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  • Trump welcomes 'productive' statement from North Korea, says Dems 'rooting against' talks

    05/25/2018 11:18:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump kept the diplomacy door open with North Korea on Friday, welcoming the regime's latest “productive” statement and saying the two sides are still talking following the administration’s decision to cancel a planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump nixed the summit, which was slated for June 12 in Singapore, following threats from North Korea. But hours after the U.S. pulled out of the meeting, North Korea issued a statement suggesting the regime was open to talks. “Very good news to receive the warm and productive statement from North Korea. We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully...
  • De Blasio: Trump Is Using MS-13 ‘to Paint Latinos as Dangerous’

    05/25/2018 10:47:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 36 replies
    breitbart ^ | PAM KEY
    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said President Donald Trump was using MS-13 “to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country.” De Blasio said, “Let’s talk about the speech in Long Island. That was painful. I went over the transcript again because I couldn’t believe it. It’s not about MS-13. It’s about an attempt to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country. Our police department rejects that. We became the safest big city in America because we worked with immigrant communities, they helped police make the city the safest big city in America....
  • San Antonio Express-News lays off 14 journalists

    05/25/2018 10:46:37 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 12 replies
    The San Antonio Express-News laid off 14 newsroom employees Wednesday and Thursday as parent company Hearst Corp. coordinates the operations of its newspapers throughout Texas. Publisher Susan Pape attributed the layoffs to “economic factors” and a desire to combine the company’s resources across the state. She said the paper remains profitable. The layoffs were spread across the newsroom affecting writers, editors and photographers on the sports, metro, features and photo teams.
  • Chris Matthews to Schiff Staffer: 'You've Got to Say Something that Leads to Impeachment'

    05/25/2018 10:34:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 25, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Have you noticed how frustrated much of the liberal media has become over the lack of any evidence of Trump-Russia collusion? Well, Thursday's Rolling Stone devoted a long article by Tessa Stuart giving one excuse after another why no such collusion has been discovered, How the House Intelligence Committee Collapsed on Adam Schiff.The subtitle is "The inside story of the California Democrat's failed crusade to investigate Donald Trump." However the big story here is contained in the very first paragraph in which it is revealed that Chris Matthews, obviously frustrated by Adam Schiff's appearances on Hardball in which nothing new...
  • Thomas Wictor Twitter Thread on North Korea

    05/25/2018 10:24:09 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 18 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 24, 2018 | Thomas Wictor
    So THIS is the plan. Here's the North Korean statement: The North Koreans are saying, "The US and North Korea can't even talk, due to the mutual historical baggage. So the only solution is reunification with the South." OH MY GOD. Kim Jong-un is saying that in order to improve relations, he's willing to dissolve his country! And with that one statement, China loses control of North Korea. Incredible. Trump and Bolton and Kim and Moon pulled off the mother of all deceptions. Next,Trump will agree to meet Kim. See, the Chinese were thinking small: nukes. Trump and Kim were...
  • It's High Time to Enforce Immigration Laws Against Dairy Farmers to Save America

    05/25/2018 10:22:02 AM PDT · by dangus · 17 replies
    Dangus
    President Trump was elected largely around a single cause: stopping illegal immigration. But the Republicans in Congress haven't done a damned thing. In fact, they've funded Pres. Obama's illegal amnesty and about 50 of them are fighting tooth-and-nail to make it permanent. Polls show massive majorities of both parties want to cut immigration. But the reason why immigration-reduction Democrats and Independents don't vote Republican is because they're quite certain nothing will get done either way, so they vote based on other issues. One need only look at the Reuters' daily tracking poll. Trump talked tough against MS-13 and the Demonrats...
  • Former state AG Kane loses appeal of criminal conviction

    05/25/2018 10:21:30 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 7 replies
    Tribune-Review (Suburban Pittsburgh) ^ | Friday, May 25, 2018, 11:48 a.m. | AP Wire
    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania appeals court is upholding the conviction of former attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it. Superior Court, on Friday, rejected arguments made by Kane, a Democrat sentenced in 2016 to 10 to 23 months but out on bail. The court is turning down claims that all Montgomery County judges should have been prevented from handing her case, evidence against her was illegally obtained, she was the victim of selective and vindictive prosecution and jurors should have been given certain information about grand jury secrecy rules. The judges are...
  • U.S. Has Leverage in Dealings with Iran and North Korea

