Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (06/14/17)


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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Multiple Aides Shot At GOP Baseball Practice – The Hill
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is in stable condition after being shot early Wednesday at a baseball practice field in a Washington D.C. suburb, according to multiple reports.

Scalise was one of several people shot at the practice in Alexandria, Va., where it is believed a single gunman fired as many as 50 shots at lawmakers and aides who scrambled for cover.

Police said the gunman was in custody. Lawmakers on the scene suggested the gunman had been shot, and the shooter’s condition was unclear,.

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), his voice breaking, told CNN that “at least five” people were shot at the field, while Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said six people had been wounded…

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Lawsuit Exposes What Obama Used DOJ Slush Fund Money For – I Have The Truth

Well well well… there is a big ‘ol lawsuit now seeking to RIP the corruption cover RIGHT OFF an Obama administration policy that made it so that money was funneled to left-wing groups. Which is totally something that sounds like it’s straight out of the movies!

“Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records relating to an Obama administration policy of settling agency lawsuits against corporate defendants by requiring that the corporations make ‘donations’ to left-wing interest groups La Raza, the Urban League and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition,” the group said in a statement.

So what was happening?

Apparently, when the DOJ accepted settlements in cases with corporations, Obama and his administration was making certain that the corporations make donations to left-wing groups as a part of the actual case…

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Trump Gives Pentagon Unilateral Authority To Set Troop Levels In Afghanistan – Zero Hedge
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President Donald Trump has has given the Pentagon unilateral authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, the WSJ and Reuters reported overnight, clearing the way for the military to intensify its fight against the Taliban and opening the door for future troop increases requested by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. While no immediate decision had been made about the troop levels, which are now set at about 8,400, the Pentagon is currently weighing plans to send between 3,000 and 5,000 additional troops.

The news comes after Mattis said in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee that “We are not winning in Afghanistan right now. And we will correct this as soon as possible.” Mattis said the Taliban were “surging” at the moment, something he said he intended to address…

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After A Nearly 14-Year Ban, U.S. Beef Set To Re-Enter Chinese Market – Independent Journal Review

After being banned for more than a decade, U.S. ranchers and cattle producers are expecting to bring American beef back to the dinner tables of nearly 1.4 billion Chinese people.

The breakthrough is one of the first results of the U.S.-China 100-Day Action Plan – a bilateral agreement following President Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Mar-a-Lago Club in April.

The plan requests China “to allow imports of U.S. beef on conditions consistent with international food safety and animal health standards.” The shipments have to begin no later than July 16, 2017.

Since the agreement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been working with its Chinese counterpart on finalizing details of a protocol to make sure the shipments are meeting those standards. Two of its affiliating agencies – The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) – have already posted the related instructions for potential participants to follow…

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Trump Slaps Down Food Nazis – Mad World News
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If you thought Michelle Obama was livid over her rejected school lunch program before, she will be downright furious now. President Donald Trump just crushed her healthy food legacy in an epic move to completely erase all traces of Michelle’s horrible healthy foods program that had tentacles everywhere in American society. Trump made sure she got a nasty surprise that is pissing her off. You don’t want to miss this.

Poor Michelle Obama, her pet project, telling all Americans how to eat, is over. President Trump has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to hold off indefinitely on Michelle’s changes to all labels on foods and on menus in restaurants. It was due to take effect in 2018, but now it’s all been scrapped and thrown in the dustbin…

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Rolling Stone To Pay Fraternity $1.65M To Settle Lawsuit Over Fake Rape Story – Law Newz

Rolling Stone magazine agreed to pay $1.65 million to settle a defamation lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia fraternity over a debunked story about a rape on campus, the fraternity said Tuesday.

The settlement closes the final chapter of a lengthy legal saga sparked by the 2014 story “A Rape on Campus,” which was retracted after a police investigation found no evidence to back up the harrowing account of the woman identified in the story only as “Jackie.”

The Virginia Alpha Chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, which had sought $25 million, said in a statement that its members are glad to be able to put the “ordeal” behind them.

“It has been nearly three years since we, and the entire University of Virginia community, were shocked by the now infamous article, and we are pleased to be able to close the book on that trying ordeal and its aftermath,” the fraternity said.

