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  • Trump will hold session on religious persecution instead of attending UN climate summit

    09/20/2019 7:01:58 PM PDT · by Innovative · 89 replies
    CNN ^ | Sept. 20, 2019 | KevinLiptak
    When President Donald Trump visits the UN on Monday, many of his fellow world leaders will be participating in a summit meant to address climate change. Trump won't be there. Instead, the President is chairing his own session focused on worldwide religious persecution. It's the latest evidence of Trump's isolation on the climate issue with his fellow world leaders. During the G7 summit in France, Trump skipped a session focused on climate change that all the other world leaders attended.
  • Inside Trump’s immigration tent courts: Controversial system meant to fast-track asylum backlog

    09/18/2019 12:53:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 18, 2019 | Adam Shaw
    LAREDO, Texas -- The white tents that sit here on the very edge of the U.S border, with Mexico a literal stone’s throw away, represent one of the jewels in the crown of the Trump administration’s recent efforts to get a grip on the immigration crisis. They are the temporary courtrooms set up as part of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) -- known colloquially as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. That policy, established earlier this year, involves sending migrants who are trying to claim asylum back to Mexico during their proceedings -- instead of releasing them into the U.S. while...
  • Some good news on the front lines of the culture wars: Some recent Conservative victories

    09/20/2019 8:03:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/20/2019 | Michael Brown
    Until Jesus returns and sets up His perfect kingdom, the culture wars will continue to rage, and there will be many setbacks along the way. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be some real victories as well. Let’s focus on some positive, recent news.1) The number of abortions in America continues to drop.To be sure, this news is hardly all positive, since hundreds of thousands of babies are still aborted every year in the USA. How excited would we be about a hypothetical headline during World War II that stated, “The number of Jews being slaughtered is declining”? Or, in...
  • Florida Poll: Trump Narrowly Leads Top Democrat Candidates in General Election Matchup

    09/19/2019 6:00:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/18/2019 | Hannah Bleau
    A Florida Atlantic University poll released Wednesday shows President Trump narrowly leading his potential Democrat challengers in a hypothetical 2020 general election matchup. The poll – conducted September 12-15 among 934 registered voters in Florida– showed the president narrowly leading his top Democrat challengers in a general election matchup in the Sunshine State. According to the poll, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) appeared to be the most competitive challenger, losing to Trump 50.1 percent to 49.9 percent. Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) lose to the president by one point – 50.5 percent to 49.5 percent, the poll showed.
  • Trump official says asylum changes will drive down backlog

    09/13/2019 7:56:43 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 10 replies ^ | Sept 13, 2019 | By COLLEEN LONG and ELLIOT SPAGAT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration immigration official defended the effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border for nearly all migrants, saying Friday it was necessary to drive down a massive backlog of immigration cases.... Juan Carlos Perla, 36, said Friday that many asylum seekers from his native El Salvador have returned, including cousins who have stayed with him in a rented two-room house with donated furniture on the distant outskirts of Tijuana. “People know that they aren’t going to be allowed in. They’re desperate. Many don’t like it here. Life here isn’t easy,” he said.... It...
  • Trump administration enters new phase for border wall, sets ambitious timetable after securing land

    09/13/2019 5:45:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 13, 2019 | Adam Shaw
    “Build the wall" became the unofficial rallying cry of then-candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Three years later, amid a series of legal and political setbacks that have raised questions about the project's future, the Trump administration is making a renewed effort to show voters the U.S.-Mexico border wall remains a top priority — touting recent construction and vowing to pick up the pace going into 2020. The purchase of critical strips of private land has cleared the way, they argue, for a new phase. The plan, officials told reporters at a briefing this week, is to construct upwards of 450-500...
  • Trump administration takes key step to open Alaskan wildlife refuge to drilling by end of year

