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  • Hillary Clinton’s Van Crashes Before Bob Menendez Fundraiser (video)

    10/16/2018 9:24:12 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/16/18 | Charlie Spiering
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s van crashed inside a parking garage prior to a fundraiser for Sen. Bob Menendez on Monday. Video obtained by NTK Network shows Clinton’s van pulling into a parking garage and crashing into something before Clinton and her top aide, Huma Abedin, exit the vehicle. The National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) mocked the accident on Twitter: LIVE LOOK at @HillaryClinton trying to save @SenatorMenendez. (Spoiler alert: she crashes.) #NJSen pic.twitter.com/7poUpIYxl6 — The Senate Majority (@NRSC) October 16, 2018 VIDEO
  • Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface'

    10/16/2018 8:41:26 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 95 replies
    Hill ^ | 10/16/18 | jordan Fabian
    President Trump on Tuesday called adult-film star Stormy Daniels "Horseface" and denounced her legal efforts against him as a "total con!" “'Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.' @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in the Great State of Texas. She will confirm the letter she signed! She knows nothing about me, a total con!' he tweeted. “Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.” @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd...
  • Democrats Gain Huge Fundraising Advantage in 2018 Elections

    10/16/2018 6:37:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    brietbart ^ | 10/15/2018 | Neil Munro
    A flood of donations has allowed Democratic candidates to outspend GOP candidates by almost 2:1 in 80 competitive districts since July, according to an analysis by the Associated Press. The donations will allow Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s Democratic House candidates to spend $50 million on advertising more than GOP candidates in the run-up to election day, according to the Washington Post. Much of the extra funding comes from small-dollar donations via the Act Blue website, which offers Democrats an easy way to direct donations to their favored local candidates. USA Today reported in August: The group predicts donations will top $1.5...
  • UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ‘SEVERE snow’ - FREAK SOLAR STORM warning

    10/16/2018 12:53:02 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 32 replies
    UK Express ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Nathan Rao
    Freak changes in the composition of space around the sun are about to drive a chain of meteorological events locking the UK into a savage early Arctic freeze, it has been claimed. The so-called solar corona has become dotted with holes on its Earth-facing side threatening serious knock-on effects to the flow of the jet stream and the weather this winter. Temperatures are expected to nosedive towards the end of October bringing ‘substantial snowfall’ across Scotland, northern and central England. It could herald the start of a four-month Polar assault with snow and sub-zero temperatures threatening to grip the nation...
  • SEN. HATCH TROLLS SEN. WARREN, CLAIMS HE’S 1/1032 T-REX

    10/15/2018 10:03:33 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 46 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/15/18 | Mike Brest
    Hatch, 84, tweeted, “DNA Test Results 1/1032 T-Rex. The rest: other dinosaurs.” According to his joke, Hatch could have the same percentage T-Rex as Warren might be Native American. The Boston Globe originally claimed on Monday that the DNA test revealed Warren was somewhere between 1/32 and 1/512 Native American, however they then corrected their story saying the numbers are actually between 1/64 and 1/1,024.
  • Why U.N. climate report cannot be trusted

    10/15/2018 7:42:30 PM PDT · by TBP · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 15, 2018 | Tim Ball and Tom Harris
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate forecasts were wrong from their earliest reports in 1990. They were so inaccurate that they stopped calling them forecasts and made three “projections”: low, medium, and high. Since then, even their “low” scenario projections were wrong. Writing in 2002 about the SPM of Working Group I of the IPCC Third Assessment Report, IPCC Reviewer and independent analyst David Wojick explained the sort of problems typical of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change summary reports: What is systematically omitted from the Summary for Policymakers are precisely the uncertainties and positive counter evidence that might negate...
  • Why Trump may be the most honest president ever

    10/15/2018 7:18:02 PM PDT · by TBP · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 15, 2018 | Marc Thiessen
    when it comes to the real barometer of presidential truthfulness — keeping his promises — Trump is a paragon of honesty. For better or worse, since taking office, Trump has done exactly what he promised he would. Trump kept his promise to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, something his three immediate predecessors also promised yet failed to do. He promised to “crush and destroy ISIS,” and two years later, he is on the verge of eliminating the Islamic State’s physical caliphate. He promised to impose a travel ban on countries he saw as posing...
  • How ITV's Butterfly hopes to be a 'game-changer' for trans people(major hurl alert)

