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  • Wounded N. Korean soldier regains consciousness: officials

    11/21/2017 4:02:33 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2017/11/21
    Wounded N. Korean soldier regains consciousness: officials 2017/11/21 19:56 SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Yonhap) -- The North Korean soldier who was severely injured while defecting to the South last week has regained consciousness, officials here said Tuesday. South Korean government officials said the soldier is awake after he underwent two major surgeries at Ajou University Hospital in Suwon, south of Seoul. "The soldier has regained consciousness and he requested to watch television," the government official said on condition of anonymity. "For the soldier's psychological comfort, we've shown the patient South Korean movies and he has recovered enough to watch television." The...
  • Tickets for Redskins Thanksgiving game vs. Giants going for as little as $7

    11/21/2017 3:58:49 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 2 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | Nov 21, 2017 | By: staff
    WASHINGTON - The playoff hopes for the Washington Redskins took a big hit Sunday after they lost to the New Orleans Saints and blew a 15-point fourth quarter lead in the process. After the loss, it appears the Redskins fan base is also reeling as well based off of the ticket prices for their next home game on Thanksgiving. The Redskins will have a short turnaround this week as they will host the New York Giants at Fedex Field on Thursday. While the matchup will be a nationally televised battle between NFC East rivals, there are tickets available on the...
  • Unserious Nation

    11/21/2017 3:58:02 AM PST · by advance_copy · 1 replies
    WND ^ | 11/20/2017 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic. Today’s great question seems to be whether our 45th president is as serious a sexual predator as our 42nd was proven to be, and whether the confessed sins of Sen. Al Franken are as great as the alleged sins of Judge Roy Moore. On both...
  • Barack Obama broke the internet after tweeting Biden a #BidenMeme [Cult]

    11/21/2017 3:50:43 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    WSB-TV ^ | 11/20/17 | J Benson
    ....let’s focus on the good part of Twitter, mainly Barack Obama’s Twitter. Now we always know Barry O will Tweet exactly what America needs to hear; he is a master at that. Now some may need to take a class from him, but that is especially true today. Today is Joe Biden’s birthday, and what better way to say HBD than a Tweet, right? Well we all love some great #BidenMemes, and Obama really came through on this one.
  • State sponsor of terror designation not only pointed at North Korea

    11/21/2017 3:13:40 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies
    Nikkei ^ | November 21, 2017 | TSUYOSHI NAGASAWA
    State sponsor of terror designation not only pointed at North Korea Donald Trump is also telling Xi Jinping to use a heavier hand TSUYOSHI NAGASAWA, Nikkei staff writer WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump's re-designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism came after a Chinese envoy returned home from North Korea, apparently empty-handed. North Korea has been aggressively pursuing ballistic missile and nuclear weapon technology. The re-designation came on Monday, after China's special envoy apparently failed in a mission to win concessions from Pyongyang regarding North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Once the envoy returned home, Trump...
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - November 21, 2017

    11/21/2017 3:05:27 AM PST · by sneakers · 2 replies
    The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to and sign up , or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY, and on FM. 98.7 WAVL (and AM 910).
  • Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria

    11/21/2017 2:51:20 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 5 replies
    BBC ^ | 21 Nov 2017 | BBC News
    At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi, police say. The mosque was packed with worshippers during morning prayers when the bomber struck in Adamawa state. Witness Abubakar Sule told AFP news agency that it appears the bomber was part of the congregation. No-one has said they were behind the bombing but the Islamist militants Boko Haram typically target crowded places in northern Nigeria. Some 20,000 people have been killed in Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
  • Don’t force your kids to hug family members during holidays, Girl Scouts advise

    11/21/2017 2:29:14 AM PST · by SMGFan · 10 replies
    “Have you ever insisted, ‘Uncle just got here — go give him a big hug!’ or ‘Auntie gave you that nice toy, go give her a kiss’ when you were worried your child might not offer affection on her own? If yes, you might want to reconsider the urge to do that in the future.” That’s the advice the Girl Scouts of America is giving to parents. The organization published a blog post this week arguing that forcing children to hug relatives and family friends during the holidays could muddy the waters when it comes to the notion of consent later...
  • Report: H.R. McMaster Trashed Trump at July Dinner, Said He Had Intelligence of a ‘Kindergartner’

    11/21/2017 2:05:08 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 November 2017 | Kristina Wong
    National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster trashed President Trump at a dinner in July with Oracle CEO Safra Catz – mocking his intelligence, five sources told Buzzfeed in a report published on Monday. McMaster reportedly called Trump an “idiot” and a “dope” with the intelligence of a “kindergartner,” according to the sources, four of whom told Buzzfeed they spoke with Catz directly. “[Catz] said the conversation was so inappropriate that it was jaw-dropping,” one source said. McMaster also reportedly disparaged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and Trump’s son-in-law Jared...
  • DHS Terminates Temporary Protected Status For Haiti

    11/21/2017 1:51:13 AM PST · by zeestephen · 3 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 20 November 2017 | Will Racke
    Beginning July 22, 2019, about 59,000 Haitians who have been granted relief under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program will no longer have a reprieve from deportation, a senior administration official told reporters on background.
  • Sen. Al Franken Should Resign Immediately

    11/21/2017 12:42:23 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 19 replies
    newsmax ^ | November 20, 2017 | John Kass
    Those popping sounds you hear aren't light bulbs breaking as they hit the frozen surface of Lake Wobegon. Instead, that sound comes from political heads exploding in the Democratic Media Complex. Because liberal Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota was exposed, completely, for what he really is by West Coast radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden. There's that photo of Franken smiling and grabbing at her breasts as Tweeden, a former model, slept on the way home from a USO tour in 2006. Franken leered and posed, fingers spread on her, like some cartoon of a sex-crazed sixth-grade boy. "You knew...
  • Revolt Against Trump Is a Backlash Against Bullying (barf)

