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  • Implosion: Kamala Harris now polling below Andrew Yang in her home state of California!

    09/18/2019 6:50:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/18/2019
    Apparently, even leftists know a phony when they see one. What else can be concluded from a new Emerson poll which reports that Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris's support has cratered in her home state of California, falling behind that of even eccentric businessman Andrew Yang. It's not good news for the Democrat popularly known on Twitter as 'horizontal Harris': Why is that so bad? Because, well, for starters, it's so low. Harris is trailing badly against rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders for one. She's also pretty humiliatingly edged out now by Andrew Yang, a marginal candidate...
  • Pelosi: A Democrat Will ‘Certainly’ Beat Trump in 2020

    09/18/2019 6:15:05 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/17/2019 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on CNBC’s “Mad Money,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Democrats’ will win the House, retake the presidency and “hopefully” flip the Senate in the 2020 election. While discussing strengthening the Affordable Care Act, Pelosi said, “When we win and I anticipate that we will win the House, and hopefully win the Senate and certainly win the White House — but in the course of all of that, let’s use our energy to have health care for all Americans.”
  • Elizabeth Warren Promises ‘Full Range’ Of Federally-Funded ‘Reproductive Rights’ For Men

    09/18/2019 6:14:26 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 18, 2019 | DAVID KRAYDEN
    Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the federal government to fund “reproductive rights,” including abortion, for men as well as women. Warren recently made the pledge at a Tuesday Reproductive Freedom Voter event. “But the second part is to make sure that we provide basic health care for every American and that includes the full range of reproductive rights for women and for men.” Warren is not the first Democratic presidential candidate to suggest that men can not only have abortions but can choose to have children as well. Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro said during the second...
  • Dixon Landing Road will become Barack Obama Boulevard in Milpitas

    09/18/2019 5:20:49 AM PDT · by Yossarian · 23 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 9/18/19 | Joseph Geha
    The Milpitas City Council voted to rename a portion of a major street after President Barack Obama, meaning the city may become the first in the Silicon Valley to honor the 44th president in such a way. In a 3-2 vote after an hour of sometimes contentious debate, the council decided to change the name of a part of Dixon Landing Road to Barack Obama Boulevard. Vice Mayor Karina Dominguez and Councilmen Anthony Phan and Bob Nuńez voted in favor of the change, while Mayor Rich Tran and Councilwoman Carmen Montano voted against it. "I think it's about what President...
  • Democrats whiff again as Lewandowski makes a mockery of oversight

    09/18/2019 4:12:14 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 54 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | 18 September 2019 | Stephen Collinson
    It was meant to be the moment when Democrats started to knit a narrative of presidential malfeasance that many of them hope will trigger impeachment. But it turned into an iconic Trump-era spectacle that served instead to show how the White House and its acolytes have made a mockery of the checks and balances of the Washington system. A farcical House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday featuring Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, emphasized how Democrats are struggling to hold Trump to account. Party leaders were left to explain why they had not been more nimble in questioning a witness...
  • Andrew McCabe blasts DOJ criminal probe, vows not to take deal

    09/18/2019 3:57:16 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 18 September 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Former FBI deputy director and CNN contributor Andrew McCabe slammed the Department of Justice's ongoing criminal probe into his conduct in office and insisted that he would not take a plea deal if he is prosecuted. Appearing on "Cuomo Prime Time," McCabe blasted the investigation conducted by DOJ inspector general Michael Horowitz, saying he "absolutely" rejects his findings and conclusions. "I never intentionally misled anyone about anything and I certainly have not committed a crime," McCabe told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night. "I was asked questions on two separate occasions about an article that had appeared months before...
  • Kamala Harris’ Presidential Campaign Barely Has a Pulse . . . in California!

    09/18/2019 1:04:23 AM PDT · by upchuck · 20 replies
    National Review ^ | Sept 17, 2019 | Jim Geraghty
    Since the early days of this presidential primary cycle, there’s been a quiet but intriguing narrative that Kamala Harris was a much stronger candidate than her national polling might suggest. The gist is that while most years, California is just an ATM for Democratic presidential candidates, this cycle the Golden State will vote on Super Tuesday, March 3. The whole process is so much earlier than usual that absentee and early primary ballots will be mailed out the day of the Iowa caucuses. It’s an intriguing theory, but history is full of candidates who thought they could make their big...
  • Al Gore: Impeachment Is the Only Remedy for Trump’s ‘Obscene Behavior’