    10/15/2018 2:17:02 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 10 replies
    BBC News ^ | 15 October 2018 | Rebecca Thomas
    ITV has set itself a challenge with its latest drama Butterfly.It tells the story of a transgender child and a family struggling to know how best to deal with the transition. It stars Anna Friel as Vicky, mother to 11-year-old Max (Callum Booth-Ford), who wants to become Maxine. Emmett J Scanlan, of Hollyoaks fame, plays father Stephen. Alison Steadman takes the role of Vicky's mum and Millie Gibson is Max's sister Lily. The family has been torn apart. Despite the couple's love, Stephen has left, unable to cope with Vicky allowing Max to be a girl at home. Meanwhile outside,...
  • Police Department Confirms What Gun Owners Already Know: Suppressors Limit Hearing Damage

    10/15/2018 10:43:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/15/2018 | Beth Baumann
    Police in Spokane, located in eastern Washington state, will soon have all 181 rifles equipped with suppressors, something the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage. The move is said to protect the department from workers compensation claims and civilian lawsuits. “It’s nothing more than like the muffler you put on your car,” Lt. Rob Boothe, the range master and lead firearms instructor for the department, told the Spokesman-Review. According to City Council President Ben Stuckart, residents wanted to know why the police department needed suppressors. “I had a couple citizens contact me about why the police...
  • (30 years ago) WS1988 Gm1: Scully's call of Gibson memorable at-bat

    10/15/2018 8:35:07 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 15, 2018 - 30 years later | Vin Scully
    THE CALL BY THE GREATEST BROADCASTER EVER DON DRYSDALE'S RADIO CALL RECENT CONVERSATION BETWEEN GIBBY AND ECKERSLY
  • Transgender Woman Becomes First Ever World Champion in Women’s Cycling

    10/15/2018 5:29:53 AM PDT · by grundle · 62 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 14, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Dr. Rachel McKinnon became the first ever transgender world champion in a womens cycling event this weekend. She whooped them little girls. Rachel McKinnon is standing in the middle of the photo. The other thing that makes this incident particularly interesting is that McKinnon believes that men who identity as women should not be required to take testosterone suppressing hormones (let alone have gender reassignment surgery) in order to participate in women’s athletic competitions.
  • Why liberals are ganging up on Kanye West

    10/14/2018 9:20:12 PM PDT · by TBP · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 13, 2018 | Michael Goodwin
    Then there was Thursday’s spectacle in the Oval Office. Once again, his stream-of-consciousness commentary veered from nonsense to common sense and included references to the 13th Amendment, which forbids slavery, and his feeling of being “programmed” as a black man to support only liberal politicians. A black anchor on CNN accused West of putting on a “minstrel show,” a black pundit on the same panel called him an “attention whore” and “the token Negro of the Trump administration.” Another chipped in with, “Kanye West is what happens when Negroes don’t read.” A black New York Times columnist said the White...
  • Hillary Clinton: Bill Clinton's extramarital affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn't an abuse of power

    10/14/2018 12:13:55 PM PDT · by kevcol · 105 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 14, 2018 | Naomi Lim
    Hillary Clinton doesn't believe former President Bill Clinton's 1990s extramarital affair with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky constituted an abuse of power. "No. No," Hillary Clinton said during an interview with "CBS Sunday Morning" when asked directly whether her husband took advantage of his position in 1995 to instigate sexual relations with Lewinsky when she was 22 years old.
  • Poll: Melania Trump's Favorability Bounces Back To Near Highest Levels

