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  • Behind the Scenes of Sweden “No Go Zone”

    02/27/2017 5:28:52 PM PST · by davikkm · 1 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    A few days ago, Tim Pool visited a “No Go Zone” in Malmo, Sweden to document the present-day immigrant crisis. Upon doing so, he gained awareness of the critical issues in Malmo, attracting death threats along the way. Sweden’s decision to grant mass entry to immigrants has not served them well. The migrants have reportedly engendered most of the shootings and rapes throughout the land and those who dare to discuss the dangers they face are at risk of imprisonment. The situation is quite catastrophic.
  • Donna Brazile Claims Emails She ‘Allegedly’ Sent CNN Questions to Clinton Team Don’t Tell ‘Complete

    02/27/2017 5:27:08 PM PST · by ColdOne · 9 replies ^ | 2/27/17 | Stephen Obregon
    Full title.........................Donna Brazile Claims Emails She ‘Allegedly’ Sent CNN Questions to Clinton Team Don’t Tell ‘Complete Story’.................Former Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman Donna Brazile maintains that the Wikileaks emails showing her relaying CNN questions ahead of debates to Hillary Clinton during the Democratic primary do not "tell a complete story." In an interview with Politico published Monday, Brazile, a former CNN contributor, acknowledged the emails "allegedly" show her passing the information to the Clinton campaign. But she says the emails do not explain the full story. "You know, I think there's always a lot of confusion when something is put...
  • Deputies: Man gives up robbing Henderson store, ends up paying for item

    02/27/2017 5:26:10 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 1 replies
    KLFY News 10 ^ | February 27, 2017, 1:42 pm Updated: February 27, 2017, 1:46 pm | Nick Gremillion
    Homer John (Photo Courtesy: St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office) HENDERSON, La. (KLFY) – A Breaux Bridge man is facing a list of charges after deputies say he tried to rob a store at gunpoint but then gave up and purchased an item from the store he was trying to rob. The bizarre incident happened just before 8 a.m. Sunday at a store in the 1100 block of Henderson Highway. Major Ginny Higgins, of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, said, “When the clerk did not immediately comply with his request, the subject ended up purchasing an item and left the...
  • Cancela bill would make Nevada a sanctuary state; Roberson calls it ‘recklessly irresponsible’

    02/27/2017 5:24:56 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 6 replies ^ | 02/27/207 | By SANDRA CHEREB
    CARSON CITY — A bill introduced Monday in the Nevada Senate would prohibit state and local law agencies from conducting immigration enforcement operations. Senate Bill 223, sponsored by state Sen. Yvanna Cancela and a host of other Democratic lawmakers, comes amid stepped up immigration enforcement under the administration of Republican President Donald Trump. The bill would prohibit police agencies, including school and campus police departments, from using money, facilities, property, equipment or personnel for immigration enforcement purposes.
  • House Intel Chair On Trump-Russia Evidence: ‘There’s Nothing There’

    02/27/2017 5:21:54 PM PST · by ColdOne · 1 replies ^ | 2/27/17 | Chuck Ross
    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Monday that he will not subpoena President Trump’s tax returns as part of his investigation into links to the Russian government. California Rep. Devin Nunes also said during a press gaggle on Capitol Hill that he’s been told by federal officials that “there’s nothing there” regarding allegations that Trump campaign advisers made improper contacts with Russian agents prior to the election.
  • Rosie O’Donnell To Lead Protest Against Trump At White House

    02/27/2017 5:19:52 PM PST · by ColdOne · 24 replies ^ | 2/27/17 | Katie Jerkovich
    Rosie O’Donnell will lead an anti-Trump protest outside the White House Tuesday just before the president speaks to a joint session of Congress for the first time. On Monday, the 54-year-old actress shared the news via Twitter that she along with other advocacy groups will participate in an anti-Trump rally in Washington D.C. to send “a clear message outside of Trump’s front door that his agenda does not represent the values of the American people.
  • Explosion rocks Malmo as police seal off block of flats in troubled suburb of Swedish city

