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  • Cyclist Tired of Waiting for Bomb Squad

    05/22/2018 5:25:22 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 61 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/21/18 | youtub
    What happens when a cyclist tires of waiting for the bomb squad to do their job ? He sneaks around them, rummages through the abandoned backpack, proves there is no bomb, and cps a spine-shattering tackle from the cops once done. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious package outside a Milwaukee restaurant Monday morning and called in a bomb squad. After a bomb tech dragged the bag into the middle of the street, a man rode up on a bicycle and began removing the contents inside the bag. "He rode past me and he was saying, 'I'm going...
  • The “Sensitive Matter Team”

    05/22/2018 10:50:55 AM PDT · by bitt · 10 replies
    sharylattkisson.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | sharyl attkisson
    Newly-examined emails among high-ranking U.S. intel officials at the time—including then-Director James Comey and his chief of staff James Rybicki—reference a “sensitive matter team.” Based on the context of the emails, the “sensitive matter” appears to be the Trump-Russia narrative, and political opposition research funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee. The research— known as the “Steele dossier”— was peddled to the press and secretly used, in part, to justify controversial FBI wiretaps against at least one Trump associate. The emails were first obtained by the Justice Department Inspector General and recently turned over to the...
  • Exclusive — Revolt Underway: Rep. Gosar Calls for Ryan Removal as Speaker, Replace with Jim Jordan

    05/22/2018 10:40:23 AM PDT · by xzins · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 May 18 | Matthew Boyle
    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 17: U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a weekly news conference May 17, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Ryan held his weekly news conference to answer questions from members of the media. ( Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) on Monday evening became the first sitting GOP member of the House of Representatives to publicly call for the removal of House Speaker Paul Ryan now, rather than on Ryan’s planned schedule post-election, during an interview on Breitbart News Tonight on SiriusXM. During a discussion with host and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large...
  • BREAKING: E-mails Show FBI Brass Discussed Dossier Briefing Details With CNN

    05/21/2018 8:49:01 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 55 replies
    Newly revealed e-mails show that former Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) deputy director Andrew McCabe was keenly aware of CNN’s internal understanding of a secret briefing about the infamous Steele dossier, days before CNN published any stories on the matter. The e-mails, which were obtained by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), also reveal that top officials used coded language to refer to the salacious and unverified allegations made by Steele. Former FBI director James Comey briefed then-President-Elect Donald Trump on January 6, 2017, on at least one unproven allegation contained in Steele’s dossier, which was jointly funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign...
  • John Brennan Fires Warning Shot to Ryan and McConnell After Trump Orders DOJ Investigation

    05/20/2018 6:20:09 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 92 replies
    TGP ^ | May 20, 2018
    As previously reported by TGP’s Kristinn Taylor, President Trump tweeted Sunday afternoon he is ordering the Justice Department to investigate whether the Obama administration spied on his 2016 presidential campaign. The order comes on the heels of leaks to the New York Times and Washington Post that the Obama administration had an “informant” make several approaches to three Trump campaign officials, included one that involved an offer of cash and another an offer to “advise” the campaign. Trump tweeted: “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ...
  • Encountering a Liberal Second Amendment Supporter in Deep Blue Madison, Wisconsin

    05/21/2018 5:25:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    I have been busy helping pick up the pieces after the death of a friend of 48 years. For the last few days, I ate breakfast at a McDonalds in Middleton, Wisconsin, part of the far left liberal environs centered around Dane County and Madison, Wisconsin.  My friend had lived most of his life in Madison and Middleton. He was a lifelong Second Amendment supporter, lifetime master pistol shooter, and a mentor. At the McDonalds, I struck up conversation with a gentleman who I suspected to be a liberal. We had a connection because he was searching for information...
  • Vowel Movement: How Americans near the Great Lakes are radically changing the sound of English