    11/21/2017 12:26:32 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 7 replies
    newsmax ^ | November 20, 2017 | Robert Reich
    Why are so many women now speaking out about the sexual abuses they've experienced for years? Is there anything unique about the time we're now living through that has encouraged them to end their silence? I can't help but think that their decisions are part of something that's happening throughout much of American society right now — a backlash against what has been the growing domination of America by powerful and wealthy men (and a few women) who came to believe they can do whatever they want to do, to whomever they choose. "When you're a star, they let you...
  • Never-Trumpers Are a Divided Minority

    11/21/2017 12:17:14 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 8 replies ^ | Nov 20, 2017 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    President Donald Trump still has vocal Republican detractors. But they are laboring under two problems. The first, which has received a lot of attention, is that there aren’t a lot of them. In the latest Gallup poll, Trump has the approval of 82 percent of Republicans. The second, which has received less attention, is that this minority of Republicans is divided. It’s divided on policy issues. Bret Stephens, Max Boot and Charles Sykes are all right-of-center commentators who want Republicans to dump Trump. But they also want gun control, sometimes of a sweeping nature. Other frequent Trump critics on the...
  • The Economist Went There – Shockingly Un-PC Study Shows Whites Work Hardest, Longest

    11/20/2017 11:43:00 PM PST · by blam · 22 replies
    Newz Sentinel ^ | 11-21-2017
    A trio of labor economists suggest that effort at work is correlated with race… As The Economist writes, given the long history of making racial slurs about the efforts of some workers, any study casting black and Hispanic men as lazier than whites and Asians is sure to court controversy. But, a provocative working paper by economists Daniel Hamermesh, Katie Genadek and Michael Burda sticks a tentative toe into these murky waters. They suggest that America’s well-documented racial wage gap is overstated by 10% because minorities, especially men, spend larger portions of their workdays not actually working. Uncomfortable though the...
  • Reflecting on American Unseriousness This Holiday

    11/20/2017 11:25:15 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 4 replies
    newsmax ^ | November 21, 2017 | Pat Buchanan
    How stands John Winthrop's "city upon a hill" this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be "a light unto the nations"? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic. Today's great question seems to be whether our 45th president is as serious a sexual predator as our 42nd was proven to be, and whether the confessed sins of Sen. Al Franken are as great as the alleged sins of Judge Roy Moore. On both...
  • Dems denounce Bill Clinton, but need to recapture his working-class appeal

    11/20/2017 11:13:31 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 9 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 20, 2017 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    The timing for the conference in Little Rock, Ark., couldn’t have been worse. But apparently the participants didn’t notice. Commemorating the 25 years since the 1992 presidential election may have seemed like a great idea when the geniuses at the Clinton Foundation began planning a big party for their boss. But the celebration held last weekend coincided with the epidemic of famous men accused of sexual harassment or assault, which reminded us of Bill Clinton’s equally horrible behavior. But even before the #metoo movement began rewriting the history of the Clinton administration, Democrats were already done with them. Though the...
  • Why Trump’s right on banning elephant trophies

    11/20/2017 11:07:01 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 20, 2017 | Rich Lowry
    It’s not often that President Trump’s Twitter feed is the voice of reason and compassion, but on the issue of trophy hunting it makes more sense than his own Department of Interior. Trump put on hold the department’s initial decision to reverse an Obama-era ban and allow the importation of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. In a tweet, the president referred to trophy hunting as a “horror show.” He said he would be “very hard pressed” to conclude that such hunting advances the cause of conservation, the justification for the decision. Trump, who has publicly dissented in the past...
  • Democrats’ ‘Concern’ about Sexual Harassment is a PR Ploy

    11/20/2017 10:56:11 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 13 replies ^ | November 21, 2017 | Susan Stamper Brown
    No one should be fooled by Democrats’ sudden “concern” about women and sexual harassment. It’s nothing more than a public relations move to keep them from becoming known as the party of sexual predators. It’s too late for that. Every time an election nears, Democrats remind us they are the champions of women. I don’t buy it for one moment. If they really were, they wouldn’t have ignored the sexual misconduct of their heroes like JFK and Bill Clinton. The Democratic Party was already on the endangered list and headed for extinction, then, Harvey Weinstein happened. Do a Google image...
  • End the Root Cause of Illegal Immigration

    11/20/2017 10:48:27 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 9 replies ^ | Nov 21, 2017 | Ken Blackwell
    The recent passage of mandatory E-Verify by the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee brings us one step closer to ending the root cause of most illegal immigration into the United States – outlaw businesses that hire illegal immigrants. Illegal border crossings, visa overstays, and children born in the United States to parents here illegally would all be dramatically reduced or eliminated if we ended the ability for outlaw employers to take advantage of those that arrive here illegally. There are hundreds of thousands of young adult children of undocumented immigrants that have been here since childhood because we have...
  • Charlie Rose faces additional accusations of misconduct from three former interns

    11/20/2017 10:40:20 PM PST · by pissant · 17 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Jessica Chia
    Three additional women who previously interned for TV veteran Charlie Rose accused him of misconduct. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, one woman told Business Insider that Rose touched her legs and invited her to his hotel room, while two others said he greeted them at his home wearing a bathrobe and invited them inside. The additional allegations emerged after a Washington Post report on Monday detailed the accounts of eight women who said the 75-year-old made unwanted advances, exposed himself in their presence, or groped their breasts, buttocks or genitals. Among the three women who spoke to Business Insider...