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  • USS Little Rock Stuck in Montreal, Ship Might Not Leave Until Spring (iced in)

    01/20/2018 6:28:55 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 13 replies
    USNI news ^ | 1/19/18 | Ben Werner
    USS Little Rock (LCS-9), the latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to join the fleet, is iced in on the St. Lawrence Seaway in Montreal and doesn’t plan to move until the Spring thaw. “Significant weather conditions prevented the ship from departing Montreal earlier this month and icy conditions continue to intensify,” a Navy spokesperson told USNI News. “The temperatures in Montreal and throughout the transit area have been colder than normal, and included near-record low temperatures, which created significant and historical conditions in the late December, early January timeframe.” A sustained blast of Arctic air that extended from late December...
  • OLD ARTICLE 2015: A government shutdown could suspend foodstamps for 46 million Americans

    01/20/2018 6:25:08 PM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 3 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 09/22/15 | Mary Clare Jalonick
    A government shutdown Oct. 1 could immediately suspend or delay food stamp payments to some of the 46 million Americans who receive the food aid. http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-government-shutdown-could-cut-off-food-stamps-2015-9
  • Gloria Allred & Marta Kauffman On Respect Rally, Sundance Docu & Justice

    01/20/2018 6:09:25 PM PST · by dynachrome · 7 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | 1-20-18 | Dominic Patten
    A long time fighter for women’s rights and civil rights, Allred has taken on Trump, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein in the past year in the courts and in the court of public opinion as allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault have instigated potentially transformative movements in Hollywood.
  • breaking: antifa thugs Crash Conservative “Night For Freedom” in New York City (VIDEO)

    01/20/2018 6:03:20 PM PST · by Vigilant1 · 27 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Saturday, January 20, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    ANTIFA CRASHES CONSERVATIVE “NIGHT FOR FREEDOM” PARTY IN NEW YORK CITY! THE LEFT IS TRYING TO SHUT DOWN FREEDOM!
  • First ‘Paterno’ Teaser Trailer Finds Al Pacino Embodying the Late Penn State Coach

    01/20/2018 6:00:57 PM PST · by sam_whiskey · 3 replies
    Collider ^ | 1/20/18 | Chris Cabin
    The entire trailer is framed as a question of Paterno’s guilt, ending with his son asking “Did you know?” This puts it in a similar league as Levinson’s last film for HBO, The Wizard of Lies, about Bernie Madoff and the familial aftermath of him being charged and jailed for his crimes. In both cases, the focus remains on an older man who has become famous due to incalculable amounts of cover-ups and shady dealings having to face the truth of his actions when confronted by his own children.Its a worthy subject but also feels a bit stale, considering that...
  • In the crowd at Trump’s inauguration, members of Russia’s elite (tr)

    01/20/2018 5:51:49 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 44 replies
    In the days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, a wealthy Russian pharmaceutical executive named Alexey Repik arrived in Washington, expressing excitement about the new administration. He posted a photo on Facebook of a clutch of inauguration credentials arranged next to a white “Make America Great Again” hat, writing in Russian: “I believe that President Donald Trump will open a new page in American history.” Throughout his trip, Repik had prime access. He wrote on Facebook that he got close enough to the president-elect at a pre-inaugural event to “check the handshake strength of Donald Trump.” He and his wife, Polina Repik,...
  • California Democrats Want Businesses To Give Half Their Federal Tax-Cut Savings To State

    01/20/2018 5:38:47 PM PST · by Thalean · 32 replies
    National Economics Editorial ^ | Jan 20, 2018 | Editorial Staff
    Despite what Hollywood celebrities and Democrat bigwigs claim, California’s in bad economic shape. Not only does California have the highest poverty rate in America—over 1 in 5 Californians live below the poverty line—but it’s home to nearly one quarter of America’s homeless people. There are so many poor people in California that it’s income inequality ratio is now larger than Mexico’s. How could so much poverty exist in a place with nearly unlimited natural wealth, and a rich cultural and business inheritance? California is the home of Hollywood, Apple, and Google after all. Two reasons: first, immigration—especially illegal immigration—has sucked...
  • Scott Dworkin claims anyone saying #ReleaseTheMemo is a TRAITOR

