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  • Rachel Dolezal Is Trying To Commercialize Her Fake Blackness Just In Time For Christmas

    12/10/2017 10:18:33 AM PST · by Strac6 · 47 replies
    Rachel Dolezal is back (but not black) and now this time she’s trying to commercialize her status as an alleged black woman by selling calendars urging people to “get woke.” Dolezal, a white woman claiming to be black, is now selling a 2018 calendar of herself on her personal website. Dolezal’s calendar, which has already sold out, features various pictures of her striking poses with a collection of inspirational quotes Dolezal came up with. “2018 Calendar featuring photos of Rachel Dolezal by four portrait photographers & her own inspirational quotes. With dozens of important birthdays and Black History facts throughout...
  • Reporter accused of ‘fake news’ by Trump resigned in 2010 over similar attacks vs. Republicans

    12/10/2017 9:18:22 AM PST · by tired&retired · 10 replies ^ | December 10, 2017 | Fox news website
    Dave Weigel, the Washington Post's reporter, was hired in 2010 to blog about conservatives and resigned three months later after he posted personal emails about Ron Paul, Rush Limbaugh and others.
  • Census Bureau: 5 Richest Counties Are D.C. Suburbs

    12/07/2017 10:31:28 AM PST · by C19fan · 37 replies
    CNS News ^ | December 7, 2017 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    The five richest counties in the United States when measured by median household income are all suburbs of Washington, D.C., according to the American Community Survey data released today by the Census Bureau. According to the American Community Survey's new five-year estimates (2012-2016), the five richest counties in the country are: Loudoun County, Va., where the median household income was $125,672; Falls Church City, Va., where it was $115,244; Fairfax County, Va., where it was $114,329; Howard County, Md., where it was $113,800; and Arlington County, Va., where it was $108,706.
  • BREAKING: Pervert Democrat Senator Al Franken Expected to Resign Thursday

    12/06/2017 11:34:16 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 127 replies
    GP ^ | December 6,2017 | Cristina Laila
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, posted to Facebook her call on Franken to resign Click here to see the list of Senators calling on Franken to resign. A top Senate Dem says he expects Franken to resign Thursday shortly after Franken’s office said he would be making an announcement Thursday. Democrat Senator Ron Wyden tweeted,”I expect that Senator Franken will announce his resignation tomorrow. It is the right thing to do given this series of serious allegations.”
  • Amid cuts and employee layoffs, George Washington U. spends $500K on president’s welcome ceremonies

    12/05/2017 4:11:34 AM PST · by x1stcav · 8 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 12/5/17 | Tom Joyce
    George Washington University recently spent half a million dollars inaugurating its new president over a three-day period, a price tag that comes after recent budget cuts and employee layoffs. When university president Thomas LeBlanc was sworn into office in November, the school spent about $500,000 on a three-day series of events, according to The GW Hatchet, the campus newspaper. The schedule of events, according to the university’s website, included a student brunch, a ninety-minute inauguration ceremony, an “inaugural celebration,” an invitation-only dinner at the Library of Congress, and a faculty-only reception at the president’s home.
  • Coyote Attacks 3-Year-Old on Front Porch of Washington Home

    12/04/2017 4:08:09 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    Families in a Washington state community have noticed an uptick in coyote sightings lately. Within a 24-hour span, the city of Snoqualmie received seven reports of coyotes in the area—including an attack on a 3-year-old girl while she was on her porch, according to KCPQ. Douglas Lucas says his daughter was attacked by a coyote who came up to the front porch of their home and pounced on the child on Thursday. “It bite me,” said 3-year-old Sophia about her encounter with a coyote. The little girl was outside with her father on the front porch of their home. Lucas was up on...
  • Second House Dem calls for Conyers to resign as sex misconduct outcry grows

    11/28/2017 3:32:12 PM PST · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 28, 2017 | Samuel Chamberlain
    A second Democratic lawmaker called on Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to step down Tuesday over sexual misconduct allegations hours after Conyers' former deputy chief of staff detailed three occasions when he made unwanted advances toward her. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., said in a statement that while she had looked up to Conyers for decades, "I believe these women, I see the pattern and there is only one conclusion – Mr. Conyers must resign." Jayapal joined Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., as the only two lawmakers who have said Conyers should resign from Congress. In a statement of her own last week,...
  • Is your local government office not displaying the official portrait of President Trump?

