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  • Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey...questions were biased and slanted...

    02/19/2018 3:29:44 PM PST · by SMGFan · 50 replies
    Real Donald Trump twitter account ^ | February 19, 2018 | President Donald Trump
    Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes. The questions were biased and slanted, the facts incorrect. Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others! 11:28 PM - 18 Feb 2018
  • Trump: Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!

    02/18/2018 9:51:56 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 18, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes. The questions were biased and slanted, the facts incorrect. Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!
  • Betsy DeVos and Democrats urge Congress to hold hearings on school shootings

    02/17/2018 3:20:20 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 37 replies
    NY Times ^ | Feb 17, 2018 | Erica L Green
    A chorus of Democratic lawmakers have joined the education secretary, Betsy DeVos, in calling for Congress to act after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Fla. In a letter on Friday, all 17 Democrats on the House Education Committee urged Representative Virginia Foxx, the committee’s chairwoman, to convene hearings on school shootings, describing them as a “public health epidemic.” “Wednesday’s preventable tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, resulted in the deaths of at least 17 students and faculty,” the letter said. “Sadly, since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School...
  • Low income workers march in Detroit for $15 minimum wage

    02/12/2018 4:49:40 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 21 replies
    Kim Russell ^ | 12 FEBRUARY 2018 | WXYZ.COM
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - On this day in history, 50 years ago, black sanitation workers marched in Memphis protesting unsafe working conditions and low wages. Protesters marked the day by marching in front of a McDonald's in Detroit. Low income workers including cooks, cashiers, janitors, and hospital workers marched with their supporters from the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial park— to the McDonald’s on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit. “We hope to have our voices heard and have some of our needs meet, so we can make it in society in this economy,” said Darrell Bonner, Lead Custodian Detroit Public Schools...
  • After failed attempt, Detroit's Silverdome finally implodes (in case you missed it)

    02/12/2018 1:11:39 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | Dec. 4, 2017 | John Wisely and Brian Manzullo
    It began with the familiar dramatic scene: A series of bright flashes chased each other around the condemned stadium, emitting dozens of plumes of smoke. And then ... nothing. As the smoke cleared, Detroit's famed Silverdome was still standing. Explosions went off Sunday at 8:30 a.m. The mayor's office in Pontiac, where the Silverdome is located, said it had been informed by the company responsible for the demolition that only the kicker charges detonated, meaning the implosion did not take place. "Although we're waiting for a final assessment from the Adamo Group, we have been informed by them that eight...
  • Greek and Armenian Americans Press U.S. Senators to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey

    02/12/2018 1:40:29 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 24 replies
    The Armenian Weekly ^ | February 9, 2018 | Contributor
    WASHINGTON—The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) have launched a national advocacy campaign encouraging U.S. Senators to block a planned sale of U.S. F-35 stealth fighters to Turkey’s increasingly erratic and anti-American Erdogan regime. The ANCA and Hellenic American Leadership Council have joined forces to launch a grassroots campaign to block the impending F-35 sale to Turkey (Graphic: ANCA) This joint Hellenic-Armenian American initiative – the most recent in a series of ANCA-HALC advocacy campaigns – warns Senators against the dangers of providing Erdogan with advanced weapons that he may turn against our...
  • The Michigan town where only Christians are allowed to buy houses

    02/10/2018 10:37:21 PM PST · by TBP · 99 replies
    The Guardian ^ | February 9, 2018 | Rose Hackman
    Tucked away in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, somewhere along the winding roads that hug Great Lakes shores, is an idyllic town named Bay View. For more than a century, generations of “Bay Viewers” have congregated here to share in summer activities. What started out as a modest camping ground for Methodist families 140 years ago has quietly developed into a stunning vacation spot for people who can afford the upkeep of a second home. Streets named Moss, Fern and Maple are dotted with impeccably maintained century-old gingerbread cottages. Over the horizon, residents can watch lifelong friends sail their boats across the...
  • Right revolts on budget deal