    01/20/2018 5:30:10 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 73 replies
    twitchy ^ | January 20, 2018
    Well, then. We’ve heard a few hot takes surrounding the classified House Intelligence Committee memo that allegedly outlines FISA abuses during the 2016 campaign, but this one from Resistance leader Scott Dworkin is really something special. Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff has come out against releasing the memo, but Dworkin is actually claiming that anyone who wants the memo released — and that includes a number of Republican members of Congress — is a traitor. Scott Dworkin ✔ @funder There is absolutely no piece of paper like this stupid memo Devin Nunes is blabbing about that changes the fact dozens of...
  • Twitter update on the 2916 Election

    01/20/2018 5:26:06 PM PST · by LUV W · 20 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 19, 2018 | Twitter Publicpolicy
    Imagine that you got an threatening sounding email from Twitter with this link attached: “When we appeared before the United States Congress last fall, Twitter publicly committed to regularly updating both congressional committees and the public on findings from our ongoing review into events surrounding the 2016 U.S. election. Twitter is committed to providing a platform that fosters healthy civic discourse and democratic debate. We have been cooperating with congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. We have committed to be as transparent as possible about sharing what we have learned through our retroactive investigation into...
  • It's the economy, stupid! (Vanity)

    01/20/2018 5:22:43 PM PST · by null and void · 10 replies
    Vanity (nully) | 1/20/18 | me
    Why shut down the government? The Dow is through the roof. Unemployment for democrat targeted dependent groups is at a multi generational low. Billions of off shore sheltered company profits are flooding into the country. Numerous companies have given their employees $1,000.00 bonuses, (Waste Management Inc. gave $2,000.00!) Major factories are being built or re-located to America. All a result of lower taxes and fewer regulations. The democrats must be terrified by this! Think about it. Their entire reason for existing is to increase taxes and governmental control. It isn't merely a money grubbing power grabbing goal, it really is...
  • Cincinnati Zoo Seems Happy Fiona Was Politicized

    01/20/2018 5:18:42 PM PST · by KyCats · 11 replies
    Twitchy ^ | January 20, 2018 | Brett T.
    "Liberals have already ruined Hollywood and the music industry for millions of Americans by conflating politics and entertainment … but zoos? The Cincinnati Zoo ran afoul of quite a few people Saturday when it picked up on a #WomensMarch2018 poster showing a picture of the zoo’s baby hippo, Fiona, with the words “Fiona Is Female.”
  • UK, Canada warn tourists after violent crime in Jamaica's Montego Bay

    01/20/2018 5:02:14 PM PST · by Kartographer · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/20/18 | Laura Smith-Spark
    British and Canadian authorities are warning their nationals visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay to limit their movements following a state of emergency over violence and shootings in the tourist hotspot. Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a state of emergency for St. James Parish on Thursday and deployed the military to the area amid a rise in violent crime. Montego Bay, in St. James Parish, is a popular destination for international tourists. "I have been advised by the security forces, in writing, that the level of criminal activity experienced, continued and threatened, is of such a nature and so extensive in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ OBSTACLES ~ 21 January 2018

    01/20/2018 4:59:48 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 15 replies
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          OBSTACLES "For a long time it had seemed to me that my life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in my way, something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles WERE my life." Fr. Alfred D Souza    
  • Did Putin’s pawns help assemble the Trump-smearing dossier?

