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  • Photos show bare White House offices emptied of Obama photos as fireworks go off at Lincoln Memorial

    01/19/2017 4:27:44 PM PST · by markomalley · 49 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 1/19/17
    On Thursday in Washington, D.C., there were pre-inaugural events happening everywhere. Washington Post reporter David Nakamura was staking out the White House and posted these photos showing that “just moved out” look:
  • Food and Water Action-a Freep is Needed

    01/19/2017 3:23:15 PM PST · by FlipWilson · 17 replies
    Vanity | Me
    I was sitting at home tonight when the door bell rang. I answered and Young dude introduces himself as representing the food and water organization. His claim? He claims that they are pressuring lawmakers to invest in infrastructure to replace lead pipes in urban areas. He wanted me to sign a petition and donate. I examined the petition and losing led up the website to find this: http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org I kicked his false pretense liberal ass off of my porch. I think this organization could use a freeping.
  • Is there a wiser way to use FR?

    01/19/2017 2:10:23 PM PST · by HiTech RedNeck · 136 replies
    God, I hope | January 19, 2017 | HiTech RedNeck himself
    Well. It has been 16 years more or less that I have been on FR. My participation began with the contested Bush-Gore election in late 2000. I've seen a lot of debate, a lot of discussion, and a wide palette of points of view from left to right and on many spiritual subjects. I believe the present season, with not just Trump but a new salvational consciousness on the horizon, is an answer from God to the confusion. Anyhow, as the "age of Trump" comes upon us, are there wiser ways to use FR than to chew the fat on...
  • Deleted: Bernie Sanders Tweeted that America Is Worse for the Poor Than 'Any Other Country'

    01/19/2017 1:07:40 PM PST · by markomalley · 65 replies
    MRC ^ | 1/19/17 | Andrew Mullins
    Thought that the conclusion of the 2016 election would bring back a semblance of sanity from the left? Think again. Vermont's very own Senator and outspoken socialist just Tweeted, then deleted, this: That's right. Bernie Sanders actually believes that U.S. treats poor and working-class citizens worse than any other country on earth. Does he really think that's because the American voters just won't buy into socialism? Last I checked, in socialist Nicolas Maduro's Venezuela, it costs $150 to buy a carton of eggs. Is this really what Bernie wants?  Note to Bernie Sanders: Claiming that America treats the poor worse than...
  • Greenfield: Safe Spaces for Fascists

    01/19/2017 1:00:46 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 3 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 1/18/17 | Daniel Greenfield
    Safe Spaces for Fascists Campus free speech was replaced with fascism. January 18, 2017 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Hammers, broken windows and fights. That’s what a safe space for free speech looked like at UC Davis. Safe spaces are places where everyone who isn’t a safe space fascist feels unsafe. The more safe spaces a campus has, the less freedom of speech the students and faculty dare to enjoy. UC Davis has a great many safe spaces. The University of California institution has...
  • Democrats In The Wilderness

    01/19/2017 12:46:30 PM PST · by Windflier · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | 19 January 2017
    “Last night I stood at your doorstep / Trying to figure out what went wrong,” Bruce Springsteen sang quietly to the crowd in what he called “a prayer for post-election.” “It’s gonna be a long walk home.” What happened the next night shocked even the most pessimistic Democrats. But in another sense, it was the reckoning the party had been expecting for years. They were counting on a Clinton win to paper over a deeper rot they’ve been worrying about—and to buy them some time to start coming up with answers. In other words, it wasn’t just Donald Trump. Or...
  • Florida man charged with threatening to kill Trump was close friend of the Clintons

    01/19/2017 12:43:42 PM PST · by Red Steel · 18 replies
    Blasting News ^ | January 18, 2017 | Marlin Bressi
    The man arrested Tuesday for threatening to assassinate President-elect #Donald Trump during his inauguration is a member of a family with close personal ties to the Clintons, according to the UK's Daily Mail. Dominic Puopolo, who is currently being held at the Miami-Dade County jail, was arrested by Miami Beach police after using Twitter to threaten President-elect Trump's life and subsequently charged with threatening to harm a public servant. Puopolo reportedly confessed to posting a video online in which he declared that he would attend the inauguration and kill Donald Trump. He was apprehended Tuesday afternoon leaving a Subway restaurant....
  • Herbal And Dietary Supplements—Buyer Beware

