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  • It's an Obama-nation! French voters demand former US president take charge of France

    02/28/2017 8:46:06 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 28 February 2017 09:57 CET+01:00 | Oliver Gee
    A campaign to make Barack Obama the president of France is gathering steam… but why? If you think you’ve glimpsed campaign posters for “Obama 17” across Paris then you’re not mistaken. The posters, which have been pasted to walls around Paris in recent days, are calling for a fresh face in the 2017 presidential race — that of the former president of the US. Under a picture of the former US President are the words “Oui, on peut”, the French translation of Obama’s “Yes we can” slogan. A group of friends behind the campaign have said that it started as...
  • How soon they forget Obama's mistreatment of media

    02/28/2017 7:02:43 AM PST · by luke1825 · 13 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 3/1 | peter lucas
    Here is one true thing: the mainstream media loves being attacked by President Donald Trump. They relish it; they are thriving on it. It is the lead story on television news; it is front-page news every day. The attacks enable reporters and anchors to act brave and noble, and to say things like this to the Trump administration: "You don't get to tell us what to do any more than Barack Obama did." It enables a Boston Globe headline writer to write: "Will the Media Be Crushed?" over another in its endless stream of anti-Trump stories.
  • Economic growth 1.9 percent in fourth quarter of 2016 as revision disappoints

    02/28/2017 6:29:38 AM PST · by GonzoII · 10 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/28/17 | Joseph Lawler
    The U.S. economy grew at a 1.9 percent annual pace in the last quarter of 2016, according to revised Gross Domestic Product data published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis Tuesday morning. Tuesday's report disappointed investor expectations, which were for an upward revision to 2.1 percent.
  • Just in time for Trump, George W. Bush lifts embargo on criticizing successors

    02/28/2017 3:59:08 AM PST · by NYer · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 28, 2017 | J. Marsolo
    George W. Bush broke his policy of not attacking a sitting president.  Bush did not criticize or attack Obama but has joined the Opposition Party (Democrats and mainstream media, aka Fake News Media)'s war against Trump. Bush acted like a punching bag during his second term.  Obama blamed Bush for every problem, but Bush remained silent.  He did not forcefully, if at all, defend his Iraq policy, nor did he respond to the attacks on him by the mainstream media and Democrats like Harry Reid.  Reid called him a loser and said in 2007 the Iraq War was lost. Reid's...
  • Fake News, Exposed

    02/27/2017 8:21:37 PM PST · by RightGeek · 8 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/27/2017 | Lee Smith
    Obama's "echo chamber" lives on and the media are still buying... In an article on the Atlantic website, a former Obama White House staffer explains why she resigned from the Trump White House after only eight days. . . . Hers was the second story in less than a week in which a government official explained that they’d resigned because of Trump’s policies. Ned Price, a CIA analyst who worked at the Obama White House, authored a cri de coeur for the Washington Post to explain why his disagreements with Trump’s policies prompted him to leave government service. “To be...
  • Justice Department withdraws Obama-era challenge to Texas voter ID law

    02/27/2017 1:09:00 PM PST · by davikkm · 13 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Andrea Noble
    The Justice Department is reversing course in a long-running lawsuit over a Texas voter identification law — a significant shift under President Trump that comes four years after Obama administration lawyers joined civil rights groups in their challenge of the Texas law. The Justice Department on Monday informed attorneys for a civil rights group challenging the voter ID law that the government plans to file court papers to withdraw the DOJ’s discriminatory purpose claim. The move to dismiss its claim that the Texas law was adopted with a discriminatory purpose is not an outright withdrawal of the Justice Department from...
  • Watch out for past president Barak Hussein Obama: The most dangerous phase is yet to come!

