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  • Hillary Clinton Says Donald Trump 'Must Step Up, Speak' After Indian's Shooting In Kansas

    02/27/2017 7:53:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    NDTV ^ | February 28, 2017 | Indroneil B. Biswas and Press Trust of India
    Houston: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on US President Donald Trump to speak out against the murder of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed after 51-year-old Adam Purinton opened fire at two Indians in a Kansas City bar last week. Ms Clinton, who unsuccessfully contested as the Democratic candidate in the US Presidential election against Mr Trump, tweeted:(TWEET-AT-LINK) President Trump is yet to comment on the incident which left Kuchibhotla dead and injured two others. Mr Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer, however, last week said that it was too early to describe the incident as...
  • I Fired My OB/GYN Because She Supported Donald Trump

    02/27/2017 7:13:24 PM PST · by EveningStar · 82 replies
    Redbook ^ | February 24, 2017 | Erin B. as told to Alisa Wolfson
    On November 9, the day after the election, I had an annual appointment with my OB/GYN, whom I've seen for more than 15 years. It was such a weird day — I was walking around in shock and disbelief that Donald Trump had just been elected President of the United States. I'd voted for Hillary Clinton and had cried myself to sleep watching the results roll in. In the middle of the night, I'd woken up in a panic, sure that Trump winning was just a nightmare. While lying on the exam table that afternoon, I started a conversation with...
  • THE COMING BORDER WAR: A Prediction

    02/27/2017 7:02:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | February 27, 2017 | Lawrence E. Carson
    A prediction: when the “Wall” along the southern border begins to be constructed, the left’s professional activists will implement an extensive disruption campaign. It will be modeled after the Keystone Pipeline protest (that involved a makeshift city of 10,000), but be more mobile and flexible, spread out along the border that marks the path of the wall. Protestors will stand in the path of construction, just at activists have, in the past, chained themselves to trees in the Northwest to stop logging. At night, other operatives will target the Wall for destructive sorties. Those may occasionally include the use of...
  • Behind the Scenes of Sweden “No Go Zone”

    02/27/2017 5:28:52 PM PST · by davikkm · 7 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    A few days ago, Tim Pool visited a “No Go Zone” in Malmo, Sweden to document the present-day immigrant crisis. Upon doing so, he gained awareness of the critical issues in Malmo, attracting death threats along the way. Sweden’s decision to grant mass entry to immigrants has not served them well. The migrants have reportedly engendered most of the shootings and rapes throughout the land and those who dare to discuss the dangers they face are at risk of imprisonment. The situation is quite catastrophic.
  • Trump to propose 24 percent cut in EPA spending: reports

    02/27/2017 5:16:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2017 | Devin Henry
    The Trump administration plans to propose a one-forth to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget, a plan that would end up laying off 20 percent of the agency’s staffers, according to reports. Trump officials will propose a $6.1 billion for the EPA next year, a $2 billion cut from current levels, according to reports in E&E News and Politico , citing sources. The agency’s staffing levels would fall to 12,000 workers, from 15,000 currently, according to the reports. An EPA spokesman did not immediately return a request for comment from The Hill. The proposed spending levels at the EPA...
  • Wilbur Ross confirmed as Commerce secretary

    02/27/2017 5:02:48 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 17 replies
    The Senate voted Monday to confirm billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in President Trump's Cabinet. Ross was approved by a vote of 72-27, with 20 Democrats and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joining 51 Republicans to vote "aye." Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., did not vote due to his ongoing recovery from back surgery. The Senate later voted 67-31 to move forward on the nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., to lead the Interior Department. A final vote on Zinke's confirmation could occur on Tuesday or Wednesday. Ross is the 14th member of Trump's Cabinet to be cofirmed, with...
  • Fox News Poll: Confidence in military remains high, in media low

    02/27/2017 4:18:22 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 27, 2017 | Dana Blanton
    More voters have faith in the U.S. military than in other national institutions, according to the latest Fox News Poll released Monday. The news media rank at the bottom of the list asked about in the poll. Virtually all voters believe in the military: 96 percent have either a great deal (67 percent) or some (29 percent) confidence. The military is followed by the Supreme Court, the FBI, and the IRS. Majorities have at least some confidence in these institutions (83 percent, 80 percent, and 55 percent respectively). Confidence in the high court is up 14 percentage points since 2014,...
  • News, Fake News, Very Fake News: A Primer

