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  • Marijuana decriminalization vote expected in House [Democrats pushing for BLM.]

    08/30/2020 2:38:12 PM PDT · by familyop · 159 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 30, 2020 | Paul Best
    The bill also would establish a fund for people impacted by drugs, impose a 5% tax on legal marijuana sales, and establish a process to expunge certain convictions and review sentences related to past federal marijuana offenses...Clyburn, D-S.C., told members that the vote is expected to take place in the September work period...According to an American Civil Liberties Union report earlier this year, Black Americans are 3.64 time more likely than White Americans to be arrested for marijuana possession...
  • New York Gov. Cuomo urges Trump to sign executive order mandating masks

    07/22/2020 11:04:59 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 111 replies
    CNBC via MSM ^ | 7/22/2020 | Noah Higgins-Dun
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to sign a national face mask mandate to help contain the fast-spreading coronavirus that's ripping through the sun belt right now. clip "As incredible as that is, you can sign a piece of paper that will save the life of 40,000 Americans. Why wouldn't you want to do that?" Cuomo said
  • ATTN: 11 Charts Show That Red States Excelled at Flattening the Curve. Blue States, Not So Much.

    These 11 graphs look at infection and death rate from every possible angle. And from every angle the SAME blue states responsible for most of the death. I can't believe on cable news they are still praising Cuomo. SEE THE 11 GRAPHS...........
  • CBS Deceptively Edits Barr Interview, Leaving Out Key Details On Violent Riots, Police Oversight

    06/08/2020 6:02:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 8, 2020 | Molly Hemmingway
    Some of the most colorful descriptions of the violence facing police officers at Lafayette Square were clumsily spliced out of the middle of Barr's answers to questions. Key details on violent riots near the White House were removed from the broadcast of an interview of Attorney General William Barr on CBS News’ “Face The Nation” Sunday. Anchor Margaret Brennan repeatedly described protests as “peaceful” and the clearing of protesters to set up a stronger perimeter as unnecessarily rushed, contentions Barr strongly denied.Left out of the interview that aired on CBS on Sunday morning was Barr’s detailed accounting of much of...
  • See What States Are Returning to Normal After Coronavirus State-by-State

    05/20/2020 6:54:34 PM PDT · by wrrock · 23 replies
    Statistical visualization of the distance a typical person moves on a daily basis. As stay-at-home orders eased in April, you can see the movement start up again in some, but not all states. Currently, there are no states normal. The data is from anonymized and aggregated cell phone data. VISUALIZATION: See How Fast Life is Returning to Normal After Coronavirus In Each State..........
  • States Should Not Receive Bankruptcy Protection

    04/25/2020 11:00:41 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 60 replies
    NRO ^ | 23 Apr 2020 | Kevin Williamson
    Mitch McConnell believes he has hit upon a solution for states that are upside-down on their pension obligations and other financial commitments: I would certainly be in favor of allowing states to use the bankruptcy route, he told Hugh Hewitt on Wednesday. Its saved some cities, and theres no good reason for it not to be available. There are a couple of good reasons for denying the states bankruptcy protection. One is the fact that there is no such thing as state-bankruptcy law in the United States. A second reason, related to the first, is the Constitution. In the United...
  • Its too soon: Trump says Kemp is moving to fast on reopening Georgias economy

    04/22/2020 3:54:59 PM PDT · by rintintin · 137 replies
    AJC ^ | April 22 2020 | Stephanie Toone
    Its too soon: Trump says Kemp is moving too fast on reopening Georgias economy
  • The Tale of Donald Trump and the Picket Fence

    04/16/2020 9:22:54 PM PDT · by edwinland · 15 replies
    Free Republic Original ^ | 4/17/2020 | Edwin Land
    Hello, old chap, you got stuck with the big decision, didn't you?" Donald wheeled suddenly and said:Why, its you, Andrew! I warnt noticing. SayIm swimming in glowing press, I am. Dont you wish you were? But of course youd drutherwork on reopening the economy wouldnt you? Even if people gonna criticize you if it ain't picture perfect afterwards. Donald contemplated the Governor a bit, and said: What do you call work? Why, aintthatwork? Donald resumed his hard work, and answered carelessly: Well, maybe it is, and maybe it aint. All I know, is, it suits Donald Trump. Oh come, now,...
  • We Have a Constitution Not a King: Cuomo Rejects Trump's Claim of Total Authority to Lift Shutdowns

    04/14/2020 4:15:36 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 112 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 13, 2020 | Luke Kenton
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has rebuked President Trump's claims that he has blanket authority to order a reopening of the country. In a heated press conference inside the White House on Monday evening, Trump asserted that his office holds 'absolute power' over the shutdowns But Cuomo said later Monday that the last time he checked the US had 'a constitution...not a king'. The governor went on to accuse Trump of an 'abrogation of the Constitution', before threatening the president with a lawsuit should he put New Yorkers at risk. 'The close down was left to the governors to do...
  • WATCH: President Trump Reveals Why He Refuses to Issue a National Stay-at-Home Order

    04/04/2020 3:55:04 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 4, 2020 | Beth Baumann
    Video at link, end of article. Every day, the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefs the nation on the Wuhan coronavirus, the federal government's response to the virus and the next steps that we, as a nation, must take. It seems like one continual question comes up: why doesn't President Donald Trump issue a national stay-at-home order, otherwise referred to as a national lockdown? The president addressed that very issue during Saturday's briefing. "Mr. President, you said you want to see as few lives lost as possible in the pandemic, but there are still eight governors, all Republicans, who have...
  • Trump Sends Warning to Virginia Democrats: Gun Grab 'Will Never Happen' On My Watch