    01/20/2018 4:46:45 PM PST · by mojito · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/20/2018 | Paul Sperry
    ...Baumgartner had been working alongside Simpson as a Russian translator for a New York law firm defending a Russian holding company, Prevezon, in a money-laundering suit filed by the US Justice Department in Manhattan. Owned by Denis Katsyv, a Putin-tied oligarch, Prevezon was sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act. Also defending Prevezon was Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer who Simpson helped lobby Congress to repeal the Magnitsky Act by attacking William Browder, the banker-turned-human-rights-activist who championed it. “He speaks Russian,” Simpson said of Baumgartner, after Senate Judiciary Committee staff asked about “subcontractors” he’d hired. “So he would work with the lawyers...
  • Trump, GOP leaders refusing Democratic demands as shutdown continues

    01/20/2018 4:44:25 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | January 20 at 6:55 PM | Robert Costa, Paul Kane, Karoun Demirjian and Elise Viebeck
    BREAKING: McConnell schedules early Monday vote to reopen government Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced plans for a vote at 1 a.m. Monday on a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8. The move appeared designed to force Democrats to either agree to reopen the government without concessions on immigration and other issues, or to vote again for a government shutdown, which Republicans believe will hurt Democrats. The government shut down early Saturday morning after a four-week spending bill failed to gain enough votes to advance in the Senate. This story will be updated. President Trump and Senate...
  • Trump pushes crazy website promoting satanic cults and conspiracy theories (Nov 2017)

    01/20/2018 4:33:14 PM PST · by MNDude · 29 replies
    On Monday morning, Donald Trump continued his long-standing feud with media organizations not named Fox News, the president’s latest attack on how media organizations have covered his administration. “Believe it or not, even when I’m in Washington or New York, I do not watch much television,” President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One during his recent trip overseas. “I’m reading documents. A lot.” Over the weekend, Trump gave Americans a glimpse of the type of documents he’s reading when he shared a link to a right-wing conspiracy theory website’s list of what it views as the president’s accomplishments during...
  • Complicit (new Trump ad on illegal immigration)

    01/20/2018 4:30:46 PM PST · by randita · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/20/18 | Trump Campaign
    Donald Trump was elected President to build the wall and keep American families safe from evil, illegal immigrants who commit violent crimes against lawful U.S. citizens, Yet, one year after President Trump’s Inauguration, Chuck Schumer and the Democrats continue to put the interests of illegal immigrants over those of Americans. Our new campaign ad draws attention to the stark contrast between ‘complicit’ Democrats and the President for his full commitment to build a wall and fix our border to protect Americans from drugs, murder and other atrocities.
  • President Trump: A year of real change

    01/20/2018 4:24:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 20, 2018 | President Donald J. Trump
    Even as Democrats continue to obstruct and play politics, I have never stopped fighting for the people, and I have no intention of changing course. I promised Jan. 20, 2017, would be remembered as a new day for all Americans – the day the people became the rulers of this nation once again. For the past 365 days, that promise has been my guide. We are putting America first, making real change in Washington, and creating opportunities for all of our people. From coast to coast, there is a renewed spirit. Our country is roaring back more quickly than anyone...
  • NBC Smears Republicans as ‘Joining Together’ With Russian Propagandists on #ReleaseTheMemo

    01/20/2018 4:01:05 PM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 75 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 19, 2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    This is how a media smear works. House Republicans view a secret memo on the Obama administration’s spying on the Trump campaign, express outrage at what they learned and demand the memo be released to the American people so they can see what their government was doing. A left wing site, Hamilton68, that tracks alleged, but unnamed, “Russia-linked influence networks on Twitter” announces those alleged networks are promoting the Release the Memo hashtag. Then NBC News reporter Ken Dilanian trumpets the unsubstantiated findings of the left wing group with a false statement accusing House Republicans of working with Russian propagandists,...
  • 'A perfect day for all women to march!' Trump risks the ire of thousands marching AGAINST him...

    01/20/2018 3:55:41 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 108 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/20/18 | Jennifer Smith
    ...by telling them to 'get out there now' and CELEBRATE his achievements in his first year in office ....'Get out there now to celebrate the historic milestones and unprecedented economic success and wealth creation that has taken place over the last 12 months. 'Lowest female unemployment in 18 years!' The mass protests commemorate a year since the historic Women's March on January 21, 2017, a day after Trump's inauguration.