    02/27/2017 10:09:53 AM PST · by CanaryBlog · 11 replies
    The Canary in The Mine ^ | 2/27/2017 | The Canary
    We in these pages on several occasions, the last time in the preceding blog, described former president Barak Hussein Obama as a strategic revolutionary. To see him as such is almost obvious if one follows his upbringing, as previously in a series of blogs in detail described in these pages. The formative years of his youth he spent under the influence of radical Socialists (often even Communists). In and after college, his associates were practically exclusively leftist radical revolutionaries, including Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn of Weather Underground fame, once he came to Chicago to work as a community organizer....
  • Ahmadinejad to Trump: US belongs to everyone

    02/27/2017 8:48:05 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    INN ^ | 27/02/17 14:30 | David Rosenberg
    Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wrote a 3,500 word letter to President Donald Trump in which he slams the new administration’s restrictions on immigration and US “dominance” of the United Nations. […] … Ahmadinejad, who during his tenure as president threatened to “wipe Israel off the map” and publicly suggested the Holocaust was a hoax, chided Trump over his recent executive order temporarily restricting immigration from seven high-risk countries, saying the US must “value respect toward the diversity of nations and races.” Ahmadinejad went on to argue that the United States “belongs to all nations”, suggesting the US has no...
  • Obama Lackey Tom Perez Takes Over DNC

    02/27/2017 8:46:04 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/27/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama’s Democratic Party gears up to wage war on the president Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s weekend victory over Keith Ellison in the race to become DNC chairman shows Democrats learned nothing from their historic shellacking in November and that Barack Obama remains firmly in control of the party.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Trashes Trump at Oscars 2017 - Trump Is A Racist. Obama Trash Talks Trump With Kimmel

    02/27/2017 8:44:28 AM PST · by tony75034 · 21 replies
    Whatfinger.com ^ | 2/27/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Jimmy Kimmel called Donald Trump a racist in his opening monologue at the 2017 Oscars, and continued to blame him for the entire world not liking America now. He then called for unity by encouraging liberals and conservatives to talk with each other. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story. See Obama trash Trump With Kimmel in Video below this first one.
  • Politicising hate crime

    02/27/2017 8:19:11 AM PST · by Jyotishi
    The Pioneer, idealmedia.com ^ | Monday, February 27, 2017 | Editorial
    POLITICISING HATE CRIME Wrong to blame Trump for racial killing It is tragic that an Indian engineer was shot dead in the US in what appears to be a racial hate crime. The killer (a Navy veteran) shouted, "Get out of my country", before he shot the victim and injured another Indian. American laws are strong enough to deal with such incidents and one must hope that the murderer will be punished sooner than later. It would be wrong, however, to generalise that hate crimes against Indians, or non-whites, are becoming part of the American DNA. Let us not forget...
  • Pelosi: Trump ‘Has No Jobs Bill’; 'They've Done Nothing'

    02/27/2017 7:56:21 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 27, 2017 | 8:08 AM EST | Susan Jones
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hailed President Obama’s stimulus program on Sunday, telling ABC’s “This Week” that within one month of Obama’s inauguration, “he signed a bill which saved or created 4 million jobs.” Pelosi invoked the controversial $832-billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to unfavorably compare President Donald Trump to former President Obama at the one-month mark: “What has the Trump administration done from their inaugural address, where they talked about decay and carnage? They've done nothing except put Wall Street first, make America sick again, instill fear in our immigrant population in our country, and make sure...
  • Massive chair-hurling brawl breaks out in Bronx Seafood City family eatery

    02/27/2017 5:37:21 AM PST · by kevcol · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 25, 2017 | Jordan Gass-Poore
    Multiple people used chairs to viciously beat one another at a Bronx, New York, family restaurant, according to police and video footage of the incident. Video captured the chaos at Seafood City on City Island Avenue. The fight kicked off at 9:45pm on Thursday night, police said. People can be seen tossing and using chairs as shields in the restaurant's large dining room.
  • John Podesta joins The Washington Post as contributing columnist

    02/23/2017 11:06:44 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | February 23, 2017 | Peter Sterne
    The former chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, John Podesta, has joined The Washington Post as a contributing columnist, the paper announced on Thursday. Podesta, who also served as chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and a counselor to President Barack Obama, has recently written two op-eds for the Post. The first, published in December, was about the the FBI's investigation into Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee. The second, published last week, was about President Donald Trump's penchant for dismissing all criticism of himself as "fake news." The Post says Podesta's columns "will provide commentary and...
  • ALERT: Obama’s Post-Presidential Website Online… Campaign Image Spotted

    02/26/2017 7:49:31 AM PST · by yoe · 45 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | Feburary 25, 2017 | Staff
    Barack Obama is America’s political houseguest who won’t go away. During his tenure, Democrats lost both houses of Congress, scores of governorships and state legislatures, and finally the White House. Despite that record, the former president has decided that, much like the Foo Fighters, he’ll stick around. If you doubt this, close examination of his new website proves just how politically involved the former president wants to stay. Yes, the former first family already has a website, titled ( The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama. (I hear they got a good deal on used servers from Hillary Clinton.) Take...
  • Obama administration neglected priorities to focus on climate change, new EPA chief says

