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  • Dow Rises 150 Points To Record High On Strong Earnings

    01/24/2018 8:00:51 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 5 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/24/17 | Fred Imbert
    The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all hit record highs. Abbott Laboratories, United Technologies, Baker Hughes and NBCUniversal-parent Comcast all reported earnings and revenue that beat analyst expectations. Of the S&P 500 companies that had reported as of Tuesday morning, 77 percent have beaten earnings estimates, while 80 percent have topped revenue expectations, according to FactSet. Stocks traded higher on Wednesday on the back of stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings results. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 150 points at the open, hitting a record high. The S&P 500 also reached an all-time high, climbing 0.3 percent. The Nasdaq composite also 0.1...
  • the Trump DJIA, and Its Incredible Bull Run

    01/04/2018 4:26:41 PM PST · by DoughtyOne · 28 replies
    My Own Thoughts, with multiple links | 01/04/2018 | DoughtyOne for Free Republic
    Most folks here support President Trump and what he is trying to do for the nation, what impact he is having on the nation. We hear good news, and we instinctively know it's good news.  At the same time I think we fail to focus on the magnitude of change at times. This is one of those times.  This good news cannot be overlooked.  Lets look at some numbers.  They are very impressive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed above 25,000 points today, at 25,075.13.  LINK  It's a first.  In the 120 years of the DJIA, this is the highest...
  • International Falls, Minnesota Drops To Record Low -36F

    12/27/2017 5:24:04 PM PST · by blam · 74 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-27-2017
    International Falls, Minnesota woke up to a temperature of -36F at 6 a.m. Wednesday morning breaking the previous record low for Dec. 27 of -32F set in 1924, according to the National Weather Service office in Duluth. That -36 is the actual temperature, not a wind chill! According to state records, the -36 morning in International Falls is only about halfway to the state record low temperature of -60 in Tower, Minnesota on Feb. 2, 1996. The all-time record low for International Falls is -55F, set in January 1909. Wednesday morning, low temperatures in the Twin Cities metro ranged from...
  • Nolte: 7 Amazing Facts About Trump’s Economy Media Don’t Want You to Know

    12/19/2017 9:46:46 AM PST · by davikkm · 17 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN NOLTE
    Now that we are a full year into President Trump’s increasingly consequential first term, it is long past time to give him complete ownership of the American economy. If it seems odd to do so after only a year, that is due to former President Barack Obama, who never stopped blaming his predecessor for a recovery that never arrived because Obama could not stop sabotaging it with his anti-growth policies and anti-free market rhetoric. Even lying conspiracy theorists in the media and Democrat Party backed by a special prosecutor, even the gale force wind of hate and lies, have not...
  • Police reports show multiple women accused...Imran Awan of battery, abuse, wiretapping, blackmail

    09/22/2017 8:45:38 AM PDT · by wtd · 5 replies
    Herman Cain ^ | September 21, 2017 | Robert Laurie
    Police reports show multiple women accused jailed IT staffer, Imran Awan, of battery, abuse, wiretapping, blackmail...Captivated me in house for a long time We're learning more about Debbie Wasserman Schultz's favorite IT staffer, Imran Awan, and none of what we're hearing is good. You'll recall that Wasserman Schultz refused to fire Awan, even though she knew he was at the center of a a criminal investigation by the FBI and U.S. Capitol Police. According to the former DNC Chairwoman, he needed protection because he was the target of a racist, bigoted, right-wing witch-hunt. Finally, after he was arrested while...
  • S&P 500 Hits Record High On Stronger-Than-Expected Earnings

    07/25/2017 7:57:44 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    CNBC ^ | 07/25/17
    Caterpillar and McDonald's posted bottom line results that topped estimates, sending its shares higher. This is the busiest week of the earnings season, with approximately 180 S&P 500 components scheduled to report. Wall Street also set its sights on the Federal Reserve, as the central bank kicked off a two-day monetary policy meeting The S&P 500 hit a record high shortly after the open, with financials and energy rising more than 1 percent to lead advancers. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 77 points, with Caterpillar and McDonald's contributing the most gains. The Nasdaq composite lagged, trading 0.1 percent lower...
  • DOWS SETS NEW RECORD as President Trump Announces US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

