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  • Release The Memo: What's the Conspiracy Behind the Right-Wing Meme?(Barf alert and a LOL)

    01/19/2018 2:23:53 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 17 replies
    Republicans claim a secret document reveals a Hillary Clinton plot "worse than Watergate" – and they're getting a big boost from Russian bots On a day like Friday, with a shutdown looming and DACA in the balance and Chuck Schumer huddling with President Trump in the White House, you might logically expect right-wing Twitter to be blowing up – but not, necessarily, with the seemingly unaccountable hashtag that's dominated the platform since Thursday evening: #ReleaseTheMemo. But then again, you might not logically expect American conservatives to work in concert with Russian state propagandists and Twitter bots – though by now,...
  • Here's Who Voters Are More Likely to Blame if Gov't Shuts Down

    01/19/2018 2:30:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 55 replies ^ | January 19, 2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    Voters have weighed in ahead of the looming government shutdown on who they will hold more responsible should lawmakers fail to pass a short-term funding bill.According to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, 48 percent of respondents said President Trump and the Republican Party would be to blame, compared to 28 percent who said Democrats would be responsible.Eighteen percent of voters said both parties would be to blame.Among independents, 46 percent pointed fingers at the GOP and President Trump, while 25 percent said Democrats would be to blame.Congress must pass a funding bill by midnight on Friday to avoid a...
  • Secret House Republican memo causes new rifts over Russia investigation

    01/19/2018 2:10:03 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 19, 2018 | by Chris Megerian
    Conservative Republicans are pushing to release a memo containing classified information about the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, sparking new controversy in a case that has already caused deep partisan rifts. The contents of the four-page memo, which was written by staff working with Rep. Devin Nunes have not been publicly revealed. But President Trump’s allies in Congress say that they are explosive. Democrats on the committee have dismissed the memo as a dishonest attempt to undermine the Russia investigation, and Rep. Jackie Speier called it a “pack of lies.” Rep. Matt Gaetz said the information...
  • WATCH: CNN Stunned By What Democratic Ohio Voters Think About Trump

    01/19/2018 1:11:53 PM PST · by aquila48 · 42 replies
    Political Forum ^ | January 18, 2018 | Ben Callen
    CNN’s Martin Savage interviewed a diverse group of Democratic voters from Ohio on Wednesday who all praised President Donald Trump for the things he has done during his first year in office. The group of Democratic voters, who had all crossed over to vote for Trump during the 2016 election, agreed in their assessments of the president and on the importance of his key agenda goals, like ending illegal immigration. When asked how they thought he was performing, the group replied, "Fantastic," "Phenomenal," "Better than I ever would have dreamt," and "He's doing wonderful, he's staying on task." The panel...
  • Republicans Probe How Ex-British Spy’s Research Sparked Trump Surveillance

    01/18/2018 6:36:35 PM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 17 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 01/18/2018 | Byron Tau and Biography @ByronTau Del Quentin Wilber
    WASHINGTON—Congress is probing the Obama administration’s decision to use research by an ex-British spy to justify, in part, surveillance of an associate of​ Donald Trump, as Republican scrutiny rises of law-enforcement actions during 2016 presidential campaign. In the final days of the campaign, the Justice Department used information from Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence official, as part of its request for a secret court order to monitor Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Mr. Trump and his ties to Russia, say people familiar with the matter.
  • Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration

    01/18/2018 4:16:24 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 26 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 1/18/18
    When President Trump spoke by phone with Sen. Richard J. Durbin around 10:15 a.m. last Thursday, he expressed pleasure with Durbin’s outline of a bipartisan immigration pact and praised the high-ranking Illinois Democrat’s efforts, according to White House officials and congressional aides. The president then asked if Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), his onetime foe turned ally, was on board, which Durbin affirmed. Trump invited the lawmakers to visit with him at noon, the people familiar with the call said. But when they arrived at the Oval Office, the two senators were surprised to find that Trump was far from...
  • Nolte: The Breitbart News Fake News Awards (great reference article)