    09/12/2019 2:48:12 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 12, 2019 | Miranda Green
    The Trump administration announced a key step toward opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas exploration Thursday, rolling out a plan that would see lease sales occur by the end of the year. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its finalized Environmental Impact Statement, which favors the option to offer lease sales across 1.56 million acres of Alaska’s coastal plains. “After rigorous review, robust public comment, and a consideration of a range of alternatives, today’s announcement is a big step to carry out the clear mandate we received from Congress to develop and implement a...
  • The Supreme Court just let Trump close the Mexican border to nearly all migrants seeking asylum

    09/11/2019 5:56:20 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 60 replies
    VOX ^ | Sept 11, 2019 | By Ian Millhiser
    The Supreme Court issued an unsigned order on Wednesday evening that effectively closes the United States’ southern border to nearly all Central American asylum seekers. The decision stays a lower court decision blocking a Trump administration policy that seeks to halt nearly all asylum applications from these migrants and allow the US government to require them to seek asylum in countries they travel through. The government will now be allowed to enforce the policy while legal challenges move ahead. The administration’s rule, issued on July 16, says that almost any foreign national who arrives at the southern border may not...
  • Supreme Court Authorizes Trump to Deny Asylum to Central Americans

    09/11/2019 8:19:55 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 25 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept. 11, 2019
    The Trump administration can deny asylum to Central Americans who cross through to the U.S., the Supreme Court said Wednesday, giving new life to White House efforts to deter a flood of immigrants seeking refuge at the southern border. The policy, one of several measures the Trump administration has taken to deter immigration from Latin America, demands that refugees seek asylum in a safe country they enter before reaching the U.S. The rules effectively cut off most asylum claims by people coming from El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, filed a dissent.
  • Supreme Court allows nationwide enforcement of new Trump asylum rules

    09/11/2019 3:24:33 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 91 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 11, 2019 | Stephen Dinan and Alex Swoyer
    Just a banner so far.
  • The U.N. is flying and busing migrants through Mexico back to Central America

    09/11/2019 4:31:37 PM PDT · by libstripper · 59 replies
    LA Times ^ | Aug. 30, 2019 | Molly Hennessey-Fiske
    JUAREZ, Mexico — A United Nations agency, with funding from the U.S. State Department, is transporting thousands of immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border back to Central America in a program that has drawn the ire of migrant legal advocates. The advocates question whether migrants fully understand their rights when they accept free plane and bus tickets home.
  • Supreme Court Authorizes Trump to Deny Asylum to Central Americans

    09/11/2019 3:54:43 PM PDT · by billorites · 39 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 11, 2019 | Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin
    Washington - The Supreme Court authorized the Trump administration for now to deny asylum to Central Americans who cross through other countries on their way to the U.S., a boost for White House efforts to tighten the southern border. The court, in a brief written order, stayed the effect of lower court rulings that barred the administration from enforcing the asylum restrictions. One of those injunctions was issued just this week by a federal judge in California. The policy, one of several measures the Trump administration has taken to deter immigration from Latin America, demands that refugees seek asylum in...
  • Median income and earnings rise in 2018, while poverty rates drop, Census data shows

    09/10/2019 9:38:17 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 6 replies
    USA Facts ^ | 9/10/2019 | N/A
    Median income and earnings rise in 2018, while poverty rates drop, Census data shows The median household income in the United States increased less than a percent from 2017 to 2018, while the median earnings of workers in the United States rose 3.4%.The data, released by the Census Bureau Tuesday, also shows that the official poverty rate in the United States dropped to 11.8%, a 0.5 percentage point decrease from 2017.Here’s a look at the new data:Household income The [median household income] in the United States rose, from $62,626 in 2017 to $63,179 in 2018 adjusted for inflation. The Census...
  • Brad Parscale: ‘Trumps Will Be a Dynasty’ for Decades