Rolling Stone declined to comment…

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Oxford Rewrites History Exam To Make It Easier For Women To Get Top Grades – Heatstreet
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Oxford University has completely redesigned one of its core history exams with the explicit aim of giving more top grades to women.

Academics at the university – often ranked top in the world for history – will now allow students to do one exam at home, rather than in an exam hall.

The move – immediately attacked as a “soft” alternative – was made because authorities felt female students were getting too few first-class degrees.

According to the Sunday Times, the change was made in response to a “gender grade gap” which sees 32% of female historians bag a First class degree, compared to 37% of men.

As such, a second-year exam which previously would have been sat under strict conditions will now be much looser in form….

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American Medical Association Adopts Insane “Transgender” Policies – Washington Free Beacon

The country’s largest organization of doctors is adopting a series of transgender policies, with the goal of expanding how “gender identity is defined within medicine.”

The American Medical Association, a professional organization of over 200,000 doctors, is holding its annual meeting this week at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.

The House of Delegates, which sets policy for the association, announced changes dealing with transgender issues on Monday, including a policy stating that gender is “incompletely understood.”

“Acknowledging that individuals’ gender and sexual identities do not always fit neatly into binary paradigms, delegates to the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago took several actions that support broadening how gender identity is defined within medicine and how transgender patients are treated by society,” the association said.

The group said the new policies are focused on transgender individuals and the “many others who do not identify with one particular gender.”…

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Houston Resorts To Selling Off City Streets To Try And Close $100 Million Budget Shortfall – Zero Hedge
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With the US shale industry producing at near-record levels as oil prices languish around $50 a barrel, cities in oil-dependent states like Texas are resorting to increasingly creative means to compensate for the shortfall left by falling energy revenues, including selling off public assets, like Houston just did.

The city held what the Houston Chronicle described as “a yard sale of sorts” last week when the city council approved selling or swapping almost $2 million worth of city streets and utilities easements in a deal that will help close what’s expected to be a $100 million budget shortfall over the next five years.

Specifically, the council abandoned or sold several streets and easements on the east side of the city. The land is adjacent to an oil refinery owned by Valero Energy. The oil giant already owns the blocks immediately surrounding its facility, and the move will let the company assume the intersecting streets onto its land as part of a plan to build an office building,..

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No Apologies: ICE Chief Says Illegal Aliens Should Live In Fear Of Deportation – Washington Times

Illegal immigrants should be living in fear of being deported, the chief of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday, pushing back against a growing sentiment among Democrats on Capitol Hill and activists across the country who have complained about agents enforcing the laws on the books.

Thomas D. Homan, acting director at ICE, said anyone in the country without authorization can be arrested and those who have been ordered deported by judges must be removed if laws are to have meaning.

His comments marked a major shift for an agency that President Obama forbade from enforcing the law when it came to more than 9 million of the country’s estimated 11 million illegal immigrants. Unshackled from Mr. Obama’s strictures, agents have dramatically increased the number of arrests.

Advocacy groups are enraged and demand leniency for “traumatized” immigrants.

Mr. Homan makes no apologies…

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Ed Gillespie Barely Hangs On To Win GOP Governor Nomination In Virginia – Washington Examiner
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Ed Gillespie barely hung on in his bid for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, defeating Corey Stewart by less than 1 percentage point.

Gillespie was leading Stewart 43.53 percent to 42.86 percent with more than 94 percent of precints reporting. State Sen. Frank Wagner was in third with 13.61 percent of the vote.

Gillespie, the establishment favorite who was better funded and better organized, was expected to cruise to victory over Stewart, Prince William County Council chairman. Instead, Gillespie, the 2014 GOP Senate nominee who nearly pulled off a shocker of his own in that race, spent Tuesday evening sweating as his small but consistent lead dwindled as the votes came in. At one point, Gillespie led by less than 1,000 votes…

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Macron Is About To Effectively Put France In A Permanent State Of Emergency – Daily Caller

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to end France’s 19-month state of emergency by effectively turning it into a permanent reality.

France has been in a state of emergency since the Nov. 13, 2015 terror attack in Paris, which killed 130 people. Lawyers and activists now warn that a proposed bill would essentially make all the state of emergency measures law of the land.

Macron’s bill would turn warrantless property searches and house arrests into common police practice. Banning protest marches, shutting down places of worship suspected of sharing extremist views and electronic tagging for surveillance purposes are other powers police would be granted under the proposed law.