    02/27/2017 4:09:27 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 4 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 27, 2017 | By Roger Kimball
    The motor of fake news is not inaccuracy. It's malice. I had an insight into this important truth a couple weeks back when I was at a swank New York club for an evening event. The establishment in question is overwhelmingly conventional, i.e., leftish in that smug "We're-all-beautiful-people-who-are-you?" sort of way that publications like The New Yorker and the New York Times, along with such media outlets as CNN and MSNBC, exude like the cloying aroma of paperwhites. I ran into an acquaintance, a female journalist I hadn't seen in years. I knew that her politics were echt conventional in...
  • House intel head: 'No evidence' of Trump campaign contact with Russia

    02/27/2017 3:47:34 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 27, 2017 | By Katie Bo Williamks
    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Monday rejected reports that members of President Trump’s campaign team had regular contact with Russian officials. “There is no evidence that I’ve been presented [by the intelligence community] of regular contact with anybody in the Trump campaign,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters. “The way it sounds like to me is, it’s been looked into and there’s no evidence of anything there.” Nunes's committee is investigating Russian efforts to influence U.S. presidential election, including any links between campaign officials and Moscow. The scope of the review has been under fierce scrutiny following...
  • Dems Prepare To Disrupt President Trump’s Address To Congress

    02/27/2017 2:59:35 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 75 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | February 25, 2017
    The invite list by Democrat members of Congress reads like yet another staged protest like so many in recent years that resulted in costly mayhem and damage. This time, though, it won’t be a protest on city streets, but rather within the halls of Congress itself as President Donald Trump takes center stage to lay out his year one agenda for the nation to the legislators responsible for turning that agenda into law. Both Democrats and the Establishment Media see it as yet another opportunity to try and challenge and embarrass the president. The anti-president mood will be unprecedented. Remarkable...
  • President Trump: New York Times ‘Intent Is so Evil and so Bad,’ ‘They Write Lies’

    02/27/2017 3:40:18 PM PST · by davikkm · 23 replies
    breitbart ^ | MATTHEW BOYLE
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald J. Trump told Breitbart News in an exclusive Oval Office interview that the “intent” of the New York Times in its negative coverage of him is “so evil and so bad” and that “they write lies.” “If you read the New York Times, if you read the New York Times, it’s—the intent is so evil and so bad,” President Trump said in the interview on Monday afternoon. “The stories are wrong in many cases, but it’s the overall intent. Look at that paper over the last two years. In fact, they had to write a...
  • Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before ‘sad’ end

    02/27/2017 3:23:14 PM PST · by davikkm · 9 replies
    He said it was “sad” that the awards ceremony botched the crowning of “Moonlight” as the Oscar-winning best picture after initially giving the top prize to “La La Land.” Trump made the comments in an interview with Breitbart News, noting that for the Oscars “to end that way was sad.”
  • Merkel: Yeah, I guess we should spend that extra money on defense after all

    02/27/2017 2:56:41 PM PST · by mandaladon · 8 replies
    Hot Air ^ | JAZZ SHAW
    You may recall from the 2016 campaign trail that many of our media mavens lectured then candidate Donald Trump about his plans to bully our NATO allies into paying their fair share of defense costs. This was widely viewed in liberal circles as an unreasonable attitude, with some even suggesting that it could discount America’s place as a global leader. It turns out that, yet again, President Trump decided to make good on his promise when he sent his new Secretary of Defense across the pond to deliver precisely that message. (Washington Post) Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued an ultimatum...
  • Trump's “Skinny” Budget Would Increase Hunger, Poverty