    01/19/2017 10:58:30 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 55 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Jack Dini
    Of the fifty-one thousand products introduced since 1994, only 170 (0.3 percent) have any documentation of their safety Americans spend more than $32 billion a year on more than 85,000 different combinations of vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino acids, probiotics, and other supplement ingredients. 1 While it costs millions of dollars to develop and substantiate a pharmaceutical product, selling supplements requires no such investment. And new products are easily sold as supplements. The only common feature among them, as defined by the FDA, is that these are edible things not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent or cure diseases. However, this is...
  • USA Today writer: Curt Schilling’s politics are keeping him out of the Hall of Fame

    01/19/2017 10:57:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 40 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Dan Calabrese
    No kidding. Very happy news for me yesterday: Detroit Tiger Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez was voted into the Hall of Fame. (What? He played for some other teams as well? I don’t care.) Magglio Ordonez deserved better than his one-year-and-out fate. Carlos Guillen deserved better than zero votes. You may disagree, and you might even care about players who never played for the Tigers, although I can’t imagine why. But that’s one of the things the Hall of Fame elections are for - debate among fans.
  • Silencerco CEO Invited to Trump Inauguration

    01/19/2017 10:34:56 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 January, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    At the Shot Show Industry day at the range, I stopped at the busy Silencerco exhibit, range lanes.  I chatted with Matt Pinner, a public relations specialist for Silencerco.  I was working to obtain another interview with Josh Waldron, CEO of Silencerco and one of the founders of the American Suppressor Association (ASA). The ASA has had tremendous success in removing state legal barriers to Suppressor ownership and use in hunting. Before the election, Josh had told me that Donald Trump's two oldest sons,Donald Jr., and Eric, had used Silencerco products. Silencerco was an early and vocal endorser of...
  • De Blasio's Star-Studded Trump Protest To Shut Down Columbus Circle

    01/19/2017 10:32:40 AM PST · by markomalley · 46 replies
    Upper West Side Patch ^ | 1/19/17 | Brendan Krisel
    In just one day Donal Trump will be the president of the United States. Even though the president-elect was accused by Republican primary opponent Ted Cruz of having "New York values," it appears that New Yorkers are ready to resist "Trump values." Mayor Bill de Blasio and a host of activism organizations and celebrities will hold an inauguration eve protest in front of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Columbus Circle. The protest is expected to be attended by stars such as Sally Field, Mark Ruffalo, Rosie Perez, Alec Baldwin, Marisa Tomei, Julianne Moore, Cynthia Nixon, Natalie Merchant, Michael...
  • Revealed: TRAINING CAMP Where Radical Left-wing “Protesters” plot to “DISRUPT”

    01/19/2017 10:04:49 AM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 1/19/17 | Pamela Geller
    Make no mistake, the left is preparing for war. Be ready. The party of treason, the Democrats, are inciting their legions of goose-stepping brownshirts to take down freedom. Make no mistake. Gird your loins. At Activist Training Camp, Protesters Prep To Disrupt Inauguration Six days before Donald Trump takes his oath of office, a group of activists met to plan how they’ll voice their opposition Vocativ, January 19, 2017:Six days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, dozens of people — from college students to gray-haired hippies — gathered in a classroom at American University in Washington D.C. to listen a lawyer offer...
  • Welcome to the final full day of Barack Obama’s presidency. Let’s look at his “legacy.”

    01/19/2017 9:28:26 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 35 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Robert Laurie
    We should probably thank him...Congratulations, Mr. President, and thank you for your service By weaponizing the IRS, the Obama administration whetted America’s appetite for the elimination or restructuring of the IRS. By constantly wailing about the evils of the 2nd Amendment Barack Obama became history’s greatest gun salesman.
  • Report: Trump preparing ‘dramatic’ blueprint of intense budget cuts

    01/19/2017 8:57:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Robert Laurie
    Think bigger Today, Democrats are quaking in their jackboots. It’s bad enough that their messiah is about to leave D.C., but they’re also facing a new government that’s openly hostile toward most of their goals. On top of that, we’re getting word that the nascent Trump administration has “dramatic” plans to trim the federal fat. This news will, as will most news concerning Trump, have lefties curled up in a ball in the corner, shaking their fists as the sky.
  • For Democrats, There Is No Joy - Mighty Hillary Has Struck Out

