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  • Comey botched the Hillary Clinton email investigation

    08/14/2017 8:35:37 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 66 replies
    New York Post ^ | 8-14-17 | John Crudele
    <p>Dear John: You recently criticized the FBI for its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s e-mails.</p> <p>I am a retired FBI agent and extremely proud of my career and service. I feel compelled to write. Former FBI Director James Comey’s statements, testimony and behavior are truly abhorrent.</p>
  • Obama administration knew about North Korea's miniaturized nukes

    08/11/2017 9:35:52 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-9-17 | Fred Fleitz
    Tuesday's bombshell Washington Post story that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has determined North Korea is capable of constructing miniaturized nuclear weapons that could be used as warheads for missiles – possibly ICBMs – left out a crucial fact: DIA actually concluded this in 2013.  The Post also failed to mention that the Obama administration tried to downplay and discredit this report at the time. During an April 11, 2013, House Armed Services Committee hearing, Congressman Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., inadvertently revealed several unclassified sentences from a DIA report that said DIA had determined with “moderate confidence” that North Korea has...
  • GOP members of Congress earn 'spineless jellyfish' label

    07/30/2017 8:40:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/30/2017 | unknown
    Paul Nehlen, a Wisconsin businessman who challenged Speaker of the House Paul Ryan for his congressional seat last year, and is challenging again in 2018, says he is disgusted with the conduct of the Republican Congress. “With a few exceptions, we have a Congress full of spineless jellyfish, unwilling to fulfill their oath of office to protect and defend this country from enemies foreign and domestic,” he told WND. “Illegal aliens, whether from visa overstays or illegal border crossers, cannot be effectively deported without a means to keep them out of the country. The border wall proposed by candidate, now...
  • GOP fears political fallout after health care ‘epic fail’

    07/30/2017 3:15:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 50 replies
    AP News ^ | 7/30/17 | STEVE PEOPLES, THOMAS BEAUMONT
    NEW YORK (AP) — Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law — or risk a political nightmare in next year’s elections. The Senate’s failure this past week to pass repeal legislation has outraged the Republican base and triggered a new wave of fear. The stunning collapse has exposed a party so paralyzed by ideological division that it could not deliver on its top campaign pledge. After devoting months to the debate and...
  • The media's war on Trump is destined to fail. Why can't it see that?

    07/21/2017 9:16:32 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 19 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 21 July 2017 | Thomas Frank
    The newspaper industry as a whole has been dying slowly for years, as the pathetic tale of the once-mighty Chicago Tribune reminds us. But for the handful of well funded journalistic enterprises that survive, the Trump era is turning out to be a “golden age” – a time of high purpose and moral vindication. The people of the respectable east coast press loathe the president with an amazing unanimity. They are obsessed with documenting his bad taste, with finding faults in his stupid tweets, with nailing him and his associates for this Russian scandal and that one. They outwit the...
  • Fla. mayoral candidate facing backlash for 'go back to Africa' comment during debate

    07/19/2017 4:11:52 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 34 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | 07/19/17 05:01 PM EDT | By Robin Eberhardt
    A Republican candidate for mayor in Florida is facing scrutiny for telling the supporters of his opponent to “go back to Africa” during a debate Tuesday, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Paul Congemi, a white man who is in the mayoral race for St. Petersburg, fired back at his white campaign opponent Jesse Nevel, who centered his campaign on calling for government reparations for African-Americans. “The reparations that you talk about, Mr. Nevel, your people already got your reparations. Your reparations came in the form of a man named Barack Obama
  • Top Dems Ellison, Perez, Franken Draw Only 138 YouTube Viewers for Live Stream Event

    07/12/2017 8:46:51 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 31 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | July 12, 2017
    Three high-profile Democrats, including the Democratic Party's two highest ranking officials, took part in a YouTube live stream on Tuesday in which they discussed hot-button issues, but the trio only drew 138 total viewers by the end of the event. Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez; Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the DNC's deputy chair; and Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) took part in the YouTube live stream. The three party leaders discussed health care before Perez left and the conversation turned to net neutrality. Jessica Gonzalez from the pro-net neutrality group Free Press joined Ellison and Franken for the...
  • Like Haman Being Hanged on the Scaffold He Built for Mordechai

