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  • Mukasey: Obama Wanted Clinton Cleared to Avoid Being Linked to Her Misconduct

    04/21/2018 11:17:04 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 53 replies
    polizette ^ | 21 Apr 2018 | Kathryn Blackhurst
    Former attorney general feels previous president signaled then-FBI director to let Hillary 'off' the hook to protect himself Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey accused James Comey of exonerating 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after former President Barack Obama warned the then-FBI director to “let her off” the hook. Comey, whom President Donald Trump fired in May 2017, led the FBI’s investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state. During an interview Friday on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle,” Mukasey said Obama wanted Comey to let Clinton “off” the hook because...
  • New York Yankees Post Message of Support for Bullied 10-Year-Old Girl: 'We Got Your Back'

    04/20/2018 12:13:06 AM PDT · by blueplum · 10 replies
    Inside Edition via MSN ^ | 19 Apr 2018 | Samantha Williams
    A 10-year-old girl from Pennsylvania received a special shout-out from the New York Yankees after sharing her experience of bullying in a heartbreaking video. The video shows Cassidy Slater, of Scranton, holding up sheets of paper describing the hardship she faces at her elementary school every day from bullies. "There's 4 of them and only 1 of me," she wrote....{snip} Among the video's many viewers were the New York Yankees. Some members of the team responded to her with a video of their own, using the same format with pieces of paper. The video started with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia...
  • New York Climate Activists Ride Buses To An Anti-Fossil Fuel Rally(DOH!)

    04/23/2018 12:04:25 PM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/23/2018 | Michael Bastasch
    Environmental activists rode buses up to Albany from New York City to tell Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to mandate the use of 100 percent green energy and move the state away from fossil fuels … wait, what? That’s right. Activists affiliated with the group Food & Water Watch will converge on New York’s capital to “demand 100% renewable energy & a ban on fracking infrastructure,” the group tweeted. Food & Water Watch backed New York’s ban on fracking in 2014, and now wants the state to get off all “fracked” gas — that’s pretty much all their gas. Food &...
  • Trump tells border officials to block migrant caravans from entering US.....

    04/23/2018 11:40:39 AM PDT · by caww · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/23/2108 | Anna Giaritelli
    Trump announced Monday he has directed the Department of Homeland Security to block large groups of migrants who have begun to arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border and apply for asylum as refugees from Central America. "Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country. It is a disgrace. We are the only Country in the World so naive! WALL," Trump tweeted Monday morning. Trump also said negotiations over a new North American Free...
  • Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Response to Alec MacGillis and New York Times Magazine

    04/23/2018 10:46:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 23, 2018 | Jerry Falwell, Jr
    What you’ve heard about us is true: We are big. Liberty University ranks as the largest Christian university in the world, the largest university in Virginia, the second largest non-profit and the fifth largest overall university in the United States. And we’ve grown most explosively during the past decade: from 38,000 enrolled to over 110,000. Our online programs drove that growth, with the rapid spread of high-speed internet making it possible for everyday people to gain a high-quality education at a low-dollar price point. When you have this much growth as fast as we have seen it come, it can...
  • Manchin becomes second Dem to back Pompeo

    04/23/2018 10:05:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 23, 2018 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Monday that he will vote for CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be the next secretary of State, making him the second Democrat to support Pompeo's nomination. "After meeting with Mike Pompeo, discussing his foreign policy perspectives, & considering his distinguished time as CIA Director & his exemplary career in public service, I will vote to confirm Mike Pompeo to be our next Secretary of State," Manchin said in a tweet. Pompeo likely already had the votes to be confirmed by the full Senate. With Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) expected to oppose him, Pompeo needed...
  • Trump says he has 'instructed' DHS Secretary Nielsen not to let caravans into US: 'It is a disgrace'

    04/23/2018 9:11:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 23, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump said Monday he has “instructed” Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen not to allow “large caravans of people” into the U.S. as a group of Central American migrants starts to reach the border, calling the situation a “disgrace.” “Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country. It is a disgrace. We are the only Country in the World so naïve! WALL,” Trump tweeted early Monday. The president’s directive came as a...
  • It’s Raining Parking Tickets in New York’s Midtown as Police Enforce New Traffic Rules