    01/19/2017 8:54:08 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/19/17 | Peggy Ryan
    I tried to write a piece about Meryl Streep’s screed and the ongoing war against a legitimately elected President but I couldn’t make it work, my heart wasn’t in it. Then it hit me, what the hell am I doing? Why am I still revisiting all the horrors of a failed Hillary Clinton campaign? Why even acknowledge her whining supporters, her DOA Democrat party? For God’s sake, it's a new day, we won, ding dong the witch is dead, David kicked Goliath’s butt, its time to pop the champagne cork, not rehash the past. But why was I going to...
  • British PM May Puts Britain First- Goes Hard Brexit

    01/19/2017 8:43:08 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Mitch Wolfe
    Brexit Britain and the U.S. tighter than ever. Welcome to the emerging new world order Taking a cue from soon to be President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May put the economic and financial interests of Britons ahead of its relations with their fellow Europeans. May went hard Brexit, that is, a complete break from her European partners. No half measures.
  • Spanish Inquisition redux: accept climate change or else

    01/19/2017 8:39:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Congress must be urged to confirm these nominees for incoming President Trump's cabinet., Democrats and their commitment to a religious conviction they call climate change. It's time for the Inquisition to end For all the democrat grumbling about making sure there are no religious litmus tests for cabinet candidates, the committee hearings for Donald Trump’s nominees are rife with them. Candidates sitting before members of Congress are subject to a single mantra coming from democrats—“do you accept and believe that climate change is real and your job, first and foremost, is to combat this threat to the world?”
  • Michelle and Barack Faking and Bullying It All The Way Out The White House Door

    01/19/2017 8:19:59 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Judi McLeod
    Obama’s story, like so many in life on earth has come and has passed. And while some 62 million people get it, Obama still doesn’t get that the ‘Man from No Where’, who came into power on a stage with faux Greek columns back in 2008, is NO MORE It’s, mercifully, the last full day of Barack Hussein Obama in the White House, and he’s still bullying his way out the door. Obama must have watched too many “Get out of Dodge by sundown” cowboy movies as a boy, and hung out too long with actors as an adult if...
  • Giddy-Up Cowboy, We’re Going To Make America Great Again!

    01/19/2017 7:25:30 AM PST · by NOBO2012
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-19-2017 | MOTUS
    Hey Hollywood Elite, # NeverTrumpers and Snowflakes United: are you boycotting the Inauguration? Need an “Inaugural Survival Guide?” Then I’ve got just the place for you; come to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City! I promise you’ll feel at home and will be entertained with all the politically correct and anti-American movies you can stomach. The inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump is January 20, 2017 — which is also the first full day of the Sundance Film Festival. That’s already inspired multiple festival attendees to discuss how they might arrange marches or protests, and now the festival has gone...
  • Fraudulent Protests and Paid Protestors Are Mocking Free Speech

    01/19/2017 7:23:25 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Katy Grimes
    Artificial protests around the country merely breed artificial outrage, which in turn provide the impetus for unnecessary laws written and passed in the name of social justice. This is how the Left propagates their agenda Across America media outlets are promoting various planned marches, rallies and “protests” for President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration tomorrow. Project Veritas this week exposed numerous radical groups organizing attacks, planning to incite violence, create transportation shut downs, and commit acts of domestic terrorism during the Deplorable tonight, as well as the Presidential Inauguration tomorrow. In 2015, I did a series of articles exposing paid protestors...
  • Magical Realist or Iron Lady? Mrs. May's speech on the EU examined

    01/19/2017 5:38:48 AM PST · by Nextrush
    Peter Hitchens's blog ^ | 1/18/2017 | Peter Hitchens
    I have now read the Prime Minister's Tuesday speech on the EU.. ...the most important bit seems to me to be the section where she promises a vote of both Houses of Parliament on the eventual agreement: 'And when it comes to Parliament, there is one other way in which I would like to provide certainty. I can confirm today that the Government will put the final deal that is agreed between the UK and the EU to a vote in both Houses of Parliament, before it comes into force' This is preceded by the very early statements that 'thje...
  • Fearing Trump, California drops undocumented health insurance request

