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  • John Bird: In light of Iranian aggression, the US Navy must grow in size and capability

    06/24/2019 3:30:14 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 16 replies
    fox ^ | 06/24/2019 | John Bird
    The recent oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman reinforce the need to reestablish a highly visible U.S. naval deterrent in the Middle East.For eight months last year, no aircraft carrier strike group plied the region, the longest such interruption this millennium. With the United States needing a tougher posture against Iran and confronting renewed challenges in Asia and Europe, several immediate measures and concerted longer-term efforts are critical to ensure America has the carriers it needs.
  • Trump’s Mideast peace plan hinges on $50B investment, offers Palestinians deal of ‘the century

    06/24/2019 7:57:59 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 13 replies
    fox ^ | 06/24/2019 | Ben Evansky
    President Trump’s plan for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians will be presented Tuesday in Bahrain, as part of what the White House calls an “opportunity of the century” nearly two years in the making.
  • Democrats Lash Out at Millionaire Food-Stamp Whistleblower

    06/24/2019 6:23:11 AM PDT · by eyeamok · 24 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | June 22, 2019 | Todd Shepherd
    "Mr. Undersander did not break the law, he simply abided by the rules that were in place, so he didn't defraud anybody," said Rep. Mike Conaway, Republican from Texas. "He intentionally defrauded the federal government," McGovern shot back. "That is, in my opinion, breaking the law."
  • Is Boris Johnson’s befuddled, eccentric act a charm offensive?

    06/23/2019 2:37:55 PM PDT · by TBP · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 22, 2019 | Jeremy Vine
    With four minutes to go, Boris Johnson ran in. I was already concerned — maybe more concerned than Boris. It was an awards ceremony at the Hilton, Park Lane, in London. The room was packed with financial people in bow ties. It was a couple of years before Johnson became mayor of London. At this point he was a back-bench Conservative MP and newspaper columnist. Right now he was due to make a funny speech. In four minutes. Suddenly — BOOM. A rush of wind from an opened door, a golden mop, a heave of body and dinner jacket onto...
  • Bernie Sanders Unveils His Plan for Medicare for ILLEGAL ALIENS

    06/23/2019 1:32:12 PM PDT · by montag813 · 41 replies
    24News ^ | 06-23-2019 | Sean McDonough
    by Sean McDonough As if “Medicare For All” wasn’t a bad enough idea on its own, 2020 Democrat hopeful Bernie Sanders decided to double down. He made it much worse. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says that his healthcare plan will give free government healthcare to millions of illegal aliens at the expense of American taxpayers Host: “Would you include the 11 million undocumented immigrants in that?” Sanders: “Absolutely”
  • Corona wants to save the planet with new stackable beer cans

    06/23/2019 12:14:33 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 52 replies
    fox ^ | 06/23/2019 | Michale Hollan
    Corona may have just made the traditional six-pack a thing of the past. In an effort to move away from plastic six-pack rings, Corona is testing out a new type of beer can. The new cans have threading at the top and bottom that allow them to be connected and stacked on top of each other, creating a long staff of Corona beers.
  • Temecula Trump Rallies ... Temecula California

    06/22/2019 3:14:31 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 7 replies
    MTRA ^ | June 22, 2019 | DogByte6RER
    Temecula Trump Rallies Every first Friday of the month located at the Temecula Duck Pond & Veterans Memorial in Temecula California (corner of Rancho California and Ynez Roads); 4:00-6:00 p.m. Bring along your American flags, banners, Trump and MAGA/KAG signs, drinking water, lawn chairs, and dress appropriately for the weather. More info and/or questions ... e-mail Bob at: bobkowell@aol.com Let's Keep America Great & Keep On Trumpin'
  • Amazon Explores Having Its Drones Provide 'Home Surveillance' For Customers

    06/22/2019 3:00:24 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 40 replies
    NPR ^ | June 22, 2019 | Bobby Allyn
    Going on vacation and want some extra security around your home? Someday you may be able to call Amazon's surveillance drones. The Seattle tech giant is moving closer to making that scenario a real possibility after winning approval from federal officials this month for a patent for "home surveillance" drones. Company officials stress that the plan is still in its infancy, but the patent papers describe a future in which Amazon customers order drones to hover around a home and scan for things such as a garage door left open, a broken window, graffiti or a fire. As Amazon envisions,...
  • Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations

    06/22/2019 1:48:58 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 82 replies
    nyp ^ | 06/22/2019 | Mary Kaye Linge
    The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan.
  • 5 girls involved in fatal Gretna crash identified; 'We’re in a nightmare that we can’t wake up from'

    06/22/2019 12:20:25 PM PDT · by KierkegaardMAN · 70 replies
    Omaha World Herald ^ | 6/18/19 | Omaha World Herald
    Abigail Barth Alexandria Minardi Kloe Odermatt Addisyn Pfeifer Thursday, authorities released the names of the four Gretna teenagers who died in this week’s horrible car crash, along with a fifth victim being treated for burns at a Lincoln hospital. That is Roan Brandon, 15, who found out Wednesday that her four best friends had died. Sarpy County authorities and Gretna Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Riley held a press conference to discuss the crash. “Our collective heart in our community is shattered,” Riley said. “We ache for the families.” The five girls were all soon-to-be juniors at Gretna High. Barth, Odermatt...
  • 7 dead in crash between truck, motorcycles in New Hampshire