    02/27/2017 5:17:11 PM PST · by AC Beach Patrol · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mirror ^ | 2/27/2017 | Sam Adams
    Police have sealed off a block of flats in the Swedish city of Malmo following an explosion. The bomb squad and a dog unit are at the scene, but it is currently unclear what caused the blast. Police were alerted at at 9.19pm by a number of people living nearby. "We got calls from two people with five minutes apart," says police spokesperson Calle Persson. Four police patrols were sent to the site but there is currently no indication that anyone has been injured, Expressen reports. It comes as Sweden remains in the spotlight for the conditions experience by recent...
  • Trump to propose 24 percent cut in EPA spending: reports

    02/27/2017 5:16:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2017 | Devin Henry
    The Trump administration plans to propose a one-forth to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget, a plan that would end up laying off 20 percent of the agency’s staffers, according to reports. Trump officials will propose a $6.1 billion for the EPA next year, a $2 billion cut from current levels, according to reports in E&E News and Politico , citing sources. The agency’s staffing levels would fall to 12,000 workers, from 15,000 currently, according to the reports. An EPA spokesman did not immediately return a request for comment from The Hill. The proposed spending levels at the EPA...
  • Wilbur Ross confirmed as Commerce secretary

    02/27/2017 5:02:48 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 8 replies
    The Senate voted Monday to confirm billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in President Trump's Cabinet. Ross was approved by a vote of 72-27, with 20 Democrats and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joining 51 Republicans to vote "aye." Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., did not vote due to his ongoing recovery from back surgery. The Senate later voted 67-31 to move forward on the nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., to lead the Interior Department. A final vote on Zinke's confirmation could occur on Tuesday or Wednesday. Ross is the 14th member of Trump's Cabinet to be cofirmed, with...
  • Melting snow new danger for those fleeing to Canada from U.S.

    02/27/2017 4:43:47 PM PST · by mdittmar · 42 replies
    reuters ^ | Feb 27, 2017 | Rod Nickel | WINNIPEG, Manitoba
    Asylum seekers crossing in the dead of night into Canada from the United States may face a new danger in coming weeks, as heavy snowpack melts in the flood-prone U.S. northern plains and province of Manitoba.The western Canadian province on Monday said the Red River, which runs from North Dakota and Minnesota north into Canada, poses a major flood risk this spring.Floodwaters that spread over land will make fields hard to navigate in the dark, said Bill Spanjer, emergency coordinator for the Rural Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, Manitoba, where 143 people have crossed illegally since Jan. 1, according to police, after...
  • De Blasio’s quest for national respect hits another roadblock

    02/27/2017 4:37:54 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 26, 2017 | Post Editorial Board
    Mayor de Blasio’s endless drive to win respect as a national progressive leader hit another banana peel Saturday with the defeat of his candidate to chair the Democratic National Committee. The mayor had dramatically flown to Atlanta on Friday afternoon, after his 4½-hour grilling by federal prosecutors probing the possible sale of City Hall favors, to rally support for Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison. The change-the-subject stunt annoyed some in the Ellison camp. As Mary Kay Linge and Aaron Short reported in Sunday’s Post, one Democratic source said Ellison allies had asked de Blasio not to come: “The buzz is, what...
  • Why America should support the Syrian Kurds

    02/27/2017 4:35:17 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 10 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sunday, June 19, 2016 | Gary Bauer
    Syria’s Kurds offer a glimmer of hope in a region otherwise defined by death and destruction ANALYSIS/OPINION: With every beheading, crucifixion and execution, Judeo-Christian civilization is under assault. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Middle East, where non-Muslims who encounter the rapid advance of the Islamic State face a cruel choice: confrontation, subjugation, or annihilation. Until recently, ISIS has achieved success spreading its militant Islamic creed. The West’s politically correct response — some of its leaders, including President Obama, refuse even to link the Islamic State to Islam — has only emboldened ISIS and aided its propaganda and...
  • Will Republicans Renege on ObamaCare Repeal?