    01/18/2017 10:46:40 PM PST · by montag813 · 21 replies
    http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article127360849.html ^ | 01-18-2017 | By JIM MILLER, Sacramento Bee copied by Gina Cassini
    <p>California Democrats have been showing defiance towards President-Elect Donald Trump since the election, promising to resist his immigration policies, keep their murderous “Sanctuary cities” and pledging to extend medical insurance coverage to millions of illegal aliens.</p> <p>It was all an act.</p>
  • Donald Trump could make US world-leader with $25 dollar oil, claims Wall Street analyst

    01/18/2017 10:35:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Energy Voice ^ | January 19, 2017 | Alan Shields
    A leading Wall Street investment expert claims that Donald Trump could make the US a world leading “energy powerhouse” during his presidency. Joseph Grinkorn, chief executive officer of Morris Group, believes the presidential elect could force global oil prices as low as $25 dollars a barrel by tapping into America’s reserves. Mr Grinkhorn, a New York-base entrepreneur that specialises in finance, claims that the Republican’s first 100 days in office could be a “game changer” for the global energy industry. Both OPEC and non-OPEC member countries have already agreed to cut production for the first six months of this year...
  • Pence: It’s ‘Possible’ Trump Uses Executive Power To Build The Wall

    01/18/2017 10:15:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 18, 2017 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday that it is possible President-elect Donald Trump will use executive action in his first days in office to secure the border with Mexico. The comment from Pence comes days after Trump said that on Monday, which he considers his first day in office, he would sign an executive order covering “strong borders.” Pence told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd in an interview that the Trump administration is looking to sign executive orders and repeal those enacted by President Barack Obama in order to implement the new president’s agenda. Todd asked Pence about Trump’s comment that he...
  • Obama says America will be 'OK' Despite the Republican Sweep of the 2016 Election

    01/18/2017 8:17:26 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 21 replies
    FreeRepublic.com | January 18, 2017 | Beautiful Gracious Skies-vanity
    Despite devastating Democrat losses in the 2016 Election, President Obama left a small message of hope for his constituency during his final press conference: He said, "At my core, I think we're going to be okay." If his comment sounded vaguely survivalist, it's for good reason. As Washington faces a looming change of power in two days, President Obama has yet to address staggering Democrat losses that extend far beyond the election of Donald J. Trump. The Trump administration coupled with the success of fellow Republicans has effectively given Republicans control every branch of American government. Republicans have just won...
  • We’re Out: Black Americans Leaving the Country Before Trump Takes Office

    01/18/2017 8:06:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 18, 2017 | Pamela K. Johnson
    As this administration draws to a close, Audrey Edwards is packing as fast as the Obamas. By January 20, Inauguration Day, she'll be nearly 6,000 miles away from Brooklyn not watching the festivities in Paris. A journalist and real estate agent, she first got the idea to leave the US when former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani ran for president in 2008. But when Trump rode down that gilded escalator, called Mexicans rapists, and announced his candidacy for Commander-in-Chief, Edwards put friends on notice: "If somebody as crazy as this guy gets in, I'm out of here." She plans to...
  • Topless Feminist Activist Attacks Donald Trump's Wax Statue

    01/18/2017 7:28:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    News 18 India ^ | January 19, 2017 | Reuters
    Madrid: A topless activist from the feminist group FEMEN attacked a life-size wax statue of US President-elect Donald Trump during an unveiling ceremony at Madrid's wax museum on Tuesday. Reuters journalists at the scene saw the woman push past security ropes and place her hand on the statue's crotch while screaming "grab patriarchy by the balls." Museum staff spent several minutes trying to restrain the woman before eventually bundling her out through a back door....
  • Obama’s Iranian Nuke Deal is a Major Challenge for Trump

    01/18/2017 3:57:37 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Roger Aronoff
    What, exactly, would violate this unsigned, unenforceable agreement? No matter how false and misleading it is to cite the Iran deal as “signed,” when it is little more than a set of unenforceable political commitments, the news media continue to publish fake news arguing that somehow Iran and the P5+1 have agreed on a single text of the deal. In reality, the Iranian parliament endorsed a different version of the deal than was supposedly accepted by the P5+1, and the JCPOA was agreed upon without signatures or signatories.
  • No Backseat Driver License for the Left

