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  • Feb 20, 2018: Michael Moore marched in New York anti-Trump rally allegedly organized by Russians

    10/18/2018 9:14:48 AM PDT · by ETL · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 20, 2018 | Jessica Chasmar - The Washington Times
    Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore was an unwitting participant in a November anti-Trump rally that was allegedly organized by the Russians indicted last week for meddling in the 2016 presidential election.According to the indictment of 13 Russian nationals released Friday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the defendants and their co-conspirators tried to sow discord in the U.S. political system by organizing dueling rallies for and against then-President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on Nov. 12, 2016.One of those rallies, called “Trump is NOT my President,” was promoted on social media and MSNBC by Mr. Moore, who has routinely accused...
  • Board: N Carolina lawmaker didn’t disclose $140K in activity

    10/18/2018 9:13:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    AP News ^ | 10/17/18 | GARY D. ROBERTSON
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board sent to prosecutors Wednesday the case of a state House member whom investigators allege failed to report over $140,000 in campaign contributions expenditures over several years. The elections panel voted unanimously to send their findings involving Democratic Rep. Rodney Moore of Charlotte and his campaign to the Mecklenburg County district attorney for possible charges. The board decided there is “clear and convincing evidence” that false campaign reports were signed while treated under oath as complete and correct, as well as that unlawful spending of campaign contributions occurred.
  • Doctors in Milan successfully treat spina bifida in unborn baby

    10/18/2018 8:37:37 AM PDT · by Salman · 4 replies
    The Local ^ | 18 October 2018 | The Local
    In the first operation of its kind in Europe, the San Raffaele hospital in Milan has used new technology to correct the congenital defect, which affects some 20,000 babies worldwide. Doctors in Milan have successfully used a new technique to correct spina bifida in an unborn baby at 22 weeks. A team of gynecologists and neurosurgeons at the city’s San Raffaele Hospital have successfully performed the "complete neurosurgical correction of spina bifida in utero," local media reports. The condition was diagnosed at the 19th week of pregnancy, and the operation, which lasted just over two hours, was carried out three...
  • Presidential Authority to Call a Special Session of Congress (Caravan Solution)

    10/17/2018 7:35:12 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 69 replies
    Justice.gov ^ | Oct 17, 2018
    The President has the power, under Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution, to call a special session of the Congress during the current adjournment, in which the Congress now stands adjourned ...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 18 October 2018

    10/17/2018 6:03:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 35 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ ESTONIA EXERCISE Estonian and U.S. soldiers train during a combat exercise at the Estonian Central Training Area near Tapa, Estonia, April 6, 2017. The U.S. soldiers, assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, participated to boost the capabilities of the Estonian forces under the NATO-led Operation Atlantic Resolve. Army photo by Jason Johnston Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. TAPPING THE TAB A soldier touches the Ranger...
  • HHS to define human life as ‘beginning at conception’

    10/17/2018 3:54:01 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 20 replies
    Live Action ^ | October 12, 2017 | Nancy Flanders
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a draft of its new strategic plan for 2018-2022, and with the addition of a few small words, it’s clear that there is a major change. Formerly, the document stated the following in its introductory information: HHS accomplishes its mission through programs and initiatives that cover a wide spectrum of activities, serving Americans at every stage of life. The new edition now states this: HHS accomplishes its mission through programs and initiatives that cover a wide spectrum of activities, serving and protecting Americans at every stage of life, beginning at conception....
  • Nikki Haley hinted to China that ‘unpredictable’ Trump could invade North Korea: Report

    10/17/2018 3:25:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 17, 2018 | Joel Gehrke
    Ambassador Nikki Haley used the threat of a U.S. invasion of North Korea to secure a new round of sanctions against the regime last year, according to a new report. Harper’s Magazine reported that Haley raised the possibility of a U.S. invasion by telling a Chinese diplomat, “My boss is kind of unpredictable, and I don’t know what he’ll do." Haley recalled making those comments during remarks at a small gathering of people at the Council for National Policy, and as part of her effort to discourage China from vetoing additional oil sanctions on North Korea last September, following the...
  • UPDATE: 17-year-old arrested for making threat related to Shorewood H.S.'s 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