    02/27/2017 2:36:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Business Wire ^ | February 27, 2017 | Chris Ford, Bread for the World
    Bread for the World warned that the current FY 2018 budget outline drafted by President Donald J. Trump would worsen hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad. The cuts to domestic social safety net programs and foreign aid are aimed to boost the Pentagon’s budget by 10 percent. “President Trump is proposing slashing programs that help hungry and poor people,” said Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World. “These programs include nutrition assistance in the U.S. and aid to poor and hungry people around the world. This comes when 20 million people are at risk of famine...
  • Clinton, Trump Campaigns' Drama Fills Book

    02/27/2017 1:57:02 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    NewsMax ^ | February 27 | Doug Wead
    My new book "Game of Thorns" will be released soon and it is a hoot. This is the story of the 2016 election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. If you've followed this election on YouTube and the mainstream media, you are definitely going to want to read this book and get it straight. It takes you on-board the Hillary Clinton campaign jet, where they are popping the corks of Champagne bottles to celebrate their impending victory. It takes you to the despair at Trump Tower, where rumors spread that Donald Trump is going to start his own television network...
  • PewDiePie: BAN ALL THE THINGS! is PewDiePie Anti-Semitic? The left took him on and lost!

    02/27/2017 1:51:54 PM PST · by tony75034 · 7 replies
    Whatfinger.com ^ | 2/27/2017 | Thomas Billet
    Here's a man who took the left on, was accused of anti-semitism and WON! He has over 50 million followers and is number 1 on Youtube. PewDiePie Responds to ‘Anti-Semitic Videos’ Controversy Earlier this week, Disney cut ties with YouTube celebrity PewDiePie (a.k.a. Felix Kjellberg) after multiple videos were found to contain anti-Semitic content. The star has since taken some of these videos down, and in a separate video posted to his channel Thursday, he makes some accusations of his own. “I understand that these things have consequences, this video is not me trying to justify that,” Kjellberg said at...
  • President Trump: Oscars Were Focused so Hard on Politics They Could Not Get the Ceremony Right

    02/27/2017 1:40:30 PM PST · by detective · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Feb 2017 | Matthew Boyle
    Shortened title. Full title: Exclusive — President Trump: Oscars ‘Were Focused so Hard on Politics’ They Could Not Get the Basics of the Ceremony Right President Donald Trump, in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News in the Oval Office, said that the Academy Awards failure on Sunday evening was due in large part to Hollywood’s obsessive focus on politics—attacking him, generally speaking. Trump told Breitbart News in the exclusive interview that the Oscar fail may have been avoided had Hollywood’s finest focused less on attacking him and more on getting the event’s details right.
  • Dennis Michael Lynch--Best Advice to Trump for His Congressional Address

    02/27/2017 1:34:41 PM PST · by LUV W · 13 replies
    dennismichaellynch.com ^ | February 27, 2017 | Dennis Michael Lynch
    Tomorrow night, President Trump is going to give the most important speech that he's had the opportunity to present so far in the 45 days since he became president. Dennis Michael Lynch [DML] has some excellent advice for the president that I hope he takes so the important narrative of what he wants and needs to do to Make America Great Again doesn't get lost in the tall weeds of "fake news", the election results ["I won"] or them vs us.
  • Trump to Skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Excellent Decision)

    02/27/2017 1:18:15 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 27, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The left is waiting for and the media, too… Don’t doubt me on this. The media is waiting for the first signs that Trump is ready to surrender for peace. They’re looking for the first signs that Trump’s maybe gonna start waving a little white handkerchief — not a flag, a little white hanky. Because they’re used to being able to affect things with the kind of things they’re dealing with with Trump. Nonstop televising of riots and protests and creating pictures that the whole country’s opposed to Trump. I think they’re used to this kind of thing weakening...
  • Ivanka Trump Visits Baltimore For Monster Truck Rally With Son

    02/27/2017 1:33:37 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    WCBM News ^ | February 27, 2017
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — First Daughter Ivanka Trump took a break from her duties in the White House for some weekend mommy-and-me time with her 3-year-old Joseph in Charm City Sunday. The 35-year-old entrepreneur and mom of three spent time Sunday at the Monster Jam at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore with her eldest son. Trump posted some photos on social media of her and Joseph enjoying the day at Royal Farms arena. The mother and son got to see shark monster truck and meet one of the drivers.
  • Hannity offers rare criticism of Trump