    05/25/2018 10:09:20 AM PDT · by yoe · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | May 24, 2018 | Vicdtor Hanson Davis
    There has been a lot of misinformation about both getting out of the so-called Iran deal and getting into a new North Korean agreement. The two situations may be connected, but not in the way we are usually told. Getting out of the Iran deal did not destroy trust in the U.S. government. Our departure from the deal does not mean that North Korea cannot reliably negotiate with America. [snip] Obama got the deal approved by the Iranians in part by paying them ransom for hostages through huge nighttime cash transfers.
  • Rape victim awarded $1 billion in historic jury verdict

    05/25/2018 9:43:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/25/2018 | Natalie O'Neill
    A Georgia rape victim was awarded $1 billion in what’s believed to be the largest jury verdict ever handed down in an American assault case, according to reports Friday. “It’s one of the biggest victories for women in the United States,” Chris Stewart, a lawyer for victim Hope Cheston, said at a press conference. “They said a little black girl in Clayton County who was raped is worth $1 billion. That was a big win for us,” he said, according to the local station 11alive.com. Cheston was 14 years old and visiting a friend October 2012 when she was attacked...
  • Man identified as Louie's shooter had posted as ... being 'under hardcore demonic attack'

    05/25/2018 9:34:33 AM PDT · by gwjack · 33 replies
    Newsok.com ^ | 05/25/2018 | Staff
    A man who police say shot three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot and killed himself posted videos on YouTube in which he said he was under demonic attack. In a video dated April 27, Alexander Tilghman sits alone in a room and speaks directly to a camera, saying his life is in danger and he is under "hardcore demonic attack." Tilghman says he constantly hears cracks and booms throughout the house. He asks for "real people" to get in contact with him. In a comment on the video, Tilghman pleads for help. "i have given up...
  • Mr. Mueller Goes to Jerusalem. Unhinged Russia collusion investigation spreads to Israel.

    05/25/2018 9:33:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 05/25/2018 | Ari Lieberman
    Robert Mueller’s criminal probe of President Donald Trump, his associates and the Trump campaign has passed the 1-year benchmark, and the DOJ-appointed special counsel is no closer to proving Russian collusion or obstruction of justice than when he first commenced his investigation. What Mueller has succeeded in doing is wasting in excess of $20 million in taxpayer money. Actually, Mueller’s investigation may not have been a complete waste for it inadvertently succeeded in exposing the rot and sewage of the deep state. Thus far, five FBI and DOJ officials involved with Mueller and his McCarthy-like witch hunt have been fired...
  • They Aren't Crumbs! Business Owner Sets Pelosi Straight at CNN Town Hall (WATCH)

    05/25/2018 9:29:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/25/2018 | Caleb Howe
    This is great. Nancy Pelosi's "crumbs" comment has rightly followed her around since she first uttered it.After the GOP tax cuts, it was raining bonuses out there. Nancy described those bonuses that were being bragged about at family dinners and being used to pay bills or buy necessities as "the crumbs that they are giving to workers." She (and Democrats in general) has been paying for it ever since.Which includes last night at a CNN Town Hall, as a small business owner named John Anfinson went after her. Watch: We are a small business of seven full-time employees that...
  • After cancelling, Trump and Mattis now see 'good news' on Korea summit

    05/25/2018 9:24:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    The National ^ | 05/25/2018 | Joyce Karam
    A day after abruptly canceling plans for a June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the Trump administration renewed hopes on Friday that the meeting is not all but doomed and may still take place. Following a fiery letter to Kim Jong Un cancelling the meeting on Thursday, Donald Trump tweeted on Friday morning: “Very good news to receive the warm and productive statement from North Korea. We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully to long and enduring prosperity and peace. Only time (and talent) will tell!” ______________________________________________ Very good news to receive the warm and...
  • Hero science teacher 'tackles student gunman to the floor' after he opens fire

