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  • CNN's Awful Week: Lies, Meltdowns, Ratings Collapse, New Discrimination Suit

    11/11/2017 10:26:15 AM PST · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 11, 2017 | John Nolte
    Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge, who knows of what he speaks, dropped a bomb Thursday with the newsy prediction that CNN chief Jeff Zucker is doomed. "Jeff Zucker out either way at CNN," Drudge wrote before adding, "primetime ratings abysmal. Feud with President Trump too personal and ridiculous ..." [Snip] The problem for last-place CNN, though, is that it has actual competition in the form of MSNBC and Fox, both of which are shellacking The Least Trustws Name In News in every conceivable metric. Moreover, when compared to the same month last year, CNN’s October 2017 ratings collapsed a whopping...
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  • The Trump Collusion Case Is Not Getting the Clinton Emails Treatment

    11/11/2017 10:23:11 AM PST · by mojito · 8 replies
    NRO ^ | 11/11/2017 | Andrew McCarthy
    In July 2016, the Obama administration announced its decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for felony mishandling of classified information and destruction of government files. In the aftermath, I observed that there is a very aggressive way that the Justice Department and the FBI go about their business when they are trying to make a case — one profoundly different from the way they went about the Clinton emails investigation. There, they tried not to make the case. That observation bears repeating today, as we watch Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of any possible Trump-campaign collusion in Russia’s alleged interference...
  • Philip Ahr resigns as Radnor Township board president amid child porn allegations

    11/11/2017 10:21:15 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 22 replies ^ | OCTOBER 23, 2017 | DAVID SWANSON
    Philip Ahr has resigned as Radnor Township Board of Commissioners president for “personal reasons,” but will continue to serve as a commissioner, according to a resignation letter released Monday, nearly two weeks after he was charged with distributing and receiving child pornography.
  • Sicilian lawmaker suspected of paying 25 euros per vote

    11/11/2017 10:20:36 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies ^ | 11 November 2017 13:45 CET+01:00 | AFP
    Italian authorities have accused a leftist politician of paying €25 per vote to win his seat in regional elections held in Sicily last weekend, the daily La Stampa reported Saturday. Edmondo Tamajo, 41, has been charged with criminal conspiracy in relation to electoral corruption, said the newspaper. On his Facebook account, Tamajo stated, “I have never bought a single vote, and have built my political career on daily acts to support people.” He added he was willing to cooperate with the investigation to clear up the situation. …
  • Michael Moore: I am ‘hopefully’ Trump’s worst enemy

    11/11/2017 10:00:23 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 78 replies
    Michael Moore: I am ‘hopefully’ Trump’s worst enemy By Max Greenwood - 11/11/17 10:47 AM EST Director Michael Moore said on Friday that he hopes he is President Trump's "worst enemy" in the "battle" for working-class white voters in middle America. "I think Trump's had a complicated relationship with me – the way that he's tweeted at me in the past and danced around without trying to get too angry, because I am his base," Moore said on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher." "I am his demographic, and I am an angry middle-aged white guy from the Midwest." "And...
  • Body count blamed on MS-13 violence grows in NYC suburbs

    11/11/2017 9:56:17 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | November 11, 2017
    Angel Soler's mother brought him to the U.S. as a young boy, figuring things would surely be better than in Honduras, where he had lived in one of the world's most violent cities. Javier Castillo's father made the same calculation when he took his young son out of gang-plagued El Salvador. Life in the leafy Long Island suburbs of New York didn't prove to be any safer.
  • Republicans vote for a tax increase

    11/11/2017 9:55:57 AM PST · by WilliamIII · 42 replies
    Fox and Hounds Daily ^ | Nov 10 2017 | Tony Quinn
    California Republicans are about to vote for a major tax increase, on California Republicans. That’s what will happen when they pass the Congressional Republican tax reform bill that does away with the state and local tax deduction to your federal taxes, widely used by middle class Californians.
  • UK most overweight country in Western Europe says OECD

    11/11/2017 9:40:47 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 10 replies ^ | November 11, 2017 | BBC
    Britain is the most obese nation in Western Europe, with rates rising faster than any other developed nation. Obesity rates have doubled over the past two decades, and 63% of UK adults are overweight, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Britain is now sixth heaviest - "considerably worse" than the rest of the 35-member club of wealthy nations. The UK's comparatively high adolescent drunkenness rate is also a key concern.
  • Multiple Standing Ovations for Roy Moore as He Hammers Washington Post Smears at Veterans Day Event

    11/11/2017 9:33:04 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 74 replies ^ | 11/11/17 | Matthew Boyle
    VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama — Judge Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate here in Alabama, received a standing ovation from veterans and Republican supporters here at a public library at his first public event since the Washington Post smeared him earlier this week. Moore’s condemnation of the Post came towards the end of a nearly 30-minute rousing speech honoring veterans and standing up for the principles of the United States just outside Birmingham here on Saturday morning. “Now I want to address something that some people have come here to hear about,” Moore said in front 50 or...
  • Liberal Pastor Accuses Conservative Christians of “Policy Pedophilia”

