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  • 12 of the Worst Places to Live in the U.S.

    08/20/2018 1:02:21 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 17, 2016 | Destination Tips
    Camden, New Jersey Detroit, Michigan Cleveland, Ohio New Haven, Connecticut Memphis, Tennessee Stockton, California Birmingham, Alabama New Orleans, Louisiana Oakland, California Modesto, California Reno, Nevada St. Louis, Missouri
  • New Article: Is Kamala Harris Eligible to be President? Junior CA Senator May Run In 2020.

    08/19/2018 10:24:18 PM PDT · by CDR Kerchner · 30 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 19 August 2018 | Sharon Rondeau
    New Article: Is Kamala Harris Eligible to be President? Junior CA Senator May Run In 2020, by Sharon Rondeau, at The Post & Email (Aug. 19, 2018) — Given that California Sen. Kamala Harris’s Wikipedia biography states that she was born in Oakland, CA in 1964 to immigrant parents and speculation exists that she plans to run for president in 2020, Golden State citizen Gary Wilmott has been seeking information as to her citizenship status and whether or not she meets the constitutional requirement of “natural born Citizen.” The Wikipedia entry states that Harris’s mother, Dr. Shyamala G. Harris, was...
  • Leader Nancy Pelosi addresses Democratic candidates on campaign trail who oppose her: “I don’t care”

    08/19/2018 7:46:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    8/18/18
    Link only - https://www.salon.com/amp/leader-nancy-pelosi-addresses-democratic-candidates-on-campaign-trail-who-oppose-her-i-dont-care
  • Media Freaks Out Over ICE Arresting An Illegal Immigrant — Then They Find Out He’s Wanted For Murder

    08/19/2018 11:07:32 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 08/19/2018 | Mike Brest
    The media freaked out on Saturday after ICE arrested a man in southern California while taking his pregnant wife to the hospital, only for the agency to later announce he is wanted for murder in Mexico. Joel Arrona Lara, 36, was detained at a gas station in San Bernardino, California, while he and his wife were on their way to the hospital for her cesarean section. He reportedly had been living in the U.S. illegally for 12 years.
  • Liberals Vilify ICE for Arresting Illegal Alien Father...

    08/19/2018 11:13:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 19, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    Yesterday, CBS2 News reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested an illegal alien soon-to-be dad as he stopped at the gas station on the way to the hospital with his pregnant wife. Shortly after the story broke, the article was updated to reflect that the man was actually wanted by Mexican authorities for murder. But, this new information didn't stop the left from going apoplectic and labeling the agency as "heartless."CBS2 News Daniel Dale published the following story, "ICE Detains Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Deliver Baby."  ICE arrested a California man on Wednesday when he stopped for gas while driving...
  • Asia Argento, Who Accused Weinstein, Made Deal With Her Own Accuser

    08/19/2018 7:01:23 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    The Failing New York Times ^ | 8/19/2018 | Kim Severson
    The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was among the first women in the movie business to publicly accuse the producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. She became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement. Her boyfriend, the culinary television star Anthony Bourdain, eagerly joined the fight. But in the months that followed her revelations about Mr. Weinstein last October, Ms. Argento quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her own accuser: Jimmy Bennett, a young actor and rock musician who said she had sexually assaulted him in a California hotel room years earlier, when he was only two months past...
  • Dems to challenge Kavanaugh for White House records

    08/19/2018 6:11:13 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 19, 2018 | Jordain Carney
    President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is walking into the middle of a political firestorm over his work for President George W. Bush. Access to paperwork from Brett Kavanaugh’s years as a White House lawyer and staff secretary for Bush has become a lightning rod in the nomination fight. The issue will take center stage as he sits down with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, this week. Both senators are expected to press Kavanaugh on whether he'll support releasing all of his Bush-era documents, which they say would...
  • Brennan threatens to sue President Trump after being stripped of clearance