“They tell us we’re ending the state of emergency, but they are actually making it eternal. It’s an intellectual scam,” Marie-Jane Ody, vice president of a union representing judges, told French newspaper Le Figaro in a June 8 article…

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Six Dead As Blaze ‘Sparked By Faulty Fridge’ Engulfs 27-Storey London Tower Block – Daily Mail
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Six people have been confirmed dead today after an inferno believed to have started when a fridge exploded ripped through a 27-storey west London tower block in just 15 minutes.

Scotland Yard says it expects the death toll to rise amid claims dozens including children and the elderly are still missing after fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in White City at 1am today.

Residents were seen throwing themselves and their children out of windows to avoid being burned to death – others made makeshift ropes by tying sheets together.

But a baby tossed from the ‘ninth or 10th floor’ of the building housing 600 people was caught by a member of the public and survived with only broken bones and bruises, a witness has said…

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President Trump Should Bypass Courts On The Travel Ban – Daniel Greenfield

Forget all the nervous gasps.

When President Trump tweeted that his measure to protect Americans from Islamic terror was a “travel ban” and that it should never have been watered down, he was right.

Calling it a pause hasn’t appeased a single of the radical judges abusing their authority. It doesn’t matter what the lawyers call it, when courts insist on referencing President Trump’s campaign rhetoric instead. Watering down the ban achieved nothing. The judicial coup can’t be appeased with a “moderate” ban.

Stripping Iraq from the list of countries undermined the effectiveness of the measure considering that the vast majority of refugees being investigated for terror links in this country are Iraqis.

Most of the rest are from the other countries listed on the travel ban.

And the failure to protect Middle Eastern Christians by prioritizing them as refugees is a left-wing war crime. The lawyers, activists, media bosses and judges responsible for it have blood on their hands…

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Hungarian PM: EU ‘Openly On The Side Of Terrorists’ – PoliZette
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbلn lashed out at the European Union on Monday, just one day before the supranational bloc is set to begin legal proceedings against his country for noncompliance with its migrant resettlement scheme.

“Brussels is openly on the side of terrorists,” said Orbلn while addressing parliament on Monday afternoon. Orbلn’s comments, some of his harshest yet for EU officials in Brussels, referred to criticism of Hungary’s detention of a migrant, Ahmed H., under terror charges for illegally attempting to cross the Hungarian border.

“As long as I am the Prime Minister of Hungary and stand here, so will the border fence stand on the southern border,” Orbلn declared defiantly…

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Fake News Update: Useless Senators Ask Jeff Sessions The Same Question About Russians 12 Times – Breitbart

Despite the fact that Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly outlined the conversations he said he had with Russian diplomats during the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, Senators at Tuesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee repeatedly peppered Sessions with various forms of the same question – whether he had met with Russian officials during the course of the campaign.

It was not clear whether those inquiring senators – mostly Democrats and some Republicans – expected a different answer to the same question. Sessions previously acknowledged that he met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in his capacity as a senator and chairman of the Senate’s Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.

In his opening remarks, Sessions stated unequivocally that he had never had any conversations with Russian officials about interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Sessions declared: “Let me state this clearly: I have never met with or had any conversations with Russians or any foreign officials concerning any interference with any campaign or election…

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Dem Followers Of Communist Bernie Sanders Aim To Found New Party By 2018 Elections – Fox News
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The seemingly fractured Democratic Party may face another setback ahead of the 2018 elections, Peter Doocy reported.

Supporters of progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said they want to start their own party.

The organizers said they want to focus on the future after their current party’s last presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, seemed to focus on the past.

Sanders called for “fundamental change” during a speech in Illinois over the weekend.

Doocy said a document calling for the organization of a “People’s Party” began circulating recently.

The 15-page document laid out a late-summer goal for organizing the new party and holding a founding convention…

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3 Members Of Mueller’s Team Have Donated To Democrats – The Hill

Three members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team on the Russia probe have donated to Democratic presidential campaigns and organizations, according to Federal Election Commission filings.

Jeannie Rhee, a member of Mueller’s team, donated $5,400 to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign PAC Hillary for America.

