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  • Influx Feared as UK Concedes EU Migrants Arriving Before March 2019 Can Stay

    10/19/2017 5:29:22 AM PDT · by davikkm · 2 replies
    breitbart ^ | JACK MONTGOMERY
    British officials have conceded that any EU migrants arriving before Brexit Day in 2019 will be allowed to stay forever, it is claimed. Sources have told The Telegraph newspaper that they believe a deal between Britain and the EU is now “done and dusted”, after the former agreed that any EU migrants arriving in Britain before its formal departure from the bloc will be allowed to acquire “settled status”. Prime Minister Theresa May had previously indicated that March 2017, when the UK activated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the Brexit process, would be the cut-off date —...
  • How Robert Mueller Tried To Entrap Me

    10/19/2017 5:14:14 AM PDT · by billorites · 8 replies
    WGBH.org ^ | October 17, 2017 | Harvey Silvergate
    Is special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, appointed in mid-May to lead the investigation into suspected ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and various shady (aren’t they all?) Russian officials, the choirboy that he’s being touted to be, or is he more akin to a modern-day Tomas de Torquemada, the Castilian Dominican friar who was the first Grand Inquisitor in the 15th Century Spanish Inquisition? Given the rampant media partisanship since the election, one would think that Mueller’s appointment would lend credibility to the hunt for violations of law by candidate, now President Trump and his minions. But I have known...
  • Russia tables turn, roping Clinton, Obama, Holder, not Trump

    10/19/2017 5:09:28 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 5 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Cheryl Chumley
    The tables have turned and what was once the media’s favorite message — President Donald Trump colluded with Russia to steal the election — has now grown silent. Apparently, it’s Bill and Hillary Clinton who’ve been doing the behind-scenes and suspicious dealings with Russia all along. Oh, and perhaps others in the Barack Obama administration, too. You think special counsel Robert Mueller might switch the target of his investigation any time soon? Seems a bit time-wasting — not to mention taxpayer dollar-wasting — to keep on the Trump trail, desperately searching for signs of a collusion that just didn’t happen....
  • TRUMP tweet: Uranium deal ... is the biggest story that Fake Media doesn't want to follow! <tr>

    10/19/2017 5:09:25 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 27 replies
    Uranium deal to Russia, with Clinton help and Obama Administration knowledge, is the biggest story that Fake Media doesn't want to follow!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 19, 2017
  • Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch

    10/19/2017 5:07:53 AM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 4 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10/19/2017 | Manny Fernandez
    UVALDE, Tex. — On a ranch at the southwestern edge of the Texas Hill Country, a hunting guide spotted her cooling off in the shade: an African reticulated giraffe. Such is the curious state of modern Texas ranching, that a giraffe among the oak and the mesquite is an everyday sort of thing. “That’s Buttercup,” said the guide, Buck Watson, 54. In a place of rare creatures, Buttercup is among the rarest; she is off limits to hunters at the Ox Ranch. Not so the African bongo antelope, one of the world’s heaviest and most striking spiral-horned antelopes, which roams...
  • A Rollicking Good Rebuttal to "Men, you want to treat women better?".

    10/19/2017 5:07:06 AM PDT · by x1stcav · 6 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | October 18, 2017 | Marta Hernandez
    Some TV writer named Nicole Silverberg recently published an article in the Guardian (yes, you may all groan now), chicksplaining to men what they need to do in order to “improve” themselves. This laundry list of femderpaherpery has me wondering if this woman will a) ever date an actual male – you know, one that actually owns a functioning set of testicles – let alone get married to one and b) ever own enough cats to fill that empty space on her bed, because no guy in his right mind will occupy that space for any length of time. So...
  • Did Clinton accept bribes during the uranium deal?

    10/19/2017 4:51:19 AM PDT · by smileyface · 11 replies
    Fox Business ^ | Oct 18, 2017 | Lou Dobbs
    Fox News Judicial Legal Analyst Greg Jarrett on whether Hillary Clinton accepted bribes during the uranium deal with Russia and the Clinton email investigation.
  • Hannity: Exposing the real Russia collusion

    10/19/2017 4:38:37 AM PDT · by smileyface · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 17, 2017 | Sean Hannity
    According to the Hill, back in 2009 the FBI started gathering evidence showing Russian nuclear industry officials used bribery to expand Moscow's influence over the U.S. uranium market.
  • Holder: Comey's Draft Exoneration Of Clinton "A Good-Faith Assessment" Based On The Facts

    10/19/2017 4:29:17 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 12 replies
    RCP video ^ | 10-18-2017 | Ian Schwartz
    Eric Holder defended former FBI Director James Comey's draft exoneration letter for Hillary Clinton in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on Wednesday. Holder commented, "you can make determinations about where an investigation is likely to go before you actually speak to the subject of that investigation." (emphasis mine) JAKE TAPPER, CNN: You worked with James Comey when he was the FBI Director and you were the Attorney General. There is a newly released document suggesting he had been working on his statement in May of 2016 before he ultimately cleared Hillary Clinton of any criminal wrongdoing later that summer....
  • Uganda confirms one case of Ebola-like Marburg virus