    02/26/2017 5:44:48 AM PST · by davikkm · 11 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | David Sherfinski
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Saturday said the Obama administration neglected would-be department priorities to pursue a climate change agenda and hinted that a rollback of some regulations could be announced as soon as next week. “I wanted to send a message to those at the agency — there are some very important things that the EPA does for this country,” Mr. Pruitt said on the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference. “There are air quality issues and water quality issues that cross state line[s].” “There’s some very important work to protect and provide leadership …...
  • Poll: Public Opposes Progressives’ Federal Transgender Rule by 2 to 1

    02/26/2017 4:48:23 AM PST · by GonzoII · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb 25, 2017 | Neil Munro
    Only 28 percent of Americans support former President Barack Obama’s pro-transgender claim that the federal government should decide bathroom policies in elementary and secondary schools, says a new poll by Rasmussen Reports.
  • Trump takes first step to building the wall by requesting bids from contractors (Tr.)

    02/26/2017 5:04:59 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-25-2017 | Karen Ruiz
    The Trump administration has taken its first step to building the wall on the Mexican-American border as it has requested proposals from contractors and plans to have a prototype built by mid-March. The US Customs and Border Protection issued the preliminary requests on Friday and said it will accept proposals next month for the design of the wall. The agency also said the it would release requests on or about March 6 asking companies for prototype ideas.
  • Feds Spending $393,790 Studying Transwomen in Uganda

    02/26/2017 2:22:25 AM PST · by GonzoII · 39 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | February 26, 2017 4:59 am | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly $400,000 studying transwomen in Uganda. A new grant worth $163,996 was awarded just six days into the Trump administration, continuing a project that was initially awarded in April 2016.
  • Progressives threaten revolt after DNC vote

    02/26/2017 1:26:11 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 70 replies
    CNN ^ | Feburary 25, 2017 | By Gregory Krieg
    ATLANTA (CNN)--Progressive activists lashed out at the Democratic Party on Saturday after their choice to lead its national committee, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, was defeated by former Obama administration Labor Secretary Tom Perez in a tight and unexpectedly contentious contest. After the results were announced, angry Ellison loyalists rose from their seats in the back of the ballroom at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel and tried to shout down outgoing interim chair Donna Brazile, chanting, "Party for the people, not big money!" "This shows that the Democratic Party didn't learn their lesson," said Alexa Vaca, an Ellison backer and supporter...
  • Why It Matters What President Trump Eats (One of the silliest articles you'll read this month)

    02/26/2017 1:01:14 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | February 21, 2017 | Joseph Erbentraut
    It appears that one of the most visible achievements of Michelle Obama’s legacy as first lady will live on in the Trump White House: her garden. First lady Melania Trump announced last week that she would preserve the White House vegetable garden planted in 2009. It came as a surprise to many nutrition advocates and food policy experts, who had expressed fears that Michelle Obama’s garden and the health and nutrition initiatives it symbolized could be endangered under the Trump administration. Some advocates, including Michael Jacobson, president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, are lauding the new...
  • Meet The New Boss (Obama's Man At The DNC)

    02/25/2017 10:21:15 PM PST · by OddLane · 6 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | February 26, 2017 | Gerard Perry s
    Keith Ellison’s loss is noteworthy for a number of reasons, many of them unrelated to the fact that his victorious opponent will be the first self-identifying Hispanic to preside over the Democratic National Committee. Yes, ethnicity/race did play a pivotal role in this intra-party election, but not in the way that the mainstream media and Democratic shills would have you believe. Perez’s victory is not so much a case of Democrats implicitly rebuking President Trump and his purportedly anti-latino immigration policies as Barack Obama’s man on the inside once again stepping on the Bernie Bros. The party hatchet-man who did...
  • As Critics Sneer, Trump Is Maneuvering to Unmuzzle Economy

