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  • HIV Becoming Resistant to Key Drug, Study Finds

    03/18/2018 8:05:06 PM PDT · by fwdude · 30 replies
    BBC News ^ | 28 February 2016 | Dominic Howell
    Strains of HIV are becoming resistant to an antiretroviral drug commonly used to prevent and fight the virus, research has suggested. HIV was resistant to the drug Tenofovir in 60% of selected cases in some African countries, according to the study, which covered a 17-year period. The research, led by University College London, looked at 1,920 HIV patients worldwide who had treatment failure. Lead author Dr Ravi Gupta said the results were "extremely concerning".
  • Ted Cruz says Mueller right choice to lead Russia investigation [5-19, 2017]

    03/17/2018 8:35:36 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 71 replies
    Dallas News ^ | MAY 19, 2017 | Gromer Jeffers Jr., Political Writer Connect with Gromer Jeffers Jr.
    Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday praised the choice of Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into whether President Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential elections. "I don't think it was necessary to appoint a special counsel," Cruz said. "But the Department of Justice made the decision to do that. If they are going to appoint a special counsel, Bob Mueller is an excellent choice." Cruz said Mueller, a former FBI director with a sterling reputation, would conduct a fair investigation.
  • Parkland Survivor To Trump: ‘Show Us That You Aren’t Owned By The NRA’

    03/12/2018 7:32:56 PM PDT · by TomServo · 92 replies
    Huff Post ^ | 3/12/18 | Alanna Vagianos
    Two student survivors of last month’s deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school are urging President Donald Trump to break his ties with the National Rifle Association and live up to his pledge to push for stricter U.S. gun laws.
  • David Hogg: Gun Ownership Should be “Privilege, Not a Right”

    03/12/2018 4:51:16 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 168 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    <p>Just when you thought your TV might have become a Hogg-free zone . . .</p> <p>Tuning in CNN this morning, there was David Hogg. Again. And the Parkland survivor-turned-gun-control-activist made one thing clear: he has no use for the Second Amendment. Hogg accused the NRA of liking to “hide behind the Second Amendment and say this is our constitutional right. We’re Americans.” Well, yeah: you nailed, it, David!</p>
  • Mark Levin Dismisses Discussion of Vincent Foster

    03/11/2018 8:27:47 PM PDT · by AJFavish · 37 replies
    March 11, 2018 | Allan J. Favish
    Go to and scroll down to the audio file for 3/8/2018. At 1:05:35 to 1:07, Levin has a discussion with a caller until the caller, out of the blue, brings up Vincent Foster. Levin shuts down the conversation quickly with disdain. What little the caller had to say about Foster appears to me to be mostly inaccurate. The caller stated that Miguel Rodriguez testified around 2002 that the crime scene was plowed . . . . First of all, I don't think we can say for certain that it was a "crime" scene because we do not know with...
  • Schumer: No Senate Confirmation For White Men

    03/04/2018 10:13:13 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 135 replies ^ | March 5, 2018
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer voted against one of President Trump’s judicial nominees simply because he is a white male. “The nomination of Marvin Quattlebaum [the judicial nominee] speaks to the overall lack of diversity in President Trump’s selections for the federal judiciary,” Schumer said on the Senate floor Wednesday. “Quattlebaum replaces not one, but two scuttled Obama nominees who were African-American.” The Democratic leader lamented the fact that the majority of Trump’s nominees were white. Regardless of Quattlebaum’s qualifications, Schumer thought he was unfit for the job due to his race.
  • Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons, votes to arm teachers

    03/04/2018 10:42:31 AM PST · by Simon Green · 58 replies
    Reuters ^ | 03/04/18 | Reuters Staff
    The Florida Senate rejected a proposal to ban assault weapons, and voted for a measure to arm some teachers, weeks after 17 people were killed in the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history. An amendment that would have banned assault weapons attached to a wider bill failed on Saturday in a largely party-line vote, in response to the Feb. 14 killing of 14 students and three faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland. The vote was 20-17 against the assault weapon ban, with two Republicans joining all of the senate’s 15 Democrats...
  • Massachusetts woman accused of fatally shooting driver for cutting her off

    02/20/2018 4:06:34 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    A Massachusetts woman allegedly shot a driver for cutting her off — and bragged that she’d warned her victim, “don’t make me spank you,” on Facebook, according to local reports. Graciela Paulino, 20, was nabbed in Lowell Thursday for killing 34-year-old construction worker Mark Devoe, who may have cut her off as he was coming back from his lunch break, the Boston Globe reported.
  • Texas church massacre: Family that lost eight files federal claim against Air Force

    02/19/2018 8:10:49 AM PST · by Will88 · 54 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/28/2017 | ALEX JOHNSON and NATALIE VALDÉS
    A family that lost eight members in the Texas church massacre this month filed a notice of claim on Tuesday accusing the Air Force of negligence for not having filed paperwork that could have stopped the gunman from buying his weapons.
  • Justin Trudeau is on verge of legalizing pot for 12-year-olds

    02/15/2018 6:19:24 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Feb 13, 2018
    A pro-family group has blasted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis as “monstrous” and a “devastating attack” on society and families, and is urging Canadians to lobby the Senate to reject the legislation. Most egregiously, Bill C-45 or the Cannabis Bill, poses significant risks for children, REAL Women of Canada vice president Gwen Landolt said in a critique posted on the group’s website. The Liberal bill allows children over age 11 to “freely possess, use, and even share marijuana up to five grams [10 joints] at a time,” she pointed out. “There is absolutely no recourse if a...
  • A transgender woman was shot in Baltimore and no one is talking about it

    02/15/2018 8:47:27 AM PST · by Jack Black · 57 replies
    Mya Hall wasn’t looking for trouble when she took a wrong turn on March 30 and wound up on the wrong exit of a Fort Meade, Md. parkway, which led to the Baltimore headquarters of the NSA. But she still wound up dead after security opened fire on her vehicle, apparently causing it to crash into the gates of the compound. This week, as protests over the death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray continue, black women on Twitter are urging the city to remember her name.
  • Polygraph panic: CIA director fretted his vote for communist

    02/14/2018 6:19:09 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 58 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | September 15, 2016 | Tal Kopan
    At his first polygraph test to enter the CIA, the future director had a secret. John Brennan on Thursday recalled being asked a standard question for a top security clearance at his early CIA lie detector test: Have you ever worked with or for a group that was dedicated to overthrowing the US? "I froze," Brennan said during a panel discussion about diversity in the intelligence community at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual conference. "This was back in 1980, and I thought back to a previous election where I voted, and I voted for the Communist Party candidate,"
  • Northeastern professor wishes death on Trump....

    02/10/2018 8:46:01 AM PST · by caww · 73 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/9/2018 | Brendan Pringle
    political economy professor Barry Bluestone found himself quickly eating his words after publicly wishing death on President Trump. During a lecture about the rule of law and inequality in the U.S., Bluestone told his students, “Sometimes I want to just see him impeached. Other times, quite honestly — I hope there are no FBI agents here — I wouldn’t mind seeing him dead." Ironically, the lecture was called “The Rule of Law in a Time of Polarization,” ! Realizing that the university didn’t have his back and that his 17-year career at the school may be at risk, Bluestone attempted...
  • Black Lives Matter leader fatally shot in New Orleans

    02/07/2018 12:04:20 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02-07-2018 | Avery Anapol
    A leader of the Black Lives Matter movement died early Wednesday morning in New Orleans after being shot in the thigh, according to multiple reports. Muhiyidin Elamin Moye, 32, was shot in the thigh while riding a bicycle, police told The New Orleans Advocate.
  • John Mahoney of 'Frasier' Fame Dies at 77

    02/06/2018 8:44:40 AM PST · by Cecily · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | February 6, 2018 | Megan Thomas and Darran Simon
    John Mahoney, a veteran character actor best known for playing the curmudgeonly dog-loving father of the title character in TV's "Frasier," has died, his publicist said Monday. He was 77 years old. Mahoney, who played Martin Crane, father of Frasier Crane and Niles Crane, on the long-running sitcom, died Sunday in Chicago after a short illness, according to Wendy Morris. Peri Gilpin, who played the character Roz Doyle in "Frasier," recalled that Mahoney sang at her wedding, and she recalled some of his best-known performances: "Watch Moonstruck, Say Anything and/or Frasier or anything you can with him in it and...
  • Jimmy Kimmel wrecks car in head-on collision accident

    02/04/2018 6:11:24 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 133 replies ^ | Feb 2 2018 | Morgan M. Evans
    Funnyman Jimmy Kimmel may be the king of late night laughs but the talk show host's recent car crash was no laughing matter.
  • Q drop #635, #636: (1/27/2018)

    02/04/2018 12:52:52 AM PST · by ransomnote · 13 replies ^ | 1/27/2018 | Q Anon
    #635 Jan 27 2018 15:35:37 Q Unknown.jpg "Stronger Together" ______________________ #636 Jan 27 2018 15:36:45 Q learn-some-history-13th-am….png Do you trust your black leaders? How much are they worth? Reconcile.
  • Putin's Condolences following the death of Fidel Castro in 2016

    01/28/2018 11:02:24 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 45 replies ^ | November 26, 2016 | Vladimir Putin
    “I offer my deepest condolences to you and the entire Cuban nation over the death of your brother, the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. The name of this remarkable statesman is rightfully viewed as a symbol of a whole era in modern history. Free and independent Cuba built by him and his fellow revolutionaries has become an influential member of the international community and serves as an inspiring example for many countries and peoples. Fidel Castro was a sincere and reliable friend of Russia. He made a tremendous personal contribution to the establishment and progress of Russian-Cuban...
  • Bill Kristol: Tucker Carlson's show is 'close now to racism'

    01/26/2018 8:21:47 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 25 2018 | The Hill
    Conservative commentator Bill Kristol rips Fox News's Tucker Carlson in a new interview, saying his show could be "close now to racism" or "ethnonationalism." "I mean, it is close now to racism, white - I mean, I don't know if it's racism exactly - but ethnonationalism of some kind, let's call it. A combination of dumbing down, as you said earlier, and stirring people's emotions in a very unhealthy way," Kristol told CNBC's John Harwood in the interview published on Thursday.
  • Hawaii: Missile False Alarm Clearance Delayed Because Governor Did Not Know Twitter Password

    01/24/2018 7:56:25 AM PST · by servo1969 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-23-2018 | PENNY STARR
    The fallout continues from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency’s false alert this month warning the public of an incoming ballistic missile. On Monday, Gov. David Ige told reporters a reason for the delay in clarifying the alarm was that he didn’t know the password for his Twitter account. Since the incident, which spread panic across the state with people scrambling to take shelter, an investigation by the agency and the Federal Communications Committee revealed that Hawaii did not have a protocol in place to reverse the false alarm.