    02/27/2017 1:26:28 PM PST · by TBP · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 27, 2017 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    In an infrequent moment of criticism, Fox News commentator Sean Hannity, an unflinching defender of President Donald Trump, admitted that the commander in chief is “too sensitive at times.” Conservative radio show host and Washington Post columnist Hugh Hewitt, after arguing that Trump is “President Promise Keeper,” asked Hannity: “What’s the negative? What’s the one thing that bothers you about him?” The Fox host, who agreed with Hewitt’s assessment that Trump has kept his campaign promises so far, said that it might, in fact, be the president’s stick-to-itivness that has hurt him. Hannity said Trump is “not a perfect person.”...
  • Even this former Democratic presidential candidate says the media’s treatment of Trump is unfair

    02/27/2017 1:18:23 PM PST · by TBP · 5 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Feb 24, 2017 12:08 pm | Jon Street
    Former Democratic presidential candidate and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chaffee (I) said earlier this week that he disagrees with President Donald Trump on 99.9 percent of his proposals, but there did appear to be at least one thing the two can agree on. During an interview Tuesday with WPRO-AM, Chaffee channeled his inner-Trump, blasting how the mainstream media has covered the 45th president. Trump has repeatedly attacked the media, first as a presidential candidate, then as president-elect and now as president, even going as far as to call the fourth estate a “enemy of the American people.” “It’s just a...
  • Cynthia Dill: Democrats need to cull the fringe – starting with Bernie Bros

    02/27/2017 1:10:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Portland Press-Herald ^ | February 26, 2017 | Cynthia Dill
    You can put a progressive T-shirt on a pig, but it’s still a pig, not a donkey. Sen. Bernie Sanders knows it – he’s from Vermont, after all – and he derided the boorish gang of sexist, aggressive bullies known as “Bernie Bros” who were hiding behind some of his presidential campaign signs last fall. “Look, we don’t want that crap,” Sanders said of the explicit misogyny demonstrated by people who purported to be his supporters. Amen, Senator, and let us pray the newly elected Democratic National Committee chair doesn’t want that crap either. For electoral success in 2018 and...
  • Donald Trump to Governors: We’re Giving Power Back to the States

    02/27/2017 12:53:28 PM PST · by davikkm · 15 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump promised a large crowd of American governors that he would work to redirect power from the federal government to the states. “We’re going to give you back a lot of the powers that have been taken away from states and great people and great governors, and you can control it better than the federal government because you’re right on top of it,” Trump said. The president delivered a speech at the National Governors Association meeting on Monday. He explained that more states needed to compete for the best solutions around the country, citing the importance of citizens...
  • Trump's team in disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe

    02/27/2017 12:48:09 PM PST · by Innovative · 45 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb. 27, 2017 | Phil Stewart and Robin Emmott
    Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in "disarray". McCain, a known Trump critic, told the Munich Security Conference that the resignation of the new president's security adviser Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russia reflected deep problems in Washington.
  • Chelsea Clinton “unleashed” since election? Give me a break

    02/27/2017 12:37:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 27, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    A woman of virtually no accomplishments seeking relevance among the wreckage The rumors surrounding former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton and what the future holds for her never seem to die. Given her surname that’s more than understandable, but the political press has been chewing on this bone for long enough now that I’m beginning to wonder if the story is more than simply a way for reporters to occupy themselves between the issuance of Trump’s executive orders. Politico ran a lengthy piece this weekend which seeks to read the tea leaves and come to grips with what they describe as...
  • Breaking: DOJ drops lawsuit against Texas' voter ID law

    02/27/2017 11:53:54 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 93 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 27, 2017 | AP
    BREAKING: Attorneys: Trump administration says it will drop federal government's opposition to strict Texas voter ID law.
  • Inside Trump's Secret Dinner: [Tips One Busboy a C-Note!]