    09/17/2019 11:10:32 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Sep 2019 | PAM KEY
    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “All In,” former Vice President Al Gore said while he understands the political concerns, he believes the only “remedy” for President Donald Trump’s “obscene behavior” is impeachment. Gore said, “I deeply respect Speaker Pelosi and her calculation of the risks and benefits and the way she’s been handling it. And I think Chairman Nadler is doing a superb job. Where I come down on this is I get the political calculus, but it can’t end there because of the risks that we end up normalizing the most obscene behavior I’ve ever seen from a president of the...
  • Progressive AZ Democrats to Kyrsten Sinema: Support the platform or face party censure

    09/17/2019 10:53:58 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 18 replies
    ABC 15 AZ News ^ | Sep 17, 2019 | Garrett Archer
    Progressive Democrats’ frustration with the new senior Senator from Arizona are spilling into the party’s annual state meeting. The Progressives are demanding Senator Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona to “support the tenets of the 2016 Democratic party platform” and now want to formally censure her at the state committee meeting this weekend, according to a resolution obtained by ABC15. This same group further wants the state party to communicate this to the Democratic National Committee and Arizona’s elected Democratic officials.
  • Warren Buffett’s Charities Are Making Him Richer by Funding Shady Attacks on Berkshire.. Competitors

    09/17/2019 10:34:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 | DREW JOHNSON
    last year Buffett donated $169 million to the NoVo Foundation, a charity run by his youngest son, Peter, and Peter’s wife, Jennifer. ... Some of the foundation’s resources are directed towards radical activism that clearly benefits Buffett’s bottom line. In fact, money Buffett donated to the NoVo Foundation has been used to attack companies that compete with Berkshire Hathaway's subsidiaries and holdings. ... In 2017, NoVo donated $3.5 million to the “Clean Clothes Campaign” managed by the liberal Tides Foundation.. ... Why would the NoVo Foundation fund a series of crusades focused on ferociously targeting Walmart and Sam’s Club? It...
  • Major Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested, charged with running drug den

    09/17/2019 9:54:29 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9-18-2019 | Edmond Demarche
    Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor, was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house after a third man reportedly suffered an overdose inside his West Hollywood home last week and survived.
  • Just last month, 53 Americans died in mass shootings…while 40,000 died from obesity

    09/17/2019 9:25:17 PM PDT · by familyop · 50 replies
    The Sun (UK) ^ | September 17, 2019 | Jane Moore
    IN his fascinating book Unnatural Causes, forensic pathologist Dr ­Richard Shepherd observes how, over the years, the dead bodies he examines have changed. One of the most noticeable is the rapid increase in body fat. He says: “Unless a patient is homeless or has died of cancer or is so old or poor they could not eat, few are the same shape as the dead of the 1980s when I started practising. “Looking back at forensic photos from that era I am astonished at how thinness was then the norm.” Fast-forward just three decades and obesity levels are now rising...
  • UPDATE: More Details Surface Surrounding Arrest of Senior Canadian Intelligence Official…

    09/17/2019 8:35:17 PM PDT · by bitt · 13 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 9/17/2019 | SUNDANCE
    Mercedes Stephenson from Global News has done some excellent follow-up coverage on the arrest of RCMP Intelligence Director Cameron Ortis. Mr. Ortis is facing seven serious charges of intelligence violations including obtaining information to pass to a “foreign entity.” The intelligence compromise is the biggest scandal in “a generation”. New evidence shows the arrest was a result of a 2018 international intelligence operation that targeted the encrypted communications service known as “Phantom Secure”. A man named Victor Ramos was the CEO of Phantom Secure, an enterprise that provided encrypted communication devices to criminal agents involved in drug smuggling, money laundering...
  • Analysis: Young White Liberals Helping to Turn Red State Cities Deep Blue

    09/17/2019 7:07:10 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 17,2019 | JOHN BINDER
    Cities in red states such as Texas, Georgia, and Arizona are becoming increasingly deep blue as a wave of millennials and white liberals move from blue state cities, coupled with a booming foreign-born population. As the 2020 presidential election nears, red-state cities are seeing not only the impact of immigration to the U.S. — with a national foreign-born population of 44.5 million — but of domestic migration as young people and white liberals flee hard-left states like New York, Illinois, and California. Analysis by The Atlantic finds New York City, for instance, is decreasing by about 277 residents every day...
  • STAND BY YOUR SHAM: AN INTRODUCTION