    04/23/2018 6:35:36 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/21/2018 | Paul Berger
    Parking in Manhattan is difficult enough for limousine, truck and delivery drivers. But they faced an additional challenge this week when New York City rolled out new regulations in the heart of Midtown. Parking and loading is now prohibited on both sides of most blocks between Sixth Avenue and Madison Avenue from 45th Street to 50th Street during morning and evening rush hours, according to a new regulation, which began April 16. The six-month pilot program, called Clear Curbs, is one of several programs launched by the city to combat congestion. In the first three days of the program, officers...
  • Confusion: Two Ambulances Called for One Injured Woman at Margaret Sanger Planned Parenthood

    04/23/2018 8:22:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | April 20, 2018 | Cheryl Sullenger
    New York City, NY – A police unit and two ambulances with lights flashing were dispatched on April 5, 2018, to Planned Parenthood’s flagship abortion facility, the Margaret Sanger Center, located at 26 Bleecker St. on the corner of Margaret Sanger Square in New York City. According to an eye witness report, there seemed to be some confusion on the part of the two ambulance teams. The anonymous witness told Operation Rescue that the first ambulance arrived shortly after noon and overshot the Planned Parenthood facility. It pulled over about a block away as a second ambulance pulled up to...
  • All the Fake News That’s Fit to Print (NY Times)

    04/22/2018 10:49:07 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 2 replies
    Tablet ^ | 4/21/2018 | Liel Leibovitz
    On Saturday, Nellie Bowles, a technology reporter for The New York Times, wrote a piece about Campbell Brown, the former news anchor recently hired by Facebook to help the social media giant improve its relationship with the news media. One obvious problem is Facebook’s contribution to the dissemination of fake news, which Brown is now fighting. How? Let the Paper of Record tell you all about it. “Ms. Brown,” wrote Bowles, “wants to use Facebook’s existing Watch product — a service introduced in 2017 as a premium product with more curation that has nonetheless been flooded with far-right conspiracy programming...
  • Chick-fil-A and the Christian Infiltration

    04/22/2018 7:42:26 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 49 replies
    the Weekly Standard ^ | 20 Apr, 2018 | Barton Swaim
    Even the headline of the short essay in the New Yorker was meant to offend, and it did: “Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of New York City.” The piece, by Dan Piepenbring, has been read, attacked, defended, and ridiculed by far more people than ordinarily read the New Yorker. If the editors’ goal was to attract online readers, they succeeded. Piepenbring makes no effort to veil his contempt for the famously clean and friendly fast-food restaurant, of which there are now four in Manhattan. He visited the grand opening of the largest and most recently built one, on Fulton Street in Lower...
  • Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat shoves stranger onto subway tracks

    04/22/2018 6:34:35 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 22, 2018 | | Post Staff Report
    An apparent supporter of President Trump got into an argument with a man on a subway train and later pushed him onto the tracks, police said Saturday. The 24-year-old victim had been accosted by his assailant, who was wearing a “Make America Great Again’’ hat, on a No.4 train on Friday. Police said the attacker, who is African-American, spewed anti-Hispanic slurs at the victim. They both got off at Union Square, where the victim was shoved off the platform.
  • NYPD searching for man in MAGA hat over alleged assault

    04/22/2018 9:47:31 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/22/18 | Avery Anapol
    New York City police are searching for a man in a “Make America Great Again” shirt and hat who allegedly pushed a man onto the subway tracks on Friday. Police say the suspect, described as a black male, got into a verbal dispute with the victim while onboard a train, during which he made racially derogatory statements about the victim, who is described as a 24-year-old Hispanic man. The man in the MAGA garb then followed the victim off the train and punched him in the head several times before pushing him onto the tracks, according to New York’s ABC7...
  • Developing: California Pushes Bill That Appears To Ban Sale of Bibles

