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  • Defeated Rep. Crowley tries easing tensions with Ocasio-Cortez, won't endorse Pelosi

    07/15/2018 6:04:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/15/18 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., tried to ease the tensions between himself and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the insurgent Democrat who defeated the 10-term congressman in last month’s primary, after she bashed the incumbent last week for not getting his name off the ballot in the general election. “I don't want to take anything away from her win,” Crowley said Sunday on CBS News’ “Face The Nation.” “I did not do as I preached. I didn't remind folks of my accomplishments. I just took that for granted I think.” Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Thursday accusing Crowley of purposely staying in the race,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Richard D Winters ~ 16 July 2018

    07/15/2018 5:04:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 5 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | Tha Canteen Crew
      For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!   ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Richard D. Winters Info from here.             Major Richard "Dick" D. Winters (January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011) was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II.Winters parachuted into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day, and fought across France, Belgium,...
  • Forgotten Killer Among the Korean ‘Erased’

    07/15/2018 12:23:53 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 8 replies
    NY Times ^ | NOV. 23, 2013 | CHOE SANG-HUN
    SEOUL, South Korea — He was one of North Korea’s deadliest secret agents. On Oct. 9, 1983, Kang Min-chul and two other North Korean agents bombed the Martyrs’ Museum in Rangoon, Burma, in a plot to kill the South Korean president, who was to have laid a wreath there. The bomb missed its mark — the president’s car had been delayed — but 17 South Koreans, including four cabinet ministers, were killed. For his deed, Mr. Kang was consigned to oblivion. North Korea denied any connection with the attack. In South Korea, where the bombing was declared a North Korean...
  • Clinton Involved in Biggest Treason in History – Kevin Shipp

    07/15/2018 11:07:14 AM PDT · by bitt · 37 replies
    usawatchdog.com ^ | 7/15/2018 | greg hunter
    Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says what Hillary Clinton did with her charity and Uranium One while she was Secretary of State was a crime for the history books. Shipp explains, “Hillary Clinton used this to launder money in foreign banks so it wasn’t subject to U.S. laws, congressional subpoenas or FOIA demands for the evidence. This was done to launder this money globally into the Clinton Foundation so the U.S. government could not examine it at all.” Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller was the head of the FBI while the Uranium One deal was being done by Clinton...
  • Progressive candidates who could be the ‘next Ocasio-Cortez’ in primaries

    07/15/2018 7:17:50 AM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    ABC News ^ | 7/15/18 | Meena Venkataramanan, Adia Robinson, Roey Hadar
    Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez lavished praise on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently calling her “the future of our party.” After the 28-year-old progressive candidate unseated House Democratic Caucus chair Rep. Joseph Crowley in an upset in New York’s 14th Congressional District, candidates across the country are looking to her for inspiration. ABC News spoke with a few of them about their visions for the upcoming primary elections and the nation. Abdul El-Sayed Running to be Michigan’s next governor, Abdul El-Sayed, 33, is a medical doctor and Rhodes Scholar who’s been endorsed by Justice Democrats, a progressive advocacy group, Our Revolution,...
  • Chainsaw Attack Suspect Was Removed from US 11 Times: ICE ( California )

    07/14/2018 6:52:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 58 replies
    Channel 7 - San Diego ^ | Jul 13, 2018 | R. Stickney
    The man arrested and accused of using a chainsaw to attack his wife had been removed from the U.S. 11 times since 2005, immigration officials confirmed Friday. Alejandro Alvarez Villegas, 32, was arrested in Chula Vista, California on allegations he tried to kill his wife with a chainsaw in front of their three children at the couple's home in Whittier. "Department of Homeland Security databases indicate Mr. Alvarez-Villegas is a serial immigration violator who has been removed from the United States 11 times since 2005," a spokesperson for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said. ... Alvarez was found...
  • Scott Adams says Trump critics may scare him to vote: 'They're coming for you next'