    01/23/2020 9:14:57 AM PST · by Steve1999 · 60 replies
    NN ^ | 01-23-20 | Jay Greenberg
    President Donald Trump has sent a clear message to lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled state of Virginia, warning that he will not allow them to undermine the Second Amendment rights of American citizens while he's in office.Speaking during an interview with Fox News Wednesday, President Trump warned Democrats that a gun grab "will never happen as long as Im here."
  • PAUL JOSEPH WATSON'S LATEST: Leftist Losers React to UK Election

    12/15/2019 1:32:23 PM PST · by Company Man · 41 replies
    Youtube ^ | December 15, 2019 | Paul Joseoh Watson
    Paul hits it out of the effin' ball field, yet again. Paul is on fire no-I-really-mean-it-this-time.
  • Trump Partners with Animal-Rights Wackos

    12/02/2019 6:00:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 2, 2019 | Humberto Fontoava
    President Trump signed a bipartisan bill on Monday that makes certain acts of animal cruelty a federal felony, saying it’s important for the nation to combat “heinous and sadistic acts of cruelty." The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT) prohibits extreme acts of cruelty, including intentional crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impalement, carried out against "living non-human mammals, birds, reptiles, or amphibians." “Aaaw isn’t this wonderfully heart-warming!” respond some amigos. “Especially as President Trump cited the hero military dog Conan during the signing ceremony!”Perhaps. But let’s look more closely at the issue—especially at some of this legislation’s most fervent sponsors:“The...
  • Trump signs federal ban on animal cruelty

    11/25/2019 11:25:50 PM PST · by knighthawk · 157 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 25 2019 | Joe Tacopino
    President Trump on Monday signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, a new federal ban on animal cruelty. The law will outlaw purposeful crushing, burning, drowning, suffocation, impalement or other violence causing serious bodily injury to animals.
  • Leaked Documents Reveal Expansive Soros Funding to Manipulate Federal Elections

    11/08/2016 5:33:43 AM PST · by tekrat · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/7/2016 | J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS
    Leaked funding documents reveal an effort by George Soros and his foundations to manipulate election laws and process rules ahead of the federal election far more expansively than has been previously reported. The billionaire andconvicted felonmoved hundreds of millions of dollars into often-secret efforts to change election laws, fuel litigation to attack election integrity measures, push public narratives about voter fraud, and to integrate the political ground game of the left with efforts to scare racial minority groups about voting rights threats. These Soros-funded efforts moved throughdozensof 501(c)(3) and (c)(4) charitiesand involved the active compliance with civil rights groups, government...
  • New York Passes Law To Thwart Presidential Pardon Power

    10/16/2019 7:45:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/16/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    The new Attorney General of New York State, aligned with Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic majority in the state government, have passed a law allowing the prosecution of persons granted presidential pardons. As even NBC News was honest enough to admit, this was a measure cooked up specifically to “Resist” President Trump and blunt his ability to grant pardons to people associated with him. Of course, the devil is in the details as always. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a measure Wednesday that would allow the state to pursue charges against people who have received a presidential...
  • Cuomo signs measure allowing New York to press charges despite presidential pardon

    10/16/2019 9:45:19 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/16/19 | Justine Coleman
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a measure Wednesday permitting New York state to press charges against those who have received presidential pardons. The measure was passed to prevent President Trump's ex-aides facing prison time or potential sentencing from receiving pardons and avoiding criminal punishment, NBC News reported. The network added that the legislation was a direct response to the president's consideration of giving his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, a pardon. Manafort is serving in a federal prison after being convicted on bank fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy charges. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has also indicted him on state...
  • Judge dismisses high-tax states' lawsuit against Trump tax deduction limits

    09/30/2019 10:24:00 AM PDT · by Conserv · 22 replies
    A federal judge handed the Trump administration a win Monday, dismissing a lawsuit from states with high taxes. The lawsuit asked U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken to block the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act's limit on how much people can deduct in state and local taxes (SALT). The provision effectively raised the tax burden on citizens of high-tax states.
  • Trump warned by NRA over background checks [More info.]

    08/08/2019 12:26:10 PM PDT · by familyop · 47 replies
    The Washington Post by way of Greenwich Time ^ | August 8, 2019 | Josh Dawsey, Seung Min Kim
    ...Wayne LaPierre...told him it would not be popular among Trump's supporters,...LaPierre also argued against the bill's merits, the officials said...On Tuesday, Trump outlined some NRA concerns...with Manchin...Manchin said. "I told him, we don't expect the NRA to be supportive. Mr. President,...when you did the bump stocks, they weren't for you. They were against that, too...A White House official said Trump had asked some advisers and lawmakers this week about whether the NRA had enduring clout amid an internal leadership battle...After the Parkland shooting, Trump expressed support for background checks...and greater police power to seize guns...But he faced significant resistance from...
  • The Divided States of America: Some States are Choosing Life, Others are Choosing Death

    06/05/2019 1:39:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Townhall ^ | 06/05/2019 | Michael Brown
    I recently wrote about the coming civil war over the issue of abortion, and day by day, state by state, the divide is getting more pronounced and more extreme. Lets take a look at a map of America to see where things stand at the moment. As broken down by NBC News, the states of Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia forming a connected chain along with Utah, have passed strong pro-life bills. Of interest is the fact that, in most of these states, the bill passed with overwhelming approval in each of the legislative...