    01/18/2018 2:14:44 PM PST · by Zakeet · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 18, 2018 | John Nolte
    President Trump has released his Fake News Awards. In the spirit of the historic occasion, Breitbart News came up with a few journalist awards of our own. [Snip] Most Willing to Pull Fake News out of Her Ass— Alisyn “Corroborated” Camerota of CNN Most Willing to Pull Fake News out of His Ass— Jim “Very Fake News” Acosta of CNN News Outlet Most Willing to Pull Fake News out of Its Ass— The New York Times – August 2017 Months after Trump had already made a climate report public, the New York Times accused him of suppressing it.
  • NYC terror suspect offers to plead guilty to avoid death penalty, attorneys say

    01/18/2018 2:11:14 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/17/18 | Ellie Kaufman
    (CNN)The suspect in New York City's deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has offered to plead guilty in order to avoid the death penalty, according to a new court filing from the suspect's defense attorneys. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, has been charged with killing eight people and injuring a dozen others after he drove a pickup truck down a bicycle path near the World Trade Center on October 31. Saipov faces a 22-count indictment, which includes murder and terror-related charges. He has pleaded not guilty. In the filing, Saipov's attorneys say that with the amount of discovery the government has already produced...
  • House Intel Committee Democrats Started The False ‘Russia On Facebook’ Story

    01/18/2018 1:11:50 PM PST · by mojito · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 1/18/2018 | Willis Krumholz
    ...But Democrats weren’t about to let facts get in the way of advancing their collusion narrative. The House Intelligence Committee released their cherry-picked examples of “Russian Facebook ads” in November. [....] The media didn’t let facts get in the way of fueling the collusion narrative, either. After receiving their marching orders from CNN, the media swung into action: This includes Vanity Fair, Natasha Bertrand at Business Insider, The Daily Mail, Fortune, The Hill, Reuters, and CNBC. Far-left sites like the Daily Kos, Vox, Salon, and Talking Points Memo joined the fray to falsely characterize all the ads as targeting swing...
  • Polish President Thanks Trump for Fighting Fake News

    01/18/2018 1:29:28 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Jan 2018 | BREITBART LONDON
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has thanked President Donald Trump for fighting “fake news,” saying his own country experiences the power of fake news “first hand.” President Andrzej Duda voiced his thanks to Trump in English on Twitter Thursday, a day after the U.S. leader revealed his promised “fake news awards.” In his tweet, Duda wrote that Trump “just stressed again the power of fake news. Thank you. We must continue to fight that phenomenon. Poland experiences fake news power first hand. Many European and even U.S. officials form their opinions of PL (Poland) based on relentless flow of...
  • Flake Bombs, CNN Fakes, Trump Wins Again

    01/18/2018 4:55:13 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 18 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) - Tired of all this Winning yet? Part I – The Dow Jones Industrials closed above 26,000 on Wednesday for the first time. The Dow is now up more than 40% since the day U.S. voters chose to elect Donald Trump to the office of the presidency. - Tired of all this Winning yet? Part II – Apple, of all companies, announced that it will invest more than $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next 5 years. The company said it “will commit $55 billion this year alone and plans...
  • If You're Warming Up Your Car, You Might be Breaking the Law

    01/18/2018 7:36:19 AM PST · by DWW1990 · 48 replies ^ | 1/18/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    As we again break records for cold in the southern U.S., while sitting indoors trying to keep warm (and schooling my wife and kids in Trivial Pursuit), I stumbled across this on the Warm up your car this morning? That could be illegal where you live. According to the article, 31 states have laws against "idling." Some of these laws are rooted in some measure of common sense--to deter theft and the like--but many are the sad result of governments buying into the myth of man-made global warming. As the author of the AJC piece puts it, "Of course,...
  • ‘Party Of Five’ Reboot With (Illegal) Immigration Twist Set At Freeform As Put Pilot

    01/18/2018 11:02:15 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 18, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    Freeform has given a put pilot commitment to Party of Five, an immigration-themed reboot of the popular 1990s family drama revolving around Mexican-American siblings. It hails from the original series’ creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman and studio Sony Pictures TV. The original revolved around on the five Salinger siblings who become orphans after their parents are killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. The reboot will follow the five Buendias children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.
  • Sean Hannity Has New Nickname for CNN: The S***HOLE NETWORK