Andrew Weissmann, who serves in a top post within the Justice Department’s fraud practice, is the most senior lawyer on the special counsel team, Bloomberg reported. He served as the FBI’s general counsel and the assistant director to Mueller when the special counsel was FBI director.

Before he worked at the FBI or Justice Department, Weissman worked at the law firm Jenner & Block LLP, during which he donated six times to political action committees for Obama in 2008 for a total of $4,700…

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Two Million Americans Drop Out of Obamacare Since Signing Up In January – Breitbart
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Two million Americans withdrew from Obamacare insurance plans since signing up on a federal exchange in January.

On Monday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published two reports detailing that nearly two million Americans had not paid their insurance premiums to maintain health insurance coverage.

The Effectuated Enrollment Report explains that 12.2 million Americans selected an Obamacare plan at the end of the open enrollment period. However, only 10.3 million decided to pay the required premiums to maintain health insurance coverage as of March 15th.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma explained, “Consumers are sending a clear message that cost and affordability are major factors in their decision to cancel or terminate coverage.”…

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The Collapse Of Penn Station: Another Failure Of Government “Enterprise” – Gregory Bresiger

Amtrak’s Penn Station in New York City, once one of the most glorious cathedrals of commerce built by one of the most successful transportation companies in history, is collapsing. Tracks are in disrepair. That’s because they have not been properly maintained over decades since Amtrak, despite promises to the contrary at its founding in the 1970s, has consistently lost tons of money.

After Decades of Government Disaster, Isn’t it Time for Something New?

Trains are jumping the tracks at Penn Station. Trains for the national passenger railroad – the disastrous, deficit ridden Amtrak with its pathetic so-called high-speed Acela trains, which are anything but high speed in many places – have been delayed as have the commuter railroads also using Penn Station, New Jersey Transit, and the Long Island Railroad. The latter, in true government enterprise fashion, both lose tons of money. They seem to be run for the benefit of anyone but the long-suffering passengers and taxpayers who pay for this government engineered mess…

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Obama Program Made $729 Million In Erroneous Payments To Doctors – Washington Free Beacon
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An Obama administration program to encourage the use of electronic health records made over $729 million in erroneous payments, according to a new audit.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also paid dead doctors for enrolling in its program, the audit, released by the agency’s inspector general Monday, revealed.

“From May 2011 through June 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services paid an estimated $729 million in Medicare electronic health record incentive payments to eligible professionals who did not comply with Federal requirements,” the inspector general said. “In addition, it paid $2.3 million in inappropriate electronic health record incentive payments to eligible professionals who switched incentive programs.”…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday 05/24/17


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Trump Budget Cuts EPA By 31 Percent – Washington Free Beacon

The Trump administration’s budget cuts the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent.

The budget, released officially Tuesday, seeks to reduce the agency’s redundancies and efficiencies while prioritizing infrastructure and environmental clean up efforts. If adopted, the EPA would receive $5.655 billion.

The budget allocates $2.3 billion for state revolving funds, an increase from current agency funding in the continuing resolution. Other budget increases include programs related to drinking water, wastewater, and infrastructure.

The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program, which provides subsidies for water projects, would receive $20 million. The administration expects private-public partnerships of up to $1 billion for infrastructure investments.

In addition, nearly $1 billion will go towards clean up efforts, including superfund sites, and Brownfields. The EPA says the budget respects the American taxpayer by saving $1 billion by eliminating roughly 50 duplicative programs…

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Drunk Driver Damages ‘Don’t Drink And Drive’ Patrol Car In Crystal River, Florida – WFLA
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The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office says a newly unveiled “Don’t Drink and Drive” patrol car was damaged after a crash involving a drunk driver.

Deputies say 63-year-old Paul Wilkins of Crystal River drove through cones at a traffic control point near US-19 and Citrus Avenue around 10 p.m. Saturday. The 2017 Pirate Fest was happening at the time in the area and deputies were warning drivers about traffic in the area.

After driving through the cones, the sheriff’s office says Wilkins hit a detective’s car and pushed it forward 30 feet into the new “Don’t Drink and Drive” patrol car.

Both sheriff’s office cars were parked and had red and blue lights flashing. Wilkins told deputies he did not see them…

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Democrat Congressional Candidate Says Sexism Not Islam Is To Blame For Manchester Terrorist Attack – Townhall

Cortney covered the horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, UK after an Ariana Grande concert, which left 22 people dead, including an eight-year-old girl, and at least 50 people wounded.