    07/02/2017 6:47:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | July 2, 2017 | Clarice Feldman
    An online friend watching the week’s events observes that they remind her of the villain Haman being hanged on the very scaffold he had built to hang Mordechai in the biblical Book of Esther. That sums up the week in which the federal investigators are themselves under investigation and the press is forced to recant the lies it has been publishing about the administration. Having watched the deep state eviscerate gentleman G.W. Bush and his administration on the Plamegate fiction, this turn of events warms my heart. It’s long overdue. 1. The Attempted “Russian Collusion” Coup Fails The Plotters Are...
  • CNN Tries To Move Forward After Its Latest Humiliation

    06/29/2017 4:23:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 29, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    “Ladies, gentlemen, and non-binary beings who refuse to be forced into one or more specific genders,” began CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker, employing the network’s prescribed group salutation. “I have gathered you all today here in the CNN newsroom to discuss this Anthony Scaramucci Russia story we retracted and how it has had a negative impact on our network’s sterling reputation for journalistic integrity and objectivity. Hey, pay attention! Stop laughing!”The room quieted down. Even Don Lemon looked up from the bar, where he was mixing a cosmopolitan.“Listen, people….,” Zucker began.“I identify as an otherkin and that’s humanocentric!” shouted a...
  • Six Baltimore Schools Can’t Produce a Single Student Proficient in English or Math

    06/22/2017 2:39:08 PM PDT · by detective · 168 replies
    Freedom Project ^ | June 19, 2017 | Alex Newman
    Despite spending more per pupil than all but two large school districts in America, at least half a dozen government schools in Baltimore were unable to produce one single student who was proficient in either English or math last year. The shocking results, uncovered by Project Baltimore, show a monumental tragedy unfolding in the city that represents a microcosm of the damage being inflicted on children across America. The proficiency tests put students in five categories, with four and five considered proficient, and one through three considered not proficient.
  • Russia-gate Flops as Democrats’ Golden Ticket

    06/23/2017 9:30:04 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 18 replies
    Consortium News ^ | 21 June 2017 | Robert Parry
    The national Democrats saw Russia-gate and the drive to impeach President Trump as their golden ticket back to power, but so far the ticket seems to be made of fool’s gold ___ The national Democratic Party and many liberals have bet heavily on the Russia-gate investigation as a way to oust President Trump from office and to catapult Democrats to victories this year and in 2018, but the gamble appears not to be paying off. The Democrats’ disappointing loss in a special election to fill a congressional seat in an affluent Atlanta suburb is just the latest indication that the...
  • Why Obama’s presidency didn’t lead to black progress

    06/19/2017 3:59:38 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 30 replies
    NY Post Op-Ed ^ | 6-17-2017 | Jason Riley
    Since the 1960s, black leaders have placed a heavy emphasis on gaining political power, and Barack Obama’s presidency represented the apex of those efforts. The assumption — rarely challenged — is that black political clout must come before black social and economic advancement. But as Jason L. Riley argues in this excerpt from his new book, “False Black Power” (Templeton Press), political success has not been a major factor in the rise of racial and ethnic groups from poverty to prosperity...... Yet the socioeconomic progress that was supposed to follow in the wake of these political gains never materialized. During...
  • 6 Baltimore schools, no students proficient in state tests

    05/30/2017 6:56:12 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 108 replies
    WBFF FOX 45 ^ | May 17, 2017 | Chris Papst
    BALTIMORE (WBFF) -- A Project Baltimore investigation has found five Baltimore City high schools and one middle school do not have a single student proficient in the state tested subjects of math and English.We sat down with a teen who attends one of those schools and has overcome incredible challenges to find success.Navon Warren grew up in West Baltimore. He was three months old when his father was shot to death. Before his 18th birthday, he would lose two uncles and a classmate, all gunned down on the streets of Baltimore.“I’ve lost a lot of people, so I’m used to...
  • No, Trump Didn't Cause Obamacare to Fail