    02/27/2017 4:19:59 PM PST · by Sopater · 39 replies
    The New American ^ | 26 February 2017 | Steve Byas
    “They’ll fix Obamacare, and I shouldn’t have called it repeal and replace because that’s not what’s going to happen. They’re basically going to fix the flaws and put a more conservative box around it,” insisted former Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio at a healthcare conference in Orlando. Boehner’s comments received immediate push-back from some Republicans who are just as insistent that the troubled government health care program is going to be junked. “The last time I checked, Boehner doesn’t have a vote anymore,” reacted Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas). “This is a test. It’s a test for Republicans in...
  • Fox News Poll: Confidence in military remains high, in media low

    02/27/2017 4:18:22 PM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 27, 2017 | Dana Blanton
    More voters have faith in the U.S. military than in other national institutions, according to the latest Fox News Poll released Monday. The news media rank at the bottom of the list asked about in the poll. Virtually all voters believe in the military: 96 percent have either a great deal (67 percent) or some (29 percent) confidence. The military is followed by the Supreme Court, the FBI, and the IRS. Majorities have at least some confidence in these institutions (83 percent, 80 percent, and 55 percent respectively). Confidence in the high court is up 14 percentage points since 2014,...
  • Agents detail 'daily' border fence battle, seek post-Obama 'restart'

    02/27/2017 4:13:58 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 12 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | February 27, 2017 | Tori Richards
    In the tiny Arizona city of Douglas, a Border Patrol surveillance camera is trained on a 10-foot-high fence with Mexico. After a few seconds, footage shows a figure appearing out of nowhere and the fence suddenly opens to allow a pickup truck through. A car follows, and they speed off into adjoining neighborhoods while the makeshift gate slams shut. The Wild West still has a foothold here, more than 100 years after gunslingers Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday called Douglas home. Only the outlaws are cartels and traffickers. And while President Trump is vowing to step up enforcement and seal...
  • News, Fake News, Very Fake News: A Primer

    02/27/2017 4:09:27 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 4 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 27, 2017 | By Roger Kimball
    The motor of fake news is not inaccuracy. It's malice. I had an insight into this important truth a couple weeks back when I was at a swank New York club for an evening event. The establishment in question is overwhelmingly conventional, i.e., leftish in that smug "We're-all-beautiful-people-who-are-you?" sort of way that publications like The New Yorker and the New York Times, along with such media outlets as CNN and MSNBC, exude like the cloying aroma of paperwhites. I ran into an acquaintance, a female journalist I hadn't seen in years. I knew that her politics were echt conventional in...
  • California lawmakers demand federal records on Southern California immigrant arrests

    02/27/2017 4:01:08 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 26 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 27, 2017 | Alexei Koseff
    Democratic leaders of the California Legislature are seeking clarification of federal immigration enforcement policy after round-ups of undocumented immigrants earlier this month sparked renewed fears of increased deportation raids under the Trump administration.
  • Nasa to launch Solar Probe Plus mission to the surface of the SUN to protect Earth[tr]

    02/27/2017 3:55:23 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 49 replies
    The Sun ^ | 27th February 2017, 12:10 pm | MARGI MURPHY
    Massive solar flares have the potential to shut down power grids on Earth and wreak havoc on navigation systems NASA is gearing up to send a robot to the Sun to help prepare for a “huge solar event” that could wreak havoc on Earth The Solar Plus Probe will come within four million miles of the sun’s surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft has endured before.
  • EU lawmakers, in unusual move, pull the plug on racist talk

    02/27/2017 3:54:50 PM PST · by Lorianne · 12 replies
    BRUSSELS (AP) — With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house. In an unprecedented move, lawmakers have granted special powers to the president to pull the plug on live broadcasts of parliamentary debate in cases of racist speech or acts and the ability to purge any offending video or audio material from the system. Trouble is, the rules on what is considered offensive are none too clear. Some are concerned about manipulation. Others are crying...
  • Deputies to receive pay instead of time off during Twin Peaks trials

    02/27/2017 3:53:44 PM PST · by Elderberry · 7 replies ^ | 2/24/2017 | Rissa Shaw
    WACO, Texas (KWTX) McLennan County officials have agreed to pay overtime to Sheriff’s Office employees who provide extra security when the Twin Peaks shooting trials start in April. County commissioners made the decision this week knowing much of the costs could eventually be recovered by the state. Following the deadly May 17, 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs which left nine dead and more than 20 more injured, more than $268,000 in grants was provided by the state for associated costs. Currently, deputies, jailers, and other MCSO employees are given compensatory time in lieu of overtime pay, forcing them to...
  • House intel head: 'No evidence' of Trump campaign contact with Russia

