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  • A Kentucky Town Votes Against a Culture War

    05/27/2018 11:52:01 AM PDT · by spintreebob · 4 replies
    New York times feed to many other papers ^ | 5/27/2018 | Campbell Robertson
    It was supposed to be one of the biggest political showdowns in Kentucky this fall: Kim Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, running against David Ermold, the gay man she denied a marriage license to three years ago. That moment, caught on camera, set off a red-hot culture war over the summer of 2015 in this quiet corner of Appalachia. Since Mr. Ermold announced he was running for county clerk in December, he raised more than $200,000 from around the country and drew supporters far and wide. This was a campaign, he said in an interview before the primary, for...
  • Trump Twitter: Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State.

    05/23/2018 6:51:07 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 104 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 23, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State. They go after Phony Collusion with Russia, a made up Scam, and end up getting caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never have seen before! What goes around, comes around!
  • Border Patrol officer shoots dead a 19-year-old illegal immigrant trying to enter the country...

    05/25/2018 10:39:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 73 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | May 26, 2018 | Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Border Patrol officer shoots dead a 19-year-old illegal immigrant trying to enter the country in shocking moment caught on video - then the agency flip flops on the reason why A 19-year-old Guatemalan immigrant has been shot dead by a US Border Patrol agent. Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez died on Wednesday in Rio Bravo, Texas, after an unidentified agent came across her and three others whom he suspected had entered the country illegally. As he tried to take the group into custody they reportedly charged at him and tried to attack him 'using blunt objects'.
  • Record drug bust finds enough fentanyl to kill 26M people

    05/25/2018 6:21:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 98 replies
    ABC News/AP ^ | Friday, May 25, 2018 | AP
    <p>The Nebraska State Patrol says the nearly 120 pounds of suspected cocaine and fentanyl that troopers seized last month turned out to be all fentanyl, a deadly opioid that federal officials blame for thousands of deaths nationwide.</p> <p>The patrol says the stash was a record fentanyl seizure in Nebraska and estimates the drugs may have been worth up to $20 million on the street. The Drug Enforcement Administration says just 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be lethal. The fentanyl seized was enough to kill 26 million people, according to DEA estimates.</p>
  • Trump guts union perks, speeds up civil service firings to save $100 million a year

    05/25/2018 1:39:19 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 115 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 25, 2018
    President Trump signed three executive orders Friday containing sweeping reforms that weaken protections for federal workers and eliminate perks for the unions that represent them. Under the new executive orders, unions will be charged rent for federal office space and will not be reimbursed for travel expenses or for hours spent appealing worker firings. All federal workers will be ordered to spend 75 percent of their time on government work, and agencies are ordered to publicly post union contracts in an online repository.
  • Trump Moves to Ease the Firing of Federal Workers

    05/25/2018 2:37:19 PM PDT · by Cyclops08 · 55 replies
    NY Times ^ | 05/25/2018 | Noam Scheiber
    President Trump on Friday signed a series of executive orders making it easier to fire federal government workers and rolling back the prerogatives of unions that represent them. Andrew Bremberg, the head of the White House Domestic Policy Council, said the president was “fulfilling his promise to promote more efficient government by reforming our Civil Service rules.” But the push also reflects conservatives’ long-running suspicion of the federal bureaucracy, one that the president’s advisers have been outspoken in channeling. Shortly after Mr. Trump took office, Stephen K. Bannon, then his chief strategist, called for “the deconstruction of the administrative state.”...
  • Muslim inmates in Alaska fed pork during Ramadan: activists

    05/25/2018 2:46:39 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 55 replies
    AFP ^ | 05/25/18
    A federal judge granted a restraining order Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramadan, rights campaigners said. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming Anchorage Correctional Complex had violated constitutional prohibitions against "cruel and unusual punishment." CAIR said the US District Court for Alaska had granted its request for an emergency temporary order requiring guards to provide adequate meals in accordance with government health guidelines. "CAIR has reported an unprecedented spike in bigotry targeting American Muslims and members of other minority groups since...
  • San Antonio Express-News lays off 14 journalists