    01/18/2017 3:55:49 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Joanna Rosamund
    It's also a sure thing that none of patriots who elected Donald Trump want to have the Left as a backseat driver Imposition of unpopular laws, unprecedented coercion, financial hocus-pocus and so un-American Taqiya, led Obama’s team through hubris to the defeat in elections. The soon to be ex-administration came up with coping mechanisms such as delusional denial and post-truth techniques which are supposed to give the reality secondary importance and convince the public that the leftists still rule and are here to “supervise” the new government. Well, it looks like the Left lost it in more ways than one,...
  • UN Security Council Members Trash Quartet Roadmap and Two-State Solution

    01/18/2017 3:53:36 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | David Singer
    The Security Council looks decidedly stupid and increasingly irrelevant Twelve of the fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council have apparently had a major rethink on the terms of Resolution 2334 which they approved 14-0 on 23 December 2016 with only America abstaining. They were among those who issued the Joint Declaration following the Paris Conference held on 15 January—attended by delegations from 70 countries, the United Nations, the European Commission, the European Union, the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.
  • Teacher says he won't show Trump inaugural address to students

    01/18/2017 3:05:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    KIDY-TV ^ | January 18, 2017 | R. J. Wolcott, Lansing State Journal , WZZM
    WILLIAMSTON, MICH. - A Williamston teacher’s decision not to show President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration speech to his students prompted strong reactions on social media after a letter to parents was shared by Williamston graduate and current syndicated radio host Steve Gruber. On his website, Gruber, who also has two children in the school district, posted an email sent to parents Monday by Brett Meteyer, a fourth-grade teacher at Williamston’s Explorer Elementary School. Gruber said he received a copy of the email from another parent in the district. In the email, Meteyer explained that the President-elect's comments during the election about...
  • Trump as Lightning Rod--Not Just for Disaffected Progressives, But For Panicked Insiders

    01/18/2017 2:25:45 PM PST · by Lorianne · 22 replies
    Of Two Minds ^ | 16 January 2017 | Charles Hugh Smith
    The Eastern Establishment fears and loathes Outsiders, and seeks to destroy them, usually via the mainstream media. Political agnostics who are skeptical about Big Government "solutions," left or right, view the current hullabaloo about the Trump presidency with some detachment. What's remarkable to us is the extremism, not just of those bitter about Clinton's loss, but by insiders who are threatened by the possibility Trump may upset their insider skims and scams. As an opening observation, I don't recall bitter Nixon supporters issuing death threats to performers at John Kennedy's inauguration in 1961--and the 1960 election was extremely close. I...
  • Trump's Farewell to Real Estate Speech: Text

    01/18/2017 2:19:14 PM PST · by poconopundit · 9 replies
    Speech at Old Post Office in Washington (YouTube) ^ | October 26, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    FReepers, we're at a truly historic tipping point.  The next American Revolution will begin in two days when Trump, Pence, and their magnificent Cabinet of doers take power. So before we hear Trump's Inaugural speech, which I'm sure will be great, I wanted to hark back to another speech Trump made on October 26, 2016 at the Grand Opening of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. Trump short speech was poetic.  His tone was very subdued.   And he used a metaphor comparing the American people's potential to the old Post Office that was neglected and not taken care...
  • Harvard Study Says Michigan Elections Less Democratic Than Cuba, North Korea, Iran

    01/18/2017 1:52:17 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 15 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 1/12/2017 | Derek Draplin
    A former head of the Federal Elections Commission says an academic study on elections that recently made national news is “absurd” and subjective. The study ranked Michigan’s elections as less democratic than those of Cuba, Iran and North Korea. It reports the perceptions of 726 election experts about the electoral integrity — or how ethical the democratic process is — in each state. Michigan is one of several states that is ranked lower than some authoritarian countries. Michigan’s Perception of Electoral Integrity index score, which the project complied by using survey methods and 49 measurements, was 57 out of 100....
  • New "Freme": "January 20th, 2017" ~ Make an Inauguration Meme

    01/18/2017 1:41:14 PM PST · by GraceG
    imgflip ^ | GraceG
    - January 20th, 2017 - That awkward time that liberals suddenly re-discovered the concept known as "States rights"... - That awkward time that liberals suddenly decided Executive Orders can be used by a President they don't like... Make your own.... Click the link here: https://imgflip.com/memegenerator/College-Liberal To create your own Meme
  • Skedaddle is Bringing Busloads of Women to March on Washington (Uber for buses)