    02/27/2017 3:47:34 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2017 | By Katie Bo Williamks
    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Monday rejected reports that members of President Trump’s campaign team had regular contact with Russian officials. “There is no evidence that I’ve been presented [by the intelligence community] of regular contact with anybody in the Trump campaign,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters. “The way it sounds like to me is, it’s been looked into and there’s no evidence of anything there.” Nunes's committee is investigating Russian efforts to influence U.S. presidential election, including any links between campaign officials and Moscow. The scope of the review has been under fierce scrutiny following...
  • Germany announces the final pillage of Greece

    02/27/2017 3:47:30 PM PST · by Lorianne · 19 replies
    Russia Insider ^ | 26 February 2017 | Matthew Allen
    Greece to Surrender Gold, Utilities and Real Estate in Exchange For Pieces of Paper Printed in Brussels It's official: The Germans will not allow debt relief for Greece. Instead, Berlin wants to send in the repo man. The untold story of the Greek "bailouts" is that it wasn't a "bailout" — it was an auction of Greek assets. Real, tangible things with real, tangible value were seized in exchange for pieces of paper that guarantee Athens will be chained to Berlin and Brussels for the foreseeable future. It's your basic extortion racket. As one rather gloomy (but intriguing) analysis puts...
  • Trump Thinks Oscars Flub Was All Because of Him

    02/27/2017 3:46:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | Daniel Halper | Daniel Halper
    President Trump blamed the embarrassing mix-up at the end of the Oscars on the awards’ show focus on him. “I think they were focused so hard on politics that they didn’t get the act together at the end,” Trump told Breitbart in an interview Monday, the day after the show messed up and awarded the wrong movie with its most prestigious award, Best Picture. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway named “La La Land” the winner, but then had to yank the award away and give it to the real winner, “Moonlight.”
  • Judge Hands Former Hospital CEO Major Victory Against CNN: Reckless Reporting "With Malice"

    02/27/2017 3:43:39 PM PST · by ReformedMedia · 13 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 02-27-2017 | Tim Brown
    Once again, CNN is back in the headlines as a fake news outlet.  This time, it comes from a federal judge, who did not refer to CNN as a complete fake news media corporation, but did say they that they were "acting recklessly with regard to the accuracy of its report, i.e., with ‘actual malice'."  The ruling from the judge allows the case to move forward and shoots down CNN pleading that the case be dismissed. Law News reports: Those who accuse CNN and other mainstream media outlets of “fake news” will probably revel in a recent decision by a federal...
  • Ohio Attorney General Discovers Illegal Alien Voters Refers List To Law Enforcement For Prosecution…

    02/27/2017 3:40:41 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 30 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 27, 2017 | Sundance
    Each of the non-citizen voters have committed a criminal felony. DHS is deporting illegal alien felons as a top priority. Any illegal alien who voted will now be subject to arrest and deportation…. COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced an investigation has uncovered that hundreds of non-US citizens are registered to vote in the state, and dozens of them voted illegally. According to a release from Husted, 385 people who are not citizens of the United States are registered to vote in Ohio. Out of those, 82 voted in at least one election in the last...
  • President Trump: New York Times ‘Intent Is so Evil and so Bad,’ ‘They Write Lies’

    02/27/2017 3:40:18 PM PST · by davikkm · 20 replies
    breitbart ^ | MATTHEW BOYLE
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald J. Trump told Breitbart News in an exclusive Oval Office interview that the “intent” of the New York Times in its negative coverage of him is “so evil and so bad” and that “they write lies.” “If you read the New York Times, if you read the New York Times, it’s—the intent is so evil and so bad,” President Trump said in the interview on Monday afternoon. “The stories are wrong in many cases, but it’s the overall intent. Look at that paper over the last two years. In fact, they had to write a...
  • Bring in the Common Folk

    02/27/2017 3:37:40 PM PST · by yetidog · 7 replies
    Fox News | February 27, 2017 | Vanity
    Jimmy Kimmel brought in the common folk. Wow.
  • Arizona House speaker won't hear controversial bill about rioting

    02/27/2017 3:31:41 PM PST · by Coronal · 8 replies
    ABC 15 ^ | Feb 27, 2017 | Associated Press
    PHOENIX - The speaker of the Arizona House said Monday he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges. The measure passed last week by the Senate drew nationwide attention because it added rioting to the organized crime statutes and said an overt act isn't needed to prove conspiracy to riot. That attention led Speaker J.D. Mesnard to decide Monday to kill it for the session.

