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  • Got My Ticket

    01/24/2020 11:06:36 AM PST · by Gay State Conservative · 11 replies
    1/24/20 | Self
    Just got my ticket for the President's rally scheduled for next month in New Hampshire. This will be my third rally...first one 8/6/16,second one 8/15/19. Hope it's not too cold...I had to wait in line for 7 hours before being allowed into the building last year!
  • Poll---Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?

    01/24/2020 9:45:28 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 55 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 1/24/2020 | MSNBC
    Please hit this poll...there is no body just the poll itself on MSNBC. Poll---Do you think people should be allowed to carry guns in public?
  • AOC: 'No one ever makes a billion dollars. You take a billion dollars'

    01/24/2020 7:38:35 AM PST · by mikelets456 · 83 replies
    Fox news ^ | 1/21/2020 | Fox
    Ocasio-Cortez said billionaires make their money "off the backs" of "undocumented people," "black and brown people being paid under a living wage" and "single mothers." She addressed a hypothetical "widget" billionaire in her remarks. "You didn't make those widgets, did you? Because you employed thousands of people and paid them less than a living wage to make those widgets for you," Ocasio-Cortez said. "You didn't make those widgets. You sat on a couch while thousands of people were paid modern-day slave wages, and in some cases real modern-day slavery."
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Thomas Sowell

    01/24/2020 7:31:01 AM PST · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 1/24/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Thomas Sowell. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Thomas Sowell is an American economist and social theorist who understands how liberal policies destroy communities and countries alike. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on the bottom half...
  • Oregon Congressman Greg Walden cheers Trump’s move to lift water protections (WOTUS)

    01/24/2020 6:33:42 AM PST · by Rio · 6 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 1/23/2020 | Ellen Knickmeyer, AP
    The Trump administration lifted federal protections Thursday for some of the nation’s millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands, completing one of its most far-reaching environmental rollbacks. The changes will scale back which waterways qualify for protection against pollution and development under the half-century-old Clean Water Act. President Donald Trump has made a priority of the rollback of clean-water protections from his first weeks in office. Trump says he is targeting federal rules and regulations that impose unnecessary burdens on businesses.
  • President Trump Works as a Waiter at his Own Hotel

    01/24/2020 6:05:01 AM PST · by Buttons12 · 29 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/26/16 | PDJT
    A delightful 3-minute video of President Trump, getting a hands-on perspective on some hotel duties.
  • Trump impeachment trial TV audience drops 19% on second day

    01/24/2020 6:04:33 AM PST · by Monrose72 · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | 01-23-20 | Helen Coster
    (Reuters) - About 8.9 million TV viewers watched the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the first day Democrats laid out their case against the president, marking a significant drop from the roughly 11 million viewers who watched on Tuesday, according to Nielsen ratings data. The audience includes viewership from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST on Walt Disney Co’s ABC, AT&T Inc’s CNN, ViacomCBS’s CBS, Comcast Corp’s NBC and MSNBC, and Fox Corp’s Fox News. The trial continued until 9:43 p.m. EST that night. The third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history is unlikely to...
  • Dan Bongino interviews Tom Fitton

    01/24/2020 3:20:26 AM PST · by blondiegoodbadugly · 1 replies
    Bongino.com ^ | 1/23/2020 | Dan Bongino
    Bongino interviews Tom Fitton
  • Gorgeous Golden Pheasant Makes Rare Snowy Appearance

    01/23/2020 10:08:57 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Amazing video shows one of China's most beautiful and reclusive birds, the Golden Pheasant. The birds were spotted foraging in central China's Ganshan National Forest Park. The brightly colored birds are native to forests in mountainous areas. They are a protected species in China, as their population numbers are decreasing. They were recently named, along with the white swan, as the city birds of Sanmenxia. Take a look at the video above to see the birds in action. Take a look at the video above to see the birds in action.
  • Was Liz Warren playing Hangman at the Senate Impeachment trial?

    01/23/2020 6:41:52 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jan 22, 2020 | Stephanie Ebbs
    ABC News' Trish Turner said Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was spotted playing a game on paper.
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Ted Cruz

    01/23/2020 3:45:42 PM PST · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 1/23/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Ted Cruz. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Ted Cruz is a conservative senator from Texas. He is one of the most accomplished debaters and is a staunch defender of the US Constitution in the country's history. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of...
  • WinRed, new GOP donor platform, reaps impeachment windfall, rakes in millions since probe launch

    01/23/2020 2:57:38 PM PST · by NYAmerican · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/1/2019 | Alex Pappas
    "Republicans have boasted of increased fundraising in the wake of the impeachment inquiry announcement. Officials said the Trump campaign, along with the RNC, brought in $5 million in the 24 hours after Pelosi’s announcement. National Republican Congressional Committee officials also said its online fundraising soared by 608 percent on the day Pelosi announced the inquiry."
  • It's Official: FISA Court Says Warrants Issued Against Carter Page Were Not Valid

