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  • Mitt Romney says he'll make decision on supporting Trump in 2020 'down the road'

    04/22/2018 9:05:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | 9:00 PM ET, Sat April 21, 2018 | Maeve Reston
    West Valley, Utah (CNN)Mitt Romney said Saturday that he could not yet commit to supporting Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, making it clear that he intends to stake his claim as an independent voice for Utah. "I will make that decision down the road," Romney, who is running for US Senate, said in an interview with CNN as he waited for his turn to speak at the Utah GOP convention where he was vying for his party's nomination. "As a person of political experience, if I endorse someone, I'll want to know what's in it for Utah and what help...
  • Parkland Student Calls For Confiscation Of All Semi-Automatic Firearms

    04/22/2018 8:01:00 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 59 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 04/22/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Leader of the Authoritarian High School Lollipop Guild is coming for your semi-auto guns . . . On Sunday, the most recognizable far-left activist from Parkland, Florida called for the confiscation of all semi-automatic weapons from American society in the wake of a shooting in Tennessee. Reacting to the shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee in which several people were shot, far-left activist Emma González immediately attacked the NRA and Smith & Wesson Corp. After several tweets, González called for the confiscation of all semi-automatic firearms, writing: “Removing the assault and semi-automatic weapons from our Civilian society, instituting thorough...
  • No official intel used to start FBI probe into Trump campaign-Russia collusion: Rep. Nunes

    04/22/2018 7:53:18 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 33 replies
    Fox Business ^ | April 22, 2018 | Matthew KazinPublished
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said Sunday his review of FBI and Justice Department “electronic communication” documents shows no intelligence was used to begin the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. Continue Reading Below “We now know that there was no official intelligence that was used to start this investigation. We know that Sidney Blumenthal and others were pushing information into the State Department. So we’re trying to piece all that together and that’s why we continue to look at the State Department,” Nunes told Maria Bartiromo on “Sunday Morning Futures.”Nunes,...
  • Trump Is Right: A ‘Pakistani Mystery Man’ Has Documents (Wendy) Wasserman Schultz Didn’t Want...

    04/22/2018 7:15:57 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6:42 PM 04/22/2018 | LUKE ROSIAK
    FULL TITLE -- Trump Is Right: A ‘Pakistani Mystery Man’ Has Documents (Wendy) Wasserman Schultz Didn’t Want Prosecutors To See [VIDEO] A key, if under-covered, aspect of the “Pakistani mystery man” story is that Imran Awan, the Pakistani-born IT aide of former DNC head Debbie Wasserman Schultz, took a laptop with username RepDWS after he was banned from the House computer network for “unauthorized access to data,” and then left it in a phone booth with a letter to prosecutors. On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted: “Just heard the Campaign was sued by the Obstructionist Democrats. This can be good...
  • ISIS Threatens 'Satanic' CNN, Universal Studios Hollywood, NASA

    04/22/2018 7:14:32 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/20/18 | Bridget Johnson
    Indonesian ISIS supporters circulated posters online warning that Satan is behind the American financial system as well as media and entertainment, threatening to attack a handful of entities. The first poster, telling adherents to "think smart," shows a devilish figure looming over several icons in flames: the United Nations, the Federal Reserve, Universal Studios Hollywood, CNN, NATO Allied Command Transformation and NASA, along with the reverse of the Great Seal on the U.S. dollar bill. An ISIS jihadist fires a gun up at the seals, with the words "Allahu Akbar!" above his head. "Those who believe fight in the way...
  • NYT Repents for Sin of Covering Hillary’s Leaked E-Mails

    04/22/2018 6:39:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 22, 2018 8:27 PM EDT | Clay Waters
    Amy Chozick, who covered the Hillary Clinton campaign for the New York Times and wrote the new campaign book Chasing Hillary, has an essay on the front of the paper's Sunday Review in which she sports sackcloth and ashes for the sin of actually reporting on publicly available emails leaked from the Clinton campaign -- while ignoring all the dirty details in the emails themselves: WikiLeaks tweeted a link to emails from the Gmail account of Mrs. Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, including excerpts from her speeches to Wall Street firms. Chozick berated herself for actually reporting anti-Hillary information that...
  • Sean Hannity linked to shell companies that spent $90M on property