    02/27/2017 3:31:30 PM PST · by Maudeen · 42 replies
    Bible Thumping Wingnut Network ^ | 2/23/2017 | Coleen Sharp
    The book The Shack has sold over 25 million copies worldwide and has been translated into numerous languages, so it’s not a surprise that Hollywood has decided to cash in on its popularity with a blockbuster movie. While the book is marketed as a “Christian novel” and the movie is marketed to Christians, it simply isn’t based on Biblical Christianity. In fact, it’s full of heresy. The number of Christians who are singing its praises is evidence of the lack of discernment prevalent in American Evangelicalism. What’s even more concerning is that many Christian pastors and teachers are endorsing the...
  • Pentagon delivers draft plan to defeat Islamic State to White House

    02/27/2017 3:27:46 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 35 replies
    CNBC (source Reuters) ^ | 2-27-17 | none stated
    A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State has been delivered to the White House and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will brief senior administration officials later on Monday, a Defense Department spokesman told reporters. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that it was the framework for a broader plan and looked at Islamic State around the world, not just Iraq and Syria. Davis said the plan would define what defeating Islamic State meant and was one that would rapidly defeat the militant group. He added that Mattis would discuss the plan, which is primarily a written one with...
  • Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before ‘sad’ end

    02/27/2017 3:23:14 PM PST · by davikkm · 9 replies
    He said it was “sad” that the awards ceremony botched the crowning of “Moonlight” as the Oscar-winning best picture after initially giving the top prize to “La La Land.” Trump made the comments in an interview with Breitbart News, noting that for the Oscars “to end that way was sad.”
  • Jorge Ramos: America Is ‘Our Country, Not Theirs’—‘And We Are Not Going to Leave’

    02/27/2017 3:11:41 PM PST · by blam · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-27-2017 | Katie McHugh
    Univision senior anchor Jorge Ramos declared on Friday that the United States belongs to Latino migrants, emphatically stating to a Spanish-speaking audience that “it is our country, not theirs.” Ramos took an unusual tack, pivoting from talk of diversity and togetherness into boasts of conquest. Mass immigration, particularly illegal immigration, was a fait accompli. There is nothing the U.S. can do about it, and they must accept that America is “not their” country and that illegal aliens, particularly Latinos, “are not going to leave,” he said. “I am an immigrant, just like many of you,” Ramos said in Spanish, as...
  • Former CFO of Berkeley schools confesses to taking $382,252 from the district, board member says

    02/27/2017 3:09:59 PM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 21 replies
    Charleston Post and Courrier ^ | Feb 14, 2017 | Brenda Rindge
    MONCKS CORNER – The former chief financial officer of Berkeley County School District has confessed to taking nearly $400,000 from the district starting in July 2012, according to district officials. In addition to releasing details of the investigation, the board voted Tuesday to fire the accounting firm that gave it a clean audit just a month before Brantley Thomas, 60, was accused of misappropriating funds. The board also called Tuesday for an internal investigation into the district’s finances.
  • John Podesta Related to Officer at Nat'l Center For Missing & Exploited Children..?

    02/27/2017 3:07:15 PM PST · by gaijin · 89 replies
    The HoneyBee ^ | February 26th, 2017 | me
    Brian Podesta is a Washington DC area US Navy reservist and Senior Analyst at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Mr. Podesta's TS/SCI clearance is sponsored by John Podesta, former campaign chief of recent Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and new addition to the Washington Post. For discussing the Brian/John Podesta connection, Twitter today suspended the account of 9217/whitedeer23. Alternate accounts digitally associated with that handle were also suspended without explanation by Twitter. These moves follow the recent removal of all videos of popular YouTuber David Seaman, fired in late August from the Huffington Post for reporting on health...
  • Science can help you reach enlightenment — but will it mess with your head?