    07/15/2018 12:16:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | June 25, 2018 | Douglas Ernst
    Author: 'The left has made it clear that this is personal now' Author and “Dilbert” cartoonist Scott Adams says President Trump’s critics may scare him into the voting booth this year. The author of “Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter” took to social media on Sunday to discuss why he might vote for the first time. The reason: Democrats are “coming for you next” if Republicans lose control of Congress. “The left has made it clear that this is personal now,” Mr. Adams told his large fan base on YouTube. “This is citizen to citizen. Probably...
  • Liberal Meltdown: Furious Libs Outraged After Elon Musk Revealed As One Of Top Republican PAC Donors

    07/14/2018 9:59:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 50 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7-14-18 | Elon Musk probublica zerohedge
    SA11AI IND Griffin, Kenneth C. Ill. May 25 $38,900.00 Citadel, LLC # SA11AI IND Musk, Elon Calif. June 5 $33,900.00 SpaceX # SA11AI IND Bass, Edward Tex. June 26 $33,500.00 Kelly Hart & Hallman
  • Manchin Tells Schumer to ‘Kiss My You-Know-What’ on Supreme Court Vote

    07/14/2018 8:00:24 PM PDT · by bitt · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/14/2018 | katherine rodriguez
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) had some choice words for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on his efforts to unify Democrats against President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Manchin told Politico on Friday that Schumer has no power over support for Kavanaugh’s nomination. “I’ll be 71-years-old in August; you’re going to whip me? Kiss my you know what,” Manchin, referring to Schumer’s efforts to whip up the votes against Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, told Politico in an interview. Shortly after Trump announced Kavanaugh as his pick for the Supreme Court, Schumer released a...
  • Top Democrats Panic – Demand Trump Intel Chief Keep Info Classified on Trump Campaign Spy Halper

    07/14/2018 7:27:16 PM PDT · by bitt · 58 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 7/14/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Top congressional Democrats wrote National Intelligence Director Dan Coats to demand the Trump administration keep classified information on Trump campaign spy Stefan Halper. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.), and House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), said the wider sharing of the information may put sources and methods at risk. Democrat leaders are panicked that information on the Obama administration’s spying on the Trump campaign before the summer of 2016 will be released to the public.
  • (What school was like) Learning during my 1970s High School years

    07/14/2018 7:02:38 PM PDT · by vannrox · 150 replies
    Metallicman ^ | June 2018 | editorial staff
    Do you remember what it was like going to High School in the 1970s? I do. I most certainly do. In fact, the older I get the more removed that I am from it. As time passes, it starts to look like some kind of a scene from “The Twilight Zone”. The truth is that the kind of life that I had growing up is really alien to the way kids grow up today. That is worrisome, and it really concerns me. When an American intern comes in to work for me, I am stunned just how absolutely helpless they...
  • Claudia Griffith, state representative and state senate candidate, dies By Adam Troxtell |

    07/14/2018 5:33:01 PM PDT · by oxcart · 16 replies
    The Norman Transcript ^ | 7/14/2018 | By Adam Troxtell
    Claudia Griffith, a local state representative since 2014 and candidate for a state senate seat, has died at 67. The Cleveland County Democratic Party confirmed her death on Saturday. Krystal Golding-Ross, party chair, described Griffith as a leader, mentor and important figure in the community. "We're completely stunned and heartbroken," Golding-Ross said. "Representative Griffith has been extremely important in the community and she's done incredible things in our state. She has continually been about building the community." Griffith was a registered nurse and received her Masters degree in public health from the University of Oklahoma. She was the executive director...
  • Trump Hits Another Home Run With Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh

    07/14/2018 5:14:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 9, 2018 | John G. Malcolm and Elizabeth Slattery
    President Donald Trump announced on Monday night his nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, who was included in The Heritage FoundationÂ’s original list of potential Supreme Court nominees, is a very promising choice.The battle lines were already drawn before Trump made his announcement, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., declaring he would not vote for any of the individuals on TrumpÂ’s short list.Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., promised the confirmation vote would happen this fall. Now, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin the process of reviewing...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ WHO ARE YOU CALLING A HYPOCRITE? ~ 15 July 2018