    05/25/2018 10:46:37 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 37 replies
    The San Antonio Express-News laid off 14 newsroom employees Wednesday and Thursday as parent company Hearst Corp. coordinates the operations of its newspapers throughout Texas. Publisher Susan Pape attributed the layoffs to “economic factors” and a desire to combine the company’s resources across the state. She said the paper remains profitable. The layoffs were spread across the newsroom affecting writers, editors and photographers on the sports, metro, features and photo teams.
  • NFL Owners Admit President Trump’s Influence a Factor in Anthem Policy Change

    05/24/2018 12:27:47 PM PDT · by detective · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 May 2018 | Dylan Gwinn
    After the NFL changed their policy, requiring players to stand and “show respect” for the national anthem, the conventional wisdom held that fear of a strong reaction from President Trump was a major factor in forcing the NFL to enact the new rule. While conventional wisdom is often wrong, in this case it wasn’t. According to Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer, NFL owners actually considered doing nothing about anthem policy, given how few players were protesting at the end of the year. However, the owners feared that if they did nothing they would be vulnerable if Trump targeted the league in...
  • Sebastian Gorka: Millennials are leaving the Democratic Party thanks to Trump...

    05/24/2018 6:10:16 AM PDT · by caww · 12 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/24/2018 | Aubree Fahringer
    Gorka, a former deputy assistant to President Trump, has become one of the president’s biggest supporters outside of the White House, often endorsing candidates with an America First agenda. “There’s a political revolution happening now,” he said. “As we’ve seen from recent studies, millennials are leaving the Democratic Party and joining the Republican Party. Things are changing in this country.” “Writing checks isn’t enough,” he said. “Here’s what helps: Get on social media. Millennials know how important it is. But even people that aren’t millennials need to be on social media. Get a Twitter, be on Facebook. That’s where the...
  • Trump to cut foreign aid for home countries of illegal immigrants

    05/23/2018 12:20:25 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 107 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 23, 2018
    President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. will begin to deduct foreign aid from countries whose residents illegally enter the United States. "Many of these countries we give tremendous amounts of aid to. Tens of millions of dollars. And we're working on a plan to deduct a lot of the aid," Trump said at an event in New York denouncing the Salvadoran gang MS-13. "We're going to work out something where every time someone comes in from a certain country, we're going to deduct a rather large amount of money from what we give them in aid, if we give...
  • Caitlyn Jenner: Trump Is the ‘Worst President We Have Ever Had’ On LGBT Issues

    05/23/2018 8:13:42 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 116 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 23, 2018 | Dylan Gwinn
    Caitlyn Jenner lashed out at President Trump in a recent interview, claiming that the president “has been, for all LGBT issues, the worst president we have ever had.” The former Olympian and reality television star was an outspoken supporter of Trump in 2016. However, in a profile published with Broadly on Tuesday, Jenner claimed that she might not support the president in 2020. “I want him to know politically I am disappointed, obviously,” Jenner said of Trump’s policies regarding LGBT issues. “I don’t want our community to go backwards. Just leave us alone, that’s all we want. Then maybe later...
  • Fentanyl seizures at US-Mexico border up 750%

    05/23/2018 4:48:07 AM PDT · by caww · 30 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/23/2018 | by Anna Giaritelli
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and their maritime counterparts seized 284 pounds of fentanyl between Oct. 1, 2017, and April 30. “There is a crisis at our southwest border — large quantities of dangerous and illicit drugs, such as fentanyl, are pouring into our country in record numbers," DHS spokeswoman Katie Waldman told the Washington Examiner. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate painkiller and is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. Just three years ago, CBP did not even track even track fentanyl seizures, but the continued growing demand from U.S. consumers prompted...
  • Van Jones Teaming Up To Work With The White House

