls” former FBI Director James Comey during Friday’s testimony. Most FBI investigations are handled out of the field office in which the illegality allegedly occurred with the FBI Director not privy to all the details. But it was Comey who decided to run the whole Trump collusion and obstruction investigation out of FBI headquarters. He should have known ad remembered every detail of his actions and those under him. He did. Don’t count the “I can’t recalls” Just counting the contradictions and...
  • DNC Chair Blames Religion for Obstructing Socialism [semi-satire]

    12/10/2018 8:45:33 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Dec 2018 | John Semmens
    Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez blamed religion for “poisoning peoples’ minds against the promise of socialism. No matter what we do through the media to try to advertise the benefits of socialism 24/7, the one hour a week people spend in church every Sunday is undermining our efforts.” “The priest or pastor who is telling the congregation that being good and being charitable is a matter of personal responsibility directly contradicts the message of the Democratic Party,” Perez complained. “The notion of doing something because it is what God wants you to do dilutes the authority we have...
  • How Is The Media Demanding Trump Impeachment 'NEWS'?

    12/10/2018 8:41:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/10/18 | Judi McLeod
    From the public at large comes a cry getting louder by day: "IMPEACH THE MEDIA!" Grabien News headline, picked up by and posted as cover on the Weekend Drudge Report: ‘Media Demand Trump Impeachment Following Cohen Sentencing Filing.’ Grabien News subhead: ‘Democracy is at stake’ if Dems don’t pursue impeachment’. In the name of honesty, how is the media demanding Trump Impeachment ‘NEWS’?
  • Fox News goes full MSM; informs top reporters to cease & desist investigations of FBI & Obama era..

    12/10/2018 5:50:40 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 112 replies
    Truepundit ,com ^ | July 23, 2018 | Unknown
    Truepundit.com is reporting this story: Full headline: Fox News goes full MSM; informs top reporters to cease & desist investigations of FBI and Obama- era corruption Fox News in recent days told its top reporters to cease and desist working on any investigative stories that expose FBI corruption and probes of wrongdoing during the Barack Obama administration. “This place has gone downhill fast,” a well-placed Fox insider said. “Basically we all have been told all Fox wants is to cover breaking news and have pundits talk about breaking news live from news published by other outlets. So the format Fox...
  • Progressing the Constitution - The Ninth Amendment Part II

    12/10/2018 4:32:27 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 14 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | December 10th 2018 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Subtitle: Black-Robe Disease. The only “living Constitution” is one that is followed; a Constitution whose text is ignored is a dead one.1 Standing over and looking down at the remains of the US Constitution, retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy recently admitted in an interview why he provided the fifth vote in Obergefell v. Hodges. “It seemed to me just wrong that under the Constitution, over 100,000 adopted children of gay parents could not have their parents married. I just thought this was wrong.” Well, there you have it. Kennedy admitted an open secret; he let his passions rule his reason...
  • News Summary And Intelligence Report-Monday December 10th, 2018

    12/10/2018 3:54:34 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/10/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to his nation at 2pm Eastern time in the US today. He will break his verbal silence to address the challenge presented by the 'yellow vests' protest movement..... Climate change was on the agenda at a world conference in Katowice, Poland over the weekend..... The Battle of Brexit. Newspapers in the UK claimed that Prime Minister Theresa May won't allow her Brexit plan to be voted on Tuesday but her people said there would be a vote. May spoke to the Irish Prime Minister Sunday as well as the European Union leader Donald Tusk....
  • France Latest: Higher Numbers Of Arrests And Protesters Saturday, Trump Rebuffed By Foreign Minister

    12/10/2018 2:26:52 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/9/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The number of arrests yesterday in France was raised even higher today to nearly 2,000. 1,939 is the latest number from the government, which also says that 136,000 people participated in the protests yesterday. Lawyers groups denounced the arbitrary nature of arrests, many of which were described as preventive by the authorities. People were arrested because they looked dangerous or were carrying items considered dangerous. 500 people were reported to still be in custody as of Sunday evening.....
  • Foreign-Born Population of the United States, Percent by State, as of 2010

    12/09/2018 3:36:48 PM PST · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The foreign born population of the United States is at near record levels of over 14 percent, as of 2018. The last time this happened, the U.S. shut down immigration for 40 years and assimilated the immigrants. It is less clear that will happen this time. The big wave of immigration ending about 1920, was part of how Progressivism took over as the dominant ideology in the United States. The current wave of immigration, began in 1965, is part of how Progressivism is pushing out the remnants of Constitutional ideology today. President Donald Trump is part of a desperate...
  • When will liberals give Melania Trump the credit she deserves?

    12/09/2018 3:03:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 3, 2018 | Madison Gesiotto
    In the year of the woman, First Lady Melania Trump is the greatest of them all. While the media is busy salivating over Hollywood actresses and radical female Democrats, it is Melania Trump who deserves recognition for everything she has done for women and children in the last two years. The mainstream media loves to portray Republicans as aggressive upholders of the “patriarchy” who seek to quash the cause of gender equality. Yet the ostensible feminists on the left often bully and intimidate strong conservative women, attacking them for their beliefs and values. This is why I was not surprised...
  • GLOBALIST ARMY: Armored Vehicles with EU FLAG Storm Paris to Quash Protests (VIDEO)

    12/09/2018 11:06:46 AM PST · by MNDude · 89 replies
    So now we have combat ready armored vehicles with the EU flag which are being used against unarmed European protesters who are demonstrating against a pro EU authoritarian regime.
  • Are Americans Who Admire Socialism and Communism Miseducated or Stupid?

