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  • Evan McMullin Owes Staffers Money, But Keeps Running Anti-Trump Ads

    04/19/2018 12:35:26 PM PDT · by detective · 3 replies
    Front Page ^ | April 19, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Evan McMullin, an evil children's toy come to life, is hard at work accusing the President of the United States of being a Russian stooge... even while he takes money from Snowden's ally's sugar daddy. Stand Up Republic spends money on ads attacking Republicans. Meanwhile McMullin allegedly owes the people who worked for him money, according to the Daily Caller's Joe Simonson. The staffer also claims the campaign never paid him somewhere between 12-15 thousand dollars on top of a few thousand dollars in reimbursements. While he has since since recovered, he expressed concern about former staffers with “families and...
  • 'Conservative' Parkland survivor to host livestream to counter gun control walkout...

    04/19/2018 12:34:32 PM PDT · by caww
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 19, 2018 | Tristan Justice
    ....announced on Twitter he will be hosting four prominent guest speakers on a Facebook livestream “to discuss ways to save lives without infringing on 2A [Second Amendment] Speakers lined up for the event include former Deputy Assistant to President Trump Sebastian Gorka,... Turning Point USA Executive Director Charlie Kirk,.... former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci,.... and Chairman of the American Conservative Union Matt Schlapp. Kirk had originally planned to speak at the high school on the Second Amendment, until the school blocked the event because “non-school sponsored, student-initiated guest speaker assemblies/meetings are not permitted to take place on campus,”
  • Alex Rodriguez's nephew kidnapped in New York City hotel over $600G Lamborghini sale

    04/19/2018 12:31:37 PM PDT · by bitt · 3 replies
    fox news ^ | 4/19/2018 | Katherine Lamm
    Alex Rodriguez’s nephew was kidnapped and held for ransom in a New York City hotel early Thursday after a deal involving two people and a $600,000 Lamborghini went bad. Norberto Susini, 29, who plays in independent baseball leagues, met two men identified as Lamin Vucetovic, 33, and Anthony Gilkes, 30, in Manhattan’s Times Square to sell them the luxury vehicle, police told FoxNews.com. Gilkes and Vucetovic reportedly drove Susini to the Marriott Marquis, but then demanded Susini return a $35,000 deposit. The men then allegedly held Susini against his will in the hotel room. Police said the pair then called...
  • Links of terrorist Hezbollah with criminal gangs (converting to Islam to use them for terror)

    04/19/2018 12:26:13 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 3 replies
    The links of the terrorist group Hezbollah with criminal gangs in Colombia to obtain financing With the help of drug traffickers from the Oficina de Envigado, terrorists wash assets and receive money from drug trafficking in the Middle East and Africa 29 mar. 2018 GoogleTranslate: Thus, they are indoctrinated in Islam to convert them into so-called "lone wolves", individuals who carry out terrorist actions alone, without the support of a team. This generates alarm among the authorities, taking into account that in Colombia there are more than 40 thousand Muslims, and five mosques and 10 centers ... ( - Así,...
  • California set to vote on banning books about treating unwanted homosexual attraction

    04/19/2018 12:20:23 PM PDT · by Petrosius · 26 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 18, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    SACRAMENTO, California, April 18, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The California State Assembly is slated to vote on legislation that has been interpreted as broad enough to ban the sale of books that address helping people overcome unwanted same-sex attractions. AB 2943 adds “[a]dvertising, offering to engage in, or engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with an individual” to the state’s list of illegal “unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices undertaken by any person in a transaction intended to result or that results in the sale or lease of goods or services to any consumer.” “Sexual orientation...
  • Pharmacist who claimed self-defense seeks sentence reduction

    04/19/2018 12:14:32 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 14, 2018 | Tim Talley
    A former Oklahoma pharmacist is seeking a reduction of the life prison sentence he received for shooting a teenage would-be robber to death nine years ago, but legal experts say actions that many consider vigilantism leave little chance the request will be granted.
  • OK, for now, to tell your kids they are being indoctrinated