    05/30/2017 5:01:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 30, 2017 | Stephen Moore
    It's finally official. The Affordable Care Act is a public-policy flop of epic proportions. That's the only possible conclusion from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City announcement last week that it will drop out of many markets in Kansas and Missouri. The firm lost $100 million under the Obamacare insurance exchanges from 2014 to 2016. This is another body blow to the government-insurance system Barack Obama created in 2010. Blue Cross is one of the biggest health insurers in the nation, and now 25 more counties in these states will have no insurer left. Nearly every news...
  • GOP leader tempers ObamaCare expectations

    05/29/2017 8:30:15 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/29/17 | Alexander Bolton
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is tempering expectations that the Senate will pass an overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system, promising his colleagues a vote but not success. McConnell in his public comments and private conversations about the ObamaCare repeal and replace bill is painting a more sober picture than Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who in March guaranteed passage through the House.
  • Vanity - WHCD......simply a major Flop!!! Trump Rally...Rip Roaring Success!!!

    04/30/2017 12:10:45 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 37 replies
    To the point. Boring, all loser, WHCD "Dead On Arrival"...no one watched, listened, or cared!!! Massive Trump Rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania...success, success, success!!! End of story!!! Trump buries Media & Democrats!!! Millions of Trump supporters tune in on TV or live stream!!! MAGA...DJT!!!
  • House delays Obamacare vote, denying Trump 100-day win

    04/28/2017 3:25:57 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 77 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05:13 BST, 28 April 2017 | Ariel Zilber
    Republican legislators in the House of Representatives have pushed back a vote to repeal Obamacare until next week, it was reported on Thursday. That means President Donald Trump's hopes for a major legislative 'win' before the expiration of his first 100 days in office appear to be on life support. Trump was eager to resuscitate an earlier Republican bid to pass a health care bill that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act, the signature piece of legislation passed by his predecessor, Barack Obama.< But House Speaker Paul Ryan and his senior GOP colleagues failed to muster the necessary number...
  • More insurers abandon Obamacare. Who might be next?

    04/05/2017 10:26:38 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    CNN Money ^ | April 5, 2017 | by Tami Luhby
    First, Humana pulled out of Obamacare for 2018. Then, Wellmark announced it was leaving. Which health insurer could be next? The failure of the GOP health care plan in Congress and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the Trump administration's next moves have left insurers skittish about participating in the Obamacare exchanges next year. Certainly, Obamacare was troubled before President Trump took office. But many experts, including the Congressional Budget Office, felt Obamacare was stable overall. Certainly, Obamacare was troubled before President Trump took office. Several major insurers scaled back their involvement on the exchanges, while others hiked premiums to cover their...
  • Sen. Graham: 'Just Let Obamacare Collapse'

    03/24/2017 9:11:09 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 84 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 24, 2017 | 10:11 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    As Republicans prepare to vote on their health care bill, which does not fully repeal Obamacare, a number of Republicans say it’s a mistake to put their names to the plan: “Just let Obamacare collapse, then challenge the Democrats to come in and help us fix the mess they created,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told Fox News Friday morning, as lawmakers debated the latest iteration of the bill on the House floor. “President Trump’s going to be judged by the outcome of the legislation, and what I see in the House, I don’t think this legislation is going to move...
  • Rachael Maddow’s Ratings Drop After Trump Tax Form Scoop

    03/20/2017 7:54:08 AM PDT · by Epoch Times · 26 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 20, 2017 | Jack Phillips
    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow had the “story of the century” when she reported on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. It turned out to be two pages of his tax returns from 2005, showing he paid $38 million in taxes on a 25 percent tax rate. The lead-in to her program was akin to a complex form of clickbait, a bait-and-switch tactic to gain more viewers and audience. Fellow journalists and viewers were unhappy for Maddow promoting the story in the manner that she did. Maddow, speaking on NBC’s “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon, seemingly agreed with Fallon that the report was...