    04/22/2018 5:45:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 151 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/22/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    Fox News host Sean Hannity is linked to a group of shell companies that have spent $90 million buying hundreds of homes across the U.S through the help of foreclosures and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Guardian reported Sunday. More than 870 homes in seven different states have been purchased over the past decade, ranging from large mansions to rentals for low-income families, according to the newspaper. For some of the mortgages, Hannity reportedly obtained funding from HUD under the National Housing Act loan program, which was first guaranteed under President Obama’s administration. Secretary Ben...
  • Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    04/22/2018 4:57:30 PM PDT · by Enchante · 50 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | April 22, 2018 | NATALIYA VASILYEVA
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her yet. In an interview with The Associated Press, Natalia Veselnitskaya also detailed her recent meeting in Berlin with investigators from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. Like Mueller, the committee is investigating allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election.
  • Native American Chief visits Samaria: 'A great honor'

    04/22/2018 4:16:57 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/4/18
    The Native American Chief Joseph RiverWind and his wife, Laralyn arrived Sunday for a tour of Samaria. Chief RiverWind is the Peace Chief of the Arawak Taino Nation. The two, who came from the United States, visited factories in the Barkan industrial zone, took in the view from Har Bracha (Mount of Blessing) of Joseph's Tomb in Shechem (Nablus), and tasted local Samaria wines at the award-winning Har Bracha winery. In a meeting with the head of the Samaria Regional Council, Yossi Dagan, RiverWind revealed the warm feelings of the Native American community towards the State of Israel in general...
  • DNC Reveals Their Future Victory Plans Including… Reparations (Of Course)

    04/22/2018 3:40:01 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 60 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 22 Apr 2018 | Jazz Shaw
    Talk about counting your chickens before they’ve hatched. The Free Beacon has obtained the agenda from a recent Democratic donors’ conference in Atlanta featuring many party luminaries, up to and including the DNC Chairman. They’re brimming with confidence at this point (or at least putting on a good show of it), offering a “time machine” trip into the near future after they not only sweep the 2018 midterms and the 2020 elections but flip most of the country blue and institute a larger blue wave of progressive reforms. So what’s on the agenda after they control all the machinery of...
  • Romania has no plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem, president says

    04/22/2018 3:36:49 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | April 20, 2018 9:35am | none stated
    (JTA) — The president of Romania dismissed claims by a senior lawmaker in Bucharest who said his country would be the first European Union member state to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. On Friday, President Klaus Iohannis denied the veracity of assertions made the previous day by Liviu Dragnea, president of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the parliament. The president has the final word on foreign policy issues.“The President, as the maker of foreign policy decisions in Romania and as representative of Romania abroad in accordance with the constitutional provisions, reiterates that the constant position of our country...
  • James Shaw Jr. Identified as ‘Hero’ Who Took Away Waffle House Attacker’s Rifle

    04/22/2018 3:09:01 PM PDT · by davikkm · 40 replies
    breitbart ^ | AWR HAWKINS
    Twenty-nine-year-old James Shaw Jr. has been identified as the “hero” who wrestled a rifle away from alleged Waffle House gunman Travis Reinking. Reinking allegedly opened fire in an Antioch, Tennessee, Waffle House Sunday at 3:25 a.m. while wearing nothing but a green jacket. A number of people were injured in the attack and four persons were killed. The attack ended when Shaw Jr. took away the rifle Reinking was allegedly using in the attack. Daily Mail reports that Shaw Jr. “was grazed by a bullet and treated for a minor gunshot wound on his elbow.” He also “severely burned” his...
  • AKP pays the salaries of gangs with spoils of war

    04/22/2018 3:07:20 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 9 replies
    ANF News ^ | Saturday, 21 Apr 2018, 09:55 | ANF AFRIN
    It came out that Turkey hasn’t paid the salaries of the gangs it lets loose on Afrin for two months, saying “The spoils of war you got from Afrin will suffice you for a year”. Reports suggest that disturbance erupted among the gangs Turkey derived from Al-Qaeda, ISIS and Al-Nusra, as Turkey hasn’t paid the salaries of some of these gangs for the past two months while they attacked and invaded Afrin. Although the pay cut is said to be related with the economic crisis and rapid increase of Dollar in Turkey, it has been learned that the Turkish state...
  • "HERE RUINING PEOPLE IS CONSIDERED SPORT"

