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  • Trump abdicates role as leader of free world because he doesn’t support American values

    07/21/2019 5:40:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Fox ^ | July 21, 2019 | Roger Fisk
    For the first time since the end of World War I, the president of the United States is not the leader of the free world. When the guns fell silent at the end of the Great War on Nov. 11, 1918, Europe was in ashes after more than four years of fighting. America was newly ascendant, a leader in manufacturing, science, military power and global influence – with a home front untouched by the destruction of war. Our leading role as the most powerful and influential nation on Earth was solidified with our victory in World War II. We never...
  • For the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezs & Shehla Rashids, Trump and Modi have the same playbook

    07/21/2019 5:38:47 PM PDT · by cold start · 2 replies
    The Print ^ | 20th July 2019 | ABHIJIT IYER-MITRA
    Like Modi, Trump is probably headed to a victory with a bigger margin with this strategy and the Democrats are waltzing into the trap. This week saw some remarkable political manoeuvring from US President Donald Trump. The question is, what do we make of his “go back” tweets on the four Congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar? Is it the new normal in US politics, where accusations of racism fly thick and fast and where not-so-racist House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prefers aligning with the extreme-Left against a more-racist Trump? When Nancy Pelosi herself was called...
  • Temporary Tattoos

    07/21/2019 5:29:25 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 31 replies
    Artful Dilettante ^ | July 21, 2019 | Robert Seyko
    This is a serious question, but I can't get a serious answer. Where can I get a temporary tattoo ? One that lasts as long as I like, be it a day or the rest of my life. It goes like this. One steps into a tattoo parlor. You get the tattoo, and the tattoo parlor gives you a dissolving solution when you leave to be used whenever you like, or not. I cannot believe this has not been invented.
  • 1.5 million Muslim asylum seeker/migrant-wannabes arrived Germany in 2015…but what about since then?

    07/21/2019 5:24:37 PM PDT · by robowombat · 12 replies
    BARENAKEDISLAM ^ | JULY 21, 2019
    SHOCKING NUMBERS! 1.5 million Muslim asylum seeker/migrant-wannabes arrived Germany in 2015…but what about since then? JULY 21, 2019 BY BARENAKEDISLAM It’s been hard to find a a numbers count in the years since 2015. But, apparently, the number of Muslim invaders seeking asylum in German has been increasing EVERY year, with 2018 topping off at 1.8 million, with 1.3 million receiving asylum. So in addition to the 1.5 million in 205, let’s estimate there were 1.6 million in 2016, 1.7 million in 2017, and 1.8 million in 2018.All together that equals 6.6 million Muslims arriving since 2015. Let’s say one-third...
  • Mob boss killed by conspiracy-obsessed Trump fan, court records show

    07/21/2019 5:23:28 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 21, 2019 06:27 PM | Ellie Bufkin
    According to court documents filed in New York on Friday, the March shooting death of prominent Gambino crime family boss Francesco 'Franky Boy' Cali was not a mob hit at all, as had previously been assumed. Cali was allegedly shot by 24-year-old Anthony Comello in the Todt Hill section of Staten Island on March 13 this year, but Comello was not acting on the orders of one of the five major New York crime families. In fact, Comello seemed simply to be a man who lived with his parents and was obsessed with President Trump and a far-right conspiracy theory...
  • Jeffrey Epstein Pitched a New Narrative. These Sites Published It.

    07/21/2019 5:21:57 PM PDT · by gaijin · 19 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 21st, 2019 | Tiffany Tsu
    After Jeffrey Epstein got out of the Palm Beach County Jail in 2009, having served 13 months out of an 18-month sentence resulting from a plea deal that has been widely criticized, he began a media campaign to change his public image.
  • Russian capsule carrying 3 docks with space station

    07/21/2019 5:15:01 PM PDT · by Innovative · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 20, 2019 | AP
    A Russian space capsule with three astronauts aboard has docked with the International Space Station after a fast-track trip to the orbiting laboratory. The Soyuz capsule docked at 22:48 GMT Saturday, just six hours and 20 minutes after blasting off from Russia’s launch complex in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The launch took place on the 50th anniversary of the day U.S. astronauts landed on the moon. The capsule is carrying Andrew Morgan of the United States on his first spaceflight, Russian Alexander Skvortsov on his third mission to the space station and Italian Luca Parmitano.
  • Exclusive: Gulf Cartel Leader Caught Sneaking Across Texas Border