It’s the worst terror attack the United Kingdom has experienced since the London July 7 bombings in 2005. Twelve of the 22 fatalities were under the age of 16. The UK authorities are treating this as a terrorist attack.

The perpetrator of this suicide bombing was 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who detonated his explosive near the box office of the Manchester Arena. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Responses have been that of shock, horror, disgust, and sadness. Social media responses are mostly an outpouring of support, though some have been quite vile. Over here, one Democratic congressional candidate in Massachusetts, Brianna Wu, decided to blame sexism instead of terrorism…

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Leftist Crime Update: Obama NSA Conducted Illegal Searches On Americans For Years – Circa
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The National Security Agency under former President Barack Obama routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall, according to once top-secret documents that chronicle some of the most serious constitutional abuses to date by the U.S. intelligence community.

More than 5 percent, or one out of every 20 searches seeking upstream Internet data on Americans inside the NSA’s so-called Section 702 database violated the safeguards Obama and his intelligence chiefs vowed to follow in 2011, according to one classified internal report reviewed by Circa.

The Obama administration self-disclosed the problems at a close-door hearing Oct. 26 before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that set off alarm…

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Racist ‘Social Justice Warriors’ Destroy White Women-Owned Small Business – Heatstreet

Kali Wilgus and Liz “LC” Connelly, owners of Portland pop-up shop Kooks Burritos, just wanted to make and sell some really great burritos. So when they were on a trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, they “picked the brains” of the local tortilla ladies and brought those recipes back to the States.

“I picked the brains of every tortilla lady there in the worst broken Spanish ever, and they showed me a little of what they did,” Connelly told Willamette Weekly. “They told us the basic ingredients, and we saw them moving and stretching the dough similar to how pizza makers do before rolling it out with rolling pins. They wouldn’t tell us too much about technique, but we were peeking into the windows of every kitchen, totally fascinated by how easy they made it look. We learned quickly it isn’t quite that easy.”

Whelp, apparently this interview sparked an Internet shitstorm, which ended in Kooks Burritos shutting down and the two white women who owned it scrubbing social media of the business’ existence…

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Petition Started To Appoint Special Prosecutor To Investigate Seth Rich Murder – Gateway Pundit
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The parents of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich demand that the D.C. police reveal the details of the murder investigation after reports surfaced that he may have been the source of WikiLeaks emails.

On July 8, 2016, 27-year-old Democratic staffer Seth Conrad Rich was murdered in Washington DC. The killer or killers took nothing from their victim, leaving behind his wallet, watch and phone.

Shortly after the killing, Redditors and social media users were pursuing a “lead” saying that Rich was en route to the FBI the morning of his murder, apparently intending to speak to special agents about an “ongoing court case” possibly involving the Clinton family…

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Democrats In Illinois Senate Pass 33% Hike In Personal And Corporate Income Taxes – Zero Hedge

Senate Democrats in Illinois, with a final vote of 32-26, have just passed a new budget proposal that includes a massive personal and corporate income tax hike and an expansion of the state’s sales tax, after saying they are no longer willing to wait for a broader deal with Republicans.

As the Chicago Tribune noted earlier this morning, the Democrats’ budget proposal includes a ~33% hike in both the the personal and corporate income tax rates and an expansion of the state’s share of sales tax revenue. In all, the package would cost Illinois taxpayers an incremental $5 billion.

Democrats spent the weekend tweaking the spending plan, and unveiled an updated proposal late Monday. It calls for spending $37.3 billion after raising about $5 billion through the tax hikes; a floor vote is expected Tuesday, said Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat and key budget negotiator.

The blueprint relies on the passage of companion legislation that would raise the personal income tax rate from 3.75 percent to 4.95 percent, which is just below the 5 percent rate in place before Rauner took office…

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Roger Moore Dead At 89- Fox News
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Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond in seven of the 007 films, has died. He was 89.

His children shared the news on his verified Twitter account Tuesday that Moore had died in Switzerland after a “short but brave battle with cancer.”

“With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated,” the statement said.

Moore’s relaxed style and sense of whimsy, which relied heavily on the arched eyebrow, seemed a commentary on the essential ