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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Saturday (04/06/19)


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Police Issue Arrest Warrants For 16 Parasitic Leftists Involved In U.S. Border Patrol Museum Vandalism – Washington Examiner
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Police in El Paso, Texas, have issued arrest warrants for 16 people who took part in a vandalism incident at the U.S. Border Patrol Museum in February, a museum official has confirmed to the Washington Examiner.

Police records indicate 15 of the 16 protesters are not residents of Texas and would have had to travel to attend the Feb. 16 event. The charges range from criminal trespass to criminal mischief resulting in $2,500 to $30,000 in damage. The suspects have been asked to surrender to El Paso police.

Museum director David Ham told the Washington Examiner the museum was overtaken by masked protesters on a Saturday in mid-February by members of a group called Tornillo: the Occupation…

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Geologists Discover New Hotspot In Yellowstone Supervolcano That’s Killing Off Trees In A Patch Of Warm Land The Size Of Four Soccer Fields – Daily Mail

A new thermal area has popped up in Yellowstone National Park, in yet another sign of the ever-changing magma activity beneath the surface.

Satellite images have revealed an expanse of about eight acres – or the equivalent of four soccer fields – where the ground is warmer than its surroundings, causing the trees and vegetation in that patch to die off.

While scientists have only just confirmed its existence, the United State Geological Survey (USGS) estimates it’s been forming over the last 20 or so years.

In a new post for the USGS weekly Caldera Chronicles, scientists have revealed the existence of a new thermal area near Tern Lake. These areas are home to one or more thermal features, such as hot springs or geysers, of which there are more than 10,000 scattered across the park.

Thermal features are grouped into about 120 distinct thermal areas, USGS explains…

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Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Enters Lunar Orbit And Prepares For Landing – Tech Crunch
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Beresheet, Israel’s privately funded, engineered and launched mission to the Moon’s surface, has successfully entered lunar orbit after a month and a half in transit. The craft will now adjust its orbit in preparation for landing on April 11.

The craft was launched on February 21 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9, accelerating toward the moon in an ever-widening Earth orbit. In a testament to the exactitude of the engineers at SpaceIL, the organization that created the craft, Beresheet finished its burn and entered an elliptical lunar orbit within 9 minutes of the time it was predicted to do so before launch. That’s some rocket science!

The next step in the plan is to reduce the size of the craft’s lunar orbit with successive burns, to the point where it can safely make a single final burn and drop to the surface…

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Alexandria Occasional-Cortex: ‘What We Need To Do Is Have A Serious Conversation’ About Cow Flatulence – CNS

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.-N.Y.) said in a March 29 appearance on MSNBC’s “All in With Chris Hayes” that Americans “need to have a serious conversation” about climate change, including the contribution being made to it by “cow flatulence.”

The issue came up when Hayes referenced a “FAQ” put out by Ocasio-Cortez’s office in February that explained her Green New Deal and conceded that the changes that it envisioned within 10 years would have a certain limit because they might not be able to “get rid of farting cows and airplanes” within that time frame.

After the FAQ was released, Ocasio-Cortez’s office amended it to change “farting cows” to “emissions from cows,” and then withdrew it entirely.

“It had some things that people thought were ridiculous and radical like anyone that was unable or unwilling to work when we guaranteed a job, Hayes said of the FAQ to Ocasio-Cortez. “The FAQ was withdrawn and said it was preliminary, a draft,” Hayes said…

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In Visit To California Border, Trump Warns Immigration System Is Full: ‘Sorry, We Can’t Take You’ – San Diego Union-Tribune
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President Donald Trump brought his insistent push for a hardened border with Mexico to Calexico Friday, pointing to an “absolute emergency” on the international boundary and warning that the asylum system drawing a surge of migrants to the U.S. was “full.”

“We can’t take anymore, folks,” Trump told a gathering of Border Patrol agents, federal officials, lawmakers and reporters gathered for a roundtable discussion at the Border Patrol station.

One after another during the visit, a select group of local Border Patrol agents, immigration officials, and sheriffs from around the West weighed in on their experiences patrolling the border and beyond – from drug smugglers and human traffickers to asylum-seeking families to bodies abandoned in the desert…

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Fake Black Woman Rachel Dolezal Agrees To Pay Back $8,847, Complete Community Service To Avoid Trial On Welfare Fraud Charges – Spokesman-Review

Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane NAACP president who captured the national spotlight when she was outed as a white woman in 2015, has agreed to pay nearly $9,000 in restitution and complete 120 hours of community service to avoid going to trial on charges of welfare fraud.

Dolezal, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo two years ago, was charged with two felonies in May.

Investigators alleged she had failed to report tens of thousands of dollars in income from her memoir, “In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World,” in order to collect $8,847 in food and child care assistance from the state Department of Social and Health Services.

Diallo entered the diversion agreement March 25 in Spokane County Superior Court. She could still face trial on the original charges if she fails to complete any part of the program, including the mandated community service hours and drug and alcohol tests…

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Houston Activists Unmask Another Child Sex Offender At Drag Queen Story Time – PJ Media
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On Thursday, activist parents with MassResistance unmasked another child sex offender who greeted children at Drag Queen Story Time.

According to local MassResistance leader Tracy Shannon, a drag performer with many aliases has sexually assaulted children and publicly recounted his history as a transgender dominatrix and prostitute for hire.

His name has been redacted because he was allegedly convicted for sexual assault against children at age 16, so his record has been sealed.

“We have another big reveal today at our press conference which will take place at 2 PM at the Freed Montrose Library,” Shannon announced in an email…

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Over Parent Objections, Public School Teaches 6-Year-Olds About ‘Transgender Ravens’ And Gender Fluidity – The Federalist

Should a six-year-old be taught to use transgendered pronouns and believe in so-called gender fluidity? The leaders of Superior Elementary School in Boulder Valley School District, Colorado, think so.

Last November, the school showed children from kindergarten to fifth grade videos from “Queer Kid Stuff” and a stage play about transgenderism to promote “acceptance and inclusivity” especially related to the transgender community. Some parents are outraged and are seeking possible legal remedies.

Superior is a small Colorado town with a population of 13,000. It’s about 20 miles east of the “Republic of Boulder,” which is known for being the home of University of Colorado and the most liberal city in Colorado.

On November 16, 2018, the day before Thanksgiving break, parents received an email from Jennifer Bedford, the school’s principal…

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Muslim Man Demonstrates Proper Way To Beat Wife On YouTube – WorldNetDaily
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Lest anyone think Islam is a “cruel religion,” a Qatari sociologist has uploaded a video to an Arabic YouTube channel in which he demonstrates the proper “Islamic” way to beat one’s wife.

Abd Al-Aziz Al-Khazraj Al-Ansari, who uploaded the video March 29 to the Al-Mojtama YouTube channel, explained husbands don’t need to beat their wives frequently, but occasionally it’s necessary “out of love” so that “life can move on,” according to the Middle East Media Research Institute, which translated the video from Arabic.

“How does a husband beat his wife? He gives her a disciplinary beating out of love. He loves her. The beating should be light, and must make the wife feel her femininity and her husband’s masculinity,” Al-Ansari said…

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Illegal Alien With No Driver’s License Runs Over 13-Year-Old Girl On Her Way To School – WTSP

A woman who was driving without a license when she struck and killed a girl is in the country illegally, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said.

Micaela Coronel, 25, is from Argentina but had been staying in Kissimmee, according to law enforcement. She was driving a minivan and taking her children to school Wednesday when she fatally hit 13-year-old Mariana Perez Borroto around 7:50 a.m. in the Poinciana/Kissimmee area, Judd said. Borroto was riding her bike to school.

Authorities say roughly 80 percent of Coronel’s windshield was covered in condensation at the time of the crash, obstructing her view.

Thursday, Judd said it was a “sad event that should have never happened.” He said Coronel was in the U.S. illegally on an expired work visa. Immigration officials placed a hold on her.

Coronel has been charged with a felony count of operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license causing death…

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March Jobs Report: 196,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.8 Percent – Daily Caller
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The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March while the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.8 percent, making March the 102nd straight month of job growth, according to Department of Labor data released Friday.

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expected that the jobs report would show solid growth by 175,000 jobs and for the unemployment rate to remain steady at 3.8 percent, well below the benchmark 4 percent that economists consider to be “full employment.” (RELATED: Unemployment Claims Hit 50-Year Low)

The March jobs report comes on the heels of a slow February when just 33,000 jobs were added. Economists took February’s low number as a sign that a slowdown may be hitting the economy…

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Doctors Are Now Giving 8-Year-Old Girls Testosterone, Claiming They’re ‘Transgender’ – Daily Wire

According to medical doctors and a parent of a gender non-conforming child speaking on a panel for the Heritage Foundation, their quest to stop dangerous transgender treatments on minors has exposed that “government-funded research now allows wrong sex hormones such as testosterone to be given to girls as young as 8,” reported The Christian Post on Tuesday.

Through FOIA requests, Dr. Michael Laidlaw, a California-based endocrinologist, and some of his colleagues “found that in 2017 they lowered the minimum age for cross-sex hormones from 13 to 8,” the report said.

”Imagine giving 8-year-old girls testosterone,” Laidlaw offered. ”They are in 3rd or 4th grade. This is unbelievable. But this is going on.”

During the panel discussion, the endocrinologist detailed the dangers of medically treating children who are confused about their gender and showcased video clips of doctors Ilana Sherer and Johanna Olson-Kennedy, both of whom medically treat “transgender” children…

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GOP Triggers ‘Nuclear Option’ To Speed Up Confirmation Of Trump Nominees – The Hill
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Senate Republicans deployed the “nuclear option” on Wednesday to drastically reduce the time it takes to confirm hundreds of President Trump’s nominees.

In back-to-back votes, Republicans changed the rules for the amount of time it takes to confirm most executive nominees and district judges – marking the second and third time Republicans have used the hardball tactic since taking over in 2015.

The combined actions will result in most nominations that require Senate confirmation needing only two hours of debate after they’ve defeated a filibuster that shows they have the votes to ultimately be confirmed. Before Wednesday’s rules change, they faced up to an additional 30 hours of debate…

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Previously Deported Illegal Alien Charged With 100 Counts Of Possessing Child Pornography – Washington Examiner

An illegal immigrant deported in 2005 was arrested in Louisiana on Tuesday on 100 counts of possession of pornography of children under the age of 13, among other charges.

“This arrest should serve as a wake-up call to Congress,” Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said in a statement. “By not securing our borders and properly vetting those coming into our Nation, we have seen lives lost and destroyed.”

Miguel Martinez, 44, was illegally living in Harvey, La., when he was arrested on child exploitation charges. In addition to the juvenile pornography charges, he also faces one count of production of pornography with a child under the age of 13, and one count of sexual battery of a juvenile under the age of 13.

It’s likely Martinez, a registered sex offender in California, will face additional charges from the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation Cyber Crime Unit and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, according to the Louisiana attorney general’s office…

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Thousands March At Virginia Capital To Protest Abortion – CNS
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On April 3, an estimated 6,500 pro-life advocates marched in a peaceful protest outside the Virginia capital building in Richmond to “end abortion in Virginia,” as National March for Life President Jeanne Mancini described the event. It was the first Virginia March for Life. The march was organized as a joint-effort among the National March for Life, The Family Foundation, Virginia Catholic Conference, and the Virginia Society for Human Life.

Part of the reason behind the march was to counter the extreme positions of Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and other legislators who tried, earlier this year, to introduce legislation that would allow abortion at the moment of birth.

As Jeanne Mancini told the crowd, “even most pro-choice Americans will admit that aborting a seven-pound baby just because it’s not yet been born is wrong.”…

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MS-13 Gangbanger And Convicted Killer Returns To Long Island After Being Deported – Daily Caller

A man claiming to be affiliated with MS-13 was arrested Tuesday in Huntington, New York by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Authorities deported him from the U.S previously, following a conviction for manslaughter in 2002.

William Umberto Martinez Chavez, 40, was deported in October 2017 after serving time in state prison for committing a fatal stabbing outside of a Huntington deli in May 2000. He was arrested for a second time, Tuesday, by agents from ICE who charged him with illegal reentry, for which he faces up to 20 years in prison, according to Fox News.

Chavez has several tattoos on his chest and stomach signaling membership to the MS-13 gang. He admitted to law enforcement that he has previously been associated with MS-13, though claims that he is not presently a gang member. Newsday reports that Chavez claimed he only associated with MS-13 to obtain protection from the gang while in prison.

Chavez is originally from El Salvador, but was carrying a Mexican drivers license at the time of his arrest…

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Creepy Joe Biden Funneled $1.8 Billion To Ukraine While Son Bagged Sweetheart Government Deal – Zero Hedge
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Joe Biden allegedly directed $1.8 billion in aid money to Ukraine as Vice President while his son Hunter received millions of dollars from Ukrainian energy giant Burisma Holdings, according to Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and senior Breitbart editor-at-large.

As The Hill’s John Solomon reported Monday, Hunter Biden was paid upwards of $166,000 per month to sit on the board of Burisma from spring 2014 through fall 2015.

“We’ve talked before about the deals he procured with the government for China, Schweizer said Tuesday night on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight. “The other place [Joe Biden’s] son, Hunter Biden, procured a big deal was in Ukraine…

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Three More Women Accuse Creepy Joe Biden Of Imappropriate Touching – New York Post

Three more women have come forward with accounts of inappropriate touching involving former Vice President Joe Biden, a report in the Washington Post said Wednesday.

The women – Sofie Karasek, Vail Kohnert-Yount and Ally Coll – told the Washington Post stories similar to those of four other women who have described unwanted touching by the Democratic politician.

In 2016, Karasek was one of 51 sexual assault victims who appeared onstage at the Oscars with singer Lady Gaga.

Biden had introduced her, and after the performance Karasek met with him and shared a story about a sexual assault victim who committed suicide, according to the report. Biden responded by holding her hands and placing his forehead on hers. The encounter was snapped in a photograph, which was widely shared.

Kohnert-Yount, a former White House intern, described similar actions by the vice president…

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Hispanics Rally To Trump, Boosting His 2020 Chances – Real Clear Politics
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Get ready for the anti-Trump “resistance” to go truly loco, because new polling data indicates Hispanic support for the president is swelling, a trend that could seal his 2020 re-election victory.

