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  • The List: Republican Senators Demanding Trump End Border Enforcement

    06/21/2018 4:04:39 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 94 replies
    True Pundit ^ | 6-21-18 | True Pundit Staff
    Thirteen Republican Senators Are Demanding President Trump Halt Immigration Enforcement At The United States-mexico Border Until They Can Pass Legislation Closing A Legal Loophole, Perhaps Leaving The Border Open For Years. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)
  • VP Mike Pence Sends Hillsdale Grads into the World Bolstered by Idealism

    06/21/2018 3:57:16 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 12 replies
    Independent Women's Forum ^ | June 21, 2018 | by Charlotte Hays
    If you want to read an uplifting commencement address, one that is not bitter and self-absorbed or nasty and partisan, as all too many have been this season, Vice President Mike Pence gave a lovely graduation address at Hillsdale College. Pence praised "our great inheritance" as Americans: You are an extraordinary group of men and women who have accomplished extraordinary things in your time here, and you’ve only just begun. You are 366 strong, you represent 37 states and five countries, and you’ve persevered through one of the most challenging and transformative educations in the country. Although it seems, at...
  • Is Our World Getting Better and Better?

    And now, some good news. Did you know that global poverty is going down? Did you know that global literacy is going up? Did you know that violent crime statistics are dropping and IQs are rising? Did you know that child labor and exploitation are decreasing and human rights are increasing? Our headlines are full of social division, political gridlock, international disorder, increasing militarization, climatic disasters and other problems. Watch the news for half an hour, and it certainly appears that world conditions are getting worse and worse. But some intelligent people argue that since news coverage inherently focuses on...
  • Definition of the Left: Take the Right and Take Away Reason and Accountability

    06/21/2018 9:34:58 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 13 replies
    Food For Thought ^ | 6/21/18 | Jim Newell - Vanity
    Something for Patriots to chew on a bit.
  • Peter Fonda Visible Proof Of What Obama’s Resistance Movement Is Really Up To

    06/21/2018 8:59:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 27 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/21/18 | Judi McLeod
    It’s well past time that the masses started taking the prog-left at their word! In a dotage most discernible to all, Peter Henry Fonda’s name has been left in the mud; his 49-year-old ‘Easy Rider’ days image too far behind in the rearview mirror to matter anymore. In real life, at age 78, Fonda is the young hippie biker who became the old hippie with a much different decrepit set of wheels. Peter Henry Fonda, (the name with which he signed his threatening Tweet saying Americans upset with the White House’s separation of illegal-immigrant families should “rip Barron Trump from...
  • California and the Hate List

    06/21/2018 8:49:18 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 6/21/18 | Michael Bruno
    I generally am an upbeat guy, always trying to look on the bright side... I generally try to stay optimistic, empathetic, give everyone the benefit of the doubt and am generally quick to forgive when I'm slighted, etc., etc. But my recent visit to California, where I was forced, among other indignities, to endure the prattle of a queer communist bastard (my sister's best friend) explaining how "...we just have to tax the rich until there ARE no more rich... it's just what we have to do," at the Olive Garden--when I was paying the tab--has caused me to ruminate...
  • The Left Should Avoid Any and All Debates Concerning “The Children”

    06/21/2018 6:03:14 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 18 replies ^ | 6/20/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    In their latest attempt to swing this fall’s election toward the democrats, the left now wants us to focus on “the children.” They haven’t really thought this through. Liberals the world over should work hard to avoid any debate that significantly involves the lives and wellbeing of children. Most anyone armed with even the slightest bit of the truth when it comes to liberalism and “the children” can easily quiet the left in virtually any debate that involves children or the family… …If we can’t trust liberals to instruct children properly on who is a male and who is a...
  • Tennessee Law to Exempt County Commissioners from Gun Law takes effect on July 1

    06/21/2018 5:13:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Knoxville City-County Building On July 1, 2018, HB 1939, now Pu.. Ch. 880, will go into effect. The law creates a special exemption for county commissioners so they may legally exercise their Second Amendment rights in public buildings that contain courthouses. From A new Tennessee state law will go into effect at the beginning of July that will allow county commissioners to bring their handguns into buildings where meetings are held. Anderson County Commissioner Steven Mead is one commissioner saying he looks forward to July 1. "I won't have to leave my gun out where it can be...
  • Note: A Conspiracy That is Slapping You in Your Stupid Face is not a “Theory”

    06/21/2018 4:57:27 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 18 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Take that, CNN and NBC! – ABC News, desperate to gain its footing in the race to produce the fakest of all the fake news in the #fakenew universe, decided to just chuck it all on Wednesday and run news so fake that even some at CNN were embarrassed by it. In the middle of the networks fake coverage of a real meeting at the White House, ABC’s chyron ran a blaring note claiming “Manafort Pleads Guilty to 5 Charges of Manslaughter”. Obviously, Paul Manafort did not plead guilty to manslaughter or...
  • Economic scramble for North Korea picks up pace

    06/20/2018 10:16:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Straits Times ^ | June 21, 2018 | Bryan Harris, Lucy Hornby, Song Jung A and Demetri Sevastopulo
    SEOUL/BEIJING/WASHINGTON • When United States President Donald Trump outlined his vision for the economic development of North Korea, he played on Western ideals of luxurious apartments with sea views. But just days after a landmark summit with the US President, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made clear that he has a different model in mind: China. The 34-year-old Chairman of the State Affairs Commission was set to depart Beijing yesterday after a two-day tour aimed at winning China's financial backing for what Pyongyang says will be a new era of reduced international tensions and domestic economic development. Scepticism...
  • Watch: A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell berates police in arrest video

    06/20/2018 5:21:02 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 26 replies
    Larry Brown Sports ^ | June 16, 2018 | Grey Papke
    Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, the first and to date only MLB player to kneel during the national anthem, was combative and foul-mouthed during his arrest for aggravated assault last October, video shows. TMZ Sports obtained video of Maxwell’s arrest after he allegedly brandished a gun at a Postmates driver. When police arrived, they found Maxwell shirtless and smelling of alcohol, and he began berating police, telling them “half of America is afraid of y’all” and “that’s the reason why I took a knee.” He also becomes emotional as he describes how he and his family received death threats for...
  • A new capital built from scratch is an unlikely utopia for Korean families

    06/20/2018 11:45:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Quartz | June 20, 2018 | Isabella Steger & Sookyoung Lee
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  • U.S. Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council Travesty

    06/20/2018 10:38:46 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/20/18 | Joseph Klein
    Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from this charade sends a signal that the United States, the UN’s largest funder, will no longer tolerate business as usual, including double standards and hypocrisy, at the UN The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the Trump administration’s decision at the State Department Tuesday afternoon. “We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of...
  • Do The Prog-Left Care—Really Care About Children?

    06/20/2018 10:26:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/20/18 | Judi McLeod
    Crocodiles crying for babies in virtue signalling What do, Rachel Maddow, Cardinal Tim Dolan and the omnipresent Hillary Rodham Clinton share in common? Crocodiles crying for babies in virtue signalling how they like all members of the mainstream media dominating prog-left care—“really care”—about children being separated from their parents at border crossings before being locked up in horrifying cages.
  • S.E. Cupp Gets It Right: "Not all Women are Democrats"

    06/20/2018 6:42:13 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 23 replies
    Independent Women's Forum ^ | June 18, 2018 | Patrice Lee Onwuka
    TV show host and political pundit S.E. Cupp tore apart a flawed view of women and politics with a New York Times essay that was simply titled, "No Not All Women are Democrats." The idea should be so simple, that a duh would be the response. But sadly, female leaders on the left from Hillary Clinton to Michelle Obama have spent the past 19 months trying to understand this phenomenon. Cupp made a number of salient points, but these three points stick out: Don't judge me by my looks. Cupp writes: As a college-educated twentysomething woman with cool glasses and...
  • Here’s Why the Democrats and their Media Propaganda Complex Are Panicked

    06/20/2018 5:04:54 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 29 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Democrats in Action! – It is now no longer enough for Democrats and their spokespeople pretending to be journalists at our nation’s news outlets to simply fake the news on this fabricated border issue, now they must cry or otherwise become irrational while doing so. Thus, on Tuesday we had the spectacle of Rep. Elijah Cummings pretending to breakdown crying as he screamed through his irrelevant opening statement at the House Judiciary Committee’s FBI corruption hearing, MSNBC fake host Rachel Maddow pretending to cry (without visible tears, of course) as she read...
  • OK: Payne County Employees can Exercise Second Amendment Rights

    06/20/2018 3:59:48 AM PDT · by marktwain
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The Payne County Oklahoma Budget Board voted to restore county employee's Second Amendment rights on May 14, 2018. Oklahoma requires a state issued carry permit to carry a handgun outside the home, except for certain, limited exceptions. The Payne County Budget Board made clear that county employees can exercise Second Amendment rights inside of county buildings, if they have  a valid carry permit and sign a waiver. The waiver states they understand some limitations, and they are not to draw the firearm except in valid defense of self or others. From Reding said the Budget Board, a body...

    06/19/2018 11:13:48 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    Downtrend ^ | 6/19/18 | BY V. SAXENA
    For a left-wing civil rights organization purportedly dedicated to protecting minorities, the George Soros-supported Southern Poverty Law Center spends a lot of time peddling hatred against minorities, or at least those minorities who dare to step off the liberal plantation. ake Maajid Nawaz, a Muslim reformist who’s earned a reputation for telling it how it is about the millennia-old religion. While speaking on London’s LBC radio station last year, for instance, he boldly demanded a caller “stop pretending” violence and terrorism have nothing to do with Islam. During a discussion on Sky News earlier this year, he likewise slammed the...
  • Capegate

    06/19/2018 10:14:49 AM PDT · by glorgau · 12 replies | David Every
    Does America break up families, keep kids in cages, and abuse illegal immigrants? Obviously, not enough or there would be far fewer illegal immigrants. (They're far more looped into the risks than the average Joe). The facts are this is rare, temporary, this has been done forever (and under the Obama and Clinton administrations), and the idea that criminals shouldn't be separated from their kids is absurd. Under the Democrats reasoning, for domestic crime, it is fine to separate families. But for foreign invaders and perpetrators should get special exceptions. But a nation without laws is no longer a nation....
  • Trump Says Democrats Want Immigrants to ‘Infest’ the U.S.

    06/19/2018 10:11:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 19, 2018 | David A. Graham
    What are infestations? They are takeovers by vermin, rodents, insects. What does one do with an infestation? Why, one exterminates it. One of the paradoxes of modern-day American politics is that white identity politics can be a potent political platform, as long as you don’t call it that. Policies with racist effects are often popular; explicit racism is verboten. Thus Donald Trump can win the presidency while running, as my colleague Adam Serwer documented, on a program of discrimination, but when Corey Stewart, a Republican politician in Virginia, makes his white-identity politics too explicit he gets shunned by the GOP....