    05/25/2018 9:22:18 AM PDT · by MNDude · 33 replies
    Looks like the Deep State's false flag has failed!
  • These Are the Books Harvey Weinstein Was Carrying When He Was Arrested

    05/25/2018 9:15:51 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 44 replies
    Time ^ | 25 May 18 | Kate Samuelson
    Harvey Weinstein surrendered at a New York City police station shortly before 7.30 a.m. Friday, where he was arrested and charged with rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for incidents involving two separate women. The disgraced movie mogul, 66, was filmed and photographed arriving at the police station flanked by uniformed police officers and with a limp. He was also carrying three books, two of which TIME has identified. One of the books was Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution by Todd S. Purdum, which was released in April. The other appeared to be Richard Schickel’s...
  • Study: The No. 1 Reason Any Americans Are Poor Is They’re Not Working [Captain Obvious Alert]

    05/25/2018 9:15:29 AM PDT · by fwdude · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 24, 2018 | Joy Pullmann
    Despite popular depictions of subsidy recipients as the deserving poor or people hardly able to feed themselves or their children without help, the statistics tend to show another picture. A recent economic study highlighted the shocking fact that essentially nobody in the United States will be poor if he or she merely works full-time at the minimum wage, even if that person has children. “The main reason people are poor is because they aren’t working,” said study author Peter Ferrara, a senior fellow at the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, in a press release accompanying the study. “The welfare...
  • Three Cheers for a Tight Labor Market; Let's Not Screw Things Up by Importing More Foreign Workers

    05/25/2018 9:13:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/25/2018 | Mark Krikorian
    The unemployment rate is down, and employers are howling for more immigration because they say they can’t get enough workers.Their howling should be music to our ears.I don’t say this out of any animus — my mom and both grandfathers were small businessmen. Heck, I run a small (non-profit) business myself. But a tight labor market means that our fellow citizens who are the least attractive to employers — and on whose support we collectively spend billions — suddenly become a lot more attractive.Advertisement In other words, a tight labor market is the best social policy. America wins when employers...
  • David Hogg puts Publix in crosshairs, demands $1 million donation and anti-NRA pledge

    05/25/2018 9:08:18 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 113 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 24 May 2018 | Victor Morton
    David Hogg is trying to shake down Publix. The public face of the gun control movement demanded $1 million Thursday from the Florida-based grocery chain in a tweet, just one day after calling for a “die-in” protest at its stores. Publix is being targeted by Mr. Hogg for its support of Adam Putnam, a Republican gubernatorial candidate who is now the state’s agricultural commissioner. The Tampa Bay Times reported earlier this week that Publix had given $670,000 during the last three years to Putnam campaigns. Mr. Hogg not only sought atonement money from the grocery chain in Thursday’s tweet, he...
  • Why The North Korean Summit Should Stay Cancelled

    05/25/2018 9:06:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/25/2018 | The Editors
    It’s not exactly Donald Trump’s Reykjavik, but he has done the right thing by calling off the misconceived summit with Kim Jong-un.The North Koreans have been yanking our chain over the last week or so, presumably trying to establish their leverage and begin a negotiation over the negotiation. They seemed to make some progress, with Trump saying the other day that maybe we could settle for something short of complete, verifiable denuclearization, which is supposed to be our core demand. The president may have tempted the North Koreans into the gamesmanship by occasionally seeming over-eager to take credit for a...
  • What the Hell Happened at General Electric?

    05/25/2018 9:03:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Fortune ^ | 05/25/2018 | Geoff Colvin
    It’s a bad day for a CEO when he announces he’s retiring and the stock goes up. That was Jeff Immelt’s day on June 12, 2017. The news of his departure was in one sense no surprise—some investors and analysts had been urging his ouster for years;but it was also a shock. He’d been General Electric’s CEO for almost 16 years, and outsiders were unaware of any specific succession plans or that ­Immelt, at age 61, had any intention of stepping down. Suddenly they were told that in just seven weeks he’d be gone as CEO (he remained nonexecutive board...