When I helped lead the Trump Hispanic Advisory Council in 2016, our effort was widely derided by skeptics certain that the narrative of Trump as anti-Latino would doom his candidacy, particularly in heavily Hispanic states like Florida. But that November, Hispanics saw through the media smears and Trump massively outperformed dour expectations, actually surpassing Mitt Romney’s 2012 percentage among Latino voters.

Since then, prospects have only improved – most importantly for the overall well-being of America’s Hispanic citizens, but also for the political prognosis of President Trump…

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Forum Featuring Top 2020 Democrats Begins With Chant Quoting A Cop Killer – Mental Recession

The 2019 ‘We The People Summit’ in Washington, DC, which is set to host eight top Democrat candidates for president in 2020, kicked off their proceedings with a chant quoting fugitive cop-killer Assata Shakur.

Jamal Watkins, Vice President of Civic Engagement at the NAACP, led the crowd in a call-and-answer session shouting together: “It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”

The chant is from Shakur, also known as Joanne Chesimard, who herself is referencing Karl Marx. She is a convicted and escaped cop-killer who, in 2013 was named to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list under Barack Obama.

According to Mediaite, top 2020 Democratic candidates slated to speak at this conference include former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, former HUD Secretary Juliلn Castro, Governor Jay Inslee (WA), Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Bernie Sanders (VT), Amy Klobuchar (MN), and Cory Booker (NJ)…

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Alliance Of American Football To Suspend Operations Just Eight Weeks After Start – Sports Illustrated
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The Alliance of American Football has suspended all operations despite being just eight weeks into its inaugural season, AAF co-founder Bill Polian said Tuesday.

“I am extremely disappointed to learn [AAF majority owner] Tom Dundon has decided to suspend all football operations of the Alliance of American Football,” Polian said in a statement, according to ESPN. “When Mr. Dundon took over, it was the belief of my co-founder, Charlie Ebersol, and myself that we would finish the season, pay our creditors, and make the necessary adjustments to move forward in a manner that made economic sense for all.

“The momentum generated by our players, coaches and football staff had us well positioned for future success. Regrettably, we will not have that opportunity.”…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Saturday (03/30/19)


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Parliament Rejects Prime Minister May’s Brexit Deal For Third Time – New York Post
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British lawmakers rejected Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time Friday, likely burying it for good and leaving the UK’s withdrawal from the EU in turmoil on the same day it was originally scheduled to split from the bloc.

Parliament’s decision to reject a stripped-down version of May’s divorce deal left it totally unclear how, when – or even if – Britain would leave the EU, and escalated the three-year Brexit crisis to a higher level of uncertainty and absurdity.

MPs voted 344-286 against May’s 585-page EU Withdrawal Agreement, agreed to after two years of tortuous negotiations with the European bloc. Within minutes of the vote, European Council President Donald Tusk announced EU leaders would meet on April 10 to discuss Britain’s now uncertain departure from the bloc…

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Georgia Legislature Passes ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bill – PJ Media

The Georgia legislature has passed an important piece of abortion legislation by the slimmest of margins, creating one of the most stringent pro-life laws in the country.

House Bill 481 – or the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act – would outlaw abortions if ultrasounds can detect a heartbeat, which is about six weeks after conception. Current Georgia law outlaws abortions after 20 weeks.

The legislation passed by a vote of 92-78, just one vote above the minimum that it takes to pass legislation in the House. The Senate passed the bill last week along party lines, and Governor Brian Kemp plans on signing the bill into law.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted the legislation’s sponsor, Rep. Ed Setzler (R-Acworth) that “commonsense Georgians” should support it.

“This bill recognizes the fundamental life of the child in the womb is worthy of legal protection…

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Federal Judge Blocks California Law Banning High-Capacity Magazines – Townhall
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Supporters of the Second Amendment scored a legal victory last night. A California judge blocked the implementation of the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.

The preliminary injunction was handed down over concerns that the law is tantamount to the confiscation of private property without compensation, according to ABC News. Moreover, there are millions of these so-called high-capacity magazines in circulation.

It’s a silly law to begin with, but we shall see what comes of this. You never know what happens in the Democratic People’s Republic Of California. California Attorney General Xavier Beccera was obviously not a fan of the judge’s ruling, but the news organization added that he hasn’t signaled what he’s going to do next…

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Trump Threatens To Close Border If Mexico Doesn’t Immediately Stop Flood Of Illegal Aliens – Fox News

President Trump on Friday threatened to close the Southern Border next week if Mexico does not “immediately stop” the record-breaking surge of illegal immigrants flooding into the United States.

Trump’s warning comes as Customs and Border Protection officials say March is on pace to exceed 100,000 border apprehensions – the highest monthly total in a decade. According to CBP, this week alone, agents have more than 12,000 migrants in custody.,

“The DEMOCRATS have given us the weakest immigration laws anywhere in the World. Mexico has the strongest, & they make more than $100 Billion a year on the U.S.,” Trump tweeted. “Therefore, CONGRESS MUST CHANGE OUR WEAK IMMIGRATION LAWS NOW, & Mexico must stop illegals from entering the U.S. through their country and our Southern Border.”

“Mexico for many years made a fortune off of the U.S., far greater than Border Costs…

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Get Woke, Go Broke: Dick’s Sporting Goods Loses Millions Over Anti-Gun Stance – RedState
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The silent majority doesn’t make a lot of noise, at least in the same way your run-of-the-mill leftist activist does. Typically, when you anger Americans you will start to see how badly you messed up over time. For Dick’s Sporting Goods, their decline is incredibly expensive.

It all started when the Parkland shooting caused Dick’s CEO, Ed Stack, to declare that his company would no longer sell AR-15’s, and urged more gun-control laws be put in place. Naturally, this didn’t sit well with Americans, who began turning their back on the business. Stock shares began falling, and instead of course correcting, Stack doubled down on his anti-gun stance.

Now, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, the house that Stack razed has lost out on millions of dollars…

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President Trump Signs Executive Order To Prepare For EMP Attack – Breitbart

President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday directing the federal government to prepare a coordinated response plan in the event of an electromagnetic pulse attack (EMP).

The order described the enormous damage such an attack could cause and noted the U.S. government currently lacks a coherent plan of action for responding to one.

The minimal media coverage given to Trump’s order was bizarrely contemptuous, as though he had just issued an order to prepare defenses against flying saucers or flesh-eating zombies.

The Washington Post headline was “Trump issued an executive order to prepare for an EMP attack. What is it, and should you worry?”

The Post answered its own question with the subhead, “Nah. But the U.S. should get ready for a very similar threat – from the sun.”…

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Black Church Member Pleads Guilty In ‘Vote Trump’ Arson – Washington Times
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A member of a black church in Mississippi has pleaded guilty to burning the church, which was also spray painted with the slogan “Vote Trump,” a week before the 2016 presidential election.

Andrew McClinton, 47, pleaded guilty to arson Thursday, the Delta Democrat-Times reported. His sentencing is set for late April. Investigators said McClinton, who is African-American, belonged to Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, which was vandalized and burned.

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, who is also the state fire marshal, told The Associated Press that investigators believe the graffiti was intended as a distraction from some other sort of wrongdoing. Chaney would not specify what that was.

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It’s Official: U.S. Is First Country In World History To Increase GDP By More Than $1 Trillion In A Year – Gateway Pundit

For the second year in a row President Trump broke the record for the largest annual increase in GDP in history! In 2017 the U.S. GDP increased by a record $853 billion. But this record was shattered in 2018 with an increase of greater than $1 trillion, the largest annual increase in GDP by any country in world history!

The World Bank reported for 2017 that the U.S. was about 25% of the total world GDP of around $80 trillion. The World Bank reported the US at $19 trillion to China’s $12, Japan’s $5, Germany’s $4 and the UK’s $3.

For the year 2018, according to the US BEA, the U.S. GDP landed at $20.9 trillion for the first time in history being above $20 trillion for the year. The increase over last year’s record high is the largest in history. The U.S. GDP increased by more than $1 trillion for the first time in history!

Along with this, President Trump has managed to keep the debt to GDP ratio from increasing since he became President…

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Biden’s Attack On ‘White Man’s Culture’ Is A Mix Of Historical Illiteracy And Dishonesty – David Harsanyi
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During a recent struggle session over his role in the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Supreme Court hearings of 1991, prospective presidential candidate Joe Biden declared that the United States had a centuries-old embedded cultural problem with permissive violence against women.

“It’s an English jurisprudential culture,” Biden explained this week, “a white man’s culture. It’s got to change.”

“English jurisprudential culture” is, of course, the foundation of American governance and our Constitutional rights. It’s unlikely any culture in history has brought more freedom and prosperity to more of humankind…

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Texas AG Pax­ton Opens Inves­ti­ga­tion Into San Anto­nio Ban­ning Chick-fil-A; Asks U.S. Trans­porta­tion Sec­re­tary Chao To Do Likewise – Attorney General Of Texas

Attorney General Ken Paxton today sent a letter to the mayor and council members for the City of San Antonio, informing them he is opening an investigation surrounding the city’s decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from a concession contract that City staff recommended.

By separate letter, he also requested that Secretary Elaine Chao of the United States Department of Transportation open an investigation into the city of San Antonio’s potential violation of federal law and Transportation Department regulations when the city banned Chick-fil-A from operating a restaurant in the San Antonio International Airport based on the company’s religious beliefs.

Last Thursday, the San Antonio city council voted to remove Chick-fil-A from a new airport concessionaire contract, citing Chick-fil-A owners’ religious beliefs.

“The City of San Antonio’s decision to exclude a respected vendor based on the religious beliefs associated with that company and its owners is the opposite of tolerance,” Attorney General Paxton said…

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Three Texas Anti-Abortion Bills Pass Committees, Gain Momentum In Senate – Texas Tribune
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A Senate panel approved a controversial abortion bill Wednesday regarding the rare cases of infants who survive the procedure. It’s one of three anti-abortion bills that Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has listed among his priorities. All three have been approved by committees and sent to the full Senate.

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee approved the infant protection bill with a 6 to 2 vote. Senate Bill 23, filed by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, the committee chair, gives teeth to an already existing statute that grants legal protections to children born after a failed abortion attempt.

Doctors who fail to provide appropriate medical treatment would be charged with a third-degree felony and have to pay a fine of at least $100,000…

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Michigan Substitute Teacher Accidentally Shows Middle Schoolers Porn – Daily Caller

A Michigan substitute teacher showed a room full of middle schoolers a pornography video for at least 30 seconds before the teacher was able to turn it off.

The unidentified teacher at O.L. Smith Middle School in Dearborn was attempting to play footage about the Lewis and Clark expedition to the seventh grade class on March 13 when porn played instead, according to Fox2.

“This event was a very unfortunate and rare occurrence. Our district has a very powerful and proven filtering software to prevent this type of event from happening. Each day thousands of students log on to the internet throughout the district without incident,” the principal, Zeina Jebril, wrote in a letter to parents.

Jebril said there was an ongoing investigation to find out what exactly happened and to make sure it never happened again. David Mustonen, a spokesperson for the school, said the sub was unaware the video was there and blamed the video being shown on a technological glitch…

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Report: Beijing Open To “Major Concessions” On Technology Transfers, Cloud Computing – Zero Hedge
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President Trump can still hammer crude prices lower with a tweet, but unfortunately for Larry Kudlow and Steven Mnuchin, optimistic trade headlines just don’t pack the same market “oomph” that they once did.

Proof of this arrived Thursday morning, when a pair of ostensibly bullish stories from Reuters and WSJ failed to revive the market’s appetite for risk, even as anonymous U.S. officials teased what they heralded as a “major concession” from Beijing on forced technology transfers, and a top Chinese official told a group of American tech CEOs about a proposal to lift restrictions on foreign cloud-computing companies.

First came the Reuters report that claimed the Chinese were “talking about forced technology transfers in a way they’ve never wanted to talk about it before.”…

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Speech Nazis At Twitter Considering Creation Of Special Label For Trump Tweets That “Violate Rules” – Breitbart

Twitter is reportedly considering adding special labels to President Trump’s tweets if it decides they “violate” the site’s rules.

CNN reports that Twitter is considering adding labels to the President’s tweets that it judges to violate the site’s rules, indicating that the tweets were going to remain on the platform because they are considered to be in the public interest. During an interview with the Washington Post, Twitter’s head of legal, policy and trust, Vijaya Gadde, revealed the company’s plan.

Twitter is reportedly attempting to maintain the website’s standards while giving context to tweets from politicians and public figures which may violate the websites rules but add to public debate.

Gadde was asked whether Twitter’s current approach to the president’s tweets means that he receives total immunity to say what he wishes on the platform. Gadde responded by saying that the platform wants to find a way to acknowledge that some tweets break the sites community standards but keep them on the platform if they are newsworthy…

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CBP Commissioner: U.S. Has Hit “Breaking Point” At Southern Border – New York Post
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The United States has reached the “breaking point” at the southern border as record numbers of migrants overwhelm the system, the head of Customs and Border Protection warned Wednesday.

“That breaking point has arrived this week at our border,” Kevin McAleenan told reporters at the border in Texas.

“CBP is facing an unprecedented humanitarian and border- security crisis all along our southwest border, and nowhere has that crisis manifested more acutely than here in El Paso,” he said, not far from a makeshift holding pen where US agents have been processing hundreds of parents and kids…

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Here’s The Conservative Plan To Improve Health Care – Doug Badger

A proposal to repeal Obamacare entitlements and replace them with grants to states would reduce premiums for individual coverage by as much as 32 percent, according to an analysis by the Center for Health and Economy.

The Health Care Choices Proposal also would modestly reduce the deficit, increase the number of people with private health insurance, and cut Medicaid spending, according to Center for Health and Economy.

The proposal, the product of national and state think tanks, policy analysts, and others in the conservative community, embarks on a new path to empower consumers and return authority to the states to provide people with better and more affordable health coverage options.

The Center for Health and Economy developed the study, at the commissioning of The Heritage Foundation, by applying its independent model to the published Health Care Choices Proposal…

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Devin Nunes Sending Criminal Referral To DOJ Over Spygate: ‘Time To Go On Offense’ – Breitbart
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House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) is planning to send a criminal referral next week to the Justice Department that will detail “multiple referrals on a number of different crimes,” including leaking classified information, as part of his investigation into misconduct at the Justice Department and the FBI.