    11/26/2017 3:53:45 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 44 replies
    I don't live in Seattle but my commute to work sometimes has me walking through that city. During the Obama years the lobby of the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building at 915 2nd Ave in Seattle displayed the official portraits of Barack Hussein Obama and Joe Biden. These portraits were clearly visible from the street. The portraits were taken down in January of this year but they have not been replaced with portraits of President Trump and Vice-president Pence. The space where the portraits hung have been left empty. Across the street from this building is a post office building...
  • CNN’s Jake Tapper Moves Up Town Into Plush $4 Million Suburban D.C. Mansion

    11/26/2017 1:47:56 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 31 replies ^ | Nov 15, 2017 | Admin
    Just how does a television reporter making approximately $300K a year afford a $4 million plush suburban Washington D.C. estate? The mortgage and taxes alone come out to approximately $204,000 annually, per Zillow. That would equate to ALL of Tapper’s after-tax CNN income. We tried to find out from Jake Tapper but he didn’t return our call. And finding Tapper’s digs was no easy feat. He pays an expensive lawyer to act as the trustee for the house so nothing is listed in public records in Tapper’s or his wife’s name. An old slick trick among aristocrats used to hide...
  • As America Gives Thanks, Homelessness Continues To Set New Records In Major Cities in America

    11/25/2017 11:18:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    TEC ^ | 11/25/2017 | Michael Snyder
    If the economy is doing just fine, then why is homelessness at levels not seen “since the Great Depression” in major cities all over the country? If the U.S. economy was actually in good shape, we would expect that the number of people that are homeless would be going down or at least stabilizing. Instead, we have a growing national crisis on our hands. In fact, within the past two years “at least 10 cities or municipal regions in California, Oregon and Washington” have declared a state of emergency because the number of homeless is growing so rapidly. Things are...
  • Judge rules Seattle's tax on the wealthy is illegal; city vows to appeal

    11/24/2017 11:54:03 AM PST · by ColdOne · 35 replies ^ | 11/24/17 | Barnini Chakraborty
    Seattle’s controversial tax on the wealthy failed its first legal test this week after a judge ruled the new ordinance violates state law – but the city isn’t backing down and vows to appeal, setting the stage for a Washington State Supreme Court showdown. King County Superior Court Judge John Ruhl ruled in a Wednesday that Seattle did not have the authority to impose the tax because state law prohibits tax on net income. City Attorney Pete Holmes called the decision “disappointing” but, in a joint statement with Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess, said their goal to eliminate the state’s “over-reliance...
  • Seattle's Income Tax on 'the Rich' Has Collateral Damage: The Poor

    11/22/2017 11:22:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    American ^ | November 22, 2017 | Brian T. Hodges
    Seattle’s City Council made national headlines earlier this year when it enacted a city income tax aimed at “high earners.” Immediately, politicians crowed that they had planted a flag of “resistance” to the forces of “Trumpism.” In a court hearing last week, the city defended its war on wealth against several legal and constitutional challenges. The briefing from both sides exposes an inconvenient reality for the levy’s defenders: its real, ultimate victims aren’t necessarily the plutocrats they claim to be targeting. In fact, just the opposite. Some background: there are few precedents from other parts of the country for a...
  • Heavy Equipment Operator’s License Required to Drain the Swamp

    11/19/2017 4:28:43 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-19-17 | MOTUS
    Consider this my contribution to your Sunday mood elevation.HILLARY: BET YOU CAN’T DO THISTRUMP: HERE, HOLD MY BEERNow get out there and carpe diem.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • CBS, NBC Hype ‘Controversy’ and ‘Cloud of Suspicion’ Over Museum of the Bible