    02/27/2017 3:05:48 PM PST · by TBP · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 26, 2017 | Stefanie Cohen
    It’s a state achieved by many others throughout time. High-performance athletes are in ecstasis when they ski down huge mountains or surf giant waves. Monks attain it after years of meditation. Mystics feel it when they have visions. And the US government uses it to try to reset their most elite warriors after brutal battles abroad. This state of mind is called “flow” or an “altered” or “non-ordinary state of consciousness” where “action and awareness start to merge. Our sense of self vanishes. Our sense of time as well. And all aspects of performance, both mental and physical go through...
  • Mark Levin Show,M-F,6PM-9PM,EST,WABC AM,February 27-March 3, 2017

    02/27/2017 3:00:27 PM PST · by Biggirl · 14 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | February 27, 2017 | Mark Levin
    Good Evening!
  • Dems Prepare To Disrupt President Trump’s Address To Congress

    02/27/2017 2:59:35 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 71 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | February 25, 2017
    The invite list by Democrat members of Congress reads like yet another staged protest like so many in recent years that resulted in costly mayhem and damage. This time, though, it won’t be a protest on city streets, but rather within the halls of Congress itself as President Donald Trump takes center stage to lay out his year one agenda for the nation to the legislators responsible for turning that agenda into law. Both Democrats and the Establishment Media see it as yet another opportunity to try and challenge and embarrass the president. The anti-president mood will be unprecedented. Remarkable...
  • Merkel: Yeah, I guess we should spend that extra money on defense after all

    02/27/2017 2:56:41 PM PST · by mandaladon · 7 replies
    Hot Air ^ | JAZZ SHAW
    You may recall from the 2016 campaign trail that many of our media mavens lectured then candidate Donald Trump about his plans to bully our NATO allies into paying their fair share of defense costs. This was widely viewed in liberal circles as an unreasonable attitude, with some even suggesting that it could discount America’s place as a global leader. It turns out that, yet again, President Trump decided to make good on his promise when he sent his new Secretary of Defense across the pond to deliver precisely that message. (Washington Post) Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued an ultimatum...

    02/27/2017 2:52:44 PM PST · by IrishRoverMountain · 19 replies
    Herman Cain's web page ^ | 2/27/17 | Herman Cain
  • School Choice Will Restore Our Competitive Edge

    02/27/2017 2:51:23 PM PST · by TBP
    The Foundation for Economic Education ^ | Monday, February 27, 2017 | Tyler Bonin
    In his inauguration speech, President Donald Trump asserted, “We must protect our border from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs. Protection will lead to great prosperity and strength.” Throughout his campaign, Trump made it clear that manufacturing jobs have been leaving the U.S. for far too long, while the politicians who betrayed middle-class Americans in favor of offshore production watched from the comfort of Washington. Trump noted that as president and “Dealmaker-in-Chief” he would engender a second golden age of American manufacturing. President-Elect, Donald Trump put this fanfaronade into action, making...
  • The War On Cops (Stringham and Mac Donald Debate)

    02/27/2017 2:40:24 PM PST · by OddLane · 6 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | February 27, 2017 | Gerard Perry s
    Watching the debate between Heather Mac Donald and Edward Stringham was a fascinating experience for a number of reasons, foremost among them being that it presented two deeply contrasting visions of right wing thought. The former shaped by a deep reverence for social cohesion and ordered liberty, while the latter is influenced by a deeply-held anti-authoritarianism and faith in an unencumbered free market. The point of dispute was criminal justice reform, which was framed by the debate resolution, “There’s a war on cops, and it’s making us less safe.” Mac Donald, naturally, responded in the affirmative, asserting that the most...
  • SpaceX to Send Privately Crewed Dragon Spacecraft Beyond the Moon Next Year

    02/27/2017 2:26:54 PM PST · by Moonman62 · 52 replies
    SpaceX ^ | 2/27/2017 | spacex
    We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. They have already paid a significant deposit to do a moon mission. Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these individuals will travel into space carrying the hopes and dreams of all humankind, driven by the universal human spirit of exploration. We expect to conduct health and fitness tests, as well as begin initial training later this year. Other flight teams have also expressed strong interest and we expect more to follow. Additional information will be released...
  • UCLA restricts enrollment in popular free speech course

    02/27/2017 2:21:34 PM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 11 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Feb. 27, 2017 | Kathryn Arnold
    University of California, Los Angeles professor Keith Fink teaches a course on free speech that is so popular his department chair decided to limit enrollment. Fink has been teaching courses focusing on free speech issues for ten years now—each year with historically large class sizes, sometimes attracting as many as 245 students with his most popular seminars. “They are penalizing the students to get at me.” Tweet This Until recently, there had never been an issue with Fink giving out PTE (permission to enroll) numbers to students who wanted to enroll in the courses. Generally, the department sets an initial...
  • GOP Congress Should Stop the "Competitive Health Insurance Act"