“As of now, it’ll be one criminal referral but with multiple referrals on a number of different crimes,” he told Breitbart News on Wednesday in an exclusive interview. “We will have some leakers in there for sure.”

“We knew this was a joke from the beginning, and I’ve said as much for a long time. Basically from the time our report came out, which has been a year…

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Sharia Justice Update: New Laws Adopted By Brunei Include Stoning Homosexuals And Adulterers To Death, And Amputating The Limbs Of Thieves – Daily Mail

Brunei could start whipping or stoning gay people to death next week when strict new laws are introduced, human rights groups have warned. The tiny oil-rich nation already implements Sharia laws, with homosexuality punishable with up to ten years in prison.

But from the start of next month the government plans to amend the penal code to mean LGBT people and adulterers could be stoned to death, with thieves facing having hands or feet amputated.

Amnesty International today slammed the plans, describing the Islamic criminal laws for gay sex and theft as ‘vicious’.

Brunei was the first East Asian country to introduce Islamic criminal law in 2014 when it announced the first of three stages of legal changes that included fines or jail for offences like pregnancy outside marriage or failing to pray on Friday.

Previously, homosexuality was illegal in Brunei and punishable by up to ten years imprisonment…

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Prime Minister May Pledges To Step Down If Parliament Backs Brexit Deal – Daily Mail
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Theresa May sensationally promised to quit Downing Street in return for Tory Brexiteer rebels passing her deal tonight as she admitted her time as Prime Minister was almost over.

Mrs May made her final gamble to try and get the Brexit deal across the line by promising to leave No 10 if Tory Brexiteer rebels finally back down.

No 10 sources said the Prime Minister would resign once Britain was outside the EU – due to be May 22 if the deal gets agreed by MPs later this week. She had previously only said she would go before the 2022 election.

It is deeply unclear what Mrs May will do if her deal fails a third time and No 10 sources said it would be a ‘whole different ball game’…

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Chicago Police Union Calls For Federal Investigation Into State’s Attorney Foxx’s Handling Of Smollett Case – WFLD

The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), which represents 8,000 Chicago cops, sent a letter to John Lausch, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, asking for a federal investigation into how Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx handled the Jussie Smollett case.

Before charges were even filed against Smollett, Foxx recused herself from prosecuting the case, but wouldn’t say why.

Last week, the Tribune obtained emails showing that while police were still in the middle of their investigation into the alleged hate crime, Foxx was contacted by a politically-connected attorney friendly with Smollett’s family, saying they had “concerns about the investigation.”

Foxx then asked Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to end the police investigation and turn it over to the FBI, which never happened. The union believes Foxx may have broken the law when she tried to take the case away from Chicago police…

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Male Inmate Sucker-Punches Female Public Defender In The Head During Florida Court Hearing – Fox News
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A Florida public defender was taken to the hospital after an inmate approached her from behind and punched her in the head during a bond hearing at the Broward County courthouse on Wednesday.

Assistant public defender Julie Chase was standing next to a female when William Green – who was in court for one count of touch or strike battery – walked up to the attorney from behind and punched her in the head, WSVN reported.

A video showed Chase falling to the floor next to the courtroom podium after Green swung his left fist. Courtroom bailiffs rushed in and appeared to tackle the inmate to the ground as Chase got up and walked away from the scene…

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Man Faked His Kidnapping To Avoid Paying A $50,000 Super Bowl Bet – Breitbart

Police in New York claim that a man arranged his own kidnapping as a means to avoid paying off on a $50,000 Super Bowl bet.

The New York State Police report that when North Tonawanda resident Robert Brandel was found in a parking lot north of Buffalo, he told them that he had been kidnapped by two men from his Super Bowl squares betting pool. Brandel said they robbed him of $16,000 and left him tied up in a van for two days, CBS News reported.

Police found Brandel in Newfane, New York, on February 27 laying in the back of his truck with a rope around his neck and duct tape wrapped around his hands and ankles.

But an investigation reportedly found that Brandel put in several fake names in a Super Bowl squares game imagining that he would win and rake in the cash. Instead, he lost and owes the pool $50,000.

Instead of getting out of his betting debt, police arrested him and charged him with filing a false police report and fraud…

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Red Bernie Hires Illegal Alien As Press Secretary – Washington Examiner
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Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new deputy national press secretary likely won’t be eligible to vote in the 2020 election due to what she says is her status as an undocumented immigrant.

The hiring of Belen Sisa, an Arizona leftist activist, was announced Wednesday evening. Sisa, who says she was brought to this country illegally from Argentina by her parents at age six, is currently protected from deportation under President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.

Despite her immigration status, Sisa has remained active in liberal politics over the years. In 2016, she worked as a page to the Arizona delegation at the Democratic National Convention and in Latino outreach for Sanders’ 2016 campaign…

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Left-Wing Terrorist Who Punched Conservative Activist In The Face Is Finally Arrested – Campus Reform

UC-Berkeley said Friday that it has arrested the suspect in the recent violent attack against a conservative on campus.

The school identified the suspect as Zachary Greenberg. This is the first time that UC-Berkeley has publicly named the suspect who on Feb. 19 was caught on video punching Hayden Williams, a conservative and employee of Campus Reform’s parent organization, in the face. At the time, Williams was helping conservative groups recruit new members.

“Today, an Alameda County Superior Court Judge issued a warrant for the arrest of the suspect in the matter involving a February 19 assault on Sproul Plaza. Zachary Greenberg was arrested by the University of California Police Department (UCPD) on the warrant and booked into jail at 1 p.m.

UCPD will formally present the case to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for consideration of the filing of criminal charges. Once the matter is presented and reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office, additional information will be made available…

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U.S. Airstrike Kills 26 More Al-Shabaab Terrorists In Somalia – The Hill
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The U.S. military said Friday it killed 26 fighters from Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab a day earlier in an airstrike in Somalia.

U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in a statement that the Thursday airstrike targeted the fighters in the Hiran region, where the U.S. military also conducted a pair of strikes earlier this week that killed 55.

This is the U.S. military’s 24th airstrike in Somalia so far this year.

The announcement follows a trio of deadly car bomb explosions Thursday night in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. At least 30 people were killed and dozens more injured in the attack, which has been claimed by al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda affiliate…

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Virginia Democrats Elect Their First Islamist Anti-Semite – Daniel Greenfield

While Virginia Democrats were debating whether to oust Governor Northam for wearing blackface, Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax over alleged rape and Attorney General Mark Herring for also wearing blackface, a much more blatant example of contemporary bigotry by a Virginia Democrat had come to light.

It received virtually no coverage by the media.

Ibraheem Samirah, running in a special election for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, had his social media history exposed. Aside from the usual rants about Israel, Samirah had posted that the Jews had stolen his grandfather’s land and “washed off as the Promised Land for Jews only (using the Torah and Zionist ideology, a 3000 yo religious book and a 100 yo Jew-only philosophy.)”

Samirah’s hatred for Israel wasn’t news. The Jordanian Muslim BDS activist had co-founded a chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace (a misnamed pro-terrorist hate group…

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De Blasio And ‘Co-Mayor’ Wife Have Wasted $1.8 Billion Of Taxpayer Money – New York Post
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Who’s got a billion to burn? Well, Bill de Blasio for sure. But also mayoral spouse Chirlane McCray, who has just been revealed as a world-class boondoggler in her own right.

Hey, the family that preys together stays together, right? And it’s only (your) money – even if it is quite a lot of it.

McCray is the proprietress of ThriveNYC, a mental-health-related something-or-other created four-plus years ago to give a little heft to the conceit that Bill and Chirlane were elected as co-mayors – which is nonsense on stilts.

That is, once upon a time, first spouses were content to pretend to be in charge of prettifying highways and things…

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Alleged Threats, Bribes, Prostitutes: Growing Scandal Threatens To Bring Down Canada’s Trudeau – Breitbart

Former Canadian Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould gave a bombshell testimony accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other officials of “veiled threats” to force her to drop a case for political purposes.

Ms Wilson-Raybould gave testimony before the Canadian House of Commons justice committee for several hours on Wednesday, speaking out against members of staff and Prime Minister Trudeau attempting to interfere with an investigation into the SNC-Lavalin corporation, The Globe and Mail reports.

Accusations that the prime minister and the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) interfered with the SNC-Lavalin investigation first emerged on February 7th.

The engineering company, which is based in Quebec, was accused of engaging in bribery in Libya in efforts to secure lucrative contracts in the country. Since the accusations were made public, further allegations have revealed that the corporation may also have gone as far as paying for prostitutes for Saadi Gadhafi…

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Israel’s AG To Indict Benjamin Netanyahu For Bribery, Fraud, And Breach Of Trust – Bloomberg
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was notified Thursday that the attorney general plans to put him on trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, following a two-year investigation that has galvanized a serious election challenge and could speed the end of his political career.

The draft indictment, while expected, sent tremors through Israel’s political landscape, coming just 40 days before what’s shaping up to be a closely fought election. It’s the first time a sitting Israeli leader has ever come so near to criminal charges.

Before any indictment is filed, Netanyahu is entitled to a hearing to present his side of the story and try to change Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit’s mind, a process that could take months…

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Green New Deal? Biggest U.S. City To Go ‘100 Percent Renewable’ Lost Millions On Solar, Wind Contracts – Daily Caller

As Congress debates the Green New Deal resolution to transition the U.S. economy to “net-zero” greenhouse gas emissions, a Texas town struggles under the growing financial burden of going green.

Georgetown has spent $30 million since it began its transition to 100 percent renewable energy in 2016, and, now, city officials are lashing out at local reporters and a conservative think tank for scrutinizing the cost to taxpayers.

“The entire 100 percent renewable claim is misleading,” Bill Peacock, vice president of research conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF), told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

TPPF has been holding public hearings with angry Georgetown residents since last fall. The group also called out the city’s renewable energy claim that it runs solely on renewable power…

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Republican Group Files FEC Complaint Alleging Alexandria Occasional-Cortex’s Campaign Team Illegally Funneled Thousands Of Dollars To Her Boyfriend Through An Allied PAC – Daily Mail
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A conservative non-profit has filed a Federal Elections Commission complaint against Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, alleging the freshman congresswoman’s campaign team illegally funneled thousands of dollars to her boyfriend through an allied political action committee.

Lawyers for the Coolidge Reagan Foundation asked the FEC to review the matter on Wednesday after questions about AOC’s campaign finance activities were raised earlier this month.

On February 20, GOP political consultant Luke Thompson unveiled screenshots of FEC records via his Medium page showing the congresswoman’s campaign paid $6,191.32 to Brand New Congress LLC, a progressive PAC and consulting firm that hired Cortez’s boyfriend, Riley Roberts, as a marketing consultant during the fall of 2017 not long after Cortez’s campaign began…

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Teacher Brittany Zamora Had Sex With Boy In Classroom While Other Student Watched – Arixona Republic

An alleged illicit sexual relationship between a Goodyear teacher and her 13-year-old student started with a message on a school app.

Las Brisas Academy elementary teacher Brittany Zamora asked her sixth-grade students to message her on an online instruction app called Class Craft because she was going to be bored at school one day.

But police say a message from one male student quickly turned into flirting and then evolved into a sexual relationship between the then-27-year-old and her barely teenage pupil.

Records obtained by The Arizona Republic provide additional detail about Zamora’s alleged sexual misconduct with the student. Video, police interviews and Zamora’s arrest captured on body-worn cameras describe how Zamora and the boy had sex multiple times in her car and classroom – once with another male student in the room.

The two even sexually touched each other while oblivious students watched a video, records show…

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Woman Claims Planned Parenthood Doctor Said They’d ‘Break The Baby’s Neck’ If Born Alive – Daily Wire
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In the wake of New York’s late-term abortion laws and the Democratic Party’s refusal to protect babies born alive in a botched abortion, pro-life advocacy groups have been working around the clock to inform the public that babies are indeed at risk of being murdered in full-view on an abortionist’s operating table.

A recent video from Pro-Life Action Ministries features a woman admitting to having an abortion doctor promising to “break the baby’s neck” if she were to have a botched abortion.

According to LifeNews, the woman was 22 weeks pregnant at the time she visited a Planned Parenthood in 2017, saying she chose to keep her baby after it survived an injection of digoxin designed to stop the heart…

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‘Sometimes You Have To Walk’: Trump Scraps North Korea Summit Deal – Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had walked away from a nuclear deal at his summit with Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Thursday because of unacceptable demands from the North Korean leader to lift punishing U.S.-led sanctions.

Trump said two days of talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi had made good progress in building relations and on the key issue of denuclearization, but it was important not to rush into a bad deal.

“It was all about the sanctions,” Trump said at a news conference after the talks were cut short. “Basically, they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn’t do that.”

The United Nations and the United States ratcheted up sanctions on North Korea when the reclusive state undertook a series of nuclear and ballistic missile tests in 2017, cutting off its main sources hard cash.

Trump and Kim cut short their talks, skipping a planned working…

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Twitter Legal Warns Michelle Malkin That Her Mohammed Cartoon Tweet Violates “Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws”, Which Are Punishable By Prison Or Death – Gateway Pundit
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Twitter legal sent conservative firebrand Michelle Malkin a warning last week that her Mohammed cartoon tweet violated Pakistan’s “blasphemy laws.”

The specific blasphemy laws Michelle Malkin violated are punishable by life imprisonment or death and Twitter happily delivered the death threat to her.

“I’ve been #SiliconValleySharia -ed. Here’s the notice Twitter’s legal dept sent me last week, warning me to get legal counsel because anti-blasphemy Muslim zealots complained that my Mohammed Cartoons tweet violates Pakistan’s laws,” Malkin said in a tweet on Wednesday with a screenshot of the warning.

Michelle Malkin then stated that she responded to Twitter’s legal team seeking answers…

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Johnny Manziel Banned From Canadian Football League – Chicago Tribune

The Canadian Football League ended its relationship with Johnny Manziel on Wednesday, with the league saying the quarterback “contravened the agreement which made him eligible to play in the league.”