    10/17/2018 2:32:20 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 20 replies
    CBS58 ^ | Oct. 17, 2018 | Lindsey Branwall
    Updated: 4:04 p.m. October 17, 2018 SHOREWOOD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Shorewood Police say they have investigated after a threat was made on social media to lynch black students at Shorewood High School in relation to the play "To Kill a Mockingbird" that was supposed to have a performance Wednesday night. A 17-year-old male was arrested Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. for making the post. The incident is under investigation. ------ Updated: 1:14 p.m. October 17, 2018 SHOREWOOD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The latest update from Shorewood High School is that no performance at all will happen. The decision came Tuesday...
  • 'Everything that was struck was destroyed'

    10/17/2018 11:13:59 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/10/18
    Major General Herzi Halevi, the Commanding Officer of the IDF Southern Command, slammed the Hamas terrorist organization following the rocket attack on Be'er Sheva early Wednesday morning. "Hamas pretends to govern in Gaza, and tells the Gazan population that it seeks to improve their lives. However, in reality, Hamas specializes in riots at the border fence and in using explosive devices, incendiary and explosive balloons, and, as we saw last night, rockets," Gen. Halevi said in a statement. "Hamas worsens the lives of ordinary Gazans and last night took actions which forced us to strike a range of weapon production...
  • How the candidates for governor would fix the traffic mess (Connecticut)

    10/17/2018 10:51:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Connecticut Post ^ | October 13, 2018 | Bill Cummings
    More than 300 bridges in Connecticut — carrying 4.3 million vehicles daily — are considered structurally deficient. Highways in the Bridgeport-Stamford area are so congested motorists waste 49 hours a year in bumper-to-bumper traffic. And 62 percent of Connecticut’s major roads are in such poor condition they cost motorists $681 annually in vehicle repairs, according to TRIP, a national transportation think tank. Given those challenges, the three men seeking to replace Gov. Dannel P. Malloy could be making transportation the centerpiece of their campaigns. But instead, these candidates for governor are offering mostly modest plans to fix the state’s infrastructure...
  • No accusations of physical, emotional abuse by Keith Ellison in divorce file

    10/17/2018 10:09:55 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 12 replies
    KMSP.com ^ | 10/17/18 | KMSP Staff
    A judge unsealed the divorce file for Democratic attorney general candidate Keith Ellison and his ex-wife Kim Ellison Wednesday morning. The couple divorced in 2012. The Star Tribune and Alpha News sued to have the files released after Ellison’s ex-girlfriend claimed he abused her. Ellison has denied the allegations. The media outlets argued the public has a right to know what is in the divorce records. In the documents, Kim does not accuse Keith of physical or emotional abuse.
  • THREE DEBATES SCHEDULED FOR ELIZABETH WARREN AND GEOFF DIEHL (vanity)

    10/17/2018 8:16:43 AM PDT · by bitt · 26 replies
    MASSLIVE.COM ^ | 10/17/2018 | self
    Good entertainment coming up, folks - First debate: Oct 19th, 8:00, go to CBSBoston.com Second debate: Oct 21st, 7:00, go to masslive.com Third debate: Oct 30th, ???, go to WCVB.com, BostonGlobe.com and Boston.com. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BOSTON (CBS) – The candidates for U.S. Senate, incumbent Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) and her challenger Representative Geoff Diehl (R), will participate in their first, televised debate in Boston on Friday, October 19. The hour-long debate will air live on WSBK-TV from 8-9 p.m., as well as stream live on CBSBoston.com. https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/debate_senate_tease.jpg?w=560 2nd televised 1 hour debate in Western Massachusetts on Oct. 21,at 7p.m. and will...
  • State trooper, an 11-year veteran, shot dead during traffic stop in North Carolina

    10/17/2018 8:14:44 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 32 replies
    News Channel Nebraska ^ | Oct 17, 2018 | ABC News Radio
    (COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.) — A veteran state trooper in North Carolina was shot dead while making a traffic stop early Wednesday, authorities said. The deadly confrontation unfolded when Kevin Conner, an 11-year veteran, stopped a pickup truck for speeding in Columbus County just after midnight, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety said. The driver pulled onto the shoulder, and when Conner approached, the driver allegedly fired several shots, authorities said. The suspected shooter then fled the scene and led police on a car chase, authorities said. His car became stuck while trying to drive over a railroad crossing, authorities...
  • *2018-2019 Winter Outlook...looks like a cold and snowy winter*(I95 Corridor)

    10/17/2018 6:23:34 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 24 replies
    perspectaweather.com ^ | Oct 12, 2018 | Meteorologist Paul Dorian
    ...The bottom line A detailed analysis of many different factors suggests to me that much of the eastern half of the nation should experience a colder-than-normal winter with more snow than normal. Coastal storms in the eastern US will be much more of a threat this winter as compared to last year when La Nina conditions dominated in the equatorial Pacific. Overall temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic region are likely to end up about 1.5-3.0 degrees (F) below-normal for the winter season and perhaps an even more dramatic chill will take place in the Southeast US where overall temperatures may average...
  • Robert Mueller Ready to Announce if Trump Campaign Colluded With Russia: Report (after the election)

    10/17/2018 2:26:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 70 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 10/17/18
    Special counsel Robert Mueller is “ready to deliver the key findings” of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to Bloomberg News. Two unnamed U.S. officials said Mueller will divulge what he’s found shortly after the November midterm elections as he faces growing pressure to produce more indictments or shut down his investigation. The announcements will reportedly focus on the two key planks of the investigation: whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, and whether Trump himself took any actions that constitute obstruction of justice. However, Mueller’s findings won’t necessarily be made public if he doesn’t...
  • THE FREEPER CANTEEN - The What's Wrong In These Twilight Zone Images Quiz - Wed., October 17, 2018

    10/16/2018 6:00:42 PM PDT · by LUV W · 68 replies
    The greatest troops and vets in the world...and their families! | LUV W and the Canteen Zoners
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  • Organized Honduran Migrant Caravan Attempts to Reach U.S. Border to Coordinate with Mid-Term Ele…

    10/16/2018 4:24:17 PM PDT · by bitt · 78 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 12/16/2015 | SUNDANCE
    Last week there were six unique encounters between President Trump and U.S. journalists where the topic of illegal aliens and family border separations was brought up. It seemed odd at the time because the issue has not been a topic within discussion. These exchanges culminated in CBS correspondent Leslie Stahl asking the same question repeatedly during a 60 minutes interview on Sunday night. Now things become clear. There are thousands of Honduran migrants traveling north to the U.S. border timed to arrive in conjunction with the mid-term election. Obviously an engineered narrative timed by the political left and media allies....
  • Where does your toll money go? Miami drivers, sick of traffic and expense, want to know

    10/16/2018 8:05:08 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | October 10, 2018 | Dylan Jackson
    In life, some things are unavoidable: death, taxes — and if you live in South Florida — tolls. Coughing up money to drive on the highways add to the cost of living in South Florida. Drivers in Miami-Dade and Broward spent more than a half billion dollars in tolls fees in the last year. Consider: A daily trip from Kendall to downtown Miami costs over $4 roundtrip by Sunpass, or about $1,000 a year for a five-day a week, 50-week commuter. For those who haven’t signed up for Sunpass, the toll-by-plate rate of almost $8 per day amounts to $2,000...
  • Republican gains ground in tight West Virginia House race: poll

    10/16/2018 7:43:59 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 16 Oct 2018 | John Bowden
    Republican Carol Miller has overtaken Richard Ojeda (D) in the race for West Virginia's 3rd District House seat, according to a poll released Tuesday. A Monmouth University poll shows Miller with the support of 48 percent of likely midterm voters in the state, compared to 45 percent who say they support Ojeda. The poll's results come after previous surveys of the district in deep-red West Virginia showed Ojeda with as much as a double-digit lead. In a Monmouth poll in June, Ojeda led Miller by 9 points, according to Monmouth. Monmouth said in a press release with the poll on...
  • Young Virginia Voters Aren’t Sending In Their Ballots Because…

    10/16/2018 7:27:57 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 46 replies
    12160 ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Diana. Is Hotair
    Democrats are already worried about turnout this November, particularly because polling shows that the youngest voters – college students in particular – are the least enthusiastic and the least likely to show up at the polls. That gap extends up through the age bracket of the youngest millennials but mostly focuses on what’s now being called Generation Z. In Virginia, however, it appears that enthusiasm isn’t the only problem they have. Young voters there are complaining that they can’t mail in their absentee ballots. Why? Because many of them can’t figure out where and how to purchase stamps to send...