    02/27/2017 11:38:07 AM PST · by Oakleaf · 65 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | February 26, 2017 | Benny Johnson
    12:01 PM Saturday, February 25th: I received a tip from a well informed source that Trump would be dining at the BLT Steakhouse inside his Trump hotel at approximately 6 PM that evening. I had seen the president dine in the restaurant before following a campaign event held at the property in October. I assumed he would take his regular table, a circular velvet one in the back on the second level of the steakhouse. I called and made a reservation for the balcony level. I wagered that if the president did not show up, at least we would get...
  • New York Times Airs First Ad In 7 Years- Trump Fires Back

    02/27/2017 11:26:00 AM PST · by Mozilla · 8 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | February 27, 2017 at 9:43am | Jack Davis
    The New York Times sought to market itself as the truthful alternative to President Donald Trump Sunday night in an advertisement shown during the Academy Awards. Both Trump and others on Twitter were quick to ridicule the Times for the ad. Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump For first time the failing @nytimes will take an ad (a bad one) to help save its failing reputation. Try reporting accurately & fairly! 5:42 AM - 26 Feb 2017 The Times aired its first TV ad in seven years. Titled “The Truth,” the creators of the ad sought to contrast the messages coming...
  • Basic Reporting Errors Lead Media To Falsely Report Trump Pay-To-Play Allegations

    02/27/2017 10:27:45 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 23 replies
    True Pundit ^ | Feb. 27, 2017 | Admin.
    Basic reporting errors by Reuters and NPR resulted in journalists falsely reporting that President Trump attended a foreign diplomat’s party at Trump’s D.C. hotel in what was portrayed as a possible pay-to-play scenario. NPR and Reuters both reported that Kuwait’s ambassador to the U.S., Salem al-Sabah, was throwing a gala in honor of his country’s independence day at the Trump International Hotel. Reuters definitively placed the event as happening on Saturday, while NPR’s coverage implied the same. According to Reuters, the event was expected to cost between $40,000 and $60,000. When Trump was spotted at the hotel on Saturday, a...
  • Liberalism’s Fake Sense of Morality

    02/27/2017 9:47:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2017 | Susan Stamper Brown
    Liberals constantly stake a claim to some religion-free moral high ground, which is laughable considering liberalism’s ideology is immoral at its core. Since November of last year, leftists have been too blinded by inane hatred for Trump to see the irony. Sure, there are liberals out there who lead decent lives and you can find some on the other side who don’t. Difference is, though, the longer a liberal remains liberal, the harder it is for them to see the light...the truth…that all their ideology does is cover them with a cloak of morality. The false sense of morality gives...
  • MSM STARTS TO PLAY FORMER WORSE THAN HITLER PRESIDENT AGAINST CURRENT WORSE THAN HITLER PRESIDENT

    02/27/2017 11:05:57 AM PST · by RightGeek · 11 replies
    Instapundit ^ | 2/27/2017 | Ed Driscoll
    IT BEGINS: MSM STARTS TO PLAY FORMER WORSE THAN HITLER PRESIDENT AGAINST CURRENT WORSE THAN HITLER PRESIDENT: George W. Bush: Media essential to democracy.And yet, how to account for this quote from 2004? [The New YorkerÂ’s Ken] Auletta, for example, can describe Bush at a barbeque for the press in August, where a reporter says to the president: is it really true you donÂ’t read us, donÂ’t even watch the news? Bush confirms it. And the reporter then said: Well, how do you then know, Mr. President, what the public is thinking? And Bush, without missing a beat said: YouÂ’re...
  • George W. Bush just joined the Traitor's List with McCain and other RINO Republicans

    02/27/2017 10:37:20 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 157 replies
    Vanity | 27 February 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    A caller just mentioned George W. Bush making a comment on the present political situation in a negative fashion against President Trump AND in defense of the media!!! He is a TRAITOR along with McCain, Graham and other Republicans who are corrupt, bought-off and leading this nation over the edge of the cliff. The caller made an excellent point the Bush had nothing to say about Obama's wrecking ball on the nation. The elites are all on the special lifeboat while the Titana-US is sinking after hitting the immigrationliberalleftistpro-immorality iceberg.
  • Politifact Says Trump Is Right, But Then Rates His Remark ‘Mostly False’