    01/18/2017 1:23:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Inverse ^ | January 17, 2017 | Dyani Sabin
    The hottest ticket to the Women’s March on Washington is on the bus-sharing startup Skeddadle, which allows people to commission private bus rides and is trying to change the future of long-distance transportation. Most of Skeddadle’s business comes from people scheduling events – going to ski resorts or music festivals for a weekend. It’s a social experience where passengers share rides with people who have similar interests. But Skeddadle sees itself as public transit of the future, and is building towards being the least expensive, most convenient way to get in or out of a city. “The March is amazing...
  • Nikki Haley breaks with Trump on Russia

    01/18/2017 1:10:03 PM PST · by ColdOne · 57 replies
    politico.com ^ | 1/18/17 | Nahal Toosi
    Nikki Haley on Wednesday became the latest Donald Trump Cabinet nominee to break with him on how to deal with Russia — to a degree, anyway. The South Carolina governor told senators reviewing her nomination for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations that the United States must push back against Russia's attempts to flex its muscles in places such as Ukraine and Syria, as well as its alleged interference in the U.S. election process. Russia was one of several areas with which the governor put daylight between herself and the president-elect on Wednesday — at one point, she indirectly chided...
  • T.I. Warns Of ‘Hidden Agenda’ Behind Trump’s Meetings With Black Influencers

    01/18/2017 12:08:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Huffington Post's Black Voices ^ | January 18, 2017 | Brennan Williams, pop culture editor
    T.I. has issued a stern warning to his celebrity peers meeting with Trump: “Do not accept any invitation to have any meeting... No matter how positive you think the outcome may be.” On Monday, T.I. shared his two cents on the matter in a series of Instagram video posts explaining his theory on the Trump administration’s “strategic plan” to help normalize the president-elect. “They see how adamantly against [Trump] being president the hip-hop community and the young black people was in America,” he said. “So what did they do? They get Kanye West to come in. Well, surely, ‘if you...
  • Kevin O'Leary makes late entry into Conservative leadership race (Shark Tank/Dragon's Den)

    01/18/2017 10:37:59 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ^ | January 18, 2017 | Janyce McGregor
    It's finally official: Kevin O'Leary will run to become leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. After months of flirting with the idea, he picked the morning after the French leadership debate and used a video on his Facebook page to declare his candidacy. "You know why? I listened to you," he said in the video posted Wednesday, thanking the "40,000" Canadians he said went to his website and encouraged him to enter the race....
  • Obama wouldn’t leave office without freeing America’s most notorious cop-killer, would he?

    01/18/2017 10:31:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 33 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Nail-biter: Two days left. Maureen Faulkner's heart hasn't been completely shattered yet. Tick tick tick tick tick . . . He’s already stuck a knife in Israel’s back. He’s already turned his back on Cuban refugees. He’s in the process as we speak of burrowing his political lackeys into civil service protected jobs so Trump can’t get rid of them. He’s already perperatrated a shameless land-grab of millions of acres under the flimsy guise that the land is a “national monument.” Final Days Obama has been a dream for the left. He’s doing everything he would have done all along...
  • Trump Protesters Do Violence to “Peaceful”

    01/18/2017 10:23:48 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Michael Shannon
    The homeland security apparatus appears to be preparing to prevent an attack by jihadis when the big threat to the ceremony is an attack by jerks The inauguration will be a learning experience for President Trump in more ways than one. To begin with, he’ll see first hand just how hard it will be to re–establish the rule of law in the United States and he will learn just how deep the “resistance” to his administration extends into government. My fear is Trump’s inauguration will either be an asymmetrical warfare defeat for security forces or a willing surrender. The homeland...
  • Setting himself on fire doesn’t work out too well for protester outside Trump’s D.C. hotel

    01/18/2017 9:34:32 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 39 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Dan Calabrese
    There's always power tools and tall buildings How do you know the electorate made the right choice in November? By considering the intelligence of those most upset about it. I don’t want to be entirely without compassion toward a man who is surely now in horrific pain. But, um, the guy set himself on fire. And why? Well, all you have to know is where it happened and you can figure out the rest:
  • Greenfield: Fall of the Fake News Crusade

    01/18/2017 9:22:06 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 17 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Fall of the Fake News Crusade Posted by Daniel Greenfield 0 Comments The Fake News crusade began with BuzzFeed, more than any other member of the media, and it deservedly ends there. It began with BuzzFeed faking news to kick off a crusade against Fake News. The fake news that BuzzFeed faked was about the threat of Fake News. The numbers were wrong. But that didn’t stop BuzzFeed from warning that what it called Fake News was beating real news. And that’s probably true. BuzzFeed’s discredited Trump dossier story outperformed the NBC story discrediting it. The...
  • UPDATE: List of tantrum-throwing Dem lawmakers boycotting inauguration balloons to 60