    02/08/2018 5:03:50 AM PST · by Eric Pode of Croydon · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7 FEb 2018 | Scott Wong and Melanie Zanona
    House conservatives on Wednesday revolted against a massive bipartisan deal to raise the debt ceiling and bust spending caps, complaining that the GOP could no longer lay claim to being the party of fiscal responsibility. “I’m not only a ‘no.’ I’m a ‘hell no,’ ” quipped Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), one of many members of the Tea Party-aligned Freedom Caucus who left a closed-door meeting of Republicans saying they would vote against the deal. It’s a “Christmas tree on steroids,” lamented one of the Freedom Caucus leaders, Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.). “This spending proposal is disgusting and reckless — the...
  • Democratic AGs swarm Trump administration with lawsuits....

    02/06/2018 9:02:42 AM PST · by caww · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb. 6, 2018 | Fred Lucas
    The Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA), a political fundraising group, touts the AGs as “the first line of defense” against Trump’s agenda. The “sheer volume” of Democratic lawsuits is “staggering,” said Scott Will, executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association. Throughout 2017, Democratic attorneys generals filed 35 multi-state lawsuits against the Trump administration....By contrast, Republican attorneys general brought 46 multistate legal challenges during ALL of former President Barack Obama’s two terms. Attorney general races are playing out in 32 states in 2018, with 14 seats held by Democrats and 18 by Republicans. Rankin said DAGA is focused chiefly on...
  • Michigan Approves $360 in Weekly Unemployment to a German Shepherd

    02/05/2018 8:20:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 2, 2018 | Amber Randall
    A Michigan dog owner was surprised to find out that the state approved his German shepherd for weekly unemployment benefits. The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency sent a letter to lawyer Michael Haddock saying that a Michael Ryder was approved to receive $360 a week in unemployment, reports ABC News. The only problem is that Ryder is Haddock’s German shepherd. The letter claimed that Michael Ryder worked at a restaurant chain in Detroit, Michigan. “I’m not sure what he’s going to do with the money,” Haddock said.
  • Disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar receives another 40-125 years in prison for molesting...

    02/05/2018 10:46:21 AM PST · by Morgana · 17 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Feb 5, 2018 | ap
    FULL TITLE: Disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar receives another 40-125 years in prison for molesting elite gymnasts The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women upended the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term of 40 to 125 years behind bars for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan training center. Larry Nassar listened to dozens of victims for two days last week and was almost attacked by a man whose three daughters said they were abused. He pleaded guilty to penetrating young athletes with ungloved hands when they sought treatment for...
  • Are We Free to Discuss America's Real Problems?

    02/04/2018 10:47:42 AM PST · by Osage Orange · 16 replies
    Hillsdale College Imprimis ^ | January 2018 | Amy L. Wax
    Amy Wax Amy L. Wax is the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she has received the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. She has a B.S. from Yale College, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. She is a former assistant to the United States Solicitor Genera. The following is adapted from a speech delivered on December 12, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series. There...
  • Father lunges at Larry Nassar in court before being restrained

    02/02/2018 9:57:25 AM PST · by Red Badger · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 02-02-2018 | Satff
    The father of three daughters who were abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former doctor in an Eaton County, Michigan, court Friday before he was tackled and arrested by security. Randall Margraves said he was a "distraught father" and cursed at Nassar, but Judge Janice Cunningham told him that was not allowed in court. He then asked the judge for personal time alone with the "demon." "I would ask you, as part of the sentencing, to grant me five minutes in a locked room with this demon," he asked. "Would you give me one minute?" The judge declined,...
  • BUSTED: Liberal Rep. CAUGHT Playing CANDY CRUSH During Trump’s Address

    02/01/2018 5:41:23 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 5 replies
    Hannity.com ^ | 2/1/2018 | Hannity Staff
    Liberal legislators and members of the Congressional Black Caucus were caught-red handed this week; reading and playing video games on their mobile phones while President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to the American people. Images first surfaced on the internet of Michigan Rep. Brenda Lawrence typing-away on her smart phone as the Commander-in-Chief outlined his vision for 2018 and beyond. Upon further inspection, the photos showed Rep. Lawrence playing popular web-based game Candy Crush in the middle of the address. “That State of the Union is put out an hour in advance so Democrats and Republicans...
  • Democratic congresswoman caught on camera playing CANDY CRUSH while Trump delivered State of[tr]