    01/18/2018 12:05:36 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 29 replies ^ | January 18, 2018
    Top rated Fox News host Sean Hannity called rival cable network CNN the “S***HOLE NETWORK” in the ‘Opening Monologue’ on his show Wednesday night in honor of CNN saying the phrase on air almost two hundred times last Friday after President Donald Trump was accused of saying the phrase (which he denies) about certain countries during a recent Oval Office meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform. CNN also constantly used the phrase unedited on screen in large letters during newscasts and on its twitter feeds.
  • Breaking: Donald Trump Is Not Pregnant

    01/18/2018 12:11:09 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 23 replies ^ | January 18, 2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    That was about the only question not asked by a Washington press corps wondering if a billionaire developer who beat 16 primary opponents, including senators and governors, for the Republican nomination, then beat the smartest woman in the world for the presidency, and is the author of an economic renaissance, is drinking too much Diet Coke. If these are the results, then buy a case each for the 535 in the House and the Senate. Despite a detailed physical report presented at Tuesday's White House press conference by presidential physician Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson saying President Trump is in...
  • MRC’s Graham Blasts ‘Crazy’ Liberal Media as ‘Democratic Party Hacks’ Questioning Trump's Health

    01/17/2018 5:22:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | January 17, 2018 | NB Staff
    The Media Research Center’s Tim Graham was a guest on the Wednesday edition of FBN’s Risk and Reward and he didn’t hold back in hammering the liberal media’s persistence that President Trump as mentally ill, telling host Liz MacDonald that they’re no more than “crazy” “Democratic Party hacks.” Graham replied that the NewsBusters newsroom thought the White House press corps’s behavior “was crazy,” adding that “Jeff Flake picked the wrong day to give this speech” comparing Trump to Joseph Stalin “after the press just embarrassed themselves by all asking...a battery of questions refusing to accept the idea that Donald Trump...
  • Waiting for President Trump Fake news Awards

    01/17/2018 3:21:40 PM PST · by SMGFan · 26 replies
    The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday. The interest in, and importance of, these awards is far greater than anyone could have anticipated! 3:35 PM - 7 Jan 2018
  • Trump Announces Much Anticipated #FakeNews Awards — BREAKS THE INTERNET!

    01/17/2018 6:58:11 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/17/17
    The Fake News Awards BROKE THE INTERNET. The president listed about 12 stories as winning the Fake News Awards for 2017. UPDATE — HERE IS THE LIST….. 2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, unfair news coverage, and even downright fake news. Studies have shown that over 90% of the media’s coverage of President Trump is negative. Below are the winners of the 2017 Fake News Awards: 1. The New York Times’ Paul Krugman claimed on the day of President Trump’s historic, landslide victory that the economy would never recover.
  • Trump's 'Fake News Awards' lead with CNN, ABC's Ross, NY Times' Krugman

    01/17/2018 6:18:35 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 28 replies ^ | 01/17/18
    "2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, unfair news coverage, and even downright fake news. Studies have shown that over 90 percent of the media’s coverage of President Trump is negative," according to the announcement. The awards, hosted on the GOP's national website, were unavailable immediately following Trump's tweet announcing them, likely from a traffic overload. "The New York Times’ Paul Krugman claimed on the day of President Trump’s historic, landslide victory that the economy would never recover," according to the GOP-hosted website. Krugman's No. 1 listing is contrasted with a headline that shows the Dow hitting a record high....
  • President Trump Announces 'Fake News' Award Winners

    01/17/2018 6:11:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | January 17, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    President Trump announced the big winners of his highly anticipated “Fake News Awards” Wednesday. The New York Times topped the list with Paul Krugman’s claim that the economy would never recover from Trump’s victory. The GOP website post listing the awards crashed moments after President Trump tweeted the link likely due to the high volume of traffic. And the FAKE NEWS winners are...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 18, 2018 ABC, CNN, Time, and the Washington Post all won big awards.The list of eleven fake news reports include that time CNN edited a video to make it look as...