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  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump floats fictions about the border

    12/15/2018 7:34:06 PM PST · by mdittmar · 51 replies
    ap ^ | 12/15/2018 | CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s relationship with the truth tends to be borderline, at best, when it comes to the border.So it was this past week when he made a flurry of false or unsupported statements about immigration. He said, with no evidence, that migrants are plagued with disease. He asserted that Mexico has in effect agreed to pay for his border wall, even as he threatens a partial government shutdown if Congress doesn’t approve billions of dollars to build it. He twisted federal statistics to claim the recent arrest of 10 terrorists who don’t exist. On another front,...
  • Jose Canseco pitches Trump for chief of staff .....

    12/13/2018 3:52:06 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 37 replies
    thehill.com/blogs ^ | 12/12/18 | Morgan G Stalter
    Hey little buddy @realDonaldTrump u need a bash brother for Chief if Staff. Got a secret reorg plan already. Also worried about you looking more like a Twinkie everyday. I will buff you up daily workouts. DM me. #yeswecanseco
  • Former election commissioner: Cohen and Trump didn't violate campaign finance law

    12/12/2018 11:02:51 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/12/18 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    Trump-haters hoping the president’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, will provide the evidence needed to impeach the president and perhaps even “lock him up” are likely headed for a bitter disappointment. The Cohen guilty pleas are likely irrelevant to the fate of President Trump. That’s because in my judgment – as someone who served for two years as a member of the Federal Election Commission – the campaign finance law violations Cohen pleaded guilty to committing, allegedly at Donald Trump’s direction, aren’t really violations. If I’m right – that is, if Cohen didn’t really violate campaign finance law, despite his...
  • 'Hi-tech robot' at Russia forum turns out to be man in suit

    12/12/2018 3:12:44 PM PST · by Krosan · 33 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Wed 12 December | Andrew Roth
    State television praised the ‘modern’ tech despite photos revealing actor in costume A “hi-tech robot” shown on Russian state television has turned out to be a man in a suit. Russia-24 praised the ersatz android during coverage of a youth forum dedicated to robotics, boasting that “Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad”. But sharp-eyed bloggers were dubious. The Russian website TJournal listed questions about the robot’s performance: Where were Boris’s external sensors? Why did the robot make so many “unnecessary movements” while dancing? And why did the robot look like a person would fit...
  • Was That Mika this Morning or Some SNL Parody?

    12/12/2018 8:22:39 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Turning on the tube this morning, you had to wonder whether you were actually watching Morning Joe, or a rerun of Saturday Night Live's satire of Mika Brzezinski's histrionics on the show. The doubt arose because Mika gave an exceptionally emotional performance that seemed like a virtual parody of the parody. As others spoke, Mika interrupted with excited yells. Check the mash-up below. Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Fox News host tells co-host: 'You sound like you're high right now'

    12/11/2018 3:17:42 PM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 11, 2018 | John Bowdon
    Video at link. Fox News host Jesse Watters took aim at his co-host Juan Williams during Tuesday's episode of "The Five," mocking Williams on-air and joking that his fellow co-host sounded as if he was on drugs. During a contentious debate between the two personalities over President Trump's planned wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Williams, who is an opinion columnist for The Hill, asserted that such a barrier would do little to stop drug trafficking, a top concern of the Trump administration, asserting that most trafficking occurs at legal ports of entry. "The bigger one is, the drugs that you...
  • Donald Trump Invented A Weird New Way To Toss A Coin, And People Can’t Get Over It

    12/11/2018 10:41:37 AM PST · by EveningStar · 57 replies
    HuffPost ^ | December 11, 2018 | Lee Moran
    President Donald Trump used a bizarre technique to toss the coin before the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, and people noticed. Twitter users poked fun at Trump after he launched the coin at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday into the air like this: ...
  • Trump hater coming to NC.

    12/11/2018 9:50:59 AM PST · by Harpotoo · 11 replies
    Groupon ^ | 12/11/18 | Groupon
    George Lopez comes to NC
  • Donald Trump's GoldenHair(007) parody

    12/09/2018 10:03:28 AM PST · by Vendome · 12 replies
    ABC News Australia? ^ | Jun 9, 2018 | ABC News Australia?
    Ran across this hilarious parody. 2.50 minutes https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hKf0k482PZQ Couldn't figure out the original source so, posting from ABC News Australia YouTube account....
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton Using Groupon to Boost Sagging Ticket Sales

    12/08/2018 7:30:49 PM PST · by familyop · 51 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 8, 2018 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Former President Bill Clinton and failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are taking desperate measures to boost sagging ticket sales for their 13-city speaking tour, selling them at half price on Groupon...Although seats for the tour are still available on the official site for as much as $325, Groupon is offering tickets for the event in Los Angeles as low as $35.
  • Brexit debate: My deal delivers on referendum, says May

    12/06/2018 12:47:34 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies
    bbc.com ^ | December 6, 2018 | BBC
    Theresa May has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme her EU deal delivers on the result of the 2016 referendum.
  • PETA wants you to remove ‘speciesism’ from your vocabulary.