    02/25/2017 8:23:06 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 8 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 25 Feb, 2017 | Larry Kudlow
    Virtually the whole world is beating up on the Trump administration for daring to predict that low marginal tax rates, regulatory rollbacks, and the repeal of Obamacare will generate 3 to 3.5 percent economic growth in the years ahead. In a CNBC interview last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held the line on this forecast. He also argued the need for dynamic budget scoring to capture the effects of faster growth. Good for him. But what’s so interesting about all the economic-growth naysaying today is that President Obama’s first budget forecast roughly eight years ago was much rosier than Trump’s....
  • They misspelled Demoncratic

    02/25/2017 2:28:58 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 6 replies
    Fow News Politics ^ | 2/25/2017 | Joseph Weber
    Joseph Weber By Joseph Weber Published February 25, 2017 FoxNews.com Facebook Twitter livefyre Email Print Now Playing Spicer sparks uproar by excluding some media from briefing Former President Obama and other top Democrats are focusing efforts on state-level races and ending the reconfiguring of voting districts through the politically-laden process known as gerrymandering -- a combined effort to end “Trump-ism” and help their party regain control of Congress and legislatures across the country. Obama indicated before leaving the White House last fall that his short-term, post-presidency focus will be on General Assembly races and redistricting after the 2020 Census.
  • Obama’s [2013] attack against Fox News reporter James Rosen is a really, really big deal

    02/25/2017 12:48:40 PM PST · by grundle · 17 replies
    wordpress ^ | May 29, 2013 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Obama’s attack against Fox News reporter James Rosen is a really, really big deal James Rosen is a law abiding reporter for Fox News. However, the Obama administration falsely labeled him as “an aider and abettor and/or co-conspirator” in a criminal investigation when it applied for a warrant to read his emails.The New York Times wrote of this:With the decision to label a Fox News television reporter a possible “co-conspirator” in a criminal investigation of a news leak, the Obama administration has moved beyond protecting government secrets to threatening fundamental freedoms of the press to gather news. Leak investigations usually focus...
  • The Forgotten Treachery of Obama’s State Department

    02/25/2017 12:20:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 25, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    We all know about the Obama administration's lies and treachery regarding Benghazi. But how many of you know about the Obama administration's lies and treachery against the American families of the Americans ambushed and murdered on the orders of Raul Castro?.......Thought so...Well, please read on:You see, amigos: This week 21 years ago three U.S. citizens and one legal U.S. resident who belonged to a humanitarian volunteer organization known as “Brothers to the Rescue” were busy at their volunteer humanitarian jobs when Raul Castro (then head of Cuba’s military) gave orders for his air force to ambush and murder them. Raul Castro...
  • All-Media Audience Cheers Black Character Killing White Family in Movie

    02/25/2017 6:51:11 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 50 replies
    freebeacon ^ | February 24, 2017 | Sam Dorman
    Members of the media cheered during a screening of the racial horror-comedy film Get Out when the black protagonist murdered an all-white family one-by-one. Conservative film critic Armond White reported the "all-media" audience's reaction on Friday, in his scathing review of the film in National Review. The New York Film Critics Circle removed White from its group after he allegedly made insulting comments about black director Steve McQueen during an annual awards ceremony. He called McQueen an “embarrassing doorman and garbageman,” according to Entertainment Weekly. White compared the film's director Jordan Peele, of Comedy Central's "Key and Peele," to President...
  • President Obama's Secret White House Screenings Revealed

    02/24/2017 8:16:25 PM PST · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2/24/2017 | Pamels McClintock
    Bets are good that the Obama family will be watching the Oscar telecast on Feb. 26 considering what avid movie fans they are. Now that he’s gone from office, Hollywood insiders reveal the Obama White House constantly asked for access to new releases. Hollywood has a long tradition of providing films to the White House, where there’s a posh screening room. “There was never a film they didn’t request to watch,” says an executive at one studio. President Obama’s office also routinely requested awards screeners (including La La Land and other current Oscar contenders). Another source says an ask even...
  • NRA Head Compares Anti-Trump Protester Violence to Terrorism

    02/25/2017 8:33:14 AM PST · by PROCON · 16 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Feb. 24, 2017 | ANDREW RAFFERTY
    The head of the National Rifle Association painted anti-Donald Trump protesters as violent extremists and compared their disruptions to terrorism during a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. "Ladies and gentlemen, another definition of terrorism is violence in the name of politics," said Wayne Lapierre, executive director of the NRA. "And criminal violence has no place in political debate." Police have clashed, at times, with crowds gathered to protest the new president. But the hundreds of demonstrations that have taken place around the globe have been largely peaceful.
  • Pentagon Says OBAMA Was Wrong: It’s NOT ISIL, IT’S ISIS!