    09/17/2019 6:39:41 PM PDT · by bitt · 12 replies
    POWERLINE ^ | 9/17/2019 | scott johnson
    Of all the scandals in which Ilhan Omar is enmeshed, one might think the Daily Mail’s revelation this past July of her affair with political consultant Tim Mynett would be the least of them. The news last month of Beth Mynett’s divorce filing, however, has had a slightly awakening effect on a Somali community that has taken Omar at face value. Omar’s denial of the affair is a lie that is both obvious and bald-faced. She has therefore run from the tabloid newspapers and the local media as they sought to report on the scandal. The Star Tribune reported Tim...
  • RNC raises record-setting $23.5M in August, as GOP momentum builds

    09/17/2019 5:38:54 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 13 replies
    EXCLUSIVE: The Republican National Committee (RNC) is expected to announce this week that it raised a record-setting $23.5 million in August and had $53.8 million cash on hand as of the end of that month -- signaling growing GOP momentum heading into the 2020 elections. It isn't unusual for a committee to perform well when its party controls the White House. But, even accounting for that advantage, the RNC's numbers were significant: the August fundraising total was the highest recorded in August during an off-cycle year by either the RNC or DNC, and the RNC has not had as much...
  • THE GREATEST CRIME COMMITTED AGAINST THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN OUR GENERATION IF NOT EVER

    09/17/2019 5:35:18 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 80 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 17 September 2019 | Corey Lewandowski
    "I THINK THAT THIS FAKE RUSSIA COLLUSION NARRATIVE IS THE GREATEST CRIME COMMITTED AGAINST THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN OUR GENERATION IF NOT EVER. THIS IS A PRESIDENT WHO WAS DULY ELECTED BY THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND MEMBERS OF CERTAIN BODIES REFUSE TO ACCEPT THE ELECTION RESULTS. IF THIS WERE DONE BY A DIFFERENT PRESIDENT TO A DIFFERENT PARTY THE SAME WAY IT WAS DONE TO DONALD TRUMP, THAT PERSON WOULD ALREADY BE THROWN OUT OF OFFICE AND PEOPLE WOULD BE IN JAIL. BUT WHEN YOU SUPPORT HILLARY CLINTON AND BARACK OBAMA ITS A DIFFERENT SET OF RULES. I THINK THE...
  • Unmasked: Secretive Arabella Advisors Really Behind ‘Grassroots’ Protest Movement Opposing Tru

    09/17/2019 5:30:56 PM PDT · by bitt · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/17/2019 | CAPITAL RESEARCH CENTER
    The following article is sponsored by Capital Research Center. An organization that leads the protest movement against President Trump’s judicial nominees and presents itself as grassroots is really the project of Arabella Advisors, a largely unknown, massively funded strategy company pushing the interests of wealthy leftist donors. These and other revelations were documented in an extensive exposé by conservative watchdog Capital Research Center, which traced Arabella’s vast network and unmasked a shadowy system of pop-up groups designed to look like grassroots activist organizations developed by, housed in, and staffed by the for-profit, privately held Arabella Advisors. As previously reported here,...
  • Lawsuit Seeks To Remove Republican Daniel Cameron From Attorney General’s Race

    09/17/2019 5:05:35 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 10 replies
    WFPL ^ | September 17, 2019 | Ryland Barton
    A Louisville man has filed a lawsuit to remove Republican candidate for attorney general Daniel Cameron from the ballot in November. The lawsuit filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court alleges that Cameron has not been a practicing attorney for long enough to become attorney general. State law requires candidates to have practiced law for at least eight years. The Kentucky Bar Association admitted Cameron on Oct 21, 2011 — a little more than eight years before Election Day on Nov. 5. But the lawsuit, filed by Louisville resident Joseph Jackson, alleges that the two years Cameron spent clerking for a...
  • Nadler To Lewandowski: Don't Tempt Me. We'll Hold You In Contempt Of Congress

    09/17/2019 4:30:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 127 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 17, 2019 | Beth Baumann
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) threatened to hold former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in contempt of Congress because of his "refusal to answer questions" relating to the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report. "Mr. Lewandowski, your behavior in this hearing room has been completely unacceptable. It is part of a pattern of a White House desperate for the American people not to hear the truth," Nadler said. “I’ve been asked several times today whether the Committee will hold you in contempt. It is certainly under consideration." "There is a far more troubling level of contempt on display here...