    12/05/2018 10:09:40 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 86 replies
    WGNO/ABC News ^ | 12/4/2018 | WGNO/ABC WEB DESK
    PETA has issued new guidelines for helping people remove what it has dubbed “speciesism” and anti-animal language from daily conversations. “Words matter, and as our understanding of social justice evolves, our language evolves along with it,” reads a tweet on the official PETA Twitter account. An accompanying chart gives several examples of common terms that PETA has dubbed offensive to animals alongside handy replacement phrases.
  • 2 Attorneys General to Subpoena Trump Organization, Treasury

    12/04/2018 2:52:27 PM PST · by blueyon · 12 replies
    WMAL.com ^ | 12/04/18 | WMAL/AP???
    SEE article at link as not sure of copyright laws
  • Ocasio-Cortez takes shots at Mike Huckabee, daughter: 'Leave the false statements to Sarah' (nutjob)

    12/03/2018 3:19:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 75 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 3, 2018 | Victor Morton
    Rep.-elect Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez got into a Twitter spat with former Gov. Mike Huckabee — and then went after his daughter. The former Arkansas governor was mocking the 28-year-old democratic socialist for comparing her election this November to the 1969 Moon landing. “Big difference. Moon landing was LUNAR, not LOONEY; Moon landing done by ppl who knew what they were doing…those who elected someone who thought there were 3 branches of Congress did NOT,” he wrote, alluding to one of many miscues on basic civics that the rising Democratic star has made in recent months. Both barrels came firing back. Ms....
  • SATIRE: You're a Mean One Mr. Mueller

    12/02/2018 9:49:45 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 6 replies
    Parody Dr. Suess ^ | 12-3-2018 | Self
    MR MUELLER You're a mean one, MR MUELLER You really are a heel You're as cuddly as a cactus You're as charming as an eel MR MUELLER! You're a bad banana With a greasy black peel! You're a monster, MR MUELLER! Your heart's an empty hole Your brain is full of spiders You've got garlic in your soul MR MUELLER! I wouldn't touch you With a thirty-nine-and-a-half foot pole! You're a vile one, MR MUELLER! You have termites in your smile You have all the tender sweetness Of a seasick crocodile MR MUELLER! Given the choice between the two of...
  • Cartoons honoring the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush

    12/01/2018 4:40:42 PM PST · by EveningStar · 34 replies
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    Among the cartoons honoring the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush are two which showing him arriving in Heaven and being by his wife of 73 years, Barbara, and his daughter Robin who died at the age of three from leukemia. Since both images are owned by Gannett, only the links may be displayed. Gary Varvel, The Indianapolis Star Marshall Ramsey, The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi) Are there any others that you would like to add?
  • Donald Trump is Finished | Super Deluxe Super Cuts (VIDEO)--- Hillarious

    12/01/2018 8:26:32 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 62 replies
    citizenfreepress.com ^ | 12/1/18 | Kane
    Mashup Clip – Media Brainwashing Exposed — Donald Trump is Finished | Super Deluxe Super Cuts VIDEO --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjUvfZj-Fm0&feature=youtu.be
  • ‘Winnie the Pooh’ ordered to stay away from Chinese president

    12/01/2018 8:03:25 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 17 replies
    NYPost ^ | Nov. 30, 2018 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Winnie the Pooh had to grin and bear it after being banned from central Madrid while Chinese President Xi Jinping drove by, according to a report. A street performer who dresses up as the honey-hunting bear said cops asked him to stay away as Xi’s motorcade rumbled past Sol Square this week because the Chinese leader could have been offended if he saw the lovable character, The Telegraph reported. “If it’s offensive, I understand that they would ask me to step aside,” said the man, who was reminded that social media posts in China have compared Xi’s appearance to that...
  • Dana Carvey recalls 'many warm moments' with George, Barbara Bush at White House

    12/01/2018 7:46:57 AM PST · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 1, 2018
    Comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Dana Carvey paid tribute to President George H.W. Bush on Friday night, telling late-night host Conan O'Brien just hours before the news of Bush's death that he enjoyed "many warm moments" with the first couple while lamenting the "scorched-earth, angry politics" of today. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, passed away Friday night at the age of 94. His wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, died in April. In 1992, Carvey performed at the White House at the invitation of Bush and the first lady at the annual Christmas party. “They welcomed...
  • Migrant caravan shows the destabilizing effect of climate change

    11/29/2018 4:39:55 PM PST · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | — 11/29/18 05:30 PM EST | TIM LYDON, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
    The estimated 5,000 impoverished Central Americans now pressed against our southern border have triggered a U.S. military deployment, strain on Tijuana’s social services, and heated immigration debate. But unfortunately, almost no one is talking about climate change, a root cause of the migration. Similar to California’s Camp Fire and recent severe hurricanes, we must recognize the caravan as a byproduct of climate change and a small preview of humanitarian crises to come.