The Montreal Alouettes released Manziel, 26, and the CFL told its teams it would not approve another contract for the embattled quarterback.

“We are disappointed by this turn of events. Johnny was provided a great deal of support by our organization, in collaboration with the CFL, but he has been unable to abide by the terms of his agreement,” Alouettes general manager Kavis Reed said in a statement. “We worked with the league and presented alternatives to Johnny, who was unwilling to proceed.”

The CFL’s move again leaves Manziel with an uncertain football future. The Cleveland Browns selected the former Heisman Trophy winner with the 22nd pick in the 2014 NFL draft. He started eight games in two years, but his play was inconsistent…

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James O’Keefe Exposes Facebook Targeting Conservatives Via New Facebook Whistleblower – Right Scoop
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James O’Keefe has done it again. A Facebook insider has come forward to O’Keefe as a whistleblower and reveals how Facebook is actively targeting conservatives.

In the video, this Facebook whistleblower reveals that there’s a ‘deboosting’ algorithm that’s been applied to conservative sites on Facebook. She even provides the documentation to prove it and says she’s seen this applied to conservative pages that belong to The Daily Caller, Steven Crowder, and Mike Cernovich.

Crowder has had a heck of a time with both Youtube and Facebook in the past. Now we know why.

Of course, O’Keefe caught up with the author of the deboosting algorithm and he was not interested in talking…

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Woman Who Assaulted MAGA Hat-Wearing Kid Turns Out To Be An Illegal Alien; Is Arrested By ICE Agents – Howie Carr

The woman who assaulted a Falmouth man last Monday at a Mexican restaurant over his red “Make America Great Again” hat is in the country illegally and was arrested Tuesday morning by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Falmouth police arrested Rosiane V. Santos, 41, on Feb. 15 after she allegedly assaulted Bryton Turner, 23, of Mashpee, who was wearing a MAGA hat

“The minute I walked in and sat down, the woman [Santos] said something to me, she said, ‘What does your hat say, what does your hat say,’ and I showed her, ” Turner said on the Howie Carr Show on Friday.

“She goes, ‘Why would you wear that here?’,” he said. “And I said, it’s America and I can wear this hat wherever I want.”

Turner said Santos told the bartender to poison his drink.

Falmouth police officers responded after the bartender called 911 and arrested Santos…

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YouTube Deplatforms Retired Navy SEAL Who Exposed Tribal Elder Nathan Phillips’ Stolen Valor – PJ Media
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YouTube last week deplatformed a YouTube channel that specialized in exposing Stolen Valor cases. “Stolen Valor,” of course, refers to cases where dishonorable pretenders are caught making fraudulent claims of military honors they didn’t earn.

Retired Navy Seal Don Shipley has made it his life’s mission to expose these shameless charlatans. His channel had 232,806 subscribers at the time it was taken down and had been in operation since around 2008.

He told PJ Media that he thinks his channel was taken down because he had “outed Nathan Phillips,” who had “masqueraded as a Vietnam vet.” Shipley confirmed that he’d been “booted off YouTube” in a post on his “Extreme SEAL Adventures” Facebook page on February 21…

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9th Circuit Gets Another Trump-Picked Judge, After White House Bypasses Consultation With DemoNazis – Fox News

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Trump’s nominee to be a judge on the liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a party-line vote – and, in a historic snub, the White House ignored the input of the judge’s two Democratic home-state senators in the process.

The aggressive and unprecedented move to bypass the traditional “blue slip” consultation process and plow ahead with the confirmation comes as the Trump administration seeks to systematically erode left-wing dominance on the key appellate court, which Trump has called “disgraceful” and politically biased.

With a sprawling purview representing nine Western states, the appellate court has long been a thorn in the side of the Trump White House, with rulings against his travel ban policy and limits on funding to “sanctuary cities.”

A lawsuit is currently pending before the 9th Circuit concerning Trump’s emergency declaration over border security…

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Pakistan Shoots Down Two Indian Air Force Jets Amid Escalating Tensions – Weekly Standard
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Pakistan today said it shot down two Indian jets and captured pilots as rising tensions threatened to ignite a new military conflict between the rival nuclear powers. Islamabad said the Indian Air Force planes had crossed the boundary between the two nations in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

Two pilots from one of the planes were said to have been captured. One bloodied airman was seen on video being arrested by Pakistani troops in a clip shared on social media. Pakistan’s civil aviation authority subsequently shut its airspace to all commercial flights.

Today’s developments came a day after India launched a pre-dawn air strike on what it claimed was a terrorist training camp in Balakot, in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir…

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Judge Rules Male-Only Draft Unconstitutional Now That Women Are In Combat Roles – Circa

A federal judge in Texas has ruled the male-only requirement for draft registration unconstitutional now that women are allowed to have combat roles.

Judge Gray Miller of the Southern District of Texas made the landmark decision on Feb. 22, ruling in favor of the the National Coalition of Men, Anthony Davis and James Lesmeister, the plaintiffs who brought the case to the court in 2017. Miller’s decision hinged on the Department of Defense’s policy change allowing women in combat roles in 2015.

“While historical restrictions on women in the military may have justified past discrimination, men and women are now ‘similarly situated for purposes of a draft or registration for a draft,'” wrote Miller, citing Rostker v. Goldberg, a 1981 Supreme Court case that upheld the male-only draft.

Current law requires all men ages 18 to 25 to register with the Selective Service System, which documents the records of those who would be eligible for a potential draft…

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R. Kelly’s Attorney Says All His Accusers Are Lying After The Singer Is Cuffed By Police And Booked On Ten Counts Of Sex Abuse Involving Underage Girls – Daily Mail

R Kelly is scheduled to appear in court for a bail hearing on Saturday morning after having been indicted and booked on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse.

The R&B singer, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, surrendered on Friday night at the 1st District Chicago police station, hours after the Cook County State’s Attorney office issued a no bail warrant for his arrest.

In a booking photo released by the Chicago Police Department early Saturday, Kelly can be seen wearing a basic black hooded sweatshirt and an exhausted expression.

Kelly arrived at the station in a large black van with tinted windows at around 8pm CST. He exited the vehicle wearing a puffy blue coat, entered the station house, was handcuffed and led away.

The 52-year-old did not respond as reporters shouted questions, including ‘Are you innocent?’ and ‘How do you explain the video?’…

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Off A Cliff: Democratic Virginia Scandals Evaporate From ABC, CBS, NBC – NewBusters
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Despite the fact that there has been no resolution to any of the scandals surrounding the three Democrats who sit atop Virginia’s government, ABC, CBS and NBC have essentially dropped the stories from their flagship newscasts.

From February 1-7, ABC, CBS, and NBC combined for 116 minutes and 19 seconds and then 96 minutes and 12 seconds from February 8-14 on scandals involving Governor Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, and A.G. Mark Herring.

Since then, however, there have only been an additional eight minutes and eight seconds devoted to the Virginia officeholders between two newscasts (the February 15 CBS This Morning and the February 19 Good Morning America)…

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Teen Jailed After Calling 911 On Himself To Demand His Own Arrest For Getting Drunk At Home – ABC News

Police in Van Buren, Arkansas are still scratching their heads over one of the most unusual arrests they said they have made in years. On Thursday night, police received a call from an 18-year-old reporting underage drinking in his home – by him.

“Basically he, I guess, was intoxicated and called our office and said he was underage and drinking and he wanted to go to jail,” Van Buren Police Department Sergeant Jonathan Wear told ABC News in a telephone interview.

“At first the [responding] officers were a little confused,” he said. “They went to make contact and when they went to the house this guy – he actually came out of the apartment with his hands up. At that time, the officers didn’t know it was him who called – they thought it was a neighbor. The officers asked what was going on and he admitted to calling.”

“The officers wanted to give him a chance so they said, you know, ‘Look, just stay in your apartment and don’t drink, and you can go back into your house,’…

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College Student Falsely Accused Of Rape Settles Suit Against City Of Charleston, SC For $85,000 – Daily Wire
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A Charleston, SC college student just settled with the city for $85,000 after he was falsely accused of sexual assault.

In March 2014, the student, who is not being named, was arrested after a woman claimed he raped her after a date. WCSC reports she originally told her friends the sex was consensual, but changed her story after a discussion with her roommate.

“Court documents state the woman told friends about her date and consensual sex and only went to the police after being ‘guilted’ by her roommate. The suit claimed the investigator had evidence contradicting the woman’s statement and also lacked sufficient evidence to back up the claim,” WCSC reported…

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Inside The AGT Juggernaut: FBI/DOJ Coverup Of Clinton Foundation And Russian/China Related Crimes (Part 2) – Gateway Pundit

A 2016 DOJ criminal investigation was suppressed and buried by the DOJ/FBI that involved a major NY Democratic power broker, Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.

The investigation revolved around the illegal sale of U.S. technology that was ITAR/EAR controlled and U.S. State Department regulated. This included advanced intelligence systems, surveillance, thermal cameras, sensors, radar, C4I and cyber warfare systems that were sold to Russia and China in the years before the 2016 election.

The DOJ terminated its internal investigation despite clear and irrefutable evidence of criminal activity and hid it from the public!

This story begins with the Clintons and their Clinton Foundation. It includes Russia and China, and ends with another FBI/DOJ cover-up of Clinton crimes.

In our first post we discussed the Clinton Foundation and the Clintons’ efforts in assisting their friends’ business venture…

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President Trump To Use ‘Nuclear Option’ To Recover $2.5 Billion More From California’s Failed High-Speed Rail Project – Breitbart
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The Trump administration announced this week that it was canceling nearly $1 billion in grant money for California’s now-defunct high-speed rail project – and President Donald Trump is coming for the other $2.5 billion.

The $2.5 billion has already been spent – but California has failed to deliver the high-speed rail (on time, or at all) as promised. Therefore, the Trump administration argues, the state has to repay federal taxpayers.

The Los Angeles Times quoted Stanford law professor David Freeman Engstrom describing Trump’s effort as a “nuclear option.” The practice of recovering money after a breach of contract, while common in the private sector, was virtually unheard of in government, he explained…

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Trump Administration Bans Abortion Providers, Referrals From Family Planning Program – The Hill

Family planning clinics that provide abortions or refer patients for abortions will not be eligible for certain federal funds under a new rule finalized by the Trump administration Friday.

Under the rule, women’s health clinics must be “physically and financially” separate from abortion providers to be eligible for Title X Family Planning grants, which fund organizations providing reproductive health services to low-income women.

Clinics will also not be allowed to refer women to other facilities for abortions, or promote or support abortion as a method of family planning.

The long-awaited changes to the Title X program had been pushed by conservatives and anti-abortion groups as a way to partially defund Planned Parenthood, which serves about 40 percent of Title X patients.

While not all Planned Parenthood clinics provide abortions, some do, and those clinics would become ineligible under the rule…

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New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged With Soliciting Prostitution In Human Trafficking Probe – CNBC
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Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, has been charged with soliciting prostitution at a spa in Florida, where surveillance video showed him receiving sexual services, police said Friday.

The 77-year-old Kraft is among more than two dozen people accused in a police sting as part of a human trafficking probe, according to authorities in Jupiter, Florida.

“He is one of the individuals. That would be Mr. Robert Kraft,” Police Chief Daniel Kerr said at a press conference.

“He is being charged with the same offense as the others, and that is soliciting another to commit prostitution.”…

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The Greatest Constitutional Crisis Since The Civil War – Conrad Black

The most immense and dangerous public scandal in American history is finally cracking open like a ripe pomegranate.

The broad swath of the Trump-hating media that has participated in what has amounted to an unconstitutional attempt to overthrow the government are reduced to reporting the events and revelations of the scandal in which they have been complicit, in a po-faced ho-hum manner to impart to the misinformed public that this is as routine as stock market fluctuations or the burning of an American flag in Tehran.

For more than two years, the United States and the world have had two competing narratives: that an elected president of the United States was a Russian agent whom the Kremlin helped elect; and its rival narrative that senior officials of the Justice Department, FBI, CIA, and other national intelligence organizations had repeatedly lied under oath, misinformed federal officials, and meddled in partisan political matters illegally…

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30-Foot High Border Wall Begins Construction In California – Daily Caller
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Several days after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, construction began on the fifth border wall project of his administration.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday that work has started on replacing 14 miles of a steel-mesh fence along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego, The Associated Press reported. The fence is being replaced with 30-foot high steel bollards. It is actually the second layer of barrier to be put up in the area, with the first layer nearly complete.

SLSCO Ltd., a company located in Galveston, Texas, scored the $101 million contract in December 2018. The Trump administration has already awarded around $1 billion in contracts to cover 97 miles of the southern border…

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Colorado House Sends National Popular Vote Bill To Leftist Governor’s Desk – KMGH

The bill that would have Colorado award its electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote for president is headed to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk after it passed its final House vote Thursday morning.

HB19-042 , the National Popular Vote bill, passed the House in a 34-29 vote, with six Democrats voting against the measure. Zero Republicans supported the bill in the Senate or the House as it passed both chambers.

If Gov. Polis signs the bill, Colorado would join 11 other states and Washington, D.C. in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would go into effect if states that have 270 electoral votes all join the compact.

If Polis signs the bill, it would add Colorado’s nine electoral votes to the 172 votes from states that are already members of the compact . The new governor indicated previously he would sign the bill if it reached his desk…

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Giant “Nightmare Bee” That Was Once Thought To Be Extinct Is Discovered Alive – WIVB
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The world’s largest bee is a big, black wasp-like insect as long as an adult’s thumb, and it was extinct – or so scientists thought. The massive bee was rediscovered alive in Indonesia last month, decades after it was last seen.

Wallace’s Giant Bee was named after discoverer Alfred Russell Wallace, who found the massive species in 1958. The last time a specimen was spotted was 1981. In January 2019, a group retraced Wallace’s steps and journeyed to Indonesia to see if they could find the bee. Their long trek paid off.

Natural history and conservation photographer Clay Bolt described the team’s five-day search for Global Wildlife Conservation…

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Winning: U.S. Oil Output Hits 12 Million Barrel-A-Day Milestone Way Ahead Of Schedule – Daily Caller

U.S. crude oil production hit 12 million barrels per day in mid-February, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest report.