    07/21/2019 5:14:32 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 July 2019 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ and BRAND
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Federal authorities arrested a leading lieutenant with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel in Texas after he illegally snuck across the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Law enforcement agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) had their sights on the cartel cell leader for some time in connection with multiple drug shipments allegedly linked to him. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Rene “El Diablo” Garcia Cantu near La Paloma, Texas, after he illegally entered the country in a remote rural area. During a background check, agents determined that Garcia Cantu is the target of an ongoing DEA...
  • Alleged ISIS Sniper Entered U.S. from Kazakhstan on ‘Diversity Visa Lottery’

    07/21/2019 5:07:16 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 July 2019 | John Binder
    A man charged with joining the Islamic State (ISIS) as a sniper and firearms instructor originally came to the United States through the “Diversity Visa Lottery,” a program responsible for bringing more than half a million randomly chosen foreign nationals to the country in a single decade. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, 42-years-old, was charged last week in a Brooklyn, New York, federal court for aiding ISIS in 2013 when he allegedly traveled to Turkey and Syria to fight for the terrorist group. Asainov, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency has confirmed, first arrived in the U.S. through the...
  • Judge halts Democrats' subpoenas of Trump Org docs in emoluments case

    07/21/2019 5:07:07 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 4 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/19/2019 | Katelyn Polantz
    Washington (CNN)A federal judge Friday paused congressional Democrats' subpoenas of Trump Organization financial records, 10 days before the records were due in a lawsuit over whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution. The delay is a win for Trump, even if temporary. He's attempting -- and so far has succeeded -- to hold off multiple subpoenas from the Democrats that could divulge secrets about his company and assets. Judge Emmet Sullivan made the decision Friday shortly after the appeals court above him said it wanted to hear the emoluments case. The case had been progressing, with the Democrats sending...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Major General Charles C Rogers ~ 22 July 2019

    07/21/2019 5:06:15 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 10 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   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 ~Major General Charles C. Rogers               Charles Calvin Rogers (6 September 1929 - 21 September 1990) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration - Medal of Honor - for his actions in the Vietnam War.Charles Rogers joined the U.S. Army from West...
  • Chris Wallace Grills Stephen Miller: There’s ‘No Question’ Trump Is ‘Stoking Racial Divisions’

    07/21/2019 4:54:13 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 41 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 07/21/2018 | Ken Meyer
    Fox News’ Chris Wallace put Stephen Miller to the grindstone on Sunday when he pressed the White House senior policy adviser on President Donald Trump‘s repeated attacks on Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley.
  • A Royal Navy warship tried to stop Iran from seizing a British tanker, leaked audio reveals.

    07/21/2019 4:51:40 PM PDT · by Hadean · 19 replies ^ | July 21, 2019 | Liz Sly, William Booth
    DUBAI —A British warship tried but failed to prevent Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz last week, intercepted radio communications show, fueling a wave of recriminations in London on Sunday over who was to blame for the incident last week. In recordings obtained by the shipping consultancy Dryad Global and posted on its website Sunday, a member of the Revolutionary Guard is heard ordering the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker to divert course toward Iran. “Alter your course,” the man says. “If you obey you will be safe.” A British naval officer...
  • How Trump can replace ObamaCare with something 'far better'

    07/21/2019 4:46:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Fox ^ | July 21, 2019 | Sally Pipes
    Abysmal failure': Republican takes down ObamaCare during House hearingRep. Clay Higgins speaks out on 'Fox & Friends' after delivering a personal story about how the Affordable Care Act was completely unaffordable for his family. On July 9, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit hinted that it might strike down ObamaCare. If it does, then the U.S. Supreme Court will likely have the last word on the law's fate. And it's unclear whether ObamaCare could survive another date with the high court. If the courts axe ObamaCare, President Trump has promised to replace it with something "far...
  • Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign

    07/21/2019 4:43:23 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 7 replies
    NYPOST ^ | 7/21/19 | Mark Moore
    Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trump’s reelection campaign is calling on supporters to reject “liberal paper straws” that turn soggy and “stand” with the president and “buy your pack of recyclable straws today.” The website touts Trump’s tubes as BPA free, 9-inches long, laser-engraved with the president’s name and made in the USA. They go $15 for a pack of 10. Trump’s campaign manager, Brad Parscale, stirred people’s political appetites for the straws in an email on Friday. “I’m so over paper...
  • Groups exchange gunfire near Theater on the Lake in Lincoln Park, sending 7 to hospitals

    07/21/2019 4:35:30 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7-20-19 | CHARLES J. JOHNSON
    According to Chicago police, a “group of individuals” was walking toward the lakefront while another group was leaving at about 3:30 a.m., near the intersection of Fullerton Avenue and Lake Shore Drive. A verbal altercation broke out between the groups and escalated to gunfire, with individuals from both groups firing handguns at one another. Seven individuals were struck by gunfire and transported to area hospitals, police said, and Area North detectives are currently investigating. Two males and a female, all in their mid- to late-20s, were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition with gunshot wounds to their legs,...
  • Musicologist Backs Up Copyright Infringement Claim Against Katy Perry...

    07/21/2019 4:17:27 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Billboard ^ | 7/20/19 | Chris Eggertsen
    Expert witness Todd Decker alleges “five or six points of similarity" between Perry's 2013 hit [Dark Horse] and the 2008 Christian rap song "Joyful Noise." Day two of the copyright infringement trial over Katy Perry’s 2013 single “Dark Horse” was characterized by more than one instance of live singing, but it wasn’t the pop star who was giving the performance. Instead, Todd Decker -- a musicologist and professor who serves as the chair of music at Washington University in St. Louis -- belted out some tunes during his testimony on Friday (July 19). Serving as the plaintiffs' expert witness, Decker...
  • Congress must save pensions for 1.3M retirees: Fmr. House Speaker John Boehner

    07/21/2019 3:57:54 PM PDT · by Freedom56v2 · 65 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | 07/18/19 | Henry Fernandez
    Former House Speaker John Boehner and former Rep. Joe Crowley are joining forces in a bipartisan effort to combat a looming pension crisis affecting nearly 1.3 million American retirees Opens a New Window. Boehner, the Ohio Republican who retired in 2015, is part of the Retirement Security Coalition, a leading force that is raising awareness to the underfunded multiemployer benefit plans. “The job Joe and I have taken on is to try to elevate the seriousness of this problem," he told FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto Opens a New Window. on Thursday. "And Congress really does in fact need to act."...
  • Woman Forced To Close Business After Refusing To Wax Male Genitals Of Transgender Person

    07/21/2019 3:51:01 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | July 21, 2019 | Amanda Prestigiacomo
    A Brazilian immigrant living in Canada was forced to close up her small business after refusing to wax the male genitals of transgender LGBT activist Jessica Yaniv, formerly known as Jonathan Yaniv. Citing discrimination based on gender identity, Yaniv filed a complaint with the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal seeking financial restitution. The activist has filed complaints against 15 other estheticians with the tribunal, claiming "gender identity" discrimination, as well, The Daily Wire reported last year. [Snip] During tribunal proceedings on Wednesday, Da Silva said the complaint from Yaniv forced her to close shop, the outlet noted. "Some of my...
  • GOP investigators seek Nellie Ohr's research for Fusion GPS on Trump family

    07/21/2019 3:48:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/19/19 | Daniel Chaitin
    Nellie Ohr, the wife of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, is under scrutiny again. GOP lawmakers in the House seek Ohr's opposition research on members of the Trump family, according to Fox News. In testimony to lawmakers late last year, Ohr said she gathered information during the 2016 campaign about President Trump, his wife Melania Trump, and his children for Fusion GPS, the same opposition research firm that was paid by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign for British ex-spy Christopher Steele's anti-Trump dossier. The Republican investigators want to know if Ohr's Trump family research made it...