    04/19/2018 11:57:50 AM PDT · by Sopater · 11 replies
    OneNewsNow ^ | April 19, 2018 | Steve Jordahl
    Left-wing indoctrination is nothing new to "blue" California but sex education has evolved from safety and science to full-blown propaganda. Every middle schooler and high schooler in California must sit through sex-ed classes that include information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS. Students are also taught to affirmatively recognize – in other words, praise - different sexual orientations and gender identities. Parents are free to pull their kids out of the sex-ed classes but according to at least one school attorney from Orange County, they may not excuse their children from the pro-homosexual propaganda.
  • Drilling boom sparks environmental worries (NM story)

    04/19/2018 11:52:38 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 10 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | April 16, 2018 | Kevin Robinson-Avila
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The boom in New Mexico’s oil patch is pumping up state revenue and economic development in Lea and Eddy counties, but it’s also raising many red flags for environmental organizations. Activists say the unprecedented level of investment and activity flooding into southeastern New Mexico, which elevated the state last year to third-largest oil producer in the nation, foreshadows long-term environmental problems unless balanced development plans and firm regulations are in place to protect natural resources. That includes better control of methane emissions, plus efforts to protect water, vegetation and wildlife against overzealous development and industrial accidents such...
  • Mark Steyn Won His Court Case With CRTV.

    04/19/2018 11:50:05 AM PDT · by Chickensoup · 21 replies
    steyn website. ^ | 04.19.18 | The courts
    https://www.steynonline.com/documents/8596.pdf Steyn has been in court and has been reticent about the case against CRTV. You can read all about it here.
  • Comey Debunks Steele Dossier

    04/19/2018 11:45:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | April 19, 2018 | Tom Trinko
    One interesting aspect of James Comey's recent interview on ABC was that he made it clear, though without realizing it, that the Steele dossier isn't true. Comey did so by saying Trump was thinking about having Comey prove that the salacious allegations in the document weren't true. If those allegations were true, the last thing in the world Trump would want is the FBI taking a closer look at them. Remember that at that time, the FBI was saying it couldn't verify the accounts, meaning that if Trump were guilty he would think that he was safe. So why would...
  • Fox's Hannity, CNN's Cooper trade blows in cable news network brawl

    04/19/2018 11:43:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/19/2018 | BY JOE CONCHA
    Fox News and CNN On Wednesday again traded blows on the air with Fox News's Sean Hannity comparing CNN's Anderson Cooper to Jerry Springer and Cooper hitting Fox for not reprimanding its top-rated host. The back-and-forth jabs seem to be happening on a regular basis between the two cable news networks, with MSNBC, which is currently second to Fox News overall in the cable news race, rarely being dragged into the fight. “In the two days that have elapsed since the president’s lawyer Michael Cohen was forced to reveal in court that the mystery client he tried to keep secret...
  • Tectonic shift rumbling across southeast NM’s oil patch

    04/19/2018 11:39:00 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 2 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | April 16, 2018 | Kevin Robinson-Avila
    Hundreds of small, independent producers might soon be swallowed up by today’s unprecedented oil and gas boom in southeastern New Mexico. As industry titans like ExxonMobil and Concho Resources pump billions of dollars into previously untapped sections of New Mexico’s century-old oil patch, the state’s small- and medium-sized producers are struggling on the margins to keep running aging wells based on outdated technology. Those companies, which have flourished for decades in New Mexico’s side of the Permian Basin, don’t have the resources to invest in the modern drilling technology needed to dig into the oil-rich, hard shale-rock formations where the...
  • Google Senior Engineer Alon Altman Wanted to Sabotage Trump’s Android Phone, Ban His Gmail Account

    04/19/2018 11:37:41 AM PDT · by blam · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-19-2018 | Allum Bokhari
    Alon Altman, a senior software engineer at Google, pressured the company to sabotage President Trump’s Android phone, according to new evidence released via James Damore’s class-action lawsuit against the company. Calling on the tech giant to use the “full economic force [of] Google for good”, Altman also suggested deleting the gmail accounts of Trump, his administration, and his aides for “abuse.” Altman – who is still employed by the tech giant – also called on Google to blacklist “alt-right’ sites on the Google ad network (she falsely included Breitbart News in this category — an assertion refuted by a Harvard...
  • If North Korea Talks Are Not Fruitful, ‘I Will Respectfully Leave,’ Trump Says