    12/09/2018 10:15:52 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 123 replies
    Black Community News ^ | 12/4/18 | Walter Williams
    A recent Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation survey found that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country than in a capitalist country. Only 42 percent prefer the latter (http://tinyurl.com/ybsejy3f). Twenty-five percent of millennials who know who Vladimir Lenin was view him favorably. Lenin was the first premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Half of millennials have never heard of Communist Mao Zedong, who ruled China from 1949 to 1959 and was responsible for the deaths of 45 million Chinese people. The number of people who died at the hands of Josef...
  • 'Collusion-gate', The Turkey Is Coming Out Of The Oven!

    12/09/2018 9:55:52 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/09/18 | Dave Merrick
    Stick a fork in Mueller - 'cause he's done. Stick a fork in all of us - 'cause we're all totally done - and STUFFED!. We should all brace ourselves for the coming unveiling of the Frankenstein that has morphed out of what is clearly now Robert Mueller’s ‘Collusion-gate.’ Approaching $20 million and two years in the making, the ongoing and now deafening drum roll for that debut is ever-fluctuating between “... what now?” and “Enough already!” The occasional estimated arrival announcements of this shuck have worn everybody out. In its completely stupid and desperate beginning, a cocky Barack stepped...
  • Was Sun columnist paid off for pro-Trudeau opinion piece?

    12/09/2018 9:54:06 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/09/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    Objective journalism in Canada’s mainstream media is effectively dead It’s no secret Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has come under heavy criticism lately. His popularity began to tank when he went on his disastrous trip to India and, with his constant wardrobe changes, showed the entire world what a fool he is. Will he and the Liberals win the next election scheduled to be held in October of next year? Lorne Gunter, writing an opinion piece in the Sun newspaper, thinks he will.
  • School Bans Candy Canes [semi-satire]

    12/09/2018 9:30:43 AM PST · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Dec 2018 | John Semmens
    Another education bureaucracy abuse of power was demonstrated at the Manchester Elementary School in Omaha, Nebraska where principal Jennifer Sinclair announced a ban on candy canes. According to her, “the letter ‘j’ shape of the candy cane is an insidious attempt to inject religion into the school environment. Everyone knows that the ‘j’ stands for Jesus. We simply cannot permit such an egregious insult to all the non-Christian students at our school.” Candy canes aren’t the only items on the Principal’s forbidden list. Other banned items and activities include: Santas, elves, Christmas music, Christmas books, making an ornament to hang...
  • Let Them Eat Cake

    12/09/2018 5:08:07 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/09/18 | Ray DiLorenzo
    Another French aristocrat ignores the middle class. Will he survive? “Global warming is the biggest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it.” —John Coleman, meteorologist and founder of The Weather Channel Paris is experiencing major riots they haven’t seen in fifty years. Protesters say this is the start of a revolution which will eclipse the rioting that occurred in 1968 when France was near civil war. Citizens are protesting a gas tax increase designed to discourage the purchase of vehicles that contribute to climate change. Diesel, the most popular fuel in France is currently $6.35...
  • By Unanimous Vote, Delaware Set the Stage for Success

    12/08/2018 9:50:54 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | December 7, 2018 AD | John F Di Leo
    Reflections on the anniversary of the first ratification convention’s conclusion… On December 7, 1787, at Elizabeth Battel's Golden Fleece Tavern in Dover, Delaware, the state of Delaware became the first state to ratify the new Constitution of the United States, and did so by a unanimous vote of thirty to zero. With such an auspicious beginning, we might think that national ratification would be a foregone conclusion, but ... no such luck. As easy a decision as it was for some states, it was a very difficult one for others. We think there are huge differences between the states today...
  • France Breaking: Official Estimates Are 125-Thousand 'Yellow Vest' Protesters Today, 1,385 Arrests

    12/08/2018 5:36:21 PM PST · by Nextrush · 40 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/8/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "Very sad day & night in Paris. Maybe its time to end the ridiculous and extremely expensive Paris Agreement and return money back to the people in the form of lower taxes?.." President Trump on "Twitter" 12/8/2018 "Yellow vest protests show that Europe has failed on democracy, human rights and freedom" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks today 12/8/2018 The "yellow vests" protest today has drawn strong reactions from the President of the United States all the way to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan denounced "chaos" caused by protests and "disproportionate force" used on protesters and took the opportunity...
  • Epstein’s Settlement Boosts Clinton’s Spirits [semi-satire}

    12/08/2018 1:58:05 PM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Dec 2018 | John Semmens
    Sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein’s settlement with a bevy of women who accused him of molestation when they they were under-aged teens is said to have buoyed former President Bill Clinton’s spirits. Under the settlement, in return for millions of dollars the accusers have agreed to accept a gag order barring disclosure of any details related to the molestation. “Jeff is a great guy and a generous host,” Clinton recalled. “We had some great times together at his island retreat. I’m glad to see he won’t be going to jail on a technicality. Thankfully, he had access to the kind of...