    11/11/2017 9:23:28 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Do you oppose the liberal agenda on health care, the living wage, voter ID laws, gay rights, and gun control? If so, you are guilty of supporting “non-Christian” policies. That was the view expressed by William Barber on Joy Reid’s MSNBC show today. But Barber, a liberal pastor from North Carolina, took things an ugly step further. Suggesting that they had failed to address poverty, including child poverty, Barber accused conservative Christians of “policy pedophilia.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • How the military is making it hard to remember our wars

    11/11/2017 9:02:25 AM PST · by GreyFriar · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10 November 2017 | Major John Spencer
    A veteran laments the deletion and disorganization of records from Iraq and Afghanistan. I often wonder what people will say about the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan decades from now. What I will tell my children when they are able to understand the answers to questions about what happened “over there.” I am afraid I will forget. As every day passes, I struggle more and more to remember all the names of the soldiers in my platoon, the hard-to-pronounce places we fought, the day-to-day things we did during my two year-long combat tours in Iraq. But what worries me most...
  • ‘What Happened? Ma’am…You Got Your Ass Kicked!’ Bannon Lambasts Clinton at The Citadel

    11/11/2017 9:00:20 AM PST · by davikkm · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | IAN MASON
    Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon addressed The Citadel Republican Society’s 2017 Patriot Dinner, regaling the crowd at the storied Charleston, South Carolina, military academy with tales of the 2016 Trump campaign, of which he was CEO. “Ma’am, with all do respect, what happened is that you got your ass kicked,” Bannon told the diners, mocking What Happened, Hillary’s heavily-promoted, 900-page tome on her unexpected defeat after nearly four years of anointment as the next President of the United States, in which she blames nearly everything but her own weakness as a candidate. The remark came after a spirited...
  • Boston is experiencing record-breaking cold temperatures

    11/11/2017 8:54:41 AM PST · by ex91B10 · 44 replies ^ | 11/11/2017 | Dialynn Dwyer
    Boston broke a 116-year-old record Saturday morning when the temperature dropped to 23 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Darkest Hour Trailer 2 (2017) Gary Oldman Winston Churchill Movie (Video)

    11/11/2017 8:41:28 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 17 replies
    Video LinkThere are a few snippets in Trailer 2 which were not in Trailer 1.This is going to be an incredible film.
  • What Will Mitch McConnell Do About the Democrats’ Disgraceful Senate Blockade?

    11/11/2017 8:36:06 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 50 replies
    Powerline ^ | November 10,2017 | John Hinderaker
    This obstructionism is unprecedented in American history. The question is, what are Mitch McConnell and the other alleged leaders of the Republican majority going to do about it? Like many others, I have just about come to the conclusion that Congressional Republicans are worthless. Time is running out for McConnell and his colleagues to show us that our votes and our financial support for Republicans haven’t been wasted. And please: don’t lecture us on the hallowed traditions of the Senate. Those traditions have been blasted to smithereens by the Democrats. This is a war, Senator McConnell, and if you are...
  • Bodycam video shows LAPD cop planting drugs on black suspect: lawyer

    11/11/2017 8:28:17 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 90 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 10, 2017 | Chris Perez
    Bodycam video allegedly shows an LAPD officer planting drugs inside a black suspect’s wallet. *snip* The suspect, Ronald Shields, 52, was arrested at the time and charged with felony hit-and-run and possession of cocaine. Officers claimed in the police report that they found a small bag of coke in the front left pocket of Shields’ shirt. But bodycam video apparently tells a different story.
  • Podesta Group on the verge of shuttering amid ties to Mueller probe

    11/11/2017 7:36:50 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 69 replies
    One of Washington's most prominent lobbying firms is on the verge of shuttering after becoming ensnared by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Kimberley Fritts, the chief executive of the Podesta Group, told employees during a Thursday staff meeting that the firm would cease to exist at the end of the year, according to two sources. Employees were asked to clear out their desks and were told they may not be paid beyond November 15, multiple sources said.
  • Chinese Auto Glass Magnate Faces Union Challenge in Ohio (the UAW lost)

    11/11/2017 7:33:02 AM PST · by FreedomNotSafety · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/08/2017 | KEITH BRADSHER, NOAM SCHEIBER
    "The vote is widely seen as an indication of how Chinese companies that are building or buying factories in the United States might handle the delicate subject of labor relations. Unions in China are strictly controlled by the Communist Party. Unauthorized strikes or demonstrations are often quickly shut down."
  • Magical Mystery Tour, Minneapolis Version (Somalis)

    11/11/2017 7:19:52 AM PST · by Salman · 11 replies
    City Journal ^ | November 10, 2017 | Scott W. Johnson
    A sidebar to the story of the ISIS-affiliated Somali men convicted on terrorism charges last year in federal district court in Minneapolis: one of the men who pleaded guilty and cooperated with the prosecution had worked on the tarmac at Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and could have done serious harm. So had the one who turned informant and was never charged in the case. When his FBI interlocutors persuaded him to turn, he had a question for them: “Can I get my job at the airport back?” That’s not all. In his March 29, 2016 Star Tribune story, Stephen...