    08/24/2012 2:10:57 PM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 137 replies
    Slate ^ | August 22, 2012 | Rob Mifsud
    On July 4, 1960, the Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard rang in Independence Day with a dire Associated Press report by one Norma Gauhn headlined “American Dialects Disappearing.” The problem, according to “speech experts,” was the homogenizing effect of “mass communications, compulsory education, [and] the mobility of restless Americans.” These conformist pressures have only intensified in the half-century since the AP warned “that within four generations virtually all regional U.S. speech differences will be gone.” And so as we enter the predicted twilight of regional American English, it’s no surprise that publications as venerable as the Economist now confirm what our collective...
  • Farm bill fails in House, amid conservative uprising over immigration

    05/18/2018 11:04:02 AM PDT · by xzins · 53 replies
    Fox ^ | 18 May 18 | Chad Pergam
    GOP seeks farm bill support amid immigration debate House Freedom Caucus members are trying to flex some muscle on immigration in exchange for support on the farm bill; A sprawling and subsidy-packed farm bill that also would have tightened food stamp rules failed in the House on Friday, in a dramatic defeat for GOP leaders who faced an uprising from conservatives over inaction on immigration. The farm bill, which was voted down 213-198, had been hanging in the balance as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatened to withhold support without an agreement on an immigration bill vote. The GOP leadership,...
  • Congressman Paul Gosar: Have the Army Build the Border Wall

    05/18/2018 6:32:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Phoenix New Times ^ | May 18, 2018 | Joseph Flaherty
    Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar wants a border wall, and he's ready to order the military to do the job. In an amendment filed on Wednesday to a defense spending bill, Gosar proposed authorizing the Secretary of the Army to carry out President Trump's signature campaign promise of a security wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Gosar's proposal was tucked in the slew of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, a massive annual appropriations exercise that determines military spending and policy. The Hill reported Gosar's amendment in a roundup of the most notable of the 554 amendments to the NDAA that...
  • Four Ways Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Can Block the Discharge Amnesty Petition

    05/17/2018 8:13:12 AM PDT · by ethom · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 16 2018 | by NEIL MUNRO
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has many tools to prevent the discharge petition from reaching the House floor — and even to prevent a clear majority of legislators from passing the planned amnesty. Twenty GOP legislators have signed the petition, just five short of the number need to let the Democrats get 218 votes for a floor vote on an amnesty bill. When, or if, 25 GOP members have signed, Democrats can rush another 193 signatures on the petition, giving them then 218 votes they need to force a vote on the floor, which can happen the following month. Voters can...
  • House Speaker Ryan moves to stop Republican revolt on immigration

    05/16/2018 8:14:43 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 16, 2018 | by Staff
    WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday warned a small group of his fellow Republicans against forcing a floor debate on four separate bills that would protect young illegal immigrants from deportation, saying doing so would be a “big mistake.” Instead, Ryan said he was working with the White House on a singular bill that would win President Donald Trump’s support.
  • RINOs & Dems Working on MASS AMNESTY in the House Through “Discharge Petition”

    05/15/2018 8:34:57 AM PDT · by ethom · 30 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 14, 2018 | by Cristina Laila
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham fired off a warning shot to President Trump Monday evening about an effort in the House to push through mass amnesty all supported by Speaker Paul Ryan. Paul Ryan is on his way out so he’s on a kamikaze mission to push through mass amnesty. Laura Ingraham warned the President Monday. Ingraham tweeted: Warning to @realDonaldTrump: An effort is underway by liberal Repubs (+Dems) on a mass amnesty in the House thru a “discharge petition,” supported by @SpeakerRyan. Total travesty & mid-term turn-out killer. Warning to @realDonaldTrump: An effort is underway by liberal Repubs (+Dems)...
  • Reports Indicate Secret FBI and CIA Mole Spying on Trump Campaign

    05/15/2018 10:25:50 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 44 replies
    BPR ^ | 15 May 2018 | KRISTINA WONG
    Speculation is mounting over the identity of a purported top-secret intelligence source who was part of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign. Such a source was first confirmed last week by leakers to the Washington Post. The leakers told the Post that senior FBI and national intelligence officials tried to stop House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes from receiving information that could “endanger a top-secret intelligence source.” The leakers also revealed the source is a “U.S. citizen who has provided intelligence to the CIA and FBI.” They also revealed that providing the information about the source could “damage relationships...
  • Wisconsin man eats his 30,000th Big Mac