EIA’s weekly petroleum report, for the week ending Feb. 15, showed crude output jump more than 1.7 million barrels per day compared to the same time in 2018 – from roughly 10.3 million barrels per day to 12 million barrels per day.

“U.S. oil and natural gas production is breaking every record in the book, which helps families and businesses and our national security across the board,” Dan Kish, a distinguished senior fellow at the Institute for Energy research, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Indeed, drillers continue to beat analysts’ expectations. For example, EIA’s November 2018 energy forecast didn’t see oil output hitting 12 million barrels per day until mid-2019. The month before, EIA didn’t see the U.S. hitting that milestone until the fourth quarter of 2019.

EIA didn’t forecast the U.S. hitting 12 million barrels per day until 2020 or later in its January 2018 estimate…

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Sanctuary State Update: Illegal Alien Deported Three Times Killed After Shooting At Sheriff’s Deputy – Gateway Pundit
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Javier Hernandez-Morales, 43, a Mexican national thrice-deported from the U.S. who was shot to death by Napa County sheriff’s Deputy Riley Jarecki after he fired at the deputy during a traffic stop Sunday night, was protected from further deportations by California’s sanctuary laws which blocked the federal government from detaining him on four separate occasions in recent years when he was arrested there according to a statement issued Thursday by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement).

The Napa County Sheriff’s Office released a video Wednesday of the shooting which shows Hernandez-Morales pulling a handgun on the deputy and firing at her as she spoke to him on the driver’s side…

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SpaceX Rocket Launches First Private Moon Lander For Israel – Space

Israel’s first space mission is on its way to the moon!

A used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched an Israeli moon lander along with an Indonesian communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida tonight (Feb. 21).

After deploying its two payloads into orbit, the Falcon 9’s first stage returned to Earth and aced a landing (the third for this booster) on SpaceX’s drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You,” which was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

Liftoff occurred at 8:45 p.m. EST (0145 Feb. 22 GMT) just as the moon rose above the horizon here.

Although the primary payload for this mission was Indonesia’s satellite, named Nusantara Satu, the tiny moon lander that hitched a ride with the satellite as a secondary payload stole the show today. It became not only the first Israeli spacecraft to venture beyond Earth’s orbit, but also the first-ever privately funded moon mission…

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Judge: Plea Deal In Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Case Was Illegal – Breitbart
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A U.S. District judge on Thursday ruled that federal prosecutors illegally signed a plea agreement with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and hid it from his more than two dozen underage victims.

“Epstein used paid employees to find and bring minor girls to him.,’’ wrote U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra of Palm Beach County. “Epstein worked in concert with others to obtain minors not only for his own sexual gratification, but also for the sexual gratification of others.’’

Epstein, now 66, reached a nonprosecution deal in 2008 with then-Miami U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta’s office to secretly end a federal sex abuse investigation involving at least 40 teenage girls that could have landed him behind bars for life…

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Leftist Asswipe Charged With Assault And Battery For Hitting MAGA Hat Off Stranger’s Head – Gateway Pundit

A Massachusetts woman has been charged with assault and battery after hitting a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat off of a stranger’s head at a Mexican restaurant. When asked why she did it, 41-year-old Rosaine Santos said that the man was a “motherf-cker” for supporting President Donald Trump.

According to the police report, as the woman was assaulting the victim she kept demanding that he should not be allowed to eat in a Mexican restaurant. The victim, Bryton Turner, posted two videos of the incident on Facebook. He wrote that he wasn’t going to press charges – but then she assaulted him again in front of four police officers.

“This is the problem – ignorant people like this. I’m just trying to sit here and eat a nice meal,” Turner says in one of the videos as Santos is assaulting him.

“I asked Rosaine why she was behaving badly in the manner and she stated that Bryton was a (expletive) for supporting Trump…

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Morons Torch A Statue Of General Lee, But It Turns Out To Be The Wrong General Lee – Right Scoop
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No, we’re not talking about the car from the famous show named the Dukes of Hazzard. We’re talking a statue in Dunn, North Carolina of General William C. Lee, the father of the United States Army Airborne from World War II. Idiots mistook it for General Robert E. Lee from the Civil War and vandalized it by setting it on fire.

Here’s more from CBS 17:

The controversy surrounding Confederate monuments has resulted in the vandalism of statues across the South.

“Never even thought it would affect us in any way at all,” said Mark Johnson, Curator of the General William C. Lee Airborne Museum in Dunn…

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The Greatest Scandal In The History Of Science – John Hinderaker

I have written many times about the unwarranted “adjustments” to measured past temperatures by government agencies, which serve to inflate the modest warming that has occurred in recent decades.

Organizations around the world (NOAA and NASA-GISS here in the U.S.) have done this over and over, usually surreptitiously. The Manhattan Contrarian shares my opinion that this misrepresentation of the historical record is the worst scandal in the history of science. The most recent instance comes from Australia:

For those new to this topic, the Greatest Scientific Fraud Of All Time is the systematic downward adjustment of early-year temperatures in order to create a fake enhanced warming trend, the better to bamboozle voters and politicians to go along with extreme measures to try to avert the impending “climate crisis.”

The latest news comes out of Australia, via the website of Joanne Nova…

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One Last Grift For Bernie Sanders – Kevin D. Williamson
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Bernie Sanders, the antique Brooklyn socialist who represents Vermont in the Senate, is not quite ready to retire to his lakeside dacha and so once again is running for the presidential nomination of a party to which he does not belong with an agenda about which he cannot be quite entirely honest.

Progressivism in 2019 is a funny critter, indeed.

Comrade Muppet puts on a good show, but if you want to know where his heart is, go to berniesanders.com, where you’ll find a Bernie Sanders swag store and a donations link and precious little about what the candidate thinks and believes.

Sanders has been around long enough to appreciate that Democratic presidential campaigns are made of rage and money, with ideas way back there somewhere near the caboose…

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Leftist Idiocy Update: $15 Minimum Wage Sparks A Jobs Recession In New York – Investor’s Business Daily

Economics 101: When Amazon pulled out of New York, the loss of 25,000 future jobs made headlines. What isn’t making headlines are the thousands of jobs being destroyed right now thanks to the city’s new $15 minimum wage.

Over the past four years, the minimum wage for New York City restaurants that employ more than 10 workers went from $10.50 an hour to $15. That’s a whopping 43% increase. Next year, every restaurant, big and small, will have to pay their workers at least $15 an hour.

A big victory for workers, right? That’s how it’s depicted by the “Fight for $15” crowd. And, yes, if you held a full-time minimum-wage job over those years, your gross income would have gone up by $9,360.

But those massive wage hikes come at a painful cost that backers refuse to acknowledge. They kill jobs. Just like they’re doing right now in New York City. In just the last three months of last year, 4,000 workers lost jobs at full-service restaurants, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show…

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Disney, Nestle Pull YouTube Ads After Viral Video Exposes ‘Pedophilia Ring’ – Daily Wire
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According to Bloomberg, the Walt Disney Co., Nestle, and “Fortnite” creator Epic Games, Inc. have “paused” their advertising spending on YouTube after a viral video report detailing an alleged “soft-core pedophilia ring” operating via the platform’s comments section.

An alarming 20-minute report posted by video blogger Matt Watson on his YouTube channel “MattsWhatItIs” Sunday purports to expose “a wormhole into a soft-core pedophilia ring on YouTube.”

“Over the past 48 hours I have discovered a wormhole into a soft-core pedophilia ring on Youtube,” Watson wrote in the description of the video, which has already racked up nearly 2 million views…

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Felony After Falsely Reporting ‘Hate Crime’ – Zero Hedge

Days after media leaks exposed him for allegedly faking a highly publicized hate crime that he said was explicitly carried out by Trump supporters near his apartment in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with filing a false report and disorderly conduct.

The charge came just hours after police confirmed that Smollett was a suspect in a criminal investigation, and that they were looking into whether Smollett may have paid two brothers who were initially questioned in the attack to fake the crime.

The two brothers worked on the show ‘Empire’, and were initially identified as suspects in the attack before they were released.

Smollett, who is black and openly gay, said he was walking home from Subway to his apartment in the 300 block of East North Water Street around 2 am last month when two men walked up to him, yelled racial and homophobic slurs, declared “This is MAGA country,” before they started beating him and then wrapped a noose around his neck…

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Ocasio-Cortez’s Boyfriend Troubles Reveal The Corruption At The Heart Of Her Campaign – PJ Media
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Last week, an enterprising conservative political consultant unearthed evidence that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) may have hired her boyfriend, Riley Roberts, to work in Congress.

This news actually unraveled a far bigger story of corruption, however. As it turns out, a political group helping Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign had already paid Roberts during the campaign – and those payments from that shady organization may be the reason Ocasio-Cortez is in Congress today.

On Wednesday, Luke Thompson, a podcast host and former staffer for the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), shared some damning research into Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign…

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Virginia Lieutenant Governor’s Second Rape Accuser Says She’s “Willing To Testify In Public” – Legal Insurrection

Meredith Watson, the second woman who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape, lashed at out the politician and those who have not called for a public hearing into the accusations in The Washington Post.

Watson has accused Fairfax of raping her in 2000 when both of them attended Duke University. She wrote that she came out in an effort to support Professor Vanessa Tyson, the first woman who accused Fairfax of sexual assault:

Despite the professed belief of numerous elected officials in Virginia and elsewhere that Vanessa Tyson, who says that Fairfax sexually assaulted her in 2004, and I have brought forward credible allegations, the Virginia General Assembly has not taken the simple and responsible step of arranging the thorough public hearing that we have sought.

This is how the culture of sexual assault, harassment and the disempowerment of women persists.

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Republican Congressmen Call For U.S. Designation Of Mexican Cartels As Terrorist Organizations – Breitbart
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U.S. Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX) and Dr. Mark Green (R-TN) drafted a letter that will be sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting specific Mexican cartel factions be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs).

The letter follows years of coverage by Breitbart News and calls from Border/Cartel Chronicles Director Brandon Darby for these specific cartel factions to be added to the terror list.

In a draft of the letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo obtained by Breitbart News, Congressmen Roy and Green wrote:

Numerous drug cartels employ terrorist tactics that clearly fit this definition…

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Uncovered FBI/DOJ Coverup Of Clinton Foundation And Russian/China Related Crimes (Part I) – Gateway Pundit

A 2016 DOJ criminal investigation was suppressed and buried by the DOJ/FBI that involved a major NY Democratic power broker, Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.

The investigation revolved around the illegal sale of controlled US Homeland Security technology to Russia and China in the years before the 2016 election. The DOJ terminated its internal investigation despite clear and irrefutable evidence of criminal activity and hid it from the public!

The Gateway Pundit will expose this scandal in a series of posts this week. Today is our initial report on this egregious scandal and coverup.

This story begins with the Clintons and their Clinton Foundation. It includes Russia and China, and ends with another FBI/DOJ cover-up of Clinton crimes. The FBI did such a good job covering this up, that it has not been reported – until today.

This story started before the 2016 Presidential election…

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Trump Effect: China Offers A Path To Eliminate U.S. Trade Imbalance, Sources Say – Bloomberg

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the U.S., in a move that would reconfigure the relationship between the world’s two largest economies, according to officials familiar with the negotiations.

By increasing goods imports from the U.S. by a combined value of more than $1 trillion over that period, China would seek to reduce its trade surplus – which last year stood at $323 billion – to zero by 2024, one of the people said. The officials asked not to be named as the discussions aren’t public.

The offer, made during talks in Beijing earlier this month, was met with skepticism by U.S. negotiators who nonetheless asked the Chinese to do even better, demanding that the imbalance be cleared in the next two years, the people said. Economists who’ve studied the trade relationship argue it would be hard to eliminate the gap, which they say is sustained in large part by U.S. demand for Chinese products.

U.S. stocks extended gains and the dollar rose following the news…

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Hispanic Approval Of Trump Surges To 50% As Employment Sets Record – CNS
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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Hispanic-Latino approval of President Donald Trump’s job performance jumped 19 points in the past month, hitting, hitting 50% in January.

In the national survey of adults (age 18 and up), conducted January 10-13, 2019, 50% of Latinos said they approve of Trump’s job performance, while 46% disapprove and 4% are unsure what they think. In December, only 31% voiced approval, while more than twice as many (64%) Hispanic-Latino adults said they disapproved of Trump’s performance.

On January 4, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released employment data showing that Hispanic-Latino employment set a new record high in December, while the unemployment rate for this cohort fell to its lowest level on record. As CNSNews.com reported at the time…

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Christian Woman Awarded $21.5 Million After Employer Fired Her For Refusing To Work On Sundays – Daily Wire

A federal jury in Florida awarded a Christian woman $21.5 million in punitive damages this week, declaring that her employer, the Conrad Hotel, unjustly fired her when she refused to work on Sundays because of her Christian faith.

“Marie Jean Pierre worked as a dishwasher at the Conrad from 2006 to 2016,” reports the Miami Herald. “The hotel knew about her involvement in the Soldiers of Christ Church that prevented her from working Sundays. But in 2015, her boss, kitchen manager George Colon, assigned her to work Sundays anyway.”

Though Pierre managed the new schedule by trading shifts with her fellow co-workers for several weeks, her employer demanded that she show up regardless. Pierre refused to compromise her faith and he fired her.

When the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued Pierre a “right to sue” notice, she filed suit against the Conrad Hotel, managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts, alleging she had been unjustly fired for her religious beliefs…

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President Trump And Kim Jong Un To Hold Second Summit In Late February – Zero Hedge
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After months of waffling about the prospects of another summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, the White House announced Friday afternoon that a meeting has finally been tentatively scheduled for late February, following a series of meetings involving North Korea’s chief negotiator that culminated in meeting the president at the Oval Office.

Following the announcement, the White House said that it has continued to make progress with North Korea, though sanctions will remain intact.

According to the Associated Press, Gen. Kim Yong Chol, the lead negotiator for North Korea and a former spy chief, met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Friday…

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A Federal Appeals Court Just Took A Big Swing At Planned Parenthood – Daily Caller

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction forbidding Texas from stripping Planned Parenthood of Medicaid funds Thursday, while stridently criticizing the abortion provider for its rhetoric and medical practices.