    02/27/2017 10:44:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/27/2017 | ALEX PFEIFFER
    Politifact decided to fact-check one of President Donald Trump’s tweets Sunday and found that “the numbers check out.” The fact-checking site then rated the tweet “mostly false.”“The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo,” Trump tweeted.The tweet from Trump came after Gateway Pundit reported on the change in the national debt under the two respective presidents and after former Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain brought up the figures on Fox News.Politifact wrote: “The numbers check out. And in fact, the...
  • Trump to governors: You're getting some authority back

    02/27/2017 10:23:38 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 26 replies
    WND ^ | 02/26/2017 | Bob Unruh
    Promising to focus the federal government on the security of Americans, the economy and infrastructure, President Trump told the nation’s governor’s Monday at the White House they will have more authority under his administration. Trump said the federal government will do “whatever we can to restore authority to the states, when that is the appropriate thing to do,” aiming to “give you back a lot of the powers that have been taken away.” “We have to let the states compete and see who has the best solutions,” Trump said. “States are different. People are different.” But he said that, going...
  • Mexico Has Plan to Counter Trump’s Wall [semi-satire]

    02/27/2017 10:03:56 AM PST · by John Semmens · 9 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 Feb 2017 | John Semmens
    Angry that US President Trump has deviated from twenty years of “benign neglect” in response to illegal immigration, the Mexican government bragged that it has “an inexpensive countermeasure that will completely neutralize Mr. Trump’s highly touted wall.” Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray maintained that “simple economics will defeat all of his attempts to stop our people from reclaiming what is rightfully ours. There is no way Mr. Trump can neutralize the prosperity in America that gives virtually every Mexican the incentive to go to America. As long as my country can continue policies that assure the wealth gap will remain, the...
  • George W. Bush Favors A ‘Welcoming’ Immigration Policy, Says Media Is ‘Indispensable’ To Democracy

    02/27/2017 9:59:23 AM PST · by servo1969 · 93 replies
    Dailycaller.com ^ | 2-27-2017 | KAITLAN COLLINS
    George W. Bush said he favored a welcoming immigration policy and warned that the media is "indispensable to democracy" in an interview with Matt Lauer Monday that seemed to take several shots at President Trump. When Lauer asked Bush directly if he was for or against Trump's immigration ban, Bush said, "I am for an immigration policy that's welcoming and upholds the law." "I think it's very important for all of us to recognize that one of our great strengths is for people to be able to worship the way they want to, or not worship at all," Bush said....
  • Protest ends with pepper spray, dogs and arrests (I love a happy ending)

    02/27/2017 7:41:43 AM PST · by simpson96 · 28 replies
    Yale News ^ | 2/6/2017 | Sara Tabin
    protest against President Donald Trump at New Haven City Hall on Saturday ended with pepper spray, police dogs and two arrests. After congregating at 3 p.m. to hear speeches, about 200 protesters marched across Route 34, creating a human barricade to block traffic. State police officers then threatened to arrest them if they did not clear the area. Although many attendees began to disperse or watched from the sideline, at least 50 people remained in the street for approximately half an hour. Protesters moved out of the street by 4:50 p.m. and began to march back to City Hall, followed...
  • Ben Stein: Media ‘Looking for a Scandal’ Every Day with Trump to Do to Him What They Did to Nixon

    02/27/2017 9:08:28 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/26/2017 | Trent Baker
    Saturday, former Nixon and Ford speechwriter, actor and author Ben Stein said on “CNN Newsroom” that mainstream media like CNN and The New York Times are “looking for a scandal” with President Donald Trump and they want to do to him like they did to former President Richard Nixon. “Look, every day you pick up The New York Times, every day they’re slamming, slamming, slamming [Trump]. I’m a great fan of CNN; I watch it quite faithfully, every day CNN is slamming him, slamming him, slamming him. Every day, they’re looking for a scandal. They’re just turning the woods upside...
  • The bizarre campaign against Trump aide Seb Gorka