    07/14/2018 5:04:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 61 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
            WHO ARE YOU CALLING A HYPOCRITE? I always chuckle a little when I must sit through someone's "sermon" on why he/she doesn't ever darken the door of a church. Invariably at the top of the list of reasons given for not attending is something about the church being so full of hypocrites. You know, those people who affect virtues and qualities they don't have ... religious fakes. The humor in this line of argument rests not so much in the fact that I never hear anything original, but rather in the facts surrounding the genesis...
  • Russian Hackers Kept DNC Backdoor Longer Than Anyone Knew

    07/14/2018 2:40:11 PM PDT · by Libloather · 61 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 7/13/18 | KEVIN POULSEN
    **SNIP** Today’s indictment confirms every aspect of the DNC’s and Crowdstrike’s account, with one exception. Both the DNC and Crowdstrike have said repeatedly that they went public only after expelling all the Russian hackers. But buried in the new indictment is language suggesting that Crowdstrike missed a spot, and one computer infected with the GRU’s malware “remained on the DNC network until in or around October 2016.” If Mueller’s right, it raises the possibility that the Russians gathered months and months of additional intelligence on the DNC—right as the campaign was in its final, most important stretch. The hackers may...
  • LIVE: "Welcome Trump Rally To Join "Free Tommy Robinson" Demo in London

    07/14/2018 8:13:39 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 7/14/2018 | Sputnik
    Live video from "Free Tommy Robinson" Rally
  • Decision to haul Gold King Mine sludge raises questions ( Colorado )

    07/10/2018 4:50:10 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Durango Herald ^ | July 10, 2018 | Jonathan Romeo
    Critics fear move will impact upper Animas River aquatic life. Could the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to haul waste from the Gold King Mine to the banks of the upper Animas River put undue stress on a fishery already struggling to survive? ... Three months after the EPA triggered the Gold King Mine blowout in August 2015, the agency built a temporary water-treatment plant, in an area known as Gladstone, 10 miles north of Silverton within the Cement Creek watershed. But for the past year, the EPA has said room is running out at Gladstone to store the waste byproduct...
  • LIVE: "Weclome" Trump rally to join "Free Tommy Robinson" demo in London

    07/14/2018 5:15:57 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 17 replies
    You Tube ^ | 7/14/2018 | Ruptly
    (This is a live stream from London now)
  • ‘In all reality, there were three shooters.’ Oklahomans kill an active shooter

    07/14/2018 2:42:48 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 42 replies
    WaPo via MSN ^ | 7/13/18 | Frances Selllers, et al
    Juan Carlos Nazario was sitting on a lakeside bench waiting to play soccer when he heard the staccato popping of gunshots outside Louie’s On the Lake, a popular waterfront grill and pub. He ran to his car to get his gun and moved toward the sounds. Bryan Whittle was driving with his wife, heading off for a Memorial Day weekend getaway, when he saw a commotion outside Louie’s. He thought someone might be drowning, so instead of turning his truck onto the highway, he barreled into the parking lot to offer help. As he jumped out, what he learned stunned...
  • McConnell: I Will Not Be Intimidated By Open-Borders Socialists, "I Enjoyed My Lunch"

    07/13/2018 7:59:39 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 83 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 13, 2018 | Tim Haines
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that he wouldn't be "intimidated" by protesters who have confronted him in public several times this year. "I'm not sure what about my career has led them to believe that I am easily intimidated. ... This is all about intimidation. It's not about persuasion but about intimidation. And I assure you I will not be intimidated by these groups of socialists who apparently prefer open borders," McConnell told reporters in Kentucky. McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, were confronted as they left an event near Washington last month by protesters over...