    02/25/2017 5:15:39 AM PST · by davikkm · 33 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Ryan Saavedra
    <p>During a Friday briefing, Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said that the Pentagon had officially switched the name of the Islamic terrorist group, ISIL, to ISIS according to Fox News.</p> <p>Changing the name from ISIL to ISIS was important for the Pentagon to do for a few different reasons. Under the Obama administration the preferred acronym was ISIL, which stands for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.</p>
  • In west Africa, Trump — not Obama — a beacon of hope

    02/25/2017 2:36:04 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 24, 2017 | Maudlyne Ihejirika
    ACCRA, Ghana — Good riddance Barack Obama. And welcome Donald Trump. Surprisingly, that’s the view of many people in this western African nation, which is 78 percent Christian and 11 percent Muslim. “Of course we all supported the first black president of the United States. But along the line, we were disappointed,” said the Rev. Dr. John B. Ghartey, general secretary of Ghana’s Assemblies of God Church, speaking at a roundtable with religious leaders here in Ghana’s capital. “The expectation was so high. First of all, he’s black. Secondly, he professed to be a Christian. There were certain values we...
  • Trump Rescinds Obama Edict on Bathrooms [semi-satire]

    02/24/2017 10:32:03 PM PST · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 Feb 2017 | John Semmens
    President Trump's Executive Order rescinding President Obama's Executive Order commanding federally funded institutions to permit individuals to use the bathrooms of the sex they imagine themselves to be sparked outrage from the gender-confused and their advocates. Illinois Democratic gubernatorial aspirant J.B. Pritzker used Trump's action to solidify his credentials to the deranged base of the Party by advocating that "everyone should use the other gender's bathroom as a protest against Trump's tyranny." Pritzker's ploy was criticized by Illinois State Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-Chicago) as "missing the point of the Obama edict. Knowingly using the bathroom of the 'other gender' contradicts...
  • DOJ Needs A Special Task Force of Hundreds of Lawyers Investigating Soros, Obama & The Clintons-NOW!

    02/24/2017 4:15:46 PM PST · by Stayfree · 13 replies
    Self | February 24, 2017 | Stayfree
    Until a special prosecutor is appointed to investigate the Clintons and their foundation, Soros and his group of organizations and Obama and his shady financial dealings, the DOJ should hire thousands of patriotic lawyers and others to investigate this ring of anti-American rats in preparation of the appointment of a special prosecutor to jail the bunch of traitors.
  • Mass Deoportations Scare by OFA

    02/24/2017 3:31:48 PM PST · by stocksthatgoup · 27 replies
    Organizing for America | 2/24/2016 | Yolanda Magallanes
    Friend -- Over the past several months, we heard a lot about "mass deportation" and the implementation of a "deportation force" -- but I hoped I'd never live to see the day​. Unfortunately, it's about to become reality. This week, the Department of Homeland Security issued guidance regarding their immigration enforcement plans, "set[ting] the stage for mass deportations," as CNN characterized it. Rather than a common-sense focus on those who have committed serious violent crimes, the new administration is taking steps to vastly increase the population of immigrants who will be targeted, detained, and deported. The new guidance not only...
  • Despite the Hysteria, Trump Is Trending Less Authoritarian Than Obama

    02/24/2017 2:06:00 PM PST · by EveningStar · 22 replies
    National Review ^ | February 23, 2017 | David French
    Through personnel and policy, President Trump is limiting the executive branch. Lost in most of the coverage of President Trump’s decision to rescind the Obama administration’s transgender mandates is a fundamental legal reality — the Trump administration just relinquished federal authority over gender-identity policy in the nation’s federally funded schools and colleges. In other words, Trump was less authoritarian than Obama. And that’s not the only case. Consider the following examples where his administration, through policy or personnel, appears to be signaling that the executive branch intends to become less intrusive in American life and more accountable to internal and...
  • Obama left school bathrooms a mess (and acted illegally)

    02/24/2017 11:06:35 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 24, 2017 | By David Weisberg
    There is no federal law that requires any educational institution to refrain from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation. There are only federal laws that require institutions to refrain from discriminating on the basis of sex. Like it or not, that is a fact. The Obama administration decided that it would be a good thing if schools that receive federal funding accommodated transgendered students by permitting them to use bathrooms and locker-rooms that aligned with their own subjective sexual orientation. Having made that decision, there were two ways the Obama administration could have proceeded to achieve that goal. One...
  • Oroville Dam Got No Obama Stimulus Funds For Repair In 2009.