    08/19/2018 11:51:45 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 119 replies
    NBC security analyst and former CIA director John Brennan is doubling down on a threat to sue President Trump after the outspoken former Obama official was stripped of his security clearance. Brennan appeared Friday night on MSNBC and told Rachel Maddow he is exploring litigation against the president. This follows Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) saying Trump stripping Brennan of his security clearance is illegal. “As you can imagine, a number of lawyers reached out to say that there is a very strong case here, not so much to reclaim mine but to prevent this from happening...
  • CBS News pollster reveals why ‘blue wave’ is unlikely

    08/18/2018 6:20:39 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 53 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 18, 2018 | By Mary Kay Linge
    ... “In 2016, a lot of us assumed we knew what would happen in Michigan and Wisconsin,” Salvanto told The Post. “It was a great lesson for us pollsters: Even if you think you know what will happen, poll it if you can.” Blame it on the Blue Wall. Since 1992, in six consecutive presidential elections, a solid block of 18 states had voted for the Democrat every single time. They would have given Clinton 239 electoral votes — 89 percent of the way to victory — if she had held on to them all.Few bothered to ask those states’...
  • How Did This ISIS Fighter Become A “Refugee” In California?

    08/18/2018 5:00:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/18/2018 | Jazz Shaw
    The federal government, coordinating with the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department, is to be commended for nabbing Omar Ameen a couple of days ago. He was wanted in Iraq for participating in ISIS attacks and murdering an Iraqi police officer, so we can chalk one up for the good guys. But ever since the details were made public, people have been increasingly fixated on one question. How did this guy manage to make it to California and be granted refugee status in the first place? (CBS Sacramento) As federal authorities in Sacramento prepare to extradite Omar Ameen to his home country...
  • To reduce urban violence, let's consider the real causes — not guns, police or 'low' taxes

    08/18/2018 9:25:19 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 18 2018 | CHRIS TALGO,
    To solve a problem, one must first diagnose its cause. This rings true in all walks of life. Yet this fundamental principle seems to be ignored when the problems of inner-city crime and poverty are considered. For decades, urban areas have been rife with pain and suffering due to violence. Chicago, Illinois is a prime example of this modern American tragedy. The city’s murder rate is among the highest in the nation. Shootings, drug-dealing, car-jacking, gang activity, and other categories of crime are at epidemic levels. Almost the entire conversation about criminal activity and violence in the city, as well...
  • Eco-terrorism in the West: A who's who of the convicted, the arrested, the missing

    08/18/2018 9:44:19 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | August 18, 2018 | The Oregonian Staff
    BY THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE (Compiled from news accounts, court records, public notices) Last week's arrest of a long-sought accused eco-saboteur pushed the spotlight back on a tight-knit cell of radical environmentalists responsible for a $48 million run of firebombings and other crimes across the West in the 1990s and early 2000s. Six men and five women prosecuted in Oregon received sentences ranging from three years to 13 years. They were arrested starting in 2005 in what the FBI called "Operation Backfire," a task force that tracked down the suspects with the help of an informant deep within the underground group....
  • When Feminism Is White Supremacy in Heels

    08/18/2018 5:45:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    Harper's Bazaar ^ | August 16, 2018 | Rachel Elizabeth Cargle
    When I heard about the tragic murder of 18-year-old Nia Wilson, who was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack in Oakland last month, I could feel my heart begin to bleed. My community of black women were grieving yet again. As we grappled with the realities of Nia’s death, I began to use Instagram to facilitate a discussion and flesh out questions like: How many more black women and girls must die before mainstream media considers it a worthy story to cover? How could they possibly take away her white male murderer so gently in handcuffs, while black men...
  • San Diego Protestors Want Censorship and Gun Control