    06/22/2019 6:18:46 AM PDT · by libstripper · 84 replies
    Associated Press va MSM ^ | June 22, 2019 | AP
    RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Seven people were killed in a crash between a truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire, state police said Friday, in what witnesses described as a "devastating scene" as bystanders grabbed first aid kits and blankets to treat injured motorcycle riders scattered along the highway.
  • Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities

    06/21/2019 7:28:39 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 51 replies
    fox ^ | 06/21/2019 | Luis Casiano
    Federal immigration agents shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump.
  • Farmer’s wife shot & raped after gunman molested her daughter during ‘revenge attack’ (South Africa)

    06/21/2019 3:08:11 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 44 replies
    sun.co.uk ^ | 6/17/19 | Jamie Pyatt
    A TRAUMATISED mum has described how she was brutally raped in front of her three kids after a gunmen broke into their farm in South Africa. Brave Nicky, 45, says she endured a four-hour "living nightmare" as Sebenzile Simane also molested her daughter and threatened to kill her son in March last year. The evil former farm worker felt he had been wronged by her husband Heine, 44, and shot his way on to the property determined to “chop him into pieces”, tying up his family and stealing their money. He has now been sentenced to two life sentences in...
  • Cleveland Clinic performs 1st in utero surgery on fetus, repairs spina bifida before baby’s birth

    06/20/2019 2:13:13 PM PDT · by Vendome · 23 replies
    - The Cleveland Clinic has joined other top hospitals in North America and can now offer in utero surgery. The hospital announced Wednesday that after more than a year of preparations they have successfully completed Northern Ohio’s first ever surgery on a fetus inside the uterus to repair spina bifida. “The operation on the fetus in the uterus, I’m directing and in charge of, and the guidance of where we should open the uterus, the exposure of the baby,” said Dr. Darrell Cass, Director of Fetal Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic’s Fetal Center. Cass and a team of more than...
  • Fired FBI deputy boss Andrew McCabe calls for Trump impeachment..

    06/20/2019 11:34:16 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 61 replies
    fox ^ | 06/20/2019 | Brooke Singman
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday called for Congress to “absolutely” move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, signaling that he believes it is moving too slowly with the process.
  • NBC's Chuck Todd slammed by liberal stars, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for knocking her..

    06/20/2019 8:11:09 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 22 replies
    fox ^ | 06/20/2019 | Joeseph Wulfson
    MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd has been receiving strong condemnation from the left over his remarks slamming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, over her repeated claim that the U.S. government is "running concentration camps" along the southern border.
  • ‘Chill, Chill!’: Congressional Hearing Explodes As Witness Trashes Slavery Reparations Bill

    06/19/2019 8:13:37 PM PDT · by montag813 · 36 replies
    24News ^ | 06-19-2019 | Sheri Urban
    by Sheri Urban A congressional hearing erupted when black Quillette writer Coleman Hughes trashed a bill to study slavery reparations as a “moral and political mistake,” forcing the chair of the hearing to tell the audience to “chill” several times. The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties held a hearing Wednesday entitled “H.R. 40 and the Path to Restorative Justice,” at which witnesses testified about reparations for slavery. HR 40 is a bill which proposes a commission to study reparations. Hughes testified for the minority and delivered a lengthy opening statement against the...
  • Michael Savage Has Doubts About Trump. His Conservative Radio Audience Does Not.

    06/19/2019 12:56:09 PM PDT · by TBP · 130 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 18, 2019 | Jeremy W. Peters
    Now Mr. Savage is an outlier once again, dismayed more each day as the budget deficit continues to swell, thousands of new migrants are apprehended at the border, and the wall Mr. Trump promised to erect and make Mexico pay for remains unbuilt. “Read my lips: no new immigrants,” Mr. Savage said one recent day, taking a swipe at what he says is just one of the president’s major unfulfilled promises. But his skeptical take is not something many of his 7.5 million weekly listeners seem to want to hear as the president prepares to kick off his re-election campaign...
  • Sick polar bear turns up in Siberian city, hundreds of miles from home

    06/18/2019 5:53:55 PM PDT · by NRx · 31 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 06-18-2019 | Staff
    A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia. The female bear, visibly weak and seemingly ill, lay despondently on the ground for hours on Tuesday in Norilsk’s suburbs, its feet caked in mud, occasionally rising to sniff around for food. It is the first polar bear seen in the city in more than 40 years, according to local environmentalists. “She is still moving around a factory, under observation by police and the emergency services, who are ensuring her safety and...
  • HAVE YOUR NAME BROADCAST LIVE! - Trump / Pence

    06/18/2019 4:31:55 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 11 replies
    Trump Make America Great Again Committee ^ | June 18, 2019 | President Trump
    HAVE YOUR NAME BROADCAST LIVE! YOU got President Trump elected in 2016, and we need you to do it again in 2020. During President Trump's re-election announcement we are going to broadcast ALL 2020 Presidential Founders names LIVE. Contribute ANY AMOUNT by 11:59 PM EST and not only will you become a Presidential Founder, but your name will also be BROADCAST LIVE for the whole world to see. Paid for by Trump Make America Great Again Committee, a joint fundraising committee authorized by and composed of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. and the Republican National Committee.