    09/08/2019 10:54:34 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 86 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Sep 2019 | Kyle Morris
    President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale praised the Trump family over the weekend and predicted that they will “be a dynasty that will last for decades.” “The Trumps will be a dynasty that will last for decades, propelling the Republican Party into a new party,” Parscale said Saturday during a speech to Republican Party delegates in California. “One that will adapt to changing cultures. One must continue to adapt while keeping the conservative values that we believe in.” Afterward, Parscale was asked to clarify his remarks and declined to mention whether he believed any of the president’s children...
  • Trump Just Keeps on Winning for Ordinary Americans

    09/07/2019 5:39:57 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 10 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Tired of all this WINNING yet? – This damn Trump economy just will not cooperate with all the Democrats and their media toadies who keep rooting for a recession. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report released on Friday showed the Trump economy adding another 130,000 new jobs even as the economy approaches full employment. FED Chairman Jerome Powell called the report another sign of a growing and healthy economy, indicating that he sees no sign of any recession on the horizon. Democrats everywhere recoiled in horror. Other highlights of this...
  • Major Poll Has Great News For Trump

    09/06/2019 7:22:27 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies ^ | September 6, 2019 | By Hank Berrien
    A new poll has some astonishing news for those who keep seeing President Trump losing in polls in head-to-head competition with the leading Democratic Party presidential candidates Democrats: All three leading Democratic candidates — former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) — have lower favorability ratings than President Trump. Current Time 0:29 Duration 0:41 Report: Jason Greenblatt, Key Player In Middle East Peace Plan, To Leave Trump Administration The in-depth, comprehensive poll from The Economist and YouGov, taken between September 1-3, showed 43% of respondents with a favorable response to Trump; 29% had...
  • Trump may be a bully and blowhard, but his policies are working

    09/04/2019 10:45:12 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 12 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 9/4 | peter lucas
    Once upon a time in America a presidential campaign was decided on the phrase “Rum, Romanism & Rebellion.” It was not exactly true, but it worked. Now, 125 years after that controversial campaign and election, the slogan shaping up for Democrats running against Donald Trump is another Triple R — “Russia, Race & Recession.” None of that is exactly true, either
  • Men now avoid women at work – another sign we're being punished for #MeToo

    08/30/2019 10:20:14 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 178 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8/29/2019 | Arwa Mahdawi
    It looks like Mike Pence is quite the trendsetter. The US vice-president famously refuses to have dinner alone with any woman who isn’t his wife – and now working men across corporate America appear to be following his lead. A new study, due to be published in the journal Organizational Dynamics, has found that, following the #MeToo movement, men are significantly more reluctant to interact with their female colleagues. A few highlights from the research include: • 27% of men avoid one-on-one meetings with female co-workers. Yep, that’s right, almost a third of men are terrified to be alone in...
  • Panic! At The DNC: General Feeling Is That Trump Is Just Killing Them On All Fronts

    08/28/2019 5:18:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 62 replies ^ | August 28, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    President Trump calls them suppression polls, the endless surveys the liberal media puts out there showing how the support for this administration is in the toilet. It’s meant to demoralize his base. It didn’t work in 2016 and it won’t work in 2020. The polls were wrong. Right now, 2020 general election polling is trash. It’s worthless. It’s way too early. Everyone knows that—and even some Democrats would admit that they’re not going to win by a nine-point of double-digit margin next year. If anything, the media just reminds Trump voters that they need to vote next year. In the...
  • While 2020 Democrats Fight A Civil War, Republicans Are Fixing Health Insurance

    08/28/2019 4:23:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | August 29, 2019 | Whitney Munroe
    There’s a civil war brewing on health care. While many of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidates support some version of Medicare for All, others aren’t ready to give up on ObamaCare—and Kamala Harris is trying to have her cake and eat it too. “KamalaCare” would apparently move the country to Medicare for All over the span of 10 years. But it would require the help of private insurers—a surprise, considering Harris supported the elimination of private health insurance during the last Democratic presidential debate. The plan was met with immediate criticism from so-called “moderate” and radical Democrats alike—either saying...