    01/18/2017 9:11:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 40 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Robert Laurie
    Yesterday, We published a list of 42 Democrat lawmakers - all from the House of Representatives - who were throwing a hissy fit over boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration. Today, that number has ballooned to 60. Again, there's not a single Senator on the list. Here is the updated list, with each protester sorted by state, compiled by our own Jared Yamamoto. At the bottom of the page, you’ll find a bit of biased reporting from the Today show, which continues to lick all the right boots.
  • From Friday Trump WILL have total control of the US’s huge nuclear arsenal so should we be afraid?

    01/18/2017 9:00:33 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Sun ^ | January 18, 2017 | Jon Lockett
    WHEN Donald Trump takes office as new President on Friday one aide will remain ‘stitched’ to his side – the one with the briefcase needed to spark a nuclear war. The unknown military officer will accompany outgoing Barack Obama to the handover ceremony at the Capitol in Washington before quickly ‘switching sides’ to The Don. He’ll be carrying a satchel which holds military hardware which could change the lives of EVERY person on the planet. Inside the briefcase – bizarrely known as ‘the nuclear football’ – is a piece of digital technology measuring just three inches by five inches called...
  • Not moderate; not radical: simply Islam

    01/18/2017 8:45:26 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Victor Sharpe
    Connor Cruise O’Brien back in 1995 tried to warn the world that what is happening is not some aberrant phenomenon called radical Islam, but a revival of authentic Islam itself I remember several years ago reading the words of the late and much missed Dr. Conor Cruise O’Brien. The good doctor was referring to the erroneous belief that there is such a thing as moderate Islam set against radical Islam.
  • Elon Musk and Donald Trump: Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

    01/18/2017 8:15:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Megan Barth
    In a Trump administration, which is focused on economic prosperity, job creation, and sovereignty, Elon is going to have to shelve some of his progressive ideals that were rejected in this past election and embraced by the very people he could one day employ—-without tax-payer subsidies? Time will tell. Trump doesn’t seem to be the right guy. He doesn’t have the sort of character that reflects well on the United States. —Elon Musk President-elect Donald Trump has put together a strong list of appointees to serve in his new administration. Many of his appointees have been his longest and most...
  • 200,000 New Energy Jobs Forecast In 2017

    01/18/2017 8:14:11 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 4 replies
    The latest U.S. Energy and Employment Report has forecast that the sector of energy efficiency will see a 9-percent increase in employment this year – the highest growth rate across energy sectors, according to the Department of Energy. The survey was conducted among 30,000+ employers from the energy industry, who shared their hiring plans for the next 12 months. Within the energy efficiency sector, the Department also said, the highest growth in employment will be in construction, at 11 percent, followed by the segment of wholesale trade, distribution, and transport, with an expected employment growth rate of 8.3 percent. The...
  • Dems dodging Trump inauguration absentees long before the Big Day

    01/18/2017 8:11:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/18/17 | Judi McLeod
    It’s time to remember that providence played a role in sending Trump to America’s rescue. But Donald Trump, whether he’s aware of it or not, walks in the footsteps of angels. The 60 odd Democratic members of the House of Representatives ‘boycotting’ Donald Trump’s Inauguration, are, like the paid protesters hinting at Friday’s violence on DC streets, having us on. The plain truth is that none of the 60 would be noticed whether there at the ceremony, or depriving America of their presence sitting it out at home or elsewhere.
  • Wolves Don’t Care About The Opinions of Sheep

    01/18/2017 7:20:11 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-18-2017 | MOTUS
    Boycotted by Hollywood, boycotted by House Democrats, plotted against by anti-Trump activists to disrupt your inaugural and now this: The U.S. “Press Corps” issues a threat to the incoming President. Here’s the gist of it:YANTBOM!!As with most stompy foot tantrums this one goes on and on: All of this, of course, is your choice and, in a way, your right. While the Constitution protects the freedom of the press, it doesn’t dictate how the president must honor that; regular press conferences aren’t enshrined in the document.And we have no problem with that if we like our shepherd.But while you have every...