“Planned Parenthood’s reprehensible conduct, captured in undercover videos, proves that it is not a ‘qualified’ provider under the Medicaid Act, so we are confident we will ultimately prevail,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement after Thursday’s ruling.

The case arose after a pro-life group called the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood violating medical and ethical standards codified in federal law and state regulations. Texas terminated its Medicaid provider agreement with Planned Parenthood shortly thereafter, citing infractions documented in the videos.

In turn, Planned Parenthood asked a federal court to restore its Medicaid funding. Thursday’s ruling is especially striking for its numerous rebukes of Planned Parenthood…

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Trump And Pence Give Surprise Addresses At 46th Annual March For Life In Washington, DC- Washington Post
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President Trump and Vice President Pence surprised thousands of protesters demonstrating against abortion on the Mall in Washington by making unannounced speeches at Friday’s March for Life.

Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, strode onstage to the delighted cheers of a roaring crowd carrying antiabortion posters and banners. Then Pence concluded his remarks with a second surprise: Trump, who addressed the march by video feed last year, had again prepared videotaped remarks for the marchers.

“When we look into the eyes of a newborn child, we see the beauty and the human soul and the majesty of God’s creation. We know that every life has meaning,” Trump said in his video…

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Former Staffer Sues Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee For Firing Her After Rape Allegation – Roll Call

A former staffer for Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee claims in a new lawsuit that the Texas Democrat fired her after she planned to pursue legal action over an alleged rape by a former Congressional Black Caucus Foundation employee.

According to the court filings, the staffer alleges that Damien Jones, a former intern coordinator for the CBCF, raped her at his D.C.-area home in October 2015. The staffer, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, was a 19-year-old intern for the CBCF when the alleged assault happened.

The lawsuit, filed on Jan. 11, details that the staffer reported the rape to police and told two members of Congress: Democratic Rep. Terri A. Sewell of Alabama and Jackson Lee. She did not pursue legal action at the time of the alleged rape.

The complaint says that after she told Sewell – a distant relative of Jane Doe’s mother – Sewell called Jane Doe’s mother without her permission…

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Senator Ben Sasse Blasts Leftist Assclowns Kamala Harris And Mazie Hirono For Their Anti-Catholic Bigotry In Floor Speech – PJ Media
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Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse delivered a fiery speech on the floor of the Senate Wednesday, rebuking his colleagues who have tried in recent months to impose religious tests for nominees to the federal judiciary.

The junior senator from the Cornhusker State also introduced a resolution reaffirming the Constitution’s religious liberty protections.

“I want Senators to unanimously reaffirm our oath of office to a Constitution that rejects religious bigotry,” Sasse said. “It is useful to regularly remind ourselves that Americans are a First Amendment people. Each of the five freedoms in the First Amendment: speech, press, religion, assembly, protest, they define who we are.”…

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State Department Finds A Bunch Of Money, Recalls Furloughed Employees – Fox News

The State Department announced Thursday that it has found funding to recall most of its furloughed employees who have gone without pay since the start of the government shutdown last month.

In a statement posted on the State Department’s website, Deputy Under Secretary for Management Bill Todd said the government is making additional funding available to pay the salaries of employees and expects most employees to be back at work starting Jan. 22, with overseas workers starting back January 20.

“As a national security agency, it is imperative that the Department of State carries out its mission,” Todd said in his statement. “We are best positioned to do so with fully staffed embassies, consulates, and domestic offices.”

He added: “Recognizing the increasing hardship to employees caused by the ongoing lapse in appropriations, the Department is taking steps to make additional funds available to pay employee salaries.”…

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Drug Smugglers Bring 700 Lbs Of Cocaine Into U.S., Then Flee Into Mexico Across Border With No Physical Barrier – Washington Examiner
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Border Patrol agents said they confiscated more than 700 lbs. of cocaine on Thursday just miles from the Rio Grande river.

Border Patrol agents say that this particular portion of the border is especially high in illegal crossing, including by drug smugglers, due to a lack of physical infrastructure to act as a barrier on the border.

Customs and Border Protection said the suspects were seen loading “bundles of narcotics” into an off-road-style utility vehicle outside of Garciasville, a city in Texas up against the river. The suspects, apparently aware they had been seen, were able to “abruptly” drive the vehicle into the river and escape into Mexico, CBP said…

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Dipshit Injects Himself With His Own Semen To Treat Back Pain, Ends Up In Hospital – Circa

A 33-year-old man required medical treatment at a Dublin, Ireland, hospital after he repeatedly injected himself with his own semen in an unusual attempt to treat his lower-back pain.

The man, after injecting the semen in his arm, developed a subcutaneous abscess on his right arm, where he had been injecting himself on a monthly basis for a year and a half. A radiograph also revealed excess water under his skin.

An intravenous antimicrobial drip to treat the problems was started immediately. The man’s back pain improved during his hospital stay, but he opted to discharge himself (from the hospital) without allowing doctors to make an incision to drain the “local collection.”

The case was revealed in a report published by the Irish Medical Journal titled ‘Semenly’ Harmless Back Pain: An Unusual Presentation of a Subcutaneous Abscess. Dr. Lisa Dunne of Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Tallaght was the author of the report and concluded that this was the first case of “intravenous semen injection” found in medical literature…

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Dog Accidentally Runs Half-Marathon After Being Let Out For Pee, Finishes 7th – Sport Bible
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Imagine training for months and months for a gruelling, 13.5 mile marathon to be beaten by Ludivine, the two-and-a-half year old Bloodhound.

Well that’s what happened in the Elkmont Trackless Train Half Marathon in Canada, when a hound decided to join in the fun after being let out for a wee-wee. He crawled under the garden fence, ran towards the start-line and well, the rest is history.

Ludivine, who eventually finished seventh in the race, even stopped at the two-mile point to sniff a dead rabbit. It is also believed that the dog went off track on a number of occasions, including the moment he played with a herd of cows. THIS ACTUALLY HAPPENED. That didn’t stop him from securing a respectable position, though…

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Former Regional Director For Fake Hispanic Beto O’Rourke Accused Of Rape – Daily Wire

The man who acted as former Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s regional political director for O’Rourke’s Texas senatorial campaign against Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has been accused of rape by a former intern for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

As Buzzfeed News reports, the young woman was 19 when the alleged rape by Damien Jones, who served as the CBCF’s intern coordinator, occurred in 2015. The woman initially eschewed legal action against Jones, although she reported the alleged rape to police and others, including Rep. Terri Sewell, her former boss.

But later, while working for Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, the chair of the board of CBCF, the woman changed her mind and wanted to initiate legal action, according to Buzzfeed.

The woman says that in March 2018, she informed Jackson Lee’s chief of staff, Glenn Rushing, about the alleged rape and requested a meeting with Jackson Lee about it, but that never eventuated. She claims that several weeks after her request she was fired…

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Trump Tells Pelosi Her Trips Are Postponed Due To Shutdown Unless She Flies Commercial – Zero Hedge
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Just one day after Speaker Pelosi chose to exercise her right to not invite the President to give his “State of the Union” address, Trump has responded. In a letter to Nancy Pelosi, President Trump explains that he will be postponing her trip to various foreign countries due to the shutdown.

Dear Madame Speaker:

Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the Shutdown is over. In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate…

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Southern Poverty Law Center Slapped With Racketeering Suit Over ‘False Hate Group Designation’ – Law & Crime

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has filed a lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), claiming that SPLC operators Richard Cohen and Heidi Beirich have violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) by “falsely designating CIS as a hate group.”

CIS describes itself as “an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization” that “pursue[s[ a single mission – providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States.”

The SPLC, on the other hand, describes itself on its website as “dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.”…

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Trump Calls For Major Expansion Of U.S. Missile Defense – Washington Times
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President Trump called for a major buildup of U.S. missile defense systems Thursday, saying the nation faces increased threats from Iran, Russia, North Korea and China.

In an address at the Pentagon, Mr. Trump outlined six major changes to U.S. missile defense, including prioritizing the defense of Americans “above all else.”

“As president, my first duty is the defense of our country,” Mr. Trump said. “I will accept nothing less for our nation that the most effective, cutting-edge missile defense systems.”

He said the new plan will include an emphasis on space-based defense technology and 20 new above-ground interceptors in Alaska to detect foreign missiles. He called it a program “that can shield every city in the United States.”…

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Ohio Hospital Says Doctor May Have Killed 27 Patients By Overprescribing Painkillers – Circa

A cold-case homicide unit is investigating a case involving a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of pain medication to patients who were near death and receiving intensive care.

Mount Carmel Health, based in Columbus, Ohio, said in an email Tuesday, “our employees are understandably shocked and disappointed by this doctor. That said, the professionals at Mount Carmel chose healthcare because they are passionate about healing the sick and saving lives. In system-wide meetings today, employees are showing pride in our overall mission, determination to do the best they can, and resilience in the face of tragedy.”

Law firm Leeseberg and Valentine filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against Mount Carmel Health System and Dr. William Husel, as well as a pharmacist and nurse, alleging they administered a lethal dose of fentanyl to Janet Kavanaugh, 79, who died Dec. 11, 2017.

Husel was unable to be reached at his home or by email…

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Report: Top FBI, DOJ Officials Knew Early On That Steele Dossier Was Clinton-Connected Oppo Research – CNS
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In a heated exchange with CNN’s Chris Cuomo Wednesday night, President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said the Trump team decided six weeks ago to stop answering questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, given the “very disturbing” way Mueller’s team has conducted itself.

Among other concerns, Giuliani pointed to a new report involving Andrew Weissmann, one of Mueller’s top deputies.

The report says Weissmann was among the senior FBI and Justice Department officials who knew early on – before the FISA court got involved – that the Steele dossier was opposition research connected to the Clinton campaign…

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West Virginia Republicans Unveil Plan To Give $10 Million For Trump’s Wall – The Hill

Three Republican lawmakers in the West Virginia House of Delegates are proposing that the state put $10 million toward President Trump’s long-sought border wall.

Dels. Caleb Hanna, Patrick Martin and Carl Martin announced the proposal on Tuesday, saying that $10 million from the state’s nearly $200 million surplus could assist Trump’s efforts to construct a wall along the southern border.

“West Virginians support our President and the wall,” Carl Martin said in the news release. “They’re sick of seeing Washington politicians sit on their hands while drugs and criminals pour over our border. It’s time for the states to stand up and do what they can to support our President in his fight to protect innocent Americans.”

Hanna previewed the formal announcement while appearing on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday morning. He said in a statement afterward that the scheme is “is no different than sending our National Guard to the border or overseas to protect U.S. interests.”…

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Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote Following Fake Brexit Defeat – USA Today
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British Prime Minister Theresa May comfortably survived a “no-confidence” vote in her government Wednesday following a stinging defeat in Parliament over her Brexit deal to leave the European Union. The result means she stays in power for now.

May won the attempt to oust her from power by 325 to 306 votes. The motion was called by opposition parties attempting to break a deadlock in Parliament over the deal May negotiated with the EU to leave the bloc. Defeat would have likely led to her resignation and the triggering of a general election within weeks.

She now has until Monday to devise a new Brexit plan acceptable to lawmakers. However, her opponents have not ruled out calling further no-confidence votes…

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Wisconsin Man Stabs Woman In Wheelchair 116 Times; Says ‘Jesus Forgives Me’ – Fox News

A Wisconsin man stabbed a wheelchair-bound woman 116 times and said “Jesus forgives me,” a criminal complaint revealed.

Kehinde Afolayan, 31, was arrested and charged with first-degree homicide, use of a dangerous weapon on Tuesday following the murder of Deborah Lynch, 62, who was found with multiple stab wounds throughout her body, FOX6 reported.

A witness told police he saw Afolayan stabbing Lynch while she was sitting in a wheelchair in her apartment in South Milwaukee. He identified Afolayan as “someone whom, in the past month, he had seen getting the victim’s mail from her mailbox.”

Yvonne Lytge also told FOX6 she witnessed Lynch struggling in the apartment the night of the attack.

“I started pounding on the door and she said ‘back door.’ I was focused on him, but I did see a cut on her shoulder…

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Macron’s France: Hundreds Detained As ‘Yellow Jackets’ March On Presidential Palace – Breitbart
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Crowds of yellow-vested protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron and France’s high taxes tried to march on the presidential palace Saturday, surrounded by exceptional numbers of police bracing for outbreaks of violence after the worst rioting in Paris in decades.

Rows of helmeted, thickly protected riot police blocked the demonstrators’ passage down the Champs-Elysees avenue toward the heart of presidential power. A ring of steel surrounded the Elysee Palace itself as police stationed trucks and reinforced steel barriers in streets throughout the entire neighbourhood.

Prized Paris monuments and normally bustling shopping meccas locked down and tens of thousands of police took position around France…

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Satanic Leftists Update: Elementary School Principal Bans Candy Canes; Says ‘J Shape’ Stands For Jesus – New York Post

An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornaments so as not to offend those who don’t celebrate the holiday.

The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM as Jennifer Sinclair, sent out a memo earlier this week with guidelines as to what is considered appropriate for classroom decorations and assignments.

Teachers reportedly were told that generic winter-themed items, such as sledding and scarves, and the “Frozen” character Olaf, were acceptable.

Decorations that included Santa, Christmas trees, reindeer, green and red items and even candy canes, however, were not acceptable for the elementary school.

The candy canes, according to KETV, were prohibited because Sinclair deemed them to have religious significance. “Historically, the shape is a ‘J’ for Jesus…

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Queer-Themed Coloring Books Now Available To Snowflakes At University Of Pittsburgh – Pitt Maverick
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The University of Pittsburgh’s Arts Department is now offering students queer-themed coloring books in the Frick Fine Arts Library.

The books include “Drag Queens of the South”, and “The Big Gay Alphabet Coloring Book.” A series of coloring books on butch lesbians are also available, including “Butch Lesbians of the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s” and “Butch Lesbians of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.”

Housed within the University Arts Library at Frick Hall, the coloring books are located along the back wall in the meeting rooms next to the “RESIST!” and “Lesbian Witchcraft” zines for interested students. Pitt provides colored pencils alongside the books for use.