    02/24/2017 6:25:18 AM PST · by davikkm · 36 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    Although the Oroville Dam supplies drinking water to the entire State of California, no politician seemed to care…especially Obama. Almost 200,000 residents north of Sacramento were ordered to evacuate while authorities attempted to repair erosion of the dam’s emergency spillway, which would release “catastrophic” flood waters if it collapsed. We are talking “catastrophic” here! There is no public record of the dam, the tallest in the U.S., receiving any of the federal money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which was intended for repairs to infrastructure around the nation. Other projects that received money from the stimulus package were...
  • Trump’s order gives a boost to bathroom bills in 12 states

    02/23/2017 8:35:39 PM PST · by GonzoII · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Bradford Richardson
    Twelve state legislatures are considering bills that would require transgender people to use bathroom and locker room facilities based on their “biological sex” or birth gender, according to the National Conference of States Legislatures. The tally provides an insight into how states might proceed now that President Trump has rescinded an Obama administration order that required schools across the country to allow transgender students to use whatever bathroom or locker room facilities they choose. Matt Sharp, legal counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, said the repeal will inspire a flurry of legislative activity at the local level.
  • French Voters Call On Obama To Run For President To "Give French People Hope"

    02/24/2017 2:52:13 AM PST · by Zakeet · 65 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | February 24, 2017
    As French voters look set to make a massive swing to the right in their upcoming presidential election (see our notes on the topic here and here), a group of frightened liberal protesters have decided to back a relatively surprising, if impossible, presidential candidate in 2017, Barack Obama. And, lest you thing this is a joke, a quick walk around Paris even reveals campaign posters for "Obama17" plastered all around the city. The group of protesters who launched the effort to bring "hope and change" to France are urging French citizens to visit their website to sign a petition to...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama feels the burn at SoulCycle in DC after family returns home

    02/23/2017 1:54:43 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 67 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 23, 2017 | Chris Spargo
    EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama feels the burn at SoulCycle in Washington DC after family returns home via private jet from long weekend ski trip to Aspen Michelle Obama was photographed leaving a SoulCycle class in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon This is the first time Michelle has been spotted in DC since leaving the capital after President Trump's inauguration Michelle, 53, took a class at noon and then quickly made her way back to her Secret Service detail after the session was over She managed to keep her identity a secret from most around her by covering her face with large...
  • Obama lawyers form 'worst-case scenario' group to tackle Trump

    02/24/2017 12:20:08 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Politico ^ | February 23, 2017 | Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Top lawyers who helped the Obama White House craft and hold to rules of conduct believe President Donald Trump and his staff will break ethics norms meant to guard against politicization of the government — and they’ve formed a new group to prepare, and fight. United to Protect Democracy, which draws its name from a line in President Barack Obama’s farewell address that urged his supporters to pick up where he was leaving off, has already raised a $1.5 million operating budget, hired five staffers and has plans to double that in the coming months. They’ve incorporated as both a...
  • Obama Lawyers Unite to Launch Legal Attacks Against Trump Administration

    02/23/2017 4:14:24 PM PST · by ColdOne · 43 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 2/23/17 | Sam Dorman
    Lawyers who worked with former President Barack Obama have formed a nonprofit called United to Protect Democracy, which aims at filing lawsuits against President Donald Trump's administration. The group plans to investigate Trump, give information to the press to build the pressure for Congressional investigations, and eventually file lawsuits, Politico reported on Thursday. The leader of the group and former associate White House counsel Ian Bassin warned that democracies don't end quickly. He said they often "decline over a period of years that happen through a series of much smaller steps," in an apparent suggestion that the Trump administration would...
  • Straightforward From Here To The Left’s Fascist, Maybe Violent, Endgame

    02/23/2017 4:46:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 23, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    The Democrat Party, its Media serfs, and Social Justice Incorporated are all outraged because we uppity normals are again presuming to rule ourselves, and their agony is delightful. Less delightful is how, in the process of trying to claw their way back into power, they are incinerating the norms and rules that preserve our political order. That stuff Hillary babbled about honoring the legitimacy of elections? Yeah, no. There’s an invisible asterisk only liberals can see that explains that the norms and rules are void when liberals lose.So, where does this crisis end?We know where the leftists want it to...
  • Boehner: Republicans won't repeal and replace Obamacare

    02/23/2017 10:11:44 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/23/2017 | DARIUS TAHIR
    Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replace of Obamacare is “not going to happen.” Boehner, who resigned in 2015 amid unrest among conservatives, said at an Orlando health care conference that the idea that a repeal-and-replace plan would blitz through Congress is just “happy talk.” Instead, he said changes to former President Barack Obama’s signature legislative achievement would likely be relatively modest. “[Congressional Republicans are] going to fix Obamacare – I shouldn’t call it repeal-and-replace, because it’s not going to happen,” he said. Boehner’s comments come as Republican lawmakers across the country are...
  • TRUMP IS LIKE A FATHER TO MISBEHAVING MEDIA

    02/23/2017 9:50:43 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/23/17 | Rev Jesse Lee Peterson
    The media described Trump’s press conference as “wild,” “crazy” and “unhinged.” In reality, it was calm, forceful and pure love Do you remember when Chris Rock said President Barack Obama was “our boss,” that Barack and Michelle were “like the mom and the dad of the country,” and that we need to listen to what they say? Sorry, Chris. The Obamas did not make good national parents.
  • A Trump Dimension? I Have No Words... (video only)(language warning)

    02/23/2017 8:21:55 AM PST · by servo1969
    Youtube.com ^ | 2-23-2017 | Computing Forever
    A few choice comments by Dave Cullen. Today's subject: CNBC - "Physicists assure us that we're not living in an alternate reality where Trump is president"http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/22/alternate-realities-and-trump-mandala-effect-and-what-cern-does.html
  • Revenge of the Deep State

    02/23/2017 7:07:53 AM PST · by detective · 14 replies
    Reason ^ | February 23, 2017 | Andrew Napolitano
    Last week, The Wall Street Journal revealed that members of the intelligence community — part of the deep state, the unseen government within the government that does not change with elections — now have acquired so much data on everyone in America that they can selectively reveal it to reward their friends and harm their foes. Their principal foe today is the president of the United States.
  • Obama could be a highway star - but should it be I-55 or I-294? (Freeper help needed)

    02/23/2017 6:26:20 AM PST · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 22, 2017 | Sam Charles
    Should it be the Barack Obama Expressway or the Barack Obama Tollway? Democratic state legislators seem to agree that the hometown state senator made good should take his place alongside Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy and others immortalized in Illinois highways. But they apparently hit a fork in the road over just what stretch of pavement should get the honor. Two Illinois state representatives have competing plans to rename different Illinois highways after Obama.
  • How Jesse Jackson Jr. collects $138,400 a year from the federal government

    02/23/2017 6:13:49 AM PST · by rellimpank · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 23 feb 2017 | Katherine Skiba
    Records from former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s divorce case show how he has been able to collect hefty benefit checks from the federal government after serving time in prison for looting hundreds of thousands of dollars from his campaign fund. Jackson, 51, receives about $138,400 a year — more than he made as a freshman congressman in 1995. Most of that — about $100,000 — is workers' compensation and tax-free, according to Chicago attorney Barry Schatz, who is representing Jackson in his divorce proceeding.
  • Intelligence Community Leaking

    02/23/2017 4:51:01 AM PST · by detective · 11 replies
    Frontpage ^ | February 23, 2017 | Matthew Vadum
    Saboteurs in the U.S. intelligence community posing as patriots have been working hard to drive President Donald Trump from the White House. Former National Security Agency intelligence analyst and former War College professor John R. Schindler bragged on Twitter last week about the spy-led plot his friends are conducting against the president. “Now we go nuclear,” he tweeted. “IC [intelligence community] war [is] going to new levels. Just got an [email from] senior IC friend, it began: ‘He will die in jail.'” “US intelligence is not the problem here,” Schindler added. “The President’s collusion with Russian intelligence is. Many details,...