    02/27/2017 9:05:37 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 20 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Michael Rubin
    On Friday, The Forward published an article by Lili Bayer arguing that Sebastian "Seb" Gorka, the deputy assistant to President Trump and a frequent presence on television and radio, was linked to anti-Semitic right-wing extremists in Hungary. Using the logic of six degrees of separation, Bayer argued that Gorka was anti-Semitic, never mind that the 3,000-word report did not cite a single instance of Gorka's alleged anti-Semitism. The whole piece smacks of a political hatchet job. Eli Clifton, a blogger fired by the Center for American Progress — the think tank at the heart of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and...
  • Trump is Smoking out Fake Conservatives

    02/27/2017 9:01:50 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 41 replies
    americanthinker ^ | February 27, 2017 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Donald Trump is one month into his presidency. For his supporters, every day is Christmas. Cabinet picks under the Christmas tree. Executive orders in the stockings hung by the chimney with care. Democrats gnashing their teeth and pulling out their hair. Are all Republicans happy? Surprisingly no. Republicans, particularly self-described conservatives, should celebrating. To start with, he is doing exactly what he said he would do, following through on campaign promises. Unlike most GOP members of Congress. And long overdue, a Republican punching back at a biased and agenda-driven media. Music to Republican ears, a president calling out CNN as...
  • Trump is Wrong on Civil Forfeiture

    02/27/2017 8:55:20 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 17 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 2/23/2017 | Jarrett Skorup
    In a meeting between the new president and law enforcement officials, a Texas sheriff complained about legislation that would require a person be convicted of a crime before the state took ownership of his or her property. President Donald Trump, wrongly, disparaged legislators who support this reform to the forfeiture system. Politico notes the exchange: “On asset forfeiture, we’ve got a state senator in Texas that was talking about introducing legislation to require conviction before we could receive that forfeiture money,” [Sheriff Harold] Eavenson said. “Can you believe that?” Trump interjected. “And I told him that the cartel would build...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: 'We all need answers'

    02/27/2017 7:25:29 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 166 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 27, 2017 9:47 AM EST
    Former President George W. Bush said Monday “we all need answers” on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump’s team and the Russian government, and didn’t rule out the idea that a special prosecutor could be necessary to lead an investigation. The Republican also defended the media’s role in keeping world leaders in check, noting that “power can be addictive,” and warned against immigration policies that could alienate Muslims. “I am for an immigration policy that’s welcoming and upholds the law,” Bush told NBC’s “Today” show. Bush’s comments came after a prominent Republican in Congress, Rep. Darrell Issa of...
  • For White House Counterterror Adviser, Media Attacks Are Latest Theater of Battle (Gorka)

    02/27/2017 7:23:13 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 7 replies
    Gorka said the goals for the new Trump administration's counterterrorism program and policies are simple. "As the president said [Friday] we will ‘obliterate' groups like ISIS and wipe the scourge of radical Islamic terrorism from the face of the earth," he said. The media attacks prompted friends and supporters of Gorka on Capitol Hill and in the military and special operations community to voice their support. "The bottom line is Sebastian Gorka's work is a necessary tool for all special operations forces in developing critical thinking," said an Army special operations officer familiar with Gorka's counterterrorism lectures in Tampa, Florida,...
  • New York Times editor: Trump is the best thing ever to happen to our subscriptions

    02/27/2017 5:04:58 AM PST · by kevcol · 34 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 26, 2017 | Kyle Feldscher
    The New York Times is flush with new cash thanks to increasing subscriptions, and the paper's executive editor says President Trump is to thank. "Trump is the best thing to happen to the Times' subscription strategy," said Dean Baquet, executive editor of the Times on CNN Sunday. "Every time he tweets it drives subscriptions wildly." He added, "Our digital subscriptions are through the roof, our print subscriptions are up."
  • Best Foreign Film Oscar Winner Attacks Trump During Acceptance Speech - Gets Massive Applause

    02/27/2017 7:10:10 AM PST · by tony75034 · 26 replies
    Whatfinger.com ^ | 2/27/2017 | Thomas Billet
    "Don't look up to someone who spends their careers pretending to be someone they are not" The Salesman won the best foreign language film at the 2017 Oscars, and so the director Asghar Farhadi, who is Iranian, decided to attack President Donald Trump's "inhuman travel ban” during his acceptance speech which was read by a friend since he decided to “boycott” the event. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.