    10/19/2017 4:23:43 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/19/17 | Elias Biryabarema
    Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday. Jane Ruth Aceng told reporters at a news conference in capital Kampala that the case, which led to a fatality, had been confirmed after a series of tests were carried out. The East African nation last suffered a Marburg outbreak, which has a high mortality rate, in 2014. Marburg is from the same family of viruses as Ebola, which killed thousands in West Africa in 2014.
  • Clinton cash trail in the 'real' Russian collusion scandal

    10/19/2017 4:15:52 AM PDT · by smileyface · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 18, 2017 | Tucker Carlson
    The FBI uncovered a Russian bribery plot before the Obama administration approved a controversial nuclear deal with Moscow - and millions of dollars routed to the U.S. were designed to benefit the Clinton Foundation.
  • Montage: As NFL Ratings Plummet, Roger Goodell Develops Odd Verbal Tic

    10/19/2017 2:52:16 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 18 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 19 Oct 17 | Staff
    Over two short press appearances, the NFL commish could not stop repeating the same two wordsWithout a doubt this is already an NFL season Roger Goodell can't wait to drop kick into distant memory. As players' political activism increasingly encroaches onto the playing field, ratings are getting blitzed. Over the first six weeks, NFL ratings are down 7.5 percent as compared to last season, per Nielsen. They're down 18.7 percent from the 2015 season. (Commenting last year on the decline, Goodell punted, blaming the presidential election for America's fading interest.) Faced with such awful stats, it's incontrovertible that if Goodell...
  • President Trump gives $25,000 to father of fallen soldier, months after promising to (tr)

    10/19/2017 2:33:50 AM PDT · by be-baw · 9 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 18, 2017 | JORDYN PHELPS DEVIN DWYER
    President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 gift to the father of a 22-year-old U.S. Army corporal killed in Afghanistan in June, several months after first making the pledge during a personal phone call with the family, the White House confirmed to ABC News.
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - October 19, 2017

    10/19/2017 12:59:09 AM PDT · by sneakers · 3 replies
    The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up , or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY or 1480 WCNS in Latrobe, Pa., and on FM. 98.7 WAVL (and AM 910).
  • "46% of Americans think the Media is inventing stories about Trump & his Administration."...

    10/19/2017 12:31:40 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 10 replies
    Real Donald Trump twitter account ^ | October 18, 2017 | President Donald Trump
    "46% of Americans think the Media is inventing stories about Trump & his Administration." @FoxNews It is actually much worse than this!
  • A top House Republican is reportedly about to resign (Tiberi OH)

    10/19/2017 12:23:17 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 7 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 19, 2017
    Rep. Pat Tiberi, a Republican House member from Ohio, is expected to resign as early as this week, The New York Times reported late Wednesday night. Tiberi has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2001, and is an "influential member" of the House Ways and Means Committee with "close ties to his party's leaders," The Times notes. Tiberi was in the running to chair the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee in 2015, but lost out to Rep. Kevin Brady. According to The Times' report, Tiberi is expected to join the Ohio Business Roundtable.
  • Florida Democrat Wilson no friend of veterans, vote record shows

    10/19/2017 12:20:34 AM PDT · by yoe · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 18, 2017 | Lukas Mikelionis,
    The Florida Democrat who criticized President Donald Trump this week for being "insensitive" toward the widow of a U.S. soldier slain in Africa might be facing similar criticism herself. It turns out that U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson has frequently voted against measures intended to help veterans and their families, according to an (online vote tracker.) The measures that Wilson opposed included a bill that could have ensured that families of four soldiers slain in Afghanistan in 2013 received death and burial benefits.
  • Ted Cruz Hits a Home Run Against Bernie Sanders: 'He Fundamentally Misunderstands Robin Hood'

    10/19/2017 12:18:30 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10-18-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    We all know that Bernie Sanders is a babbling old man. We can, of course, feel sorry for him and refrain from criticizing him, purely because, well, he simply isn't very smart. Or eloquent. Sadly, however, he does have a large and loyal following, which is why a) he has to be taken seriously nonetheless and b) it's so incredibly important to explain that and why he's full of it. Enter Ted Cruz. On Wednesday evening, Cruz and Sanders debated each other on the GOP's tax plan. Cruz truly slammed the floor with his socialist colleague in the Senate, explaining...
  • SIGN PETITION OPPOSING H.R.3999

    10/18/2017 10:33:46 PM PDT · by forty_years · 10 replies
    WE NEED 50,000 MORE SIGNATURES BY NOV. 11 TO GET THIS PETITION REVIEWED BY THE WHITE HOUSE. SIGN HERE: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/do-not-pass-hr3999. MAKE SURE TO CLICK VERIFICATION LINK IN EMAIL YOU RECEIVE AFTER SIGNING. H.R.3999 would "amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the manufacture, possession, or transfer of any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun, and for other purposes." This measure could easily ban virtually any device, part, or accessory -- including OEM parts that...
  • Former Carl’s Jr. CEO: NFL could have prevented protest mess, as any competent employer would

    10/18/2017 10:30:17 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/18/2017 | Andy Puzder
    Like many Americans, I find it distressing to see multi-millionaire athletes kneeling during the playing of our national anthem before professional football games. In my lifetime, football has been a big part of our image as Americans. In my working-class Cleveland, Ohio family, Sunday football was always a big event. One of my cousins was married to Lenny Dawson who would become a Hall of Fame quarterback. It was a rare Sunday during football season when we weren’t gathered around our TV or radio for the Cleveland Browns or the Kansas City Chiefs game (both if possible). As we watched...