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  • Gallup: Tax Cut Not Moving the November Needle

    04/24/2018 5:34:37 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    brietbart ^ | 04/23/2018 | Neil Munro
    A Gallup poll shows a very mixed reaction by Americans to the GOP tax cut, creating another November problem for the establishment wing of the GOP. “Republicans have been increasingly more positive about their federal income taxes since [President Donald] Trump took office last year … [but] independents’ and Democrats’ views have not changed much,” Gallup reported April 16 about its survey of 1,015 adults, which was conducted early April. That’s bad news for the GOP leadership, which is hoping that the tax benefits will spike turnout by GOP voters, help with independents and mute Democratic opposition. Without strong voter...
  • There Is No Such Thing As ‘Newsworthy’ Exception To Attorney-Client Confidentiality

    04/21/2018 5:27:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2018 | Marina Medvin
    President Trump and his supporters made headway in accusing the Federal government of violating or endangering attorney-client privilege. They’re not wrong. The attorney-client privilege is recognized by our Supreme Court as one of the oldest recognized privileges for confidential communications. See Hunt v. Blackburn, 128 U. S. 464 (1888). The privilege is intended to encourage "full and frank communication between attorneys and their clients and thereby promote broader public interests in the observance of law and the administration of justice,” the Supreme Court explained in 1982. And, in 1998, the Supreme Court confirmed that attorney-client confidentiality is so important to...
  • Your Fake News Media in Action!

    04/21/2018 5:27:42 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 4 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Hey, let’s do that with Obamacare, too! – Chuckie Schumer announced on Friday that he’s introducing a bill that would essentially rescind federal marijuana laws because, he claims, he is such a huge believer in the concept of federalism that he thinks we should just let the states decide on whether pot should be legal or not. This marks the first issue in his long political career on which the old collectivist expressed a fealty to federalism. Talking Points Parrot for Senate! – Just minutes after Schumer had held his press conference,...
  • 'The Nation' Angered that 'Racist' Trump to Pardon Late African-American Boxing Champ

    04/23/2018 8:09:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 23, 2018 | Jay Maxon
    The Nation's sports editor Dave Zirin is livid that the man who occupies the White House, courtesy of the slave-holders who devised the electoral college, is getting the credit for pardoning Jack Johnson. The African-American Johnson was an early 20th century boxing champion who also served prison time for a criminal charge. Johnson (shown in photograph) was the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion, from 1908-1915, the era of Jim Crow. He had dated and married white women, and in 1912, he was arrested for violating the Mann Act forbidding a person from transporting a woman across state lines for...
  • Google Senior Engineer Alon Altman Wanted to Sabotage Trump’s Android Phone, Ban His Gmail Account

    04/19/2018 11:37:41 AM PDT · by blam · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-19-2018 | Allum Bokhari
    Alon Altman, a senior software engineer at Google, pressured the company to sabotage President Trump’s Android phone, according to new evidence released via James Damore’s class-action lawsuit against the company. Calling on the tech giant to use the “full economic force [of] Google for good”, Altman also suggested deleting the gmail accounts of Trump, his administration, and his aides for “abuse.” Altman – who is still employed by the tech giant – also called on Google to blacklist “alt-right’ sites on the Google ad network (she falsely included Breitbart News in this category — an assertion refuted by a Harvard...
  • YouTube Temporarily Demonetizes Dave Rubin Interview with Thomas Sowell

    04/23/2018 11:11:44 PM PDT · by grundle · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 23, 2018 | Lucas Nolan
    YouTube reportedly demonetized an interview with Dave Rubin of the popular internet show the Rubin Report and American political philosopher and author Thomas Sowell. The video was monetized shortly after Rubin publicly demanded an explanation from YouTube. Dave Rubin, the host of the Rubin Report, an internet series in which Rubin interviews a number of media and internet personalities, took to Twitter to reveal that an interview he conducted with political philosopher and author Thomas Sowell had been demonetized. When a video is demonetized, it means that the creator of the video no longer receives a percentage of ad revenue...
  • Politico Reporter: With DNC Lawsuit, Democrats Worry Their Party

    04/23/2018 7:37:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The cash-strapped Democratic National Committee has decided to be clown itself further by suing Wikileaks, Russia, and the Trump campaign for collusion during the 2016 election. For a party thatÂ’s tired of the media talking about Hillary and 2016, this is a way to keep both issues front and center. ItÂ’s going to re-open the wounds between the left and far left of the Democratic Party, erecting another obstacle for unity as the party heads into the 2016 election. Is the DNC's Trump-Russia conspiracy lawsuit a "political stunt?"Now, if youÂ’re a Democrat, it keeps Russia in the news, as the...
  • 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...
  • Only Pictures the Deranged Prog-Left Want You To See Go Viral

    04/23/2018 11:09:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/23/18 | Judi McLeod
    Some pictures don’t speak a thousand words. They yammer them at us. “A picture, so the age old saying goes, “ is worth a thousand words”. The picture taken when last respects were being paid to gracious former First Lady Barbara Bush: hypocritical, a portrait of lies, an insult to the intelligence of the public at large, and worthy of a thousand more not-so-nice words. But the word that best describes this picture is “POLITICAL”.
  • 'Relentlessly Negative': Hillary Blasts 2016 Media Coverage for 'Opening Door to Charlatans'