    08/18/2018 3:59:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 69 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 August,2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Those pushing for a disarmed population have been educated to the fact that effective restrictions on arms cannot be achieved without strong government censorship and control over information. The First and Second Amendments in the Bill of Rights reinforce each other and make restrictions on both free expression and the right to keep and bear arms difficult. A spokesperson articulated the protestors passion for a government regulations that the believe will make them safe.  From CBS8.com: SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Protestors of the Del Mar Gun Show addressed the Fair Board on Tuesday afternoon with their newest concerns....
  • Alleged Santa Cruz MS-13 members charged with racketeering, murder

    08/17/2018 6:21:06 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    KION ^ | August 17, 2018
    A dozen alleged members of an MS-13 gang in Santa Cruz have been accused in a revised indictment by a federal grand jury in San Jose of charges including murder, drug trafficking and racketeering.
  • Jerry Brown’s clemency: 18 convicted murderers serving life without parole will go free

    08/17/2018 9:39:10 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 54 replies
    SFgate | August 17, 2018 | Pete Fimrite
    Eighteen people serving life without the possibility of parole sentences for murder in California will be set free after Gov. Jerry Brown agreed to commute their sentences. The 18 are among 31 prisoners granted clemency and 36 ex-convicts pardoned by the governor on Friday. ***. Those who won commutations included Kimberly LaBore, who has served 20 years for participating in the slayings of two men in Santa Cruz while she was high on methamphetamines. Among those who had their life-without-parole sentences commuted were Virgil Eugene Holt, who gunned down his supervisor at an Alameda County fast food restaurant in 1989...
  • The Agenda That Dare Not Speak Its Name

    08/17/2018 4:49:18 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 14 replies
    WFB ^ | 17 Aug 2018 | Matthew Continettii
    The Democrats have decided that agendas are overrated. Back in May, the party unveiled its "Better Deal" program, calling for expanded broadband access, an increase in the minimum wage, and paid family and sick leave. Voters didn't bite. So last month the Democrats came up with "For the People," which simplifies the platform to infrastructure spending, lowering health care costs, and draining the swamp. Again, crickets. What to do? Party leadership has declared that it's every cis-het man for himself. "We trust our candidates to know their districts and the challenges facing their communities better than anyone," House campaign chair...
  • California's 20-pound invasive nutria problem could be worse than previously imagined

    08/17/2018 1:49:53 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 105 replies
    www.sfgate.com ^ | Updated 4:00 am PDT, Friday, August 17, 2018 | By Eric Ting
    For the small six-person team tasked with combating California's nutria infestation, a typical day consists of working in 100-degree weather, wading through marshes and avoiding traps built to catch 20-pound rodents, targeting about 2 million acres. Nutria, a destructive rat-like mammal, is currently burrowing into central California's wetlands. In the spring, the Department of Fish and Wildlife began to warn the public about the dangers of the animal, which devastate agricultural infrastructure by burrowing into levees, roadbeds and canal beds. But in the past few months, only 200 nutria have been exterminated, 100 of which were found in a pond...
  • Milk Or Water: California Bill Aims To Curb Kids’ Soda Drinking At Restaurants

    08/17/2018 11:55:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | August 16, 2018 | Adrienne Moore
    A new state bill would give kids two options with their meals at restaurants—water or milk. Senate Bill 1192 would make water or milk the default drink for kids meals in a push to reduce obesity and access to sugary drinks for children.
  • Hundreds of Thousands are Illegally Registered to Vote in Texas

    08/17/2018 12:34:09 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 79 replies
    Empower Texans ^ | August 16, 2018 | Ross Kecseg
    Conservative leaders are calling on the Texas governor to prevent non-citizens and other ineligible persons from voting illegally. According to a statement issued at today’s press conference, more than 280,000 non-citizens in Texas are registered to vote, with another four million registered voters in question. Direct Action Texas (DAT), a watchdog organization known for exposing mail ballot fraud in numerous counties across Texas, released a statement today regarding its concerns. Aaron Harris, the group’s Executive Director, told Texas Scorecard: “We are calling on Gov. Abbott to direct the Secretary of State to verify citizenship of all voter registrations. I see...