    06/01/2017 3:01:50 PM PDT · by davikkm · 32 replies
    The White House audience today broke out in applause when President Trump announced the United States was withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. What a wonderful day for the American worker! The Dow Jones Industrial closed at a record high on the news today.
  • NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets US Space Endurance Record, Speaks to President Trump

    04/25/2017 7:25:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies ^ | 04/25/2017 | Ken Kremer
    NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson set the endurance record for time in space by a U.S, astronaut today, Monday, April 24, during her current stint of living and working aboard the International Space Station (ISS) along with her multinational crew of five astronauts and cosmonauts. Furthermore Whitson received a long distance phone call of exuberant congratulations from President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, and fellow astronaut Kate Rubins direct from the Oval Office in the White House to celebrate the momentous occasion. “This is a very special day in the glorious history of American spaceflight!” said President Trump during the...
  • U2 now not releasing its new album because of Donald Trump

    01/12/2017 5:11:56 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 51 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/12/17 | Dan Calabrese
    What? I’ve never been much of a fan, so this affects me about as much as a change in the start of the soccer season, which is to say not at all. I think Rob has a bit more appreciation for their musical stylings, so he’s free to weigh in and tell me I’m a tasteless clod if he likes. (It wouldn’t be the first time.) But didn’t Bono kinda sorta embrace W. a few years back for his work against AIDS in Africa? Even weathering some heat from his fellow leftists for daring to admit their bogeyman of the...
  • Texas: We Are Seeing RECORD BREAKING Voter Turnout in Texas… And It’s ALL For TRUMP

    10/27/2016 7:01:29 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 45 replies
    GP ^ | 10/26/16 | Jim Hoft
    Sid Miller, Texas Agriculture Commissioner, went on FOX News on Wednesday to discuss the record breaking voter turnout for Donald Trump in the Lone Star State. Sid Miller: We have a record number of people registered to vote in Texas. We’re having record turnouts, the first day, the second day of voting. And it’s not Bernie Sanders supporters coming out to support Hillary. It’s not Barack Obama supporters coming out to support Hillary. It’s a new surge of Trump voters, many who have never registered to vote. Many who have not voted in eight or ten elections so they’re not...

    10/15/2016 12:28:57 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 59 replies
    Trump/Pence Campaign 2016 ^ | 10/15/2016 | Trump/Pence
    NEW YORK, NY – Today the Donald J. Trump Campaign for President announced historic totals from September’s fundraising efforts. The $100 million haul (inclusive of TMAGA/Trump Victory) came mostly from small donors and includes a monthly $2 million dollar contribution from Mr. Trump. Mr. Trump’s contribution more than covered the costs of any reimbursements to him (or his related entities) for his plane and office rent; which the law mandates to be reimbursed. He has contributed an unprecedented amount to his campaign. This brings total raised to date (inclusive of his contributions) to 360 million dollars. The Campaign and both...
  • Arkansas Cops Arrest 79-Year Old Legislator for Recording Police

    10/03/2016 3:50:17 PM PDT · by MeganC · 76 replies
    PINAC ^ | October 3, 2016 | Ben Keller
    It was an apparent case of retaliation, but you’d have to see the video to believe it. “Give us a call; we’ll be there when you need our help,” joked Little Rock Arkansas cops Jason Roberts and Thomas Thompson. The two Arkansas cops who were so offended by a 79-year old legislator who championed people’s Constitutional right to record police in public that they arrested him for recording a traffic stop. Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner immediaetly dropped the charges against Walker and wrote an apology for the arrest, which was caught on dash cam. The shocking dashcam footage...
  • Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record, Fueled by Beer and Candy -

    09/19/2016 3:54:57 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | 09/19/2016 | Lindsay Crouse
    Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record, Fueled by Beer and Candy - By LINDSAY CROUSE September 18, 2016 At a time when “endurance running” no longer means mere marathons — and even 100-mile races are attracting the masses — Karl Meltzer, a former ski-resort bartender, has proved he can suffer longer and faster than almost anyone else. When he staggered onto Springer Mountain in Georgia before dawn Sunday, Meltzer set a record for completing the Appalachian Trail. He covered the 2,190 miles over 14 states in 45 days 22 hours 38 minutes. Meltzer, 48, is a little...
  • July Gun Sales Crush Previous Record (2.2 million checks)

