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  • Thune: Picture Emerging from Taylor Testimony ‘Not a Good One’

    10/23/2019 6:31:10 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 23,2019 | IAN HANCHETT
    While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-SD) stated that, based on the reporting he has seen, the picture emerging from acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor’s testimony is “not a good one.” Thune said, “The picture coming out of it, based on the reporting that we’ve seen is — yeah, I would say is not a good one.”
  • Bed Bath & Beyond pulls black jack-o’-lanterns after complaints in Nyack

    10/23/2019 6:30:18 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    Westchester.news12 ^ | Oct 21, 2019 | Staff
    Bed Bath & Beyond has removed black jack-o’-lanterns from sale after a News 12 investigation that stemmed from complaints in Nyack about the product. A Halloween display in front of a law firm was taken down in Nyack because the jack-o'-lanterns upset some community members. The jack-o’-lanterns are painted black with a white mouth. The reaction from some community members led the Feerick, Nugent, MacCartney Law Offices to take the pumpkins down less than 48 hours after setting them out on the porch. “We understand that someone complained about them and so once we got word of that we immediately...
  • ‘Unacceptable’: Fans, Media Erupt After LeBron James’ Outburst During National Anthem

    10/23/2019 6:03:49 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Oct 2019 | DYLAN GWINN
    The NBA was understandably excited to start its season and get away from the China controversy that had embroiled the league over the past couple weeks. However, even more controversy ensued on Tuesday night and on into Wednesday as video surfaced showing LeBron James walking off the court and screaming while the national anthem played. James faced a firestorm of criticism after saying that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey “wasn’t educated” on the China-Hong-Kong issue, before he sent a message of support to pro-democracy protesters earlier this month. While backpedaling, James said that he is not a politician, and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops ~ 24 October 2019

    10/23/2019 6:01:34 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 12 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ DOG DEMO Air Force Senior Airman Chase Shankle gives a demonstration with Arko, a military working dog, for Eglin Elementary School students at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, May 17, 2016. More than 100 children watched two military working dog teams perform during the event. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr. 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. NIGHT TRANSIT The guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez travels in the Gulf...
  • $27M for slavery reparations ‘not enough,’ Princeton seminary students say. They want $120M more.

    10/23/2019 5:59:09 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 31 replies ^ | 10/23/2019 | Kelly Heyboer
    Princeton Theological Seminary pledged last week to use $27.6 million of its endowment to pay reparations for the school’s historic ties to slavery, believed to be the largest amount ever paid by a school to atone for benefiting from the slave trade. The school’s black student association says it’s “a great start, but not enough.” The Association of Black Seminarians at Princeton Theological Seminary — a student group that helped raise the slavery reparations issue at the school — plans to call for at least $120 million more in slavery reparations along with money for current African-American students and other...
  • Unidentified Drones Attack Iranian-Backed Militia in Eastern Syria - Report

    10/23/2019 5:53:49 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 3 replies
    jpost ^ | 10/22/19 | Tzvi Joffre
    Unidentified drones attacked Syrian areas controlled by the Assad regime and Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias at the Hamdan airport near the town of Al-Bukamal in the eastern region of Deir ez-Zor, according to opposition-affiliated TV station Halab Today. Before the attack, three drones were seen flying from the direction of areas under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces militia, according to Step News, a news agency founded by Syrian activists and journalists. At noon, explosions were heard at the Hamdan airport. Ambulances were sent to the airport, but the number of causalities is unknown. Iranian-backed militias in Al-Bukamal have been...
  • Battleground: 7 in 10 say US ‘on the edge of civil war’

    10/23/2019 5:50:35 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 51 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/23/2019 | Paul Bedard
    Partisan political division and the resulting incivility has reached a low in America, with 67% believing that the nation is nearing civil war, according to a new national survey. “The majority of Americans believe that we are two-thirds of the way to being on the edge of civil war. That to me is a very pessimistic place,” said Mo Elleithee, the executive director of Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service. And worse, he said in announcing the results of the Institute’s Battleground Poll civility survey, the political division is likely to make the upcoming 2020 presidential race the...
  • Who is William Taylor? Impeachment Star Witness Has Long Relationship with Burisma-Backed Think Tank

    10/23/2019 5:43:58 PM PDT · by Openurmind · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Oct 2019 | Aaron Klein
    Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor, who provided key testimony to the Democrats’ controversial impeachment inquiry yesterday, has evidenced a close relationship with the Atlantic Council think tank, even writing Ukraine policy pieces with the organization’s director and analysis articles published by the Council. The Atlantic Council is funded by and works in partnership with Burisma, the natural gas company at the center of allegations regarding Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden. In addition to a direct relationship with the Atlantic Council, Taylor for the last nine years also served as a senior adviser to the U.S.-Ukraine Business...
  • Trump campaign scoops up Biden's Latino voter web address, trolls his voter outreach

    10/23/2019 5:35:35 PM PDT · by Mean Daddy · 19 replies
    It didn't take long for the Trump campaign to figure out how to troll Joe Biden moments after the former vice president's campaign announced a Latino voter outreach program on Wednesday. Biden, who spent the day campaigning across Pennsylvania and Iowa, announced "Todos Con Biden," a "national network of Latino supporters" working to help elect the former vice president earlier on Wednesday.
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Trump have 'special' relationship: KCNA

    10/23/2019 5:24:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Asahi Shimbun ^ | October 23, 2019 | Joyce Lee, Reuters
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump continue to have close relations and trust, with Kim calling the relationship "special," North Korea's state news agency KCNA said on Thursday. The statement comes after North Korea earlier this month broke off working-level talks with the United States in Sweden, pushing denuclearization negotiations back into limbo after what had been months of stalemate. North Korea had cast the blame on the U.S., saying the other side's negotiators would not "give up their old viewpoint and attitude." Kim Jong Un "said that the relationship between him and President Trump...
  • Daleiden testifies he ‘held human fetal organs’ during Planned Parenthood sting

    10/23/2019 5:22:10 PM PDT · by blueyon · 1 replies ^ | 10/23/19 | Lianne Laurence
    SAN FRANCISCO, October 23, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Pro-life undercover journalist David Daleiden told a San Francisco Federal court Monday that he “held human fetal organs in my hands” in the course of the 30-month sting operation that exposed Planned Parenthood’s trafficking of aborted-baby body-parts. Daleiden, 30, is project lead for the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), which released undercover videos in July 2015 that shocked the world and has led to ongoing Department of Justice and the FBI investigations of Planned Parenthood. In retaliation, Planned Parenthood Federation of America is accusing Daleiden, CMP undercover reporters Sandra Merritt and Geraldo Lopez,...
  • Watchdog Says Benghazi Coverup Discussed on Emails to Clinton’s Unsecured Server

    10/23/2019 5:10:36 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | October 21, 2019 | Mark Tapscott
    WASHINGTON—Judicial Watch made public on Oct. 21 a 2012 email chain showing multiple senior U.S. State Department executives used then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unsecured private email to discuss the most sensitive details of the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, died in the assault, which within hours was attributed by the Obama White House to an internet video that critically portrayed Islam and its founder, Mohammed. While Judicial Watch first sought the emails released on Oct. 21 in a 2014 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, they...
  • A Man Won Gold in Women’s Cycling (Again). When Will We Say ‘No More’?

    10/23/2019 5:06:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 23, 2019 | Nicole Russell
    For the second year in a row, a biological male has won a women’s cycling championship. Rachel McKinnon, who was born male and identifies as a transgender woman, won the Masters Track Cycling World Championships in the female 35-39 sprint category last weekend in Manchester, England. The 37-year-old Canadian, who transitioned from male to female around age 29, set a new world best time, beating American Dawn Orwick for the gold. The win has caused considerable controversy among other female athletes and observers who note the obvious unfairness of a biological male competing against women. McKinnon’s bodily advantages defeat the...
  • AOC Demonstrates Her Ignorance About the First Amendment

    10/23/2019 5:02:04 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies ^ | October 23, 2019 | Bronson Stocking
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn't know how the First Amendment works. In a congressional hearing on Wednesday, the New York representative berated Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about his company's refusal to silence her political opponents and his company's ties to white supremacists. Zuckerberg was there to answer questions about Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, but Ocasio-Cortez was much more concerned about Republicans being allowed to run political ads on his platform. Facebook recently defended its decision not to remove an ad from the Trump campaign simply because it stated facts the Biden campaign didn't want people knowing about. The Democrats have decided not to...
  • NYC Bar Calls For AG Barr to Recuse Himself From ‘Ukraine-Related Matters’ – Including....

    10/23/2019 4:58:44 PM PDT · by blueyon · 41 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 10/23/19 | Cristina Laila
    """NYC Bar Calls For AG Barr to Recuse Himself From ‘Ukraine-Related Matters’ – Including Ukrainian Involvement in 2016 Election, Biden Crime Family""" The New York City Bar Association on Wednesday called for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself from all Ukraine-related matters. “If he fails to do so, he should resign or, failing that, be subject to sanctions, including possible removal, by Congress,” the statement said. The NYC Bar said that since Bill Barr was mentioned in the transcript of Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, he should not be allowed to investigate anything related to...
  • CU police: Woman arrested following video of her making racist comments toward students

    10/23/2019 4:58:43 PM PDT · by grundle · 21 replies ^ | October 11, 2019 | Eric Ruble
    BOULDER, Colo. — A woman who was shown in a video making racist comments toward University of Colorado Boulder students was arrested Friday, according to police. The CU Boulder Police Department says 33-year-old Rebekah Krajacic was booked into the Boulder County Jail on a misdemeanor harassment charge. Police were notified that Krajacic was in the library in the Benson Earth Sciences building Friday. Officers responded and arrested her. According to police, Krajacic made the racist comments in the Engineering Center on Sunday. “She was using racial slurs against a person of color,” said Scott Pribble, spokesman for CU Boulder police....
  • CU Boulder police ID woman saying racist slurs in video; search underway

    10/23/2019 4:55:10 PM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
  • Vice President Mike Pence’s Big Brother Is Sitting In On Congress’s Closed-Door Impeachment...

    10/23/2019 4:44:15 PM PDT · by blueyon · 19 replies ^ | 10/23/19 | Kodia Goba
    """"Vice President Mike Pence’s Big Brother Is Sitting In On Congress’s Closed-Door Impeachment Depositions"""" WASHINGTON — As dozens of House members in charge of the impeachment investigations sit in on closed-door depositions about Ukraine, at least one person in the room has unusually close ties to President Donald Trump’s administration — Vice President Mike Pence’s older brother, Rep. Greg Pence. The first-term member of Congress sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, one of three House committees leading the impeachment investigation (along with the House Intelligence and Oversight committees). He was assigned to the committee earlier this year by members...
  • Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Mollie Tibbetts Gets Trial Delayed, Again

    10/23/2019 4:42:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 13, 2019 | John Binder
    The illegal alien accused of murdering 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts in 2018 has successfully lobbied for the trial against him to be delayed yet again. In August 2018, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a 25-year-old illegal alien from Mexico, was charged with Mollie Tibbetts’ murder after police said he admitted to confronting and chasing down the young woman. Following a nationwide search, Tibbetts’ body was found in a cornfield in Poweshiek County, Iowa. The illegal alien lived in a region of Iowa that was surrounded by sanctuary cities, as Breitbart News noted, and worked on a dairy farm using...
  • UConn Students Arrested for Shouting Racial Slurs Outside Student Housing

    10/23/2019 4:34:40 PM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    P.J. Media ^ | October 22, 2019 | Rick Moran
    The freedom to hate. You can "hate" anyone you want as long as you don't threaten, intimidate, or commit violence against the targets of your hate, right? Isn't that right is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the Constitution? It used to be. But who gives a crap about the Constitution when someone's delicate feelings might be hurt by being called a name? You have the freedom to be an idiot too. Two students at the University of Connecticut were seen on video walking through a student housing parking lot shouting the N-word. Yes, the two kids are morons. They...