Pitt’s library system, PITTCat+, houses over half a billion different types of content…

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‘I Just Drive With My Pants Unbuttoned,’ Says Girls Soccer Coach Accused Of Public Indecency – Oxygen

A high school girls’ soccer coach accused of public indecency has come up with a strange defense. Blaming several incidents in which he is accused of flashing young women on recently gained weight, the athletic instructor told police that people had simply spotted him in his car with his pants undone for comfort.

David Sharpe, 29, a recently-resigned coach at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut, was charged on Dec. 1 for public indecency and second-degree breach of peace. Police say that Sharpe had driven up to a 16-year-old in Fairfield, Connecticut and masturbated in front of her on Oct. 23.

According to the arrest warrant affidavit, a man later identified as Sharpe allegedly pulled up to the teenager in his black Ford Mustang and made eye contact with her while touching himself. The girl told her mother who, in turn, alerted police.

Officers had immediately attempted to find the vehicle described by the girl but could not do so. Later, police were able to trace back the car to Sharpe after it was spotted on a highway…

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Memo Details How Trump Will Rein In EPA’s Control Over ‘Ephemeral Streams,’ ‘Ditches’ – Daily Caller
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The Trump administration will roll back an Obama-era regulation that extended federal control over U.S. waterways, including over “ephemeral streams” and “ditches.”

“The previous administration’s 2015 rule wasn’t about water quality. It was about power – power in the hands of the federal government over farmers, developers, and landowners,” reads a draft Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) memo obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The draft memo lists Trump administration talking points for why the Obama administration’s rule to expand the definition of “waters of the United States” needed to be rewritten. The document also contains key changes made to the WOTUS rule…

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Landscaper Smeared In Syrup Secretly Recorded Sex With Colleague In Client’s Home – New York Post

Consider this the International House of Mistakes. A landscaper smeared himself in maple syrup during a break while working at a Connecticut home to watch porn and then secretly recorded himself having sex with a female co-worker when she joined in on the sticky scene, according to a report.

Robert Somley, 52, was booked on a voyeurism charge after he refused to delete the video when his 48-year-old colleague learned they were being recorded during the syrup-covered sexcapade inside the Monroe home, the Connecticut Post reports.

The bizarre ordeal unfolded after Somley said he needed a break while the two were loading wood into a trailer. When he didn’t return after 20 minutes, the unidentified woman went to look for him.

The woman soon found Somley inside the home, where she told police he was standing naked while watching porn on a laptop…

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MAGA Update: Record 156,795,000 Employed In USA, 13th Record-Breaker Under Trump – CNS
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The November employment report, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows the economy added 150,000 jobs, well below the (revised) 237,000 added last month.

But the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent for the third month in a row; and the number of employed Americans once again reached an all-time high of 156,795,000, the 13th record since Donald Trump became president.

Wages continued rising as well: In November, average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls rose by 6 cents to $27.35. Over the year, average hourly earnings have increased by 81 cents, or 3.1 percent.

Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult men (3.3 percent)…

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Judge Calls Hillary’s Use Of Private Email Server “One Of The Gravest Modern Offenses To Government Transparency”, Orders Further Fact-Finding – Daily Wire

On Thursday, a federal judge ordered further investigation into officials’ handling of Hillary Clinton’s private email server during her four-year tenure as secretary of state.

Her use of an unapproved, unsecured private email server, he said in the blistering ruling, is “one of the gravest modern offenses to government transparency.”

The ruling revolves around a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by a conservative government watchdog. Judicial Watch, U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth ruled Thursday, should be given access to documents and be permitted to acquire additional testimony about Clinton’s use of a private server and officials’ failure to be transparent about information searches related to it.

Judge Lamberth’s opinion, published by Politico, begins by quoting former President Barack Obama, who, on his first full day in office, waxed eloquent about the importance of transparency in government and declared his administration’s commitment to FOIA…

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President Trump To Name General Mark Milley To Succeed Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford – Fox News
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President Trump will name Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to succeed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, Fox News has learned. The announcement will be made Saturday at the Army-Navy game, sources said.

Speaking to reporters earlier Friday, Trump hinted an announcement related to the Joint Chiefs of Staff was forthcoming as he unveiled other picks. He said he would nominate William Barr for attorney general and Heather Nauert for U.N. ambassador.

“I have another one for tomorrow that I’m going to be announcing at the Army-Navy game,” Trump said. “I can give you a little hint: It will have to do with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and succession.”…

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Feds Received Whistleblower Evidence In 2017 Alleging Clinton Foundation Wrongdoing – The Hill

When a House subcommittee chairman bangs his gavel next week to convene an unprecedented investigative hearing into the Clinton Foundation, two questions will linger as preeminent: Is the Clinton family charity really the international do-gooder that earned a perfect four-star rating from Charity Navigator, or does it suffer from corruption and illegalities as conservatives allege?

And if it is the latter, how much evidence of wrongdoing does the government possess?

The answer to the first question is that the foundation and its projects reported collecting about $2.5 billion to help global crises, from AIDS to earthquakes, even as its own auditors, lawyers and employees privately warned of problems over the years.

The answer to the second question may reside in 6,000 pages of evidence attached to a whistleblower submission filed secretly more than a year ago with the IRS and FBI.

That evidence was assembled by a private firm called MDA Analytics LLC…

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President Trump To Nominate William Barr As Next Attorney General – Breitbart
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President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that he will nominate William Barr as his new Attorney General.

Barr served as Attorney General during the George H.W. Bush administration from 1991-1993, unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. He is currently an attorney for Washington, DC law firm Kirkland and Ellis.

“He was my first choice since day one,” Trump said, confirming the news to White House reporters as he left the White House for a trip to Missouri.

The Washington Post reported on Thursday that Barr was the top choice by members of the administration…

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Sacre’ Bleu!: France Tops OECD Table As Most Taxed Country – Wall Street Journal

France became the most heavily taxed of the world’s rich countries in 2017, according to figures published the day after President Emmanuel Macron backed off a fuel-tax increase that enraged much of the nation and sparked a grass-roots protest movement against his government.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s annual review of taxes in its 36 members published on Wednesday showed the French government’s tax revenues were the equivalent of 46.2% of economic output, up from 45.5% in 2016 and 43.4% in 2000.

The Danish government’s tax take, which was the highest among OECD members between 2002 and 2016, fell to 46% of gross domestic product from 46.2% in the previous year and 46.9% in 2000.

The U.S. government’s tax revenues also rose relative to the size of the economy as a result of a one-off tax on accumulated profits earned by American businesses overseas. But at 27.1% of GDP, only five countries had a lower tax take: Mexico, Turkey, Chile, South Korea and Ireland. The OECD’s figures include taxes collected at state and local levels.

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WikiLeaks Launches GoFundMe To Fight The DNC – Gateway Pundit
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WikiLeaks launched a GoFundMe to help fund their legal battle against the Democratic National Committee. WikiLeaks’ first court filing against the Democrats will be on Friday. The explainer on the GoFundMe, launched by the Courage Foundation, reads as follows:

“In April 2018, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against WikiLeaks simply for publishing its emails. This lawsuit is the biggest attack on freedom of speech and constitutional rights in decades.

The DNC does not allege WikiLeaks participated in hacking of any kind. It is suing WikiLeaks for providing accurate, newsworthy information to the public. The emails published by WikiLeaks reveal that the Clinton campaign worked with the DNC to rig the primary election and to engage in elaborate money laundering schemes…

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Embarrassing: Europeans Realizing Trump Was Right About Iran – Daily Wire

It must be murder for them to admit it, but suddenly Western European leaders are realizing President Trump was right about ditching the Iran nuclear treaty.

On Tuesday, diplomats from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and France expressed their concern because of an Iranian medium-range ballistic missile test on Saturday.

The U.S. government stated that the missile Iran tested could reach Europe and the Middle East. According to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the missile could carry multiple warheads and violated Security Council Resolution 2231, which instructed Iran to refrain from “any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology.”

That Security Council resolution was the implementation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA). President Trump walked away from the deal last May, although China, France, Germany, Russia and the U.K. stayed with the deal…

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USGS: Permian Oil-Gas Reserves Largest Ever Found In U.S. – Albuquerque Journal
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Southeast New Mexico and West Texas are sitting on a sea of potentially recoverable oil and gas reserves in the Delaware Basin that straddles the two states, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Thursday that two underground layers in the Delaware, known as the Wolfcamp Shale and Bone Spring Formation, together contain 46.3 billion barrels of unrecovered oil, 281 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 20 billion barrels of natural gas liquids.

That’s the largest pool of oil and gas reserves ever announced by the USGS anywhere in the U.S…

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Blood Test To Detect Cancer Within Just 10 Minutes Developed By Scientists – Daily Telegraph

A blood test can detect cancer within just 10 minutes, scientists have found, raising hopes that hard-to-spot diseases could be picked up early when treatment is most effective.

Currently doctors use symptoms and a raft of tests and biopsies to determine if cancer is present which can sometimes take months. The new method from the University of Queensland looks for differences in the genetic code of cancerous and healthy cells.

The team found that the DNA of cancer cells sticks strongly to nanoparticles of gold giving a quick indication whether disease is present or not to the naked eye. And because the same changes occur in all cancerous cells, the test should work on all cancer types, the team believes.

Writing in the journal Nature Communications Dr Matt Trau, Professor of Chemistry, said: “Our approach enabled non-invasive cancer detection, i.e a blood test, in 10 min from plasma derived DNA samples with excellent specificity…

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Chinese Commerce Ministry: Trade Agreement With U.S. Will Be Implemented – Sputnik News
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China is sure that the recent trade agreement reached by U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina will be fulfilled, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said Wednesday.

“The meeting was very successful. We have confidence that the agreement will be implemented. The working groups of the two states will actively hold consultations for 90 days in accordance with the agreement and the road map,” the ministry said in a statement.

Trump agreed last week at G20 to postpone increasing the tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25 percent, initially planned to go through on January 1. China, in turn, agreed to purchase a “substantial amount” of U.S. agricultural, energy and industrial products, among others, to reduce the trade imbalance between the two countries…

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Jobless Claims Fell Last Week; Still No Signs Of Tariff Strains – Breitbart

Fewer Americans filed for jobless claims last week than the week prior, indicating a tight labor market where employers are struggling to hire and retain employees and fears that the trade war with China would trigger layoffs have not been realized.

The number of Americans filing applications for state unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 231,000 in the week ended December 1, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Initial jobless claims are a proxy for layoffs across the U.S. and so they’ve become closely watched for signs that tariffs could be costing jobs. Those signs have not shown up so far, with jobless claims continuing to come in a historically low levels.

Jobless claims can be volatile week to week, especially around the holidays. The four-week moving average of claims, which smooths out that volatility, rose last week by 4,250 to 228,000. That is still considered a very low level…

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Border Patrol Agents Catch 124 Migrants In Arizona, Some With ‘Previous Immigration Violations’ And Deportations – CNS
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Border Patrol agents caught two large groups of migrants – a total of 124 people – who snuck across the U.S. border in Arizona on Wednesday. According to Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), the group was comprised of adults and children from Guatemala and Honduras – men, women, and children ranging in age from four months to 53 years old.

“Casa Grande agents encountered the first group early Wednesday morning near Santa Cruz. The group of family units, was found near a remote Border Patrol camp after they illegally entered the country,” CBP announced on its website.

“Later that afternoon, Ajo agents encountered a second group several miles west of the Lukeville Port of Entry…

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Illinois’ Other Debt Disaster: $73 Billion Unfunded State Retiree Health Benefits – Zero Hedge

Pensions get all the attention when it comes to Illinois’ collapsing finances. But there’s another government-worker benefit also wreaking fiscal havoc – free and heavily-subsidized retiree health insurance for state workers.

Illinois has promised $166 billion in retiree health insurance benefits to public-sector workers over the next 38 years. Actuaries say the state should have $73 billion invested today so it can safely make those payments in the future. The problem is, the state hasn’t set aside anything at all.

That $73 billion hole is yet another financial time-bomb – one that’s been totally ignored thus far by Illinois’ lawmakers, civic leaders and the media. Unfunded healthcare promises have grown 80 percent in the past decade and are now compounding Illinois’ state and local pension crises.

Illinois courts have ruled that public employee health obligations, like pension benefits, cannot be impaired…

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Trump Is Smacking Down Yet Another Job-Killing Obama Regulation – Daily Caller
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The Trump administration is reportedly preparing to give the coal industry a boost by rolling back another Obama-era environmental regulation.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday is expected to rescind a rule that requires new coal plants to be fitted with carbon capture technology, according to several officials who spoke with The New York Times. Under the Obama-era mandate, new coal plants were not allowed to emit more than 1,400 pounds of carbon dioxide per megawatt-hour. The Trump administration is due to raise this limit to 1,900 pounds.

“It’s fantastic that the Trump EPA is repealing the Obama EPA’s ban on new coal-fired power plants,” Junkscience.com publisher Steve Milloy said in May when The Daily Caller News Foundation exclusively reported the administration’s mumblings of the rule rescission…

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Texas: Muslim Migrant Couple Indicted For Enslaving Girl For 16 Years – Geller Report

This should not come as any surprise to any longtime reader of the Geller Report. Slavery is sanctioned in Islam. It was only a matter of time before Islamic slavery would come to the United States. The word for a black person in Arabic is abid, or slave.

Consider, however, how many African Americans convert to Islam. Or worse yet, Arabic is now mandatory in a Harlem public school. More proof of the epic failure of African American leadership.

This speaks to the power of disinformation and propaganda, and the effects of the brutal enforcement of the blasphemy laws under Islam (do not criticize Islam, under penalty of death). The truth remains hidden. Unfathomable human rights abuses and shocking war crimes remain largely unknown to the masses – not to the millions of victims, but they have been silenced.

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Indonesia Quake, Tsunami Kill Hundreds, Devastate Coast – Fox News
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The death toll stood at nearly 400 people in Indonesia on Saturday as rescuers and others reacted to a devastating magnitude-7.5 earthquake and tsunami affecting the island if Sulawesi.

The nation’s disaster agency counted 384 dead, all of them in the city of Palu, with the grim figure only expected to continue rising, Agence France-Presse reported.