    08/02/2016 3:10:18 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 33 replies
    The number of gun-related background checks performed in July far exceeded those of any previous July, newly released numbers from the FBI show. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, processed nearly 2.2 million checks last month. That represents an increase of almost 600,000 checks over the previous record set last year. It is also an increase of more than a million checks over July 2011. The July record is the latest in a string of 15 record-setting months for firearm background checks. July also saw an increase over June’s numbers as the gun industry’s seasonal lull comes...
  • Warriors reach 73 wins in blowout to set new single-season record

    04/13/2016 10:18:37 PM PDT · by kik5150 · 36 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | April 13 2016 | Eric Freeman
    The biggest story of the NBA's regular season has reached its resolution. It ends with the Golden State Warriors holding a 73-9 record, a new league record for wins in a single season. The Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104 at Oracle Arena on Wednesday to end the season on a four-game winning streak that puts them one win ahead of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls for the new mark. If the Warriors can repeat as champions, they will certainly be remembered as one of the greatest teams in NBA history and will be considered a budding dynasty. This final win...
  • Farthest Galaxy Yet Smashes Cosmic Distance Record

    03/04/2016 3:51:26 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 34 replies ^ | 3/3/16 | Calla Cofield
    Farthest Galaxy Yet Smashes Cosmic Distance Record By Calla Cofield, Staff Writer March 3, 2016 04:45pm ET MORE Please upgrade your Flash Plugin The Hubble Space Telescope just calculated the distance to the most far-out galaxy ever measured, providing scientists with a look deep into the history of the universe. The far-away galaxy, named GN-z11, existed a mere 400 million years after the Big Bang, or about 13.3 billion years ago. Because the light from such a distant galaxy must travel huge distances to reach Earth, scientists are seeing the galaxy as it looked over 13 billion years ago....
  • Donald Trump a Typical New York City Liberal Then and Now

    01/19/2016 9:59:05 PM PST · by Berean · 72 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 18, 2016 | Steve Deace
    The conservative apologists for Donald Trump, and sadly there are some, protest that using his 1999 interview with the late Tim Russert, in which Trump vividly and unabashedly lays out his New York City liberalism, isn’t fair game given the time elapsed since then. Fair enough. Being that it was sixteen years ago... - See more at:
  • Hillary Clinton's lame Senate career

    12/30/2015 4:18:37 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12-29-15 | Jason Russell
    For eight years, Hillary Clinton toiled away in the United States Senate, sponsoring many landmark pieces of legislation and getting them signed into law, forever changing the country. Just kidding. Only three pieces of legislation that Clinton sponsored became law. None were of much consequence. One renamed a post office in a New York town with fewer than 2,000 people. Another renamed a portion of highway outside Buffalo after the late Tim Russert. The third established a brick house in Troy, N.Y., as a national historic site to honor a 19th century female union leader. During her Senate career, Clinton...

    12/22/2015 9:55:35 AM PST · by gwgn02 · 20 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 12/22/15 | RightScoop
    Ted Cruz just released a powerful new video called “2015: A Year Fighting for Freedom, Texas, and America” that details how he’s fought this year against the Republican Establishment, Planned Parenthood, the Iran deal, and more.
  • Midwest faces deep freeze in wake of snow storm

    11/22/2015 6:06:18 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 22, 2015 | Associated Press
    A deep freeze set in across the Midwest on Sunday with low temperatures forecast in the single digits and a few below zero, turning the season's first major snow into ice that made some roads treacherous to travel. After snow on Friday and Saturday across much of the region, temperatures plunged behind the front. The National Weather Service forecast 20 degrees or lower across six states from North Dakota to Illinois. Fargo, North Dakota, could dip to 11 degrees by early Sunday. Madison, Wisconsin, could see 7 degrees and Des Moines 12. Parts of Iowa, northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin...