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  • Bill Speakman, first soldier to receive a Victoria Cross from Queen, dies aged 90

    06/22/2018 4:45:06 AM PDT · by GreenLanternCorps · 15 replies
    Sky News ^ | 22 June 2018 | not named
    The first soldier to receive a Victoria Cross from the newly crowned Queen in 1952, has died at the age of 90. Bill Speakman was awarded the VC - Britain's highest military honour - for his bravery in leading a military action during the Korea War.
  • Stunning Confirmation: Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents Showing McCain Staff Urging IRS...

    06/21/2018 6:42:29 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 140 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 21, 2018
    It has long been suspected; the footprints and fingerprints were always present; McCain repeatedly denied it…. now the evidence surfaces. For those who remember the issues when the IRS, White House and DOJ organized the post 2010 election “shellacking” targeting of Tea Party groups, the latest discovery from Judicial watch is confirmation of a long-held opinion. John McCain was instrumental in supporting the weaponization of the IRS to target tea party groups.
  • Jeff Sessions: Peter Strzok No Longer Has Security Clearance

    06/21/2018 4:24:32 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 124 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 June 2018 | Joshua Caplan
    Disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok no longer possesses his security clearance, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday.
  • Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68

    06/21/2018 3:17:28 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 132 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 21, 2018 | Elizabeth Llorente
    Charles Krauthammer, a longtime Fox News contributor, Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, has died. He was 68. His death had been expected after he wrote a heartbreaking letter to colleagues, friends and viewers on June 8 that said in part “I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me… ““Recent tests have revealed that the cancer...
  • Hardline immigration bill fails in the House

    06/21/2018 11:22:56 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 109 replies
    The Hill ^ | Juliegrace Brufke | Juliegrace Brufke
    The House on Thursday rejected a hardline immigration bill — introduced by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) — after leadership postponed a second vote on a compromise measure written with centrists. The 193-231 vote came a day after President Trump signed an executive order ending the controversial practice of separating children from parents who cross the border illegally. No Democrats voted in favor of Goodlatte's bill. House leadership had expressed pessimism on the chances for either Goodlatte’s legislation or a second compromise bill written with centrists, both of which come as the growing crisis at the border dominated headlines. The...
  • Trump suspends prosecutions of migrant parents with kids at border

    06/21/2018 9:56:51 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 97 replies
    NY Post ^ | 21 June, 2018 | Bob Fredericks
    In a dramatic about face, the Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children, a new report said Thursday... “We’re suspending prosecutions of adults who are members of family units until ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) can accelerate resource capability to allow us to maintain custody,”
  • Supreme Court rules states can collect sales tax for online purchases nationwide

    06/21/2018 9:54:25 AM PDT · by Poison Pill · 141 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/21/2018 | Bill Mears
    Online shoppers could find costs going up after the Supreme Court did away Thursday with a decades-old precedent limiting the ability of states to collect sales tax on certain out-of-state Internet purchases. The 5-4 ruling called the current rules “unsound and incorrect.”
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  • High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    06/21/2018 7:58:37 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 146 replies
    AP ^ | June 21, 2018 | Hessuca Gresko
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection. The high court ruled Thursday to overturn those decisions. snip “Each year the physical presence rule becomes further removed from economic reality and results in significant revenue losses to the States. These critiques underscore that the physical presence rule, both as first formulated and as applied today, is an incorrect interpretation of...
  • Trump Rally in Duluth, MN 6/20/18 Live stream 7:30 pm EST

    06/20/2018 3:45:26 PM PDT · by blueyon · 173 replies
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018: RSBN's Liz Willis, Tera Broaddrick, Alyssa Ashe, Tom O'Neill, and Aaron Pangio will be on hand as President Donald J. Trump holds a rally in Duluth, Minnesota at AMSOIL Arena.
  • Trump signs order that he says will keep migrant families together

    06/20/2018 12:17:33 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 310 replies
    CNBC ^ | 06/20/2018 | C. Wilkie
    President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that he says will keep migrant families together during detention on the U.S.-Mexico border. The president will not abandon his "zero tolerance" policy of criminally prosecuting all adults who cross U.S. borders illegally. Earlier, he signaled he would sign a measure to stop his administration's splitting of migrant families. "I'll be signing something in a little while that's going to do that," he told reporters during a White House event after saying he wanted families to be kept together. "I'll be doing something that's somewhat pre-emptive and ultimately will be matched by...
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    Woo hoo!! Closing in on the green! We need a big push to wrap this baby up! And then we can all concentrate on the real task at hand. Build the wall, enforce the law, deport them all!! End sanctuary cities!! End anchor babies!! End chain migration!! Continue cutting regulations, cutting government, cutting spending and cutting taxes!! Continue bringing back capital, manufacturing, jobs and the economy!! Continue appointing constitutional conservative judges and restoring the constitution and our religious freedom!! Continue rebuilding and strengthening our military!! Prepare for a great election in November, sweeping in even more conservatives to the congress...
  • Melania Calls Secret Service After Actor Peter Fonda Calls For Barron Trump To Be Kidnapped