    02/01/2018 11:34:00 AM PST · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 2/1/2018 | David Martosko
    full article title: Democratic congresswoman caught on camera playing CANDY CRUSH while Trump delivered State of the Union while two others answered emails and read tweets A Democratic congresswoman was caught on camera playing Candy Crush during Tuesday night's State of the Union address. Michigan Rep. Brenda Lawrence tapped her way through the game on her iPhone while Donald Trump was speaking about revamping America's international trade posture. (snip) It's unclear from the picture what level of Candy Crush she was on. Members of Congress are paid $174,000 per year.
  • Democrats Cheered An Investigation Into Anti-Clinton Bias At The FBI. It Keeps Finding Pro-Clinton..

    01/31/2018 2:22:40 PM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 01/30/2018 | Peter Hasson
    Democrats were thrilled in January 2017 when Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz launched a probe into the DOJ and FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Two House Democrats, Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings and Michigan Rep. John Conyers, first requested an IG investigation into the FBI over alleged illegal leaks damaging to Clinton in an Oct. 4 2016 letter. Horowitz, an Obama appointee, announced his investigation into the FBI and DOJ’s handling of the Clinton probe four months later in January. Cummings praised Horowitz’s decision at the time, saying the investigation was needed to stave off...
  • Florida is the worst state in the nation in every way, new rankings say

    01/28/2018 1:49:59 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 207 replies
    Miami Hurled ^ | 1/28/18 | HOWARD COHEN
    Florida ranks dead last when it comes to rating the best states in the nation. Michigan ranks No. 1, the very best state in the union. Let that sink in for awhile. Michigan, the state that gave us the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent and Kid Rock (the poor man’s Ted Nugent), is 49 states better than Florida. Thrillist’s Definitive and Final Ranking of All 50 States list ranked the states “based on everything.” Specifically, the states’ contributions to America, like inventions, food and drink, “somewhat productive famous people,” and unique physical beauty, among other things.
  • Detroit Police Officer Glenn Doss dies from injuries after shooting.

    01/28/2018 1:34:28 PM PST · by Jarhead9297 · 21 replies
    WXYX ^ | Jan 28, 2018 | WXYX
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police Officer Glenn Doss died Sunday from injuries sustained from a shooting on Jan. 24, DPD Chief James Craig said. Father of injured Detroit officer: 'He has been shot in the head, please pray for my son' Police officer in critical condition after being shot in line of duty; suspect in custody "He fought a good fight," Craig said. "He is truly what we call one of Detroit's finest. He is what we call an American hero." He was a two-year veteran of the force. Police say Doss arrived to the scene around 10:30 p.m. and...
  • Professor: White people who do yoga guilty of ‘power, privilege, and oppression’

    01/26/2018 6:42:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 83 replies
    College Fix ^ | January 26, 2018 | Kyle Perisic
    A professor of religious studies at Michigan State University recently argued that white people who practice yoga are guilty of enjoying a “system of power, privilege, and oppression.”
  • Sources: Armed man barricaded inside Canton Township bank with hostages

    01/25/2018 3:13:16 PM PST · by taildragger · 7 replies
    Click on Detroit ^ | 01/25/2018 | Derrick Hutchinson
    Sources: Armed man barricaded inside Canton Township bank with hostages Police negotiating with barricaded robber at Citizens Bank By Derick Hutchinson Posted: 4:49 PM, January 25, 2018 Updated: 4:49 PM, January 25, 2018 CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Sources told Local 4 that an armed man is barricaded inside a Canton Township bank with hostages. Officials said they are negotiating with a bank robber who barricaded himself inside the Citizens Bank on Canton Center Road in Canton Township. The Citizen's Bank is near the intersection of Canton Center and Cherry Hill roads. Canton police officers and members of the Western-Wayne Special...