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  • Widow of Trump’s Friend: ‘Completely False’ He Took Trump’s SAT Test

    07/08/2020 9:47:59 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 9 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:00pm | Mary Chastain
    “When you put somebody’s name in print in a book, you want to make sure the facts around it are correct, especially if they are not living because it’s not like Joe is here and he would have known how to deal with this.” President Donald Trump’s estranged niece Mary claimed he paid his old friend Joe Shapiro to take his SAT test. Pam Shriver, a former tennis pro and Shapiro’s widow, hit back at Mary’s accusations. The widow of the man who Mary Trump alleges took the SAT test for @realDonaldTrump says her husband didn't meet Donald Trump until...
  • Mayor Turner cancels state Republican party's convention

    07/08/2020 8:45:54 PM PDT · by fwdude · 21 replies
    ABC13 ^ | July 8, 2020 | ABC13-Houston
    HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced on Wednesday that the city has canceled its contract with the GOP convention, which was scheduled at the George R. Brown Convention Center on July 16. "Look, these are some very serious times, and the safety of the people attending the convention, the employees, their family members, the people in the city of Houston, have their public health concerns," Turner said. "First responders, police, fire, and municipal workers will all be in contact or in close proximity to this indoor gathering. Simply, the public health concerns outweighed anything else."
  • Attitude Check Inside the Unorganized Militia (Some profanity)

    07/08/2020 8:42:04 PM PDT · by Salvavida · 24 replies ^ | 06 July 2020 | Jeff Cole
    If you were ever curious and wanted to be a fly on the wall in a forum with some of the leaders of unorganized militia groups in these United States, then this is for you. There is an essay being circulated within militia circles, and I thought it was just too good not to let you peak into the Smokey Back room of what is being said, doubly so from the comments it has received. This comes from a militia leader, addressing everyone in open forum. I obtained permission to repost here. I did not edit it. It does contain...
  • Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

    07/08/2020 8:26:51 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 29 replies ^ | 8 July 2020 | KRISTIN M. HALL
    Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed as Lady A for years.
  • The Fight For Joe Biden’s Senate Records

    07/08/2020 8:24:41 PM PDT · by bitt · 8 replies
    JUDICIAL WATCH ^ | 7/8/2020 | staff
    “Let’s say he [Biden] wins this November… that means decades will pass before we can see these documents,” Fitton stated in last week’s Weekly Update on Judicial Watch’s lawsuit for the ex-VP’s records. Judicial Watch is “in court right now in Delaware to find out the full truth about Biden’s record as US senator,” Fitton states. Judicial Watch first requested the documents through an April 30, 2020 FOIA request, but was met with resistance from the University of Delaware, where the ex-senator’s records are held. The state university stated that “it will not release the records until two years after...
  • 23 new cases of COVID-19 bring state total to 1094 [Hawaii]

    07/08/2020 8:24:05 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 2 replies
    KHON2 TV ^ | July 8, 2020 | Web staff
    23 new cases of COVID-19 bring state total to 1094 HONOLULU (KHON) -- After yesterday saw the highest single-day caseload since the pandemic began, the Department of Health reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 on July 8 for the state: 20 from Honolulu County, 2 from Maui County and 1 from Hawaii County. The cumulative state total is now 1094. Of the 1094 total positive tests, 264 are active cases. The DOH reported 102,674 test results have been received as of July 7. Three new cases required hospitalization. 14 additional patients were released from isolation. The total number of...
  • Driver who struck Seattle woman during protest on closed highway charged with felony vehicular homicide

    07/08/2020 8:21:01 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 08 2020 | Rebecca Klar
    A driver who struck and killing a Seattle woman with a car during a protest Saturday was charged Wednesday with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Dawit Kelete is being held with bail set at $1.2 million and is expected to remain in jail, according to the prosecuting attorney’s office. The crash is still being investigated by State Patrol and the FBI and the prosecuting attorney’s office said it may add or amend charges based on the investigation. "Today the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges against Dawit Kelete for...
  • Father of protester killed on I-5 calls for firing of detective under investigation for social media posts

    07/08/2020 8:20:05 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies
    KIRO 07 ^ | 08 JULY 2020 | KIRO 07
    SEATTLE — The father of 24-year-old Summer Taylor, the protester who was killed on I-5 early Saturday morning, called for King County detective Mike Brown to be fired immediately for Facebook posts that seemed to make light of the fatal crash. “There are a lot of hateful people saying hateful things about my child who’s gone,” Matt Taylor said Wednesday. “Including people at the King County Sheriff’s (Office).”
  • WATCH: Biden Can't Read Teleprompter, Forgets His Own Proposal

    07/08/2020 8:19:08 PM PDT · by fwdude · 33 replies
    Townhall w/ YouTube Link ^ | July 8, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Even in perfect conditions with teleprompters to read from, Joe Biden still forgets what he's talking about. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is barely there. Appearing virtually at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' 2020 Virtual Political Conference on Wednesday, Biden appeared to be reading from a teleprompter when he repeatedly lost his train of thought.
  • Edina (MN) City Council Extends Mandatory Face Mask Order

    07/08/2020 8:18:20 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 2 replies
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Edina City Council agreed Wednesday to extend the city’s mandatory face mask order. The mayor of the southwest Minneapolis suburb signed an executive order last week requiring residents to wear masks inside retail establishments and city buildings. The order requires all restaurants to include in their COVID-19 preparedness plan that all customers wear a face covering when not seated at their tables. Users of public transportation are also required to wear a face mask.
  • Thousands Wait For Driver’s License Test As Coronavirus Creates Backlog At RMV