    02/27/2017 2:19:12 PM PST · by 54fighting · 9 replies
    Against Crony Capitalism ^ | 2/27/17 | Dean Chambers
    On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to mark-up H.R. 372, the so-called Competitive Health Insurance Act of 2017 introduced by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), to make crony GOP donors’ regulatory dream a reality. The Gosar bill would throw conservative principles to the wayside by amending the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 to bring health insurance companies under federal antitrust oversight…
  • Democratic Socialist Group Seeks to Become a Registered Student Organization (Boston College)

    02/27/2017 2:09:57 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    The Heights (BC Student Newspaper) ^ | February 27, 2017 | by Chris Russo
    In light of President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders, forms of resistance against him, including protests, have become more prevalent in the United States. One group that organizes many of the protests is the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Boston College will soon see its own rising group of socialists, as the Young Democratic Socialists of BC (YDSBC) seek to become a registered student organization (RSO) on campus. “The primary purpose of the club will be to produce a more in-depth discussion [about socialism] on campus,” said Joshua Behrens, creator of the club and MCAS ’18. “I feel like critiquing...
  • Muslim Terrorists Behead Kidnapped Sailor After Ransom Is Denied

    02/27/2017 2:03:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 27, 2017
    BAbu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines released a video showing the beheading of a German hostage in the first sign the brutal Filipino militants carried out a threat to kill him after a ransom deadline lapsed over the weekend. President Rodrigo Duterte’s adviser dealing with Muslim rebel groups, Jesus Dureza, condemned the killing of Jurgen Gustav Kantner as barbaric, saying the Philippine military and other groups “exhausted all efforts to save his life” up to the final moment. “We grieve as we strongly condemn the barbaric beheading of yet another kidnap victim,” Dureza said in a statement. “We all tried...
  • Don’t Ban States from Defunding Planned Parenthood

    02/27/2017 2:00:36 PM PST · by Maudeen · 4 replies
    It was President Obama’s most deadly lawlessness during his final days. As a parting stab in the back to life, the Obama Administration just issued an unthinkable regulation banning states from defunding Planned Parenthood’s abortion business. Planned Parenthood slaughters over 323,000 innocent babies a year – 900 babies murdered a day. It takes half a billion of your tax dollars. Planned Parenthood has been caught selling aborted babies’ body parts. It has been referred for criminal prosecution by both the House and Senate.
  • Lobbyist:' Evidence' That Seth Rich Murdered When He Discovered Russian Operatives Hacked DNC

    02/27/2017 2:00:30 PM PST · by drewh · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16:14 EST, 27 February 2017 | EXCLUSIVE Louise Boyle
    A longtime GOP operative is asking Congress to investigate whether or not Russia is behind the murder of a young Democratic National Committee staffer. Seth Rich, 27, was fatally shot in the back while walking home alone in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of D.C. in the early hours of July 10 last year. At the time of his death, he was working as a data analyst for the DNC. Eight months on, there are no leads and no suspects in the homicide investigation. DC police have said nothing was stolen from Rich and that the murder was a botched robbery. Now,...
  • So You Wanna Be a Socialist? In Seattle, You’ve Got Options

    02/27/2017 1:59:01 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    Seattle Weekly ^ | February 27, 2017 | by Sara Bernard
    A few weeks ago, tenants’ rights activist Jon Grant announced that he’s running for City Council this fall as a Democratic Socialist. Although he is not, technically speaking, a member of any political party - the affiliation is more a kind of “shorthand to describe my values to voters,” he says - his second-time run for a Council seat is couched in the belief that, in Seattle, anyway, “it’s not enough anymore to be an establishment Democrat.” The events of the past year, and especially of the past few months, seem to echo that sentiment. November 8, 2016, was an...
  • Clinton, Trump Campaigns' Drama Fills Book

    02/27/2017 1:57:02 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    NewsMax ^ | February 27 | Doug Wead
    My new book "Game of Thorns" will be released soon and it is a hoot. This is the story of the 2016 election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. If you've followed this election on YouTube and the mainstream media, you are definitely going to want to read this book and get it straight. It takes you on-board the Hillary Clinton campaign jet, where they are popping the corks of Champagne bottles to celebrate their impending victory. It takes you to the despair at Trump Tower, where rumors spread that Donald Trump is going to start his own television network...