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  • Hold On, The FBI Was Spying On The Trump Campaign *Before*

    05/22/2018 3:16:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    Who is the FBI spy that was trying to glean information on the Trump campaign? Well, reportedly, it’s longtime CIA operative Stefan Halper. And no, it wasn’t leaked. If this is true, and most likely it is, there’s enough public information on him, along with the news media leaving a trail of breadcrumbs that confirmed his identity. They were as subtle as a sledgehammer.Last week, it was reported that the FBI had spied on the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. It was later revealed by Axios that Halper had tried to get a top-level job in the administration...
  • Boston Police Captains Son Pleads Guilty to Islamic State Plot

    05/22/2018 3:12:04 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/22/18 | John Hayward LATEST NEWS
    Alexander Ciccolo, 25, the son of a Boston police captain, pled guilty on Monday to plotting an Islamic State terrorist attack on a college campus. He will face up to 20 years in prison for charges of providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization, attempting to use weapons of mass destruction, illegal weapons possession, and assault with a dangerous weapon. The Berkshire Eagle runs down the details of Ciccolos case: Ciccolo was arrested July 4, 2015, after he allegedly accepted a small cache of weapons from an FBI informant. He had come to the attention of authorities after his...
  • Whites have fled the Democratic Party. Heres how the nation got there.

    05/22/2018 2:42:27 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Joshua N. Zingher
    With the 2018 midterms months away and the 2020 presidential election cycle approaching rapidly, Democrats are considering how to improve their poor showings in 2014 and 2016. The party has been debating - sometimes heatedly - how to do this. Which voters should they target? How should Democrats target them? But heres whats clear: White voters have been fleeing the Democratic Party, and thats a big reason Democrats are looking to rebound from back-to-back losses. Whites have slowly but consistently moved away from the Democratic Party. These recent losses are on top of Democrats losses among Southern whites during the...
  • Starbucks Waters Down its All-Welcome Bathroom Policy after Staff and Customers Warn it will [Trunc]

    05/22/2018 2:25:27 PM PDT · by Cecily · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | May 22, 2018 | Hannah Parry
    Starbucks has revealed guidelines to deal with drug dealers and disruptive guests after customers raised concerns that their new bathrooms-for-all policy will turn the shops into a refuge for addicts and the homeless. The coffee chain announced on Saturday it would allow people to sit in its cafes and use its bathrooms - even if they don't buy anything - in the wake of a huge backlash last month after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia store when one asked to use the bathroom before making a purchase. But the bathrooms-for-all policy was met with dismay by some...
  • Northern states taking down vestiges of racism, intolerance

    05/22/2018 2:05:55 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 44 replies
    AP ^ | 5/20/18
    <p>AP) A nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler with a weapon in his hand towering over a Native American that some say celebrates white supremacy has been dismantled by crews in southwestern Michigans Kalamazoo.</p> <p>And at the University of Michigan, regents have voted to strip a former school presidents name from a campus science building because he lent his scientific expertise to groups that were in favor of selective reproduction, also known as eugenics.</p>
  • Trump Ends Obamas Ban on Bear Baiting and Other Cruel Hunting Techniques in Alaska

    05/22/2018 1:59:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | May 22, 2018 | By Ed Kilgore
    Its the sort of thing that drives animal-rights advocates and other elite bunny-hugging liberals wild, to the delight of politically incorrect red-blooded MAGA-men. As NBC News reports, the Trump administration is bringing back savage hunting techniques to federal lands in Alaska: The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. There are a lot of humans, much less bears, who cant resist bacon and doughnuts. But before you can say...
  • 'We just have to heal a different way': Santa Fe, Parkland diverge after school shootings

    05/22/2018 1:11:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Suzanne Gamboa
    SANTA FE, Texas Alex Carvey hugged her friends, shed tears over white crosses bearing her classmates names and stood in silence for a moment. Then she reflected on the cause of the violence that hit her hometown. I dont think guns are the problem I think people are the problem, Carvey, 16, a student at Santa Fe High School, said. Even if we did more gun laws, people who are sick enough to do something like this are still going to figure out a way to do it. So it doesnt matter. Many of Carveys classmates along...
  • 12-year-old boy with autism arrested for brandishing imaginary rifle at Texas school

    (KUTV) A 12-year-old autistic boy was placed in a Juvenile Detention Center on Monday after brandishing an imaginary rifle at his art teacher, FOX 26 reports. The 5th grade teacher reportedly felt threatened by the child, identified as David Sims, who was arrested by a school police officer. "She (the officer) just put handcuffs on me and told me I need to go with her," Sims said. "They just said, 'We don't tolerate that. We take it as a threat,'" said Amy Sims, the boy's mother. "A threat? He didn't threaten anyone. He didn't do anything but play." Amy...
  • Former EPA head Gina McCarthy knows why climate change activists arent getting their message across

    05/22/2018 12:48:16 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Neil Swidey
    Now at Harvard, the Obama administration alum admits its been hard to watch the Trump administration take aim at the work shes proudest of. But she hasnt lost hope. GINA MCCARTHY STRIDES INTO the ocean-view ballroom at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, plops down her green backpack, and glances out the window. The waves are angrily advancing on this last night in April, which feels as dreary as mid-January. The water seems way closer than it was the last time I was here, she says. Maybe thats because of climate change, the threat that McCarthy led the charge...
  • Dem gun-confiscator tacitly admits gun control wouldn't work

    05/22/2018 11:19:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | Selwyn Duke
    One of the more despicable Congress-critters is Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), a man with utter contempt for Truth. He was on Tucker Carlson Tonight last evening pushing for confiscation of AR-type rifles and spinning like a dervish with rocket boosters. But let's forget that while Swalwell wrote an op-ed calling for gun confiscation, it's not really confiscation, according to Swalwell. Let's forget that what he labels "assault weapons" are just semi-automatic rifles that happen to have a military-style appearance (much like putting a Porsche body on a Yugo chassis). Let's forget that he claimed that his AR-species confiscation plan would...
  • Hillary Clinton and the fall of Yale and Harvard