    05/22/2018 12:32:53 PM PDT · by BEJ · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | BEJ
    Van Jones like Kanye West and Roseanne Barr are now adding supporting Donald Trump and his White House. Was it expected that success attracts success? Donald Trump has been consistently winning. Trump has stated that people will become tired of winning. With all the winning people might also get tired of something else -- tired of all the insane hatred and rage thrown at them from the left. Now will the left apply pressure on Van Jones like they did with Kanye? Are they going to ostracize Van and have nothing to do with him -- just like they did...
  • China slashes tariffs on imported cars

    05/22/2018 8:49:13 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    cnn ^ | Daniel Shane
    China is cutting the tariffs it charges on imported cars, giving a potential boost to foreign automakers in the world's largest market. The Chinese Finance Ministry said Tuesday that it will cut import duties on passenger vehicles from 25% to 15%, starting July 1. The announcement, which fulfills an earlier pledge by Chinese President Xi Jinping, comes just days after China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their recent trade hostilities. President Donald Trump singled China's import duties on cars for criticism last month, pointing out that they're far higher than the 2.5% the United States charges...
  • Dems grit their teeth and cheer for Trump on North Korea

    05/21/2018 5:33:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Politico ^ | May 21, 2018 | Heather Caygle and Elana Schor
    Democrats face a political minefield ahead of President Donald Trump’s historic North Korea meeting: how to root for success for a president they usually want to see flounder. Trump is reportedly reevaluating the prospects for a significant denuclearization commitment from Kim Jong Un, but if he manages to land a foreign policy coup that has eluded past presidents, it couldn’t come at a worse time for Democrats. The party is planning to center its midterm campaign message around the numerous scandals engulfing the administration. A successful meeting with Kim, however, would give Trump and the GOP — already encouraged by...
  • POLL SHOCK: Republicans take COMMANDING lead in Reters/IPSOS Generic ballot!

    05/21/2018 1:26:23 PM PDT · by dangus · 154 replies
    Reuters/IPSOS ^ | 2018-05-21 | Dangus
    What the graph shows: The Republicans now LEAD the generic ballot poll by 6.2 points. Last week, they trailed by 2.9%. They had been trailing by 11 as recently as April 8. They are now TIED among young voters.
  • Trump's stealth Victory: Reshaping the courts....

    05/21/2018 3:14:22 AM PDT · by caww · 3 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/21/2018 | Melissa Quinn
    With less than two years under his belt, President Trump has managed to make a substantial imprint on the U.S. judicial system — one that could be felt for decades to come — by getting the Senate to confirm key judicial nominees. “What President Trump has done with judicial selection and appointments is probably at the very center of his legacy, and may well be his greatest accomplishments thus far,” Leonard Leo...“By the end of this year, he probably will have transformed about 30 percent of the federal appellate courts in our country, and that’s quite significant when put against...
  • Boom: Team Trump cuts nearly twice as many regulations as promised.....

    05/21/2018 3:26:19 AM PDT · by caww · 17 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/20/2018 | by Paul Bedard
    The Trump administration is showing no signs of slowing its slashing of Obama-era regulations, beating their plans to cut two for every new rule and saving more than double what was hoped for, according to a new report. “The Trump administration is making substantial deregulatory progress,” said a new report from American Action Forum....The administration is prioritizing deregulation, and it is set 'to double' its goals of a two-for-one deregulatory-to-regulatory ratio and $686.6 million in net savings,” said the report from forum experts Dan Bosch, director of regulatory policy, and Dan Goldbeck, a senior analyst. When he came to office,...
  • Never Trump Glen Beck Bends the Knee -- Dons MAGA Hat$ Predicts Trump 2020 Win

    05/20/2018 5:44:39 PM PDT · by Stepan12 · 34 replies
    You Tube ^ | May 20, 2018 | Neounrealist
    Video at you tube link above