    06/20/2018 9:37:48 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 238 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 20 JUN 18 | Benny Johnson
    The Office of the First Lady has notified the Secret Service after actor Peter Fonda called for kidnapping Melania and Donald Trump’s son, Barron, The Daily Caller has learned exclusively. In a tweet sent Wednesday, the actor called for Barron to be “ripped” from Melania’s arms and put in a cage “with pedophiles.”
  • Ryan addresses immigration at gop press conference

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/ryan-addresses-immigration-at-gop-press-conference/ar-AAyUNdskk
  • Exclusive: Pope criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation

    06/20/2018 8:12:15 AM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 120 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 20, 2018 | Philip Pullella
    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world’s immigration problems.
  • BREAKING: Rep Mark Meadows Unmasks Two Unidentified Trump-Hating FBI Officials Referred For Invest

    06/20/2018 6:12:57 AM PDT · by bitt · 84 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 6/19/2018 | Christina Laila
    Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows unmasked two of the previously unidentified, anti-Trump, pro-Hillary FBI investigators referred for investigation by the Inspector General. These FBI attorneys do not work in “counterintelligence” as the FBI previously claimed as an excuse to withhold their names from the public. Rep. Mark Meadows unmasked two of the unidentified FBI officials in the IG report. The unnamed FBI officials “Agent 1” and “Agent 5” were involved in the FBI Clinton investigation and were also engaged in a romantic relationship just like fellow FBI lovebirds Strzok and Page. One of the FBI lawyers is Sally Moyer, the...
  • WH Deputy Chief Of Staff Joe Hagin To Leave Trump Admin, Exit Government

    06/19/2018 9:00:32 PM PDT · by bitt · 18 replies
    talkingpointsmemo.com ^ | 6/19/2018 | matt shuham
    White House deputy chief of staff for operations Joe Hagin is stepping down from that role and exiting the government for the private sector, the White House said Tuesday. Hagin played a central role in organizing President Donald Trump’s recent summit with North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un in Singapore, and prior to serving in the Trump administration was a part of the Regan administration and both Bush administrations. Reports emerged before the Singapore summit that Hagin was looking to leave the White House and become deputy CIA director, rather than leave government entirely. BuzzFeed News noted, however, that the resignation...
  • The US has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council ...

    06/19/2018 6:58:11 PM PDT · by caww · 64 replies
    Vox ^ | 6/19/2018 | Alexia Underwood
    Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the UN, announced the decision on Tuesday evening, saying that the US could no longer be part of a UN body that was a “protector of human rights abusers, and a cesspool of political bias.” “Look at the council membership and you see an appalling disrespect for human rights,” she said, citing member countries China, Venezuela, Russia, Cuba, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Egypt. She went on to speak at length about how the council displayed a “chronic anti-Israel bias” and was “not worthy of its name.”
  • Peter Strzok reportedly escorted out of FBI building

    06/19/2018 1:39:35 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 168 replies
    Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who promised his paramour that he’d make sure Donald Trump lost the election, has reportedly been escorted from the FBI building. “FBI special agent Peter Strzok was escorted out of the FBI building on Friday, source familiar tells me,” tweeted CNN reporter Laura Jarrett on Tuesday. News - FBI special agent Peter Strzok was escorted out of the FBI building on Friday, source familiar tells me; as of today, he is still employed; he’s been stationed in Human Resources since dismissal from Mueller team. — Laura Jarrett (@LauraAJarrett) June 19, 2018
  • House Joint Committee Hearing With IG Michael Horowitz – 10:00am Livestream…

    06/19/2018 6:47:08 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 244 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 6/19/18 | sundance
    A joint committee from House Ove rsight and House Judiciary are conducting a hearing today at 10:00am EDT with DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz. Unlike the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday the House team has representatives far more knowledgeable of the issues. Hopefully, expertise will deliver better questions. Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte has direct primary oversight authority over the DOJ. Chairman Trey Gowdy comes from the aggregate Oversight/Reform Committee. Far more House members have read the 568-page IG report. Due to a better informed group of members we are more optimistic for detailed, specific, confrontational and challenging questions to draw...