    07/08/2020 8:15:19 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 3 replies
    BOSTON (CBS) – As Massachusetts’ reopening phases set some parts of life back in motion slowly, certain agencies are in high speed making up for lost time. The state’s Registry of Motor Vehicles is cranking out registration renewals, and working quickly to get drivers on the road. There is a mailing delay for registrations renewed online, by phone, or by mail beginning on 5/22/20. Because of the pandemic, there are more customers renewing by mail and online, so the number of transactions exceeded projected stock levels. Registrations renewed between 5/22 and 6/30 should arrive with decal by 7/15.
  • Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad

    07/08/2020 8:15:01 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 08 2020 | Marina Pitofsky
    The Lincoln Project, a Republican super PAC, in a new ad slammed some of President Trump’s top GOP allies in the Senate, accusing a slate of Republican lawmakers of “cowardice” and “betrayal.” The ad, released Wednesday, states, “Someday soon, the time of Trump will pass. This circus of incompetence, corruption and cruelty will end. When it does, the men and women in Trump’s Republican Party will come to you, telling you they can repair the damage he’s done. They’ll beg you to forgive their votes to exonerate Trump from his crimes, ask you to forgive their silence, their cowardice and...
  • Gov. Pritzker On Federal COVID-19 Response: States Forced To Play ‘Sick’ Hunger Games Gameshow

    07/08/2020 8:12:53 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 4 replies
    CBS 2 CHICAGO ^ | 08 JULY 2020 | CBS 2 CHICAGO
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Touting his response to the coronavirus, Illinois’ governor had sharp words for the federal government in its “failure” to hit the ground running and help states grapple with COVID-19 crisis. Illinois Governor JB Pritzker was part of a virtual hearing to address the Congressional Committee on Homeland Security’s “Examining the National Response to the Worsening Coronavirus Pandemic.” Pritzker criticized the government for what he said how little it did as the pandemic unfolded.
  • Philadelphia To Waive All Protest-Related Code Violation Notices Issued, Mayor Jim Kenney Says

    07/08/2020 8:08:41 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 14 replies
    CBS 3 PHILLY ^ | 08 JULY 2020 | CBS 3 PHILLY
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia will waive all protest-related code violation notices issued from demonstrations between May 30 and June 30, Mayor Jim Kenney said Wednesday. The approved Law Department and Office of Administrative Review recommendation include disorderly conduct, failure to disperse, curfew violations and related offenses. More than 750 citations were issued. “My decision to wave these violations is not a statement on the validity of the individual citations,” Kenney said in a statement. “Rather, it is a recognition of the core concerns that caused thousands to demonstrate on the streets of Philadelphia. In waiving these notices, I recognize that...
  • Act or Be Acted Upon…

    07/08/2020 7:59:09 PM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies
    It is not my intent to be cryptic; but at a time of consequence, it is necessary. That said, the roots of CTH are deep, strong and enduring. Nothing here will change; this is your refuge and I tend to it as a happy steward. That is important to me. Before going further, I know there are questions. Perhaps my sharing a recent communication is a familiar transparency you have come to expect; perhaps also it will answer some questions… or at the least, begin the conversation: Good afternoon XXXXXX, and thank you for reaching out. I am working right...
  • NYPD limits retirement applications amid 400 percent surge this week

    07/08/2020 7:54:34 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 23 replies
    The NYPD said Wednesday that 179 cops filed for retirement between June 29 and Monday, an astounding 411-percent increase over the 35 who filed during the same time period in 2019.
  • Back to Videos CNN's Don Lemon: Bill O'Reilly's Criticism Of Black Community "Doesn't Go Far Enough"

    07/08/2020 7:49:38 PM PDT · by boycott · 10 replies ^ | July 27, 2013 | Ian Schwartz
    LEMON: He is right about that, too. But in my estimation, he doesn't go far enough. Because black people, if you really want to fix the problem, here's just five things that you should think about doing. Here's number five, ..........
  • Statue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia

    07/08/2020 7:41:23 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 8, 2020 | Rebecca Klar
    A wooden sculpture of first lady Melania Trump near her hometown in Slovenia was set on fire the night of July 4, according to the artist who commissioned the piece. Brad Downey, a Berlin-based American artist, told Reuters the wooden sculpture near Trump’s hometown of Sevnica was torched. “I want to know why they did it,” Downey told Reuters. He told the newswire the sculpture was removed as soon as police informed him on July 5 of the incident. Downey reportedly said he filed a police report and that he would like to interview the people behind the incident, if...
  • It’s Happening: Americans Turn to Trump as Democrats Continue to Embrace Lawlessness, Defunding Police, Ongoing Street Violence

    07/08/2020 7:34:53 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 50 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/08/20 | Jim Hoft
    New polling confirms Americans are not as crazy and clueless as their mainstream media. Despite all the media BS about peaceful protests, Americans are not so willing to go along with ripping down all the statues of heroes and saints, burning and looting the business districts and threats to abolish the police. According to a new poll by Democracy Institute the fallout from the Black Lives Matter protests and riots will win President Trump his reelection.
  • Soros Set to Double 2016 Spending, Pouring $40 Million Into Super PAC

    07/08/2020 7:29:34 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 27 replies
    freebeacon ^ | Joe Schoffstall - JULY 5, 2020 | Joe Schoffstall - JULY 5, 2020
    Liberal billionaire George Soros is on pace to double his 2016 election spending as he works to oust President Donald Trump, public records show. Soros's big investments in the 2020 race have gone into the coffers of the Democracy PAC, a super PAC that passes money to other liberal PACs working to defeat Trump and congressional Republicans. The super PAC has received $40 million—double the $20 million Soros spent on Democratic efforts during the 2016 election cycle—from both Soros and a nonprofit in his sprawling network. The megadonor's torrent of spending highlights the extent to which liberal donors are committed...