    01/23/2020 2:49:21 PM PST · by Signalman · 60 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 1/23/2020 | Katie Pavlich
    The FISA court officially acknowledged Thursday that the FBI submitted false information when obtaining warrants to surveil Trump campaign aide Carter Page. Therefore, the FISA warrants that were issued are invalid. "Thanks in large part to the work of the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice, the Court has received notice of material misstatements and omissions in the applications filed by the government in the above-captioned dockets. See Docket No. Misc. 19-02, Order (Dec. 17, 2019; DOJ PIG, Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI's Crossfire Hurricane Investigation (Dec. 2019)," the court released...
  • Anyone using ExpressVPN on a Mac and iOS devices (or any VPN with "Split tunneling").

    01/23/2020 1:01:38 PM PST · by BTerclinger · 53 replies
    01/22/2020 | Terclinger
    I am trying to help some family out who want to use a VPN both while on public wifi, and at home for simple privacy from their ISP. They are using 2 Mac laptops, 2 older iPhones, 2 iPads, and 1 old android phone. They do not need to use every device at the same time. They have Apple email accounts, gmail accounts, and Outlook and Hotmail email accounts; all email accounts are run through OSX Mail and iOS Mail. Whenever the VPN is enabled on the Macs, Microsoft instantly sends warning notices to the Outlook and Hotmail email accounts...
  • Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, released from prison

    01/23/2020 12:30:34 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | January 23, 2020 | Eric Levenson, Jennifer Henderson and Kristina Sgueglia
    Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter for persuading her boyfriend to kill himself, was released from prison Thursday, months ahead of schedule due to good behavior. Carter, now 23, began serving a 15-month sentence in February, but she earned time off her sentence for good behavior, according to Jonathan Darling, spokesman at the Bristol County Sheriff's Office. She left the Bristol County House of Correction at about 9:30 a.m., video from CNN affiliate WHDH shows. Wearing a black turtleneck, a light blazer and black pants -- the same outfit she wore the day she was sentenced --...
  • Fight over shrimp on Pittsburgh’s North Side lands 2 women in jail

    01/23/2020 12:21:41 PM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 32 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | 1/23/2020 | Tom Davidson
    A shrimp sale at a North Side home turned violent last week and two woman were hurt and charged with aggravated assault after the fracas, according to criminal complaints. Nandine Bell, 46, of Pittsburgh, told police she was buying a bag of shrimp from Pamela Freshley, 55, of Swissvale at about 12:34 p.m. Jan. 15, at a home on Cedar Avenue in the city’s East Allegheny neighborhood. The women started arguing. Freshley took the bag of shrimp back and walked away, according to criminal complaints. Bell tried to get the shrimp back and Freshley pulled out a pair of scissors,...
  • Man stole almost $10 million from investor to bankroll Las Vegas sports gambling, lavish lifestyle, feds say

    01/23/2020 10:19:48 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 6 replies
    Rome News-Tribune ^ | 23 Jan 2020 | Jason Meisne
    He arrived at casinos “with all the subtlety of a royal flush,” the article said, dressing in $6,000 Louis Vuitton hoodies and $2,500 high-top sneakers. He rolled with a “colorful crew” that included a financial manager, an enforcer and a pickup artist, it said. “It’s not just gambling. It’s a lifestyle,” Gorodetsky was quoted as saying “Gorodetsky isn’t an analytics junky, he largely bets on gut instinct,” the blog said. “That’s part of what makes @BigRobStyle such an entertaining follow.” Over a four-month period beginning in February 2014, he fraudulently obtained more than $953,000 from Victim A “for the purported...
  • Trump Sends Warning to Virginia Democrats: Gun Grab 'Will Never Happen' On My Watch

    01/23/2020 9:14:57 AM PST · by Steve1999 · 58 replies
    NN ^ | 01-23-20 | Jay Greenberg
    President Donald Trump has sent a clear message to lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled state of Virginia, warning that he will not allow them to undermine the Second Amendment rights of American citizens while he's in office.Speaking during an interview with Fox News Wednesday, President Trump warned Democrats that a gun grab "will never happen as long as I’m here."
  • Does Anyone Know About The BRAVE Browser ?

    01/23/2020 9:00:22 AM PST · by knarf · 56 replies
    self ^ | January 23, 2020 | knarf
    It just popped up on my FB page and I now use very crappy (with ads) Chrome
  • Attorneys General ask Senate to reject articles of impeachment

    01/23/2020 8:59:38 AM PST · by Signalman · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | 1/23/2020 | Fox News
    Five Republican Attorneys General announce action asking the Senate to reject articles of impeachment.