    05/05/2018 8:50:46 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    WXYZ ^ | May 4, 2018 | WGBA
    A Fond du Lac man who holds the world record for "Most Big Macs Consumed" ate his 30,000th Big Mac on Friday. Don Gorske said he ate his first Big Mac on May 17, 1972, and has enjoyed, on average, two of the sandwiches nearly every day since. “I take that first bite, it was the best thing I had ever tasted in my life,” reads a pamphlet from Gorske that chronicles his hamburger habit. An entry titled “Summer of 1972” reads, “When I’m not at work, or going to McDonalds [sic], I’m at County Stadium, eating a Big Mac...
  • Speaker Ryan forces out House chaplain

    04/26/2018 6:22:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 26, 2018 5:26 pm | Andrew Taylor
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has forced out the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy. Conroy had served as the chamber’s chaplain since 2011 but offered his resignation last week at Ryan’s urging. Conroy’s resignation letter said he was offering to step down at Ryan’s request, calling his seven years of House service “one of the great privileges of my life.” Ryan spokeswoman Ashlee Strong would not reveal the speaker’s reasons for forcing Conroy out. A top Democrat, Rep. Joe Crowley of New York, said he believes it was because of a prayer Conroy gave during last fall’s tax debate urging that...
  • 20 states seek to block Obama’s health care law

    04/26/2018 6:30:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 26, 2018 08:30 PM
    Twenty Republican-led states are seeking to temporarily invalidate former President Barack Obama’s health care law while their larger lawsuit against it proceeds. In a February suit, Texas and Wisconsin led a coalition arguing that the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional after the Republican-backed tax overhaul eliminated fines for not having health care coverage. Sixteen states with Democratic governors later sought to intervene. …
  • Who Giggles Last?

    04/22/2018 10:10:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2018 | Gil Gutknecht
    The giggles from the press gaggle were audible the other day when one reporter apologetically asked Jim Comey for his reaction to the criminal referral drafted by eleven House Republicans. Of course there were no serious follow-up questions. None needed. The DC press corps considers this a joke. They know who the good guys are. Jim Comey was one of them. They know that the noise by this handful of right-wing troublemakers would quickly fade away. It will be swallowed and quickly digested by the DC swamp. End of story. So they could pivot and return their focus to the...
  • Paul Ryan, GOP Establishment Look to Fulfill Koch Brothers’ Amnesty Dreams Ahead of Midterms

    04/19/2018 5:20:20 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Apr 2018 | JOHN BINDER
    The Republican establishment is weighing a plan with Democrats whereby millions of illegal aliens who are eligible and enrolled in the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are given amnesty in exchange for a small amount of border security funding, Reuters reports. Trump’s earlier compromise plan — that both the Republican establishment and Democrats rejected — would have only allowed the nearly 800,000 DACA-enrolled illegal aliens to remain in exchange for a major reduction in legal immigration levels to boost Americans’ wages. For example, Trump’s original plan would have ended the process known as “chain migration,” whereby...
  • As Republicans push for second tax vote in Congress, Democrats say 'Let's see'

    04/18/2018 5:58:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    reuters ^ | 04/17/2018 | Amanda Becker
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress are moving forward with a plan to vote before the 2018 midterm elections on a bill to make permanent the temporary individual tax cuts in their recent tax overhaul. It is not yet clear, however, if the plan would pick up support from Democrats, whose votes would be needed to pass legislation in the Senate. The Republican tax law, approved in December without Democratic support, permanently cut the top corporate rate to 21 percent from 35 percent and created a permanent deduction for pass-through businesses. It created lower rates and new...
  • Syria strikes: Democrats demand congressional approval for further military action

    04/14/2018 7:29:42 AM PDT · by MNDude · 78 replies
    She added though “The Constitution gives Congress the power to authorize military action. If @realDonaldTrump wants to expand American military involvement in Syria’s civil war, he must seek approval from Congress – & provide a comprehensive strategy with clear goals & a plan to achieve them.” Her comments were echoed by Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, who said “I’m deeply concerned that President Trump continues to conduct military operations without any comprehensive strategy or the necessary congressional authorization.”