    04/23/2018 11:35:22 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 95 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 4/23/2018 | Staff
    Hillary Clinton took some more jabs at the media on Sunday, blaming negative coverage for playing a role in her loss in 2016. Clinton made her comments at the Pen America World Voices Festival and said that during her campaign, "the mainstream political coverage was influenced by the right-wing media ecosystem." She pointed to a "false equivalency" in the media's coverage, originally noted by Harvard University professor Thomas Patterson. Clinton also said that negative news imparted by election coverage "has had a leveling effect that opens the doors to charlatans."(snip) Clinton also said that media coverage has been more "straightforward"...
  • 'I'll break your arm!' cop says as he wrestles topless woman at Waffle House

    04/23/2018 10:26:15 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 114 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 23, 2018
    Footage of police arresting a woman at a Saraland, Alabama, Waffle House shows authorities threatening to break her arm after tackling her to the floor. Chikesia Clemons, who reportedly refused to pay a 50-cent charge on her bill (for plastic utensils), is claiming that excessive force was used and is facing charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
  • More Joy Reid Anti-Gay Writings Discovered — MSNBC Host Claims Site was Hacked

    04/23/2018 11:13:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    brietbart ^ | 04/23/2018 | John Nolte
    Joy Reid’s old blog, The Reid Report (2000-2014), is littered with even more anti-gay posts than were originally discovered, reports the far-left blog Mediate. The MSNBC host is claiming these latest discoveries were not written by her, but by hackers as a means “to taint my character.” Earlier this year, Reid admitted to authoring a number of posts on her old site that mercilessly ridiculed then-Republican Florida Governor Charlie Crist as a homosexual (even after he married a woman). Reid was clearly using homosexuality as a pejorative, as a weapon of ridicule, so the left-wing MSNBC anchor’s homophobia has already...
  • Ten Times Democrats Glorified Violence Against Republicans Since Election Day

    06/14/2017 12:34:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 6/14/17 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    In the wake of a mass shooting during a Republican Congressional baseball game by a disgruntled Democrat who referred to President Donald Trump as a “traitor,” one cannot help but recall all of the calls for violence, or glorification of violence, towards the right coming from the left.Congressman Steve Scalise and five others were shot by James Hodgkinson, a supporter of Bernie Sanders who had volunteered with his campaign. The shooter’s Facebook page features posts such as “Trump is Guilty & Should Go to Prison for Treason,” along with a link from a website called “ImpeachDJTNow,” and a slew of...
  • Cluster Bombs Are Back—and America and Russia Can't Get Enough

    04/22/2018 2:19:05 PM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies
    http://nationalinterest.org/ ^ | 4/21/18 | Michael Peck
    Cluster weapons—those mini-bombs that have cost many a civilian their foot or their life—are back. Russia has just unveiled what it describes as a stealth cluster bomb. This comes after the Trump administration scrapped a plan to eliminate cluster weapons by 2019, despite 103 nations signing on to an international agreement to ban production and use of such weapons. So far, 120 nations have joined the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions, of which 103 have actually ratified it. Unfortunately, the two biggest arms exporters in the world—America and Russia—have yet to join. Russia is testing the PBK-500U glide bomb, a...
  • Dear leaders: You've failed your children on climate change

    04/23/2018 5:47:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 68 replies
    CNN ^ | April 22, 2018 | by Jamie Margolin
    Dear leaders, You failed us. It's your responsibility to protect the youth. But when faced with the choice of fossil fuel money for your campaigns, or the wellbeing of your children, you pick fossil fuels. Today is Earth Day. Please save your phony Earth Day tweets and Facebook posts, I don't want to see them. Put those in a bag along with your toothless "thoughts and prayers" tweets for hurricane victims and dump them in the ocean just like you permit corporations to dump their waste. Because my generation is so done with your talk. I'm a 16-year-old sophomore in...
  • Bloomberg: Trump Is ‘Not Really a Business Person’

    04/23/2018 5:44:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    brietbart ^ | 04/22/20/18 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said President Donald Trump was a real estate developer, and therefore “not really a business person.” BRENNAN: At the DNC in 2016, you called Donald Trump a “risky, reckless and radical choice” and the country you said couldn’t afford to make that mistake. BLOOMBERG: Did I say that? BRENNAN: It was a memorable quote. Has he done anything to make you reconsider that? Do you think he’s doing a good job? BLOOMBERG: I think he, it’s, I would give him an incomplete grade. Some of the things that...
  • "HERE RUINING PEOPLE IS CONSIDERED SPORT"

    04/22/2018 2:29:16 PM PDT · by Aliska · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 11, 1993 | Gustav Niebuhr
    Here ruining people is considered sport ~Vince Foster, August 1993
  • Comey memos show Valerie Jarrett's CNN daughter a useful tool for Democrats

    04/22/2018 7:33:06 AM PDT · by libstripper · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 21, 2018 | Monica Snowalter
    The memos are out from former FBI Director James Comey, and one of the big takeaways is how useful a tool Valerie Jarrett's daughter, Laura Jarrett, could be for the Hillary Clinton campaign while she was employed at CNN. CNN, it seems, helped orchestrate the set-up of President Trump when it pressed the then-FBI director to have a meeting with Trump so that the matter could be leaked and the press would have a credible reason to report as news all the otherwise slimy opposition research contained within the Steele dossier. Up until then, Fusion GPS, the purveyor of the...
  • 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...
  • Who Giggles Last?

    04/22/2018 10:10:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2018 | Gil Gutknecht
    The giggles from the press gaggle were audible the other day when one reporter apologetically asked Jim Comey for his reaction to the criminal referral drafted by eleven House Republicans. Of course there were no serious follow-up questions. None needed. The DC press corps considers this a joke. They know who the good guys are. Jim Comey was one of them. They know that the noise by this handful of right-wing troublemakers would quickly fade away. It will be swallowed and quickly digested by the DC swamp. End of story. So they could pivot and return their focus to the...