    04/22/2018 9:46:40 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 106 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | April 19, 2018 at 6:06pm | Randy DeSoto
    A new California pro-LGBTQ bill that would ban the sale or distribution of materials related to “conversion therapy” easily passed the state’s assembly on Thursday.CBS News affiliate KOVR reported the final tally was 50-14. Assembly Bill 2943 now heads to the Democrat-controlled Senate.The bill would make it an unlawful business practice to engage in any “transaction intended to result or that results in the sale or lease of goods or services to any consumer” aimed at “sexual orientation change efforts with an individual.” Goods would include any books or written materials, while services would encompass counseling individuals seeking to address same-sex...
  • Democrats are getting desperate as Mueller stalls

    04/22/2018 8:22:01 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 22 Apr 2018 | Michael Goodwin
    It’s not just Hillary Clinton who can’t quit Russia. The whole Democratic Party keeps going back to 2016. In a move that reeks of desperation, the DNC filed a civil suit Friday against President Trump’s campaign, Russia and WikiLeaks, alleging a vast (right wing!) conspiracy to tip the election to Trump. The suit’s flamboyant charges made headlines, but that only served to obscure the real meaning. Namely, that top Dems are giving up their fantasies that special counsel Robert Mueller will deliver them from political purgatory by getting the goods on Trump. The trashy suit is their way of trying...
  • Migrants from the caravan have started reaching the US-Mexico border

    04/20/2018 1:21:17 PM PDT · by McGruff · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | April 20, 2018 | Khushbu Shah and Catherine E. Shoichet
    The first migrants from a caravan that sparked the ire of President Donald Trump have started arriving at the US-Mexico border and asking for asylum, advocates say. About 50 Central Americans have arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, according to Juventud 2000, an organization that assists migrants in that border city. Of those, about 10 have turned themselves in to US authorities at the border. Others are waiting for a larger contingent from the caravan to arrive before they head north, Juventud 2000 Director Jose Maria Garcia Lara said.
  • Syracuse fraternity suspended over hate-filled oath including anti-Semitism [Theta Tau]

    04/21/2018 10:41:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | April 19, 2018 3:03pm
    Syracuse University has suspended a campus fraternity after a video surfaced of members using racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic and ableist slurs. In the video, discovered by the Daily Orange, Syracuse’s student newspaper, a member of Theta Tau gets on his knees and repeats an oath with slurs against blacks, Hispanics and Jews, among others. The school’s administration suspended the fraternity, whose members attend the engineering school, after confirming the video’s authenticity on Wednesday. …
  • Wells Fargo Pays $1 Billion to Federal Regulators

    04/20/2018 9:18:30 PM PDT · by catnipman · 71 replies
    NYslimes ^ | 4/20/2018 | MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN
    Wells Fargo will pay two federal regulators a total of $1 billion to settle an array of investigations into its mortgage and auto-lending practices. Customers were forced to pay for extending the length of so-called interest rate locks on mortgage applications even when the bank was responsible for delays in the application process. Thousands of customers who bought cars with loans from Wells Fargo were forced to buy unnecessary insurance policies from the bank with premiums that topped a $1,000 a year. The bank said the policies could have contributed to about 27,000 customers having their cars repossessed after defaulting...
  • Trump: Times, third rate reporter Haberman are going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen

    04/21/2018 8:18:50 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | April 21, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    The New York Times and a third rate reporter named Maggie Haberman, known as a Crooked H flunkie who I don’t speak to and have nothing to do with, are going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he will “flip.” They use.... ....non-existent “sources” and a drunk/drugged up loser who hates Michael, a fine person with a wonderful family. Michael is a businessman for his own account/lawyer who I have always liked & respected. Most people will flip if the Government lets them out of trouble, even if.... ....it...
  • Hillary Clinton a bigger whiner than anyone realized

    04/21/2018 9:22:46 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 111 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 21, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    "They were never going to let me be president," former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declared on election night, according to a new book about her campaign. Clinton's sycophants struggled among themselves to figure out who would break the news to 'first woman president,' the book, " Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling ," by New York Times staffer Amy Chozick, reports. Chozick had to travel with the woman for months as part of her traveling press corps, and knew all about what Hillary was like, up close. According to the Daily Beast, citing the...