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  • Voters Find Trump More Likable Than Pelosi

    11/18/2018 8:46:22 PM PST · by Az Joe
    Rasmussen ^ | 11/15/2018
    Republicans overwhelmingly view President Trump as likable, but Democrats aren’t as enthusiastic about likely new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But among all voters, both Trump and Pelosi aren’t very beloved.
  • At least 42 dead in cathedral attack in Central African Republic

    11/18/2018 7:20:53 PM PST · by Coleus · 3 replies
    CNA ^ | 11.16.18
    Alindao, Central African Republic, Nov 16, 2018 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At least 42 people have died in an attack Thursday on the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Alindao, in the Central African Republic, according to local reports. At least one priest was among those killed in the Nov. 15 attack. Some unofficial estimates have said the death toll could reach as high as 100. Many of the people killed were refugees sheltering at the Church. The CAR has suffered violence since December 2012, when several bands of mainly Muslim rebel groups formed an alliance, taking the name...
  • Anti-Trump mayor of Portland, Ore., mutters he 'can't wait' to leave office

    11/18/2018 8:52:13 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 18 replies
    fox ^ | 11/18/2018 | Luis Casiano
    Being mayor of Portland, Ore., may have gotten to Ted Wheeler. On Thursday, after finishing a speech at the Oregon Health Forum in which he was heckled, Wheeler mumbled, “I can’t wait for the next 24 months to be over,” indicating he may not seek re-election, the Oregonian reported.
  • President Trump and the First Lady have Dinner with President of China

    04/06/2017 8:34:03 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 19 replies
    youtube ^ | Apr 6, 2017 | The White House
    President Trump and the First Lady have Dinner with President of China
  • PG&E Faces Historic Financial Liability From California Wildfire

    11/18/2018 7:14:13 AM PST · by rktman · 36 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 11/16/2018 | Alan Neuhauser
    California’s electric utility is facing historic financial liability if it’s deemed responsible for a deadly wildfire ravaging Northern California, but a lifeline from the state Friday suggested that it just may be taxpayers who help foot the bill. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. this week disclosed that it had “experienced an outage” and damage to a transmission tower near the origin one of the largest of several fires burning in Northern and Southern California, the Camp Fire. The incident was apparently reported to the utility mere minutes before the blaze started. PG&E’s disclosure, contained in a regulatory filing, sent shockwaves...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL - November 18, 2018 - (Prayer)

    11/18/2018 12:21:32 AM PST · by Faith · 21 replies
    November 18, 2018 | Faith
    Please join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for President Trump, Vice-President Pence, and for America: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (I John 5:14) Religion forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • The Acosta-Trump dispute: TV or not TV? That is the question

    11/17/2018 8:18:54 PM PST · by Coleus · 17 replies
    The Star Ledger of Newark ^ | 11.15.18 | Paul Mulshine
    A lot of my fellow journalists are upset that CNN's Jim Acosta was banned from White House press conferences. Not me. I would prefer that all press conferences be restricted to the press, by which I mean the print media. I've been a print journalist since before Acosta entered kindergarten. For the first five years or so of my career I never attended a press conference that included TV and radio people. That made for a much more informative interchange between journalists and politicians. The reporters wanted simply to have their questions answered. The answers could then be incorporated into...
  • Breitbart News Saturday

    11/17/2018 2:14:16 PM PST · by Pelham · 3 replies
    Breitbart on soundcloud ^ | November 17, 2018 | Breitbart interviews
    audio interviews Rep Brian Babin Charlie Spiering Boris Ephsteyn Michael Patrick Leahy John Carney Neil Munro
  • Man apologizes for yelling 'Heil Hitler, heil Trump' at 'Fiddler on the Roof' performance

    11/16/2018 3:37:54 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 43 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | November 16, 2018 | Sarah Meehan
    The man who shouted “Heil Hitler, heil Trump” at a Baltimore performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” apologized Friday for his outburst, saying he chose the wrong words when he was attempting to compare President Donald Trump to the Nazi leader. Anthony M. Derlunas II, 58, said the play, which tells the story of a Jewish family facing persecution in tsarist Russia, reminded him of Trump’s immigration policies. His comparison “came out wrong” and was “beyond a mistake” he said during an interview at his home in Joppa. “Instantly it was like, ‘Oh my God, what did you do?’ ”...
  • GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before losing power

    11/16/2018 1:36:26 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 56 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 16, 2018 | Mary Clare Jalonick
    House Republicans who have spent the last two years arguing that there was bias in President Barack Obama’s Justice Department are preparing to subpoena two key witnesses in the final weeks of their majority — former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., has notified colleagues that he will subpoena Comey for a closed-door deposition Nov. 29 and Lynch for Dec. 5, according to a person familiar with the subpoenas. The person declined to be identified because the person was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The subpoenas...
  • Star Wars Hotel Plans Reveal Amazing New Details about the Guest Experience