    05/22/2018 11:13:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | Patricia McCarthy
    Why on Earth would Yale invite Hillary Clinton, the whiniest woman on the planet to speak at its commencement? Did the administrators not have advance knowledge of her psychosis? Her address to Yale grads was all about her: her loss, her anger at those who did not vote for her. She is, without a doubt, the sorest of sore losers.
  • Condoms must now be made available to 'all participants' at the Boy Scouts global gathering as girls

    05/22/2018 11:01:53 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 62 replies
    Condoms must now be made available to 'all participants' at the Boy Scouts global gathering as girls are permitted to join the organization Rules require host of World Scout Jamboree to provide condoms during event Condom policy must be communicated to all 'participants, unit leaders, staff' The next Jamboree will be held in the mountains of West Virginia in July 2019 Will be hosted by Boy Scouts, Scouts Canada, Asociacin de Scouts de Mxico By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 12:15 EDT, 22 May 2018 | Updated: 12:52 EDT, 22 May 2018 The Boy Scouts will ensure that condoms will be made...
  • The Lying Media Never Stops Lying About Israel - Greenfield

    05/22/2018 10:53:07 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | May 21, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Lying Media Never Stops Lying About Israel All the media does is recycle the same lies about the Jewish State. May 21, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There are no new lies. Only old lies that the media hopes that everyone forgot about. In the spring of 02, Muslim terrorists had very special plans for Passover. In Israel, a Hamas suicide bomber blew up at a Passover seder in the Park Hotel killing 30 people and wounding...
  • MS-13 gang member nicknamed Animal sentenced to 40 years

    05/22/2018 10:04:10 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 25 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 22, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    An MS-13 member who goes by the gang name Animal received a 40-year prison sentence this week for a conspiracy that included the murder of a 15-year-old boy, the U.S. attorneys office in Massachusetts said Tuesday. The nickname, which the prosecutors highlighted in the headline of a press release, is particularly telling, coming just a week after President Trump called members of the violent, immigrant-fueled MS-13 gang animals. Joel Martinez, 23, admitted he murdered the 15-year-old as part of his initiation as a homeboy in Mara Salvatrucha, the gangs full name. I stabbed the culero three times, Mr. Martinez said,...
  • NFL, Players Coalition finalize social justice partnership (another reason to boycott)

    05/22/2018 9:32:01 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 43 replies
    NFL.com ^ | May 22. 2018 | Austin Knoblauch
    The NFL and the Players Coalition finalized a partnership Monday that dedicates close to $90 million for efforts and programs combating social inequality, NFL Network's Jim Trotter reported. The partnership aims to work closely with players, teams and other groups in a new and expanded community improvement program that was agreed to in principle during the Fall League Meeting. The formal agreement comes after NFL team owners voted during the Annual League Meeting in March to implement a local matching funds component to the social justice initiative with the Players Coalition. The initiative comes in response to player demonstrations during...
  • Alabama sues Census Bureau for counting undocumented immigrants

    05/22/2018 9:02:36 AM PDT · by Theoria · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 22 May 2018 | Justin Wise
    Alabamahas reportedly filed a lawsuit challenging the federal governments practice of counting undocumented immigrants in itsofficialCensus Bureau population counts. The state filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday arguing that the new census numbers for 2020 will result in Alabama losing a congressional seat anda vote in the Electoral Collegeto a state with a bigger illegal alien population, according to the Associated Press.The state of Alabama and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) are the plaintiffs in the suit. Citizens and noncitizens with a residence in the U.S. are included in official census and apportionment counts.
  • What Do You Hear? Obama or Hillary? (vanity)

    05/22/2018 8:59:38 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 05/22/2018 | Me
    On the heals of the Laural/Yanni debate, audiologists have found another audio phenomena where some people hear Hillary, others obama and even some claim to hear both hillary & obama. Link to audio is available at youtube...What do you hear?
  • Leftist Professor Defaced Family Home of NRAs Chris Cox

    05/22/2018 8:25:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | Marina Medvin
    I watched as stone-faced Patricia W. Hill, a Research Assistant Professor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was found guilty on May 21, 2018, of a misdemeanor crime for defacing the private home of NRAs Chris Cox. Cox is the charismatic Executive Director of the Institute for Legislative Action, the political and lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association. Patricia Hill - well, she is not a fan of the NRA. Coxs security detail observed and recorded Hill as she approached his home and sprayed red substance on the front steps of the Cox family residence. The substance appeared to be...
  • Poll Shock: GOP Takes Lead in 2018 Generic Poll By 6 Points Nine Point Reversal in One Week!

    05/22/2018 8:21:22 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 41 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 22, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Democrats are hoping for a blue wave to take down Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections. Then they can focus on impeaching President Trump over his mean tweets. But the latest Reuters generic poll shows Republicans suddenly with a 6 point lead! Thats a 9 point swing in one week. This comes after more record economic news (ignored by the liberal mainstream media).
  • Dem senator: I support 'real' Second Amendment, not 'imaginary' one

    05/22/2018 8:15:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 5/19/2018 | Max Greenwood
    Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) declared on Saturday that he backs the "real" Second Amendment, rather than an "imaginary" version of the provision that he says is touted by gun rights advocates. "I support the real 2nd Amendment, not the imaginary 2nd Amendment," Murphy tweeted. "And the real #2A isnt absolute. It allows Congress to wake up to reality and ban these assault rifles that are designed for one purpose only - to kill as many people as fast as possible."