The tsunami hit two central Indonesian cities, sweeping away buildings and pulverizing a substantial bridge, dumping victims caught in its relentless path across a devastated landscape that rescuers were struggling to reach, hindered by damaged roads and broken communications…

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Women Screaming At Flake In Elevator Were Soros-Funded Astroturfed Activist Leaders, Not Victims – Gateway Pundit

Earlier in the day on Friday Senator Jeff Flake announced he would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh out of the Judiciary Committee. Then he got cornered in an elevator by a screaming leftist for 4 minutes.

About an hour later and after several private talks with Democrats Jeff Flake came out and announced he would only vote for Brett Kavanaugh if an investigation continued on the man for another week.

This was exactly what Democrats were hoping for!

Now this. The women who were screaming at Senator Jeff Flake in the elevator are Soros-funded astroturfed activists. There names are Maria Gallagher and Ana Maria Archila. Flake and Republicans got played. They celebrated after Flake caved.

The activist leader Ava Maria Archila has NOTHING on her Twitter feed about being a victim but she does have loads of information on being an activist leader…

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Consumer Sentiment Soars As Lower Income Americans Feel Benefits Of Trump Boom – Breitbart
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American consumer sentiment improved again in September, propelled higher as households in the bottom third of incomes hit the highest level since November 2000.

The University of Michigan Friday reported that its index of consumer sentiment hit 100.1 in September, topping 100 for only the third time since January 2004.

“Most of the September gain was among households with incomes in the bottom third, whose index value of 96.3 was the highest since November 2000,” said the Surveys of Consumers chief economist Richard Curtin. “In contrast, the Sentiment Index among households with incomes in the top third lost a total of 8.1% during the past seven months since reaching its cyclical peak of 111.9 in February 2018.”…

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Employee At Catholic School For Disabled Children In Pope’s Former Diocese Convicted Of Sex Abuse – PJ Media

Jorge Bordón, an employee of the Antonio Provolo Institute for the Deaf in Argentina, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the horrific sex abuse scandal at the Catholic school for disabled children, according to Italian media source Mendoza Post.

“Bordón, arrested since the beginning of the case, agreed to an abbreviated trial where he admitted to being guilty and the Justice condemned him on Tuesday for ‘sexual abuse and corruption of minors,'” according to the report.

Bordon was arrested and tried for crimes ABC reported as “shocking.”

The clerical sex abuse scandal unfolding at the Antonio Provolo Institute for hearing impaired children in Mendoza province would be shocking enough on its own. Except that dozens of students in the Provolo Institute’s school in Italy were similarly abused for decades, some of whom allegedly by the same priest who now stands formally charged of raping and molesting young deaf Argentines.

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Leftist High Schooll Teacher Caught On Video Stealing Republican Campaigns Signs- Patriot Chronicles
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A Florida Hugh School teacher was busted stealing Republican campaign signs from right outside of the Florida GOP headquarters! Florida’s GOP HQ has reported several thefts of their signs and it looks like they got their criminal. The teacher admitted to the ‘crime’ and gave the most ridiculous explanation.

Her reason? According to The Blaze, She told the station she thought the signs had been placed illegally and that her taking them earlier this month was an “accident.”

Mary Dobbins, a special education teacher at Westside High School, added to WTLV that after she realized her mistake, she called the GOP and returned the signs. But the GOP office told the station Dobbins didn’t contact them and that their signs are still gone…

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Led Zeppelin Ordered To Go Back On Trial In ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Copyright Lawsuit – NBC News

Led Zeppelin must go back on trial in a lawsuit that accuses the legendary rock band of ripping off the intro to its rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven” from a little-known 1960s instrumental, a federal appeals court ordered on Friday.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco overturned a 2016 jury verdict which found that the famed British band did not steal any original music from “Taurus,” a 1968 track by the Los Angeles band Spirit.

“Taurus” was written by the late Spirit guitarist Randy Wolfe, better known as Randy California, whose trust brought the copyright infringement lawsuit.

Michael Skidmore, the trustee for Wolfe, has said Led Zeppelin lead vocalist Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page may have been inspired to write 1971’s “Stairway” after hearing Spirit perform “Taurus” while the bands toured together in 1968 and 1969. Skidmore has claimed Wolfe never got any credit…

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Arizona Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell ‘Would Not Charge Kavanaugh Or Even Pursue A Search Warrant’ – Breitbart
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Arizona sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell told Republican senators in a conference meeting Thursday evening that she would not charge Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after hearing testimonies of the Judge or his accuser Christine Blasey Ford.

Mitchell, who took a leave of absence from Maricopa County’s Deputy County Attorney and division chief the County Attorney’s Office’s Special Victims Division to join the Senate Judiciary Committee’s team of attorneys for the hearing, “broke down her analysis” of both testimonies to GOP lawmakers.

In a nearly 30-minute presentation, Mitchell went over the “facts that were established and not established” and concluded that not only would she not charge Kavanaugh based on the record of evidence from both parties, but would not even pursue a search warrant…

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Flake Flakes; Calls For One Week Delay Of Kavanaugh Floor Vote So Corrupt FBI Can Investigate Bogus Assault Claim – The Hill

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on Friday called for a one-week delay in a Senate floor vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to give the FBI time to investigate sexual assault allegations that have roiled his nomination.

Flake said he was voting to advance Kavanaugh out of the Judiciary Committee meeting but had been speaking to his colleagues about how to give the FBI time to investigate.

“I think it would be proper to delay the floor vote for up to but not more than one week in order to let the FBI do an investigation, limited in time and scope to the current allegations that are there,” he added.

Flake’s decision is the latest twist in a Supreme Court fight that has been thrown into chaos since sexual assault allegations first surfaced against Kavanaugh earlier this month.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Judge Kavanaugh To Full Chamber For Confirmation Vote – Boston Herlad
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The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted along party lines to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor.

The 11-10 vote Friday came just one day after Republicans heard testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teens. Kavanaugh denied the accusation.

At the last minute, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, said he could not promise to vote for Kavanaugh on the Senate floor and called for a delay of up to a week for a further investigation.

Republicans voted to move ahead with Kavanaugh’s nomination…

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Box Office Bomb: Anti-Trump Movie Fahrenheit 11/9 Revenues Drop 80% In 4 Days – American Mirror

The revenues for Fahrenheit 11/9 are dropping faster than filet mignon down Michael Moore’s gullet. A review of numbers published by Box Office Mojo shows the revenues from Saturday’s peak – the second day of the film’s release – plunged 80 percent just four days later.

On September 22, Fahrenheit 11/9 brought in $1,187,602, according to the movie tracking site. On Wednesday, September 26, it grossed only $240,718.

One of the handful of people who saw the anti-Trump screed that day posted a sad picture on Twitter of all the empty seats in his theater. “Finally seeing a (Michael Moore) movie in a theater,” Nate Power of Snow Covered News tweeted. “Clearly, I was alone in the excitement.”

“I had the theater to myself,” he later posted.

On Sunday, another movie-goer posted a lonesome photo of her empty theater. “Thank you for your information and insight,” Annie tweeted to Moore…

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Mexico Disarms Entire Acapulco Police Force Over Link To Drug Gangs – New York Post
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Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs.

Officials in Guerrero state issued arrest warrants for two top Acapulco police commanders, accusing them of homicide. It was the latest fall from grace for Acapulco, which was a favorite haunt of movie stars in the 1960s but has since fallen victim to warring drug gangs.

The state government said it took the step “because of suspicion that the force had probably been infiltrated by criminal groups” and “the complete inaction of the municipal police in fighting the crime wave.”…

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Massive 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Off Coast Of Indonesia – Zero Hedge

A massive magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the Indonesia island of Sumatra, prompting tsunami warnings across the Pacific ring of fire, according to USGS.

The quake followed a smaller quake killed one person and damaged some homes.

The comes after a series of earthquakes in July and August killed nearly 500 people on the island of Lombok, a popular vacation spot southwest of Sulawesi.

Back in February, Mt. Sinabung erupted on the island of Sumatra, triggering mass evacuations.

The quake dredges up memories of the massive 2004 tsunami that killed 226,000 people in 13 countries, including more than 120,000 in Indonesia.

Reports of the damage from Friday’s quake have not yet emerged. Tsunami warnings following the quake do not extent to the U.S…

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First Human Case Of Rat Hepatitis Found In Hong Kong – BBC
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A 56-year-old man from Hong Kong has developed the world’s first human case of rat hepatitis E. Researchers say it is unclear how the man contacted the virus, but refuse bins outside his home were infested with rats.

There had been no previous evidence that this strain of the virus could be transmitted to humans. The human version of hepatitis E is usually spread through contaminated drinking water.

Doctors discovered the case when tests on the man showed abnormal liver function following a liver transplant. Further tests showed that he was carrying a strain of hepatitis “highly divergent” from the strain that affects humans, researchers from the University of Hong Kong said…

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San Francisco Man Allegedly Decapitates Grandmother – Fox News

A San Francisco man allegedly decapitated his grandmother inside her residence at a senior living facility, officials said.

Authorities found Chii-Chyu Horng, 82, dead around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday during a welfare check, SFGate reported.

Horng’s grandson, Andrew Luke, 30, was arrested at the scene and taken to a hospital for a medical evaluation.

He is charged with murder and elder abuse, the paper said.

A police spokesman did not confirm details of the killing and would not reveal a suspect, only saying he “is a family member of the victim.”

Luke’s ex-stepmother, Eva Fok, told the paper on Thursday that Horng raised him after his mother died of lupus when he was a child.

She said he had been living with Horng when he allegedly killed her.

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Louisiana Mom Allegedly Recruited Girlfriend To Help Murder Infant Son – Law & Crime
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A Louisiana mother recruited her girlfriend to kill her infant son, says an investigator. The defense argues that only the lover’s statement ties this woman to the crime.

Hanna Nicole Barker is being held at the Caddo Correctional Center after the death of 6-month-old Levi Cole Ellerbee. Her July 25 arrest for being a principal to first-degree murder was previously reported, but specific details about her alleged involvement were discussed in a probation hearing last Friday, according to WWL-TV.

She asked her girlfriend Felicia Marie-Nicole Smith to murder Levi, testified Lt. Jeremy Swisher, the Region 5 supervisor for the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. 10th Judicial District Court Judge Desiree Dyess determined there was probable cause to charge Barker in her son’s death, and to hold her without bond…

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Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Colorado Pot Shop, Make Off With Oregano – KCNC

A group of teens smashed a stolen van into a marijuana dispensary in Colorado Springs and stole a bunch of herb. Actually, it was herbs. Oregano, to be specific. The owners of Native Roots, at Academy Boulevard and Austin Bluffs Parkway, told our partners at KKTV they don’t put real marijuana in the display cases.

The smash and grab happened just after 1 a.m. in front of several witnesses. “I was coming out from work, and all of a sudden we heard this big old crash,” Brent Wrathbone told KKTV. “[The suspects] came out with bunches of marijuana in their arms.”

Wrathbone said the suspects threw a beer bottle at him as he called police. “I decided just to call the cops and we decided to get their plate number and everything and then I get a beer bottle thrown at me,” he told 11 News.

The suspects left the van behind – well inside the store. Wrathbone and other witnesses told police they saw the group leave in a separate getaway car waiting on the other side of the dispensary…

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17 Dirtbags From California Charged In Statewide Apple Store Crime Spree – Courthouse News
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Apple stores across California have been targeted by groups of thieves in recent months, dashing into stores wearing hoodies and snatching products from the shelves in seconds. On Thursday, however, the Golden State’s top cop said the crime spree has been thwarted with the arrests of 17 people charged with stealing over $1 million in Apple product.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said authorities arrested seven adults this week, and an eighth was already in custody. Arrest warrants have been issued for the other suspects, he said.

The spree covered 19 counties across the state, from San Diego in the south to Butte County hundreds of miles to the north…

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PayPal’s Business With Designated Terror Group And Degenerate Websites Exposed After Banning Infowars – Washington Standard

Infowars is not taking the beating they are taking without a fight, nor are they going quietly into the night. In a recent article, Kelen McBreen exposes the hypocrisy of Paypal banning Infowars from using its services while conducting business with not only sites that promote bad behavior and graphic content, but also with designated terror organizations.

One of the sites McBreen pointed to that Paypal does business with is the website WorldStarHipHop. According to McBreen, the website hosts such headlines as:

* “What A Shame: Parents Let 9-Year-Old Child Get Tattooed In Ohio!”
* “Couple That Fades Together, Stays Together: Newlyweds Get Into A Brawl Inside A Nightclub!”
* “Mother Brings 2 Year Old Son To Her Fight With Another Girl”
* “She’s Freaky: Chick Sucks On A Cucumber While Twerking!”

Another site that is famous for hosting videos of Islamic beheadings and murders, along with other violent, graphic content such as fatal car accidents and shootings if LiveLeak…

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SEC Sues Elon Musk For Securities Fraud; Seeks Removal From Tesla – C/NET
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The SEC has filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk for securities fraud after the Tesla CEO tweeted he could take Tesla private at $420 per share and that he had “funding secured” for such a decision.

“Musk knew or was reckless in not knowing that each of these statements was false and/or misleading because he did not have an adequate basis in fact for his assertions,” the SEC said in a complaint filed in Manhattan federal court Thursday. “Musk’s false and misleading public statements and omissions caused significant confusion and disruption in the market for Tesla’s stock and resulting harm to investors.”

The SEC requests that Musk “be prohibited from acting as an officer or director of any issuer that has a class of securities registered pursuant to Section 12 of the Exchange Act.”…

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Former Democrat Lawmaker From Alabama Oliver Robinson Sentenced To 33 Months In Prison For Bribery, Tax Evasion – WEAR

A former Alabama lawmaker and UAB basketball star has been sentenced to a little under three years in prison for bribery, conspiracy, and honest services wire fraud.

Former Rep. Oliver Robinson, of Birmingham, pleaded guilty in September after admitting to taking bribes from a lawyer and coal executive to oppose expansion of a north Birmingham EPA Superfund site.

In late August Joel Gilbert, a partner from Balch and Bingham law firm and David Roberson, a vice president of Drummond Company, were found guilty for bribing Robinson to use his office to further their agenda. U.S. Attorney Jay Town had said it was cheaper for the defendants to pay a politician than expensive clean-up bills.

Robinson entered into a plea deal with prosecutors and testified against Gilbert and Roberson as part of the deal. Robinson addressed the court during his sentencing hearing Thursday,..

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