    11/16/2018 10:09:38 AM PST · by Teflonic · 34 replies
    Ziggyknowsdisney ^ | 11/15/2018 | Ziggy
    Ever since the Star Wars Hotel was announced back at D23 Expo 2017, we’ve been salivating over any possible details we could get our hands on of the layout for the hotel and what will happen there. Now thanks to Californiacoasterkings.com, some new Star Wars Hotel plans were revealed showing amazing details about what the guest experience will be like. Let’s dive in: First we’re going to look at the arrival portion of the Star Wars Hotel experience: Of course the premise of the Star Wars Hotel is that you are boarding a starship in outer space for your...
  • More than 140 Camp Fire evacuees at shelters have had norovirus, some ‘acutely ill’

    11/15/2018 6:33:20 PM PST · by Mariner · 13 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | November 15th, 2018 | By Theresa Clift
    More than 140 Camp Fire evacuees at four different shelters have had norovirus symptoms due to an outbreak, while 41 are currently experiencing symptoms, according to Butte County Public Health Department. Twenty-one people staying at Neighborhood Church in Chico; 31 at Oroville Church of the Nazarene; 9 at Butte County Fairgrounds, and one at East Avenue Church in Chico had symptoms Thursday, according to a Butte County Public Health Department news release. About 179 people are staying at Neighborhood Church; 352 are at Oroville Church; 142 are at Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley, and 200 are at East Avenue Church...
  • Freezer Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 16 November 2018

    11/15/2018 6:01:09 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 115 replies
    November 15, 2018 | Old McDonald
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe some hot cocoa to warm the bones?Topped off with great conversation in front of a warm fire. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you...
  • Narrative-spontaneous essay number two

    11/15/2018 4:11:30 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Media Knegged Media channel ^ | 15/11/18 | eleutheria5
    On the nature and evils of Narrative
  • Midlands Voices: Why being anti-abortion and pro-choice isn't a contradiction

    11/15/2018 2:24:36 PM PST · by KierkegaardMAN · 27 replies
    Omaha World Herald ^ | 11/14/2018 | Katie Lessman, MD
    ....I’m a board-certified OB-GYN and a practicing Christian. I’m also a mom, and I know parenthood defines every life choice. Abortion breaks my heart. I’m living proof it’s possible to be anti-abortion and pro-choice. I’m not supporting abortion; I’m saying that prevention, in Nebraska and across the country, is both more effective and much kinder than banning it...
  • Pastor Under Fire for Booting Male Member Who Dressed Like a Woman for Church Service

    11/15/2018 11:50:32 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | November 13, 2018 | Leonardo Blair
    Pastor Antonio Rocquemore of Power House International Ministries in Chicago, Illinois, is coming under fire from advocates of the LGBTQ community for publicly rebuking a male member who came to his church dressed as a woman Sunday night. In response, Rocquemore said the male member had been repeatedly warned that he would not be allowed to dress like a female during worship service.
  • Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

    11/15/2018 9:35:27 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 196 replies
    wctv.tv ^ | Nov 15, 2018 | KRISTIN M. HALL
    TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — A publicist said country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla.
  • Homeless man, couple allegedly conspired to deceive GoFundMe funds: report

    11/15/2018 8:54:44 AM PST · by UnstableGenius · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/15/2018 | Amy Leiu
    A New Jersey couple and a homeless Philadelphia man who were once the symbol of generosity in hard times allegedly conspired with each other to come up with a false story to earn GoFundMe donations and will now face charges, according to a complaint obtained by NBC 10 Philadelphia.
  • More votes for Republicans in AZ House races, fewer Republican Representatives

    11/15/2018 8:44:23 AM PST · by UnstableGenius · 21 replies
    Fast Morning fact" The "House Popular Vote" in Arizona (All 9 CDs combined) currently sits at 51.79% Republican to 48.04% Democrat. Out of this we get 5 Democrat Congressman and 4 Republican Congressman. It was a 5-4 Republican majority. Thank you Independent Redistricting Commission. What a joke!
  • Netflix’s She-Ra is hated by viewers, but critics and sjws rush to defend the show

    11/15/2018 7:14:46 AM PST · by Ennis85 · 43 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | November 15th 2018 | William Usher
    The divide between what people actually enjoy and what the Leftist orthodoxy is trying to force people to enjoy has become ever so apparent with the release of She-Ra And The Princesses of Power on Netflix. The cartoon reboot of the popular 1980’s spin-off of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, managed to score a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes from critics while barely scoring 40% from normal viewers. If you visit the Rotten Tomatoes page you’ll see that the show currently has a 40% rating from users while 100% of the critics have given it a high score. If...