    04/19/2018 11:30:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | 04/19/2018 | By MARK LANDLER
    PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump declared on Wednesday that he would scrap a planned summit meeting with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, or even walk out of the session while it was underway, if his diplomatic overture was not heading toward success. Mr. Trump continued to express optimism — verging on eagerness — about sitting down with the North’s reclusive leader. But as the momentum for a meeting grows in both Washington and East Asia, the president acknowledged that it was a perilous undertaking that could still end in failure. “If I think that it’s a meeting that is...
  • Obama: Parkland students 'are shaking us out of our complacency'

    04/19/2018 11:27:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | April 19, 2018 | By Jennifer Hansler
    Former President Barack Obama has again lauded the students of Parkland, Florida, writing that they "are shaking us out of our complacency." "America's response to mass shootings has long followed a predictable pattern," the 44th president wrote in an entry published Thursday in Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" list. "This time, something different is happening. This time, our children are calling us to account." "Seared by memories of seeing their friends murdered at a place they believed to be safe, these young leaders don't intimidate easily," Obama wrote of the students. "The Parkland, Fla., students don't have the kind...
  • Rahm Emanuel’s Big New Idea for Attacking Chicago’s ‘Gun Violence’ Problem

    04/19/2018 11:25:50 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 25 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 04/19/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Rahm Emanuel has tried almost everything a lefty anti-gun big city may can think of to cut back on the murder epidemic in his violent city. He’s fired and hired police superintendents, he’s tried (unsuccessfully) to eliminate gun stores within city limits, he’s tried (unsuccessfully) to keep shooting ranges out of his town, he fought concealed carry to the bitter end, and he’s mumbled meaningless platitudes like “public-private mentoring partnerships” and wrung his hands over the perpetual need for more “neighborhood resources.” He’s tried bogus “violence interruptor” programs, basically paying gang bangers (with city tax dollars) to stop banging. He’s...
  • Court: Sotomayor shoulder injury worse than first thought

    04/19/2018 11:23:17 AM PDT · by gasport · 37 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s left shoulder break is worse than was first thought, though the 63-year-old justice expects to be on the bench when the court hears its last six arguments of the term next week.
  • Justice IG sends criminal referral of Andrew McCabe to US attorney

    04/19/2018 11:22:58 AM PDT · by gubamyster · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/19/2018 | Pamela Brown
    Washington (CNN)The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the US attorney's office in Washington, according to a source familiar with the matter. A McCabe spokesperson, the Justice Department and US attorney's office all declined to comment. The IG had found that McCabe "lacked candor" on four occasions when discussing the disclosure of information for a Wall Street Journal article about the FBI's Clinton Foundation investigation, according to a copy of the report obtained by CNN. In addition, the inspector general determined that McCabe was not authorized to disclose the...
  • Justice IG sends criminal referral of Andrew McCabe to US attorney

    04/19/2018 11:21:53 AM PDT · by Rumierules · 42 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 4-19-2018 | Pamela Brown
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the US attorney's office in Washington, according to a source familiar with the matter. A McCabe spokesperson, the Justice Department and US attorney's office all declined to comment.
  • Hairdresser gets life for deliberately infecting Grindr lovers with HIV

    04/19/2018 11:13:36 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/19/2018 | Brittany Vonow
    A hairdresser has been jailed for life after deliberately infecting at least five men with HIV. In the first conviction of its kind in the UK, sadistic Daryll Rowe, 27, was found guilty of unleashing the “cynical campaign” to infect as many men as possible – targeting them through dating apps including Grindr. The sick plot was in “revenge” after he was diagnosed with the potentially killer disease, with the man today jailed for a minimum of 10 years and 253 days. Police had alleged that Rowe, who consistently denied having HIV, had refused treatment. A court previously heard during...