    11/17/2017 2:15:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies ^ | November 17, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    Fearing that America was one step closer to becoming a theocracy with the opening of the privately-funded Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., on Thursday and Friday, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today hyped the supposed “controversy” swirling around the institution, even claiming that a “cloud of suspicion” hung over the building as it opened its doors. “Coming up on CBS This Morning, I’ll tell you why this museum is generating some controversy. It’s just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol,” warned correspondent Chip Reid on Thursday. Introducing the segment minutes later, co-host Charlie Rose emphasized that the...
  • Graphic: Navy admits to being involved in obscene sky drawings spotted in Okanogan Co (WA)

    11/17/2017 12:46:05 AM PST · by llevrok · 48 replies
    KREM TV2 (Spokane) ^ | 11/16/2017 | Kaitlin Riordan
    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. – Officials with the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island said one of their aircraft was involved in the obscene skywritings spotted in Okanogan County. Photos sent to KREM 2 by multiple sources show skydrawings of what some people are saying is male genitalia. Some sources have even tweeted pictures of what they saw. A mother who lives in Okanogan who took pictures of the drawings reached out to KREM 2 to complain about the images, saying she was upset she might have to explain to her young children what the drawings were. In a statement to KREM...
  • Nothing is sacred in Washington, not even a soldier’s death

    10/31/2017 7:02:36 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 1 replies
    lowellsun ^ | 10-31 | Peter lucas
    Reporters in their hearts know that President Donald Trump — or any president — did not and would not demean the death of a U.S. soldier killed in combat. But they ran with the story anyway. The media’s hatred of Trump is so deep — and so troubling — that nothing was going to stop reporters and television commentators from skewering Trump over his condolence phone call to the widow of Sgt. La David T. Johnson
  • Never Give In, Never Yield, Never Quit

    10/29/2017 3:37:32 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/29/17 | Jim O'Niell
    Prosecuting the corruption in DC quickly, fearlessly, and ruthlessly Judge Jeanine Pirro was in rare form during the opening statement of her show last night. “Lock her up!” she said of Hillary Clinton. She added, “Starting Monday this has to happen, Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller must be fired immediately” (along with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein). Pirro opined that former FBI Director James Comey “needs to be the target of a federal criminal investigation.” “Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions...
  • For many cities chasing HQ2, their futures are at stake

    10/28/2017 9:42:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | October 28, 2017 | Jon Talton
    What drives the scores of places competing to win Amazon’s second headquarters? Much more than Seattle could understand. When I was discussing the proposition of this column last week — why would 238 localities in North America put in bids for Amazon’s HQ2 despite the “be careful what you wish for” warning from some in Seattle — I immediately received help. A newsroom wag offered to write it for me. Under my byline, he typed: “50,000 jobs, with an average salary of more than $100,000. -30-” The last number is old-time newspaper jargon for “end of story.” Truth, to be...
  • Amazon's Search for a Second Headquarters Could Weigh on Seattle's Growth

    10/07/2017 10:04:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Fox Business ^ | October 7, 2017 | Peter Grant Inc.'s decision to establish a second corporate headquarters is going to make some North American city very happy once the online retail behemoth announces its choice next year. But it will likely be bad news for Seattle, Amazon's longtime home, which has benefited enormously from the company's rapid growth. Analysts predict that much of the company's future expansion will be in its second headquarters. "It had generally been assumed that [Amazon's] growth would be concentrated in Seattle," said Dave Bragg, an analyst with Green Street Advisors, a real-estate research firm. "That now needs to be adjusted." Green Street, in...
  • Was America Founded To Be Secular?

    09/18/2017 8:53:14 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/18/17 | Joshua Charles
    What role should religion play in a free society? More and more people today would answer: none. That would not have been the answer of the Founders of the United States – the men who fought the American Revolution and wrote the country’s Constitution. To them the issue of religion and freedom were inextricably linked. You couldn’t have freedom without religion. In fact, the political philosophy of the Founders necessitated a divine foundation. Thomas Jefferson makes this clear in the Declaration of Independence when he writes that “all men…are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.” The purpose of...