    04/22/2018 2:29:16 PM PDT · by Aliska · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 11, 1993 | Gustav Niebuhr
    Here ruining people is considered sport ~Vince Foster, August 1993
  • Trump on Earth Day: 'Strong, market-driven economy is essential' to protecting environment

    04/22/2018 1:25:35 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 22, 2018 | Melissa Quinn
    President Trump celebrated Earth Day on Sunday with a message promoting how a “healthy environment and a strong economy go hand in hand.” “We know that it is impossible for humans to flourish without clean air, land, and water. We also know that a strong, market-driven economy is essential to protecting these resources,” the president said in his message. “For this reason, my administration is dedicated to removing unnecessary and harmful regulations that restrain economic growth and make it more difficult for local communities to prosper and to choose the best solutions for their environment. “Already, we are making great...
  • Waffle House Shooter Had Been Arrested in ‘Restricted Area’ Outside White House Last Year

    04/22/2018 1:23:03 PM PDT · by Politically Correct · 92 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 22 Apr 2018 | DAN ZIMMERMAN
    As more is becoming known about Travis Reinking, the suspect wanted for murdering four people in a Nashville area Waffle House this morning, we’re hearing a familiar refrain. Reinking was well known to both federal and state authorities. In July 2017, the U.S. Secret Service arrested Reinking for being in a “restricted area” near the White House, according to the Secret Service. After the arrest, his Illinois firearms authorization was revoked and local Illinois police seized four weapons. The firearms were given back to his family. “Among the weapons seized by those authorities was the AR-15 rifle used at the...
  • Corker: Democrats blocking Pompeo nomination to appease base that 'abhors' Trump

    04/22/2018 1:21:27 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 22, 2018 | Joseph Weber
    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker on Sunday dismissed criticism about Republicans “ramming” Mike Pompeo’s nomination as secretary of state through the chamber, saying Senate Democrats have blocked the “highly qualified” Pompeo from getting the post just to appease their anti-Trump base. “I don't think allowing people to vote is called ramming,” Corker, R-Tenn., said in response to the criticism on CNN. “This is a person who is highly qualified. He was first in his class at West Point, did The Harvard Law Review … knows more about what is happening in the world probably than anybody in America...
  • Melania Trump’s Radiant Smile For Barack Obama at Barbara Bush’s Funeral Lit Up the Internet

    04/22/2018 1:12:32 PM PDT · by grayboots · 126 replies
    People Politics ^ | 4/21/2018 | MARIA PASQUINI
    Donald Trump may have chosen not to attend Barbara Bush’s funeral on Saturday, but social media users still found a way to talk about him in his absence. After the president’s wife Melania Trump was spotted smiling and sharing a laugh with Barack Obama before the service in Houston, it didn’t take long before social media users began to joke about how even though she was at a funeral, she appeared to be having a good time away from her husband. “Melania looks happier at a funeral than she has in ages. Wouldn’t you too if you went from being...
  • Fusion GPS Founders: ‘Put Aside Russia Collusion’

    04/22/2018 12:36:37 PM PDT · by EVO X · 44 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 22Apr18 | Joel B Pollak
    Fusion GPS founders Peter Fritsch and Glenn R. Simpson urge the public to set aside the “Russia collusion” theory and to focus instead on President Donald Trump’s business practices, which they say could have aided global money-laundering.
  • A new Anchor Brewing collaboration yields San Franpsycho IPA

    04/22/2018 12:28:24 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 41 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | April 16,2018 | Jay R. brooks
    Anchor Brewing‘s new collaboration with San Francisco-based San Franpsycho clothing brand has resulted in a San Franpsycho IPA, a 6.3 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) beer with floral hops and big, juicy stone fruit notes. It’s a hazy IPA fermented with a mixed-culture yeast and peach and apricot purees. The summer seasonal is available through September in 12-ounce bottles and on draft.