    10/14/2018 9:30:22 AM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | October 14, 2018 | Molly Prince
    She is viewed highly among Republicans and Independents, with a rating of 83 percent and 55 percent, respectively. However, among Democrats, only 28 percent view her favorably, with 56 percent of Democrats viewing her as unfavorably. . . The first lady stirred up controversy in June when she wore a jacket with the words “I Don’t Care, Do U?” on her way to visit a children’s detention center in Texas. “It was for the people, and for the left-wing media who are criticizing me, and I want to show them that I don’t care,”
  • the latest governor debate to be canceled due to Storm ( Gillum Hiding )

    10/14/2018 5:48:21 AM PDT · by ncalburt · 16 replies
    https://www.fredericksburg.com/news/news-wire/the-latest-governor-s-debate-to-be-canceled-due-to/article_6924f3ce-6c0d-5086-9302-5755cc953a8b.html
  • Christmas songs with “Jesus” excluded from winter concert

    10/14/2018 5:30:40 AM PDT · by blueyon · 42 replies
    NBC12.com ^ | 10/11/19 | Karina Bolster
    MIDLOTHIAN, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield parent is concerned after he was told students would not be singing any Christmas songs with the word “Jesus” in them at upcoming concerts. David Allen said he found out about the situation last week from his child who attends Robious Middle School. "It just seems like... everywhere you look everyone's afraid of stepping on someone's toes or everything is being so sensitive," Allen said. This is not the first time his child has taken part in the winter concert; but it’s the first time something like this has happened. "They were unable to...
  • A Republican red tide is pushing back against the Dems’ blue wave

    10/13/2018 6:51:15 PM PDT · by TBP · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 13, 2018 | Salena Zito
    Jason Vogel is fired up to vote. He says his passion crystallized two weeks ago when he saw just how chaotic Washington would be if the Democrats seized power in Congress. When Democratic senators smeared Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as an attempted rapist without proof, and angry protestors stormed the Capitol, he says he grew increasingly concerned. “A lot of my friends feel the same way. We ask ourselves, ‘Why would you vote Democrat?’ Our lives certainly weren’t better under their way of doing business.” This November, the question is: What will encourage the conservative populist coalition that put...
  • W.E.B. DuBois on Robert E. Lee (Gag Alert) (Flashback 1928)

    10/13/2018 5:12:31 PM PDT · by robowombat · 73 replies
    The Crisis ^ | March 1928 | W E B DuBois
    W.E.B. DuBois on Robert E. Lee Yesterday I shared a brief passage from W.E.B. DuBois on Confederate monuments. Below is an short essay from DuBois on Robert E. Lee’s legacy published in 1928. Source: The Crisis, March 1928, v.35, n.3 Robert E. Lee Each year on the 19th of January there is renewed effort to canonize Robert E. Lee, the greatest confederate general. His personal comeliness, his aristocratic birth and his military prowess all call for the verdict of greatness and genius. But one thing–one terrible fact–militates against this and that is the inescapable truth that Robert E. Lee led...
  • Youth Synod Bishops belittle homeschooling: ‘Are parents qualified?’

    October 12, 2018 (CatholicCulture.org) – From Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society, via the National Catholic Register, comes this ominous warning: At the Youth Synod in Rome this week, one of the bishops' discussion groups made some disappointing and ignorant comments about Catholic homeschoolers. In one of the English-language discussion groups at the Synod, a summary of the conversation included these disturbing notes: Home based schools – a model coming from America. USA has many home schoolers – bishops in USA are not united, as homeschooling can have an ideological basis – kids may have special needs are parents...
  • Virginia firefighter dies, several more injured when semi-truck rams into firetruck

    10/13/2018 4:49:14 AM PDT · by madison10 · 17 replies
    FOX News ^ | 10/12/2018 | Benjamin Brown
    A semi-truck driver slammed into a firetruck Thursday evening that was assisting with a car crash on a Virginia Interstate, killing one firefighter and injuring several others. The tractor-trailer was traveling south on Interstate 295 around 9 p.m. when it rammed a firetruck, which was providing aid in a two-car crash in Hanover, Va., the Virginia State Police said in a press release. A Message from Career Builder Lt. Brad Clark died at the scene, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported early Friday, citing authorities. "Please join Hanover County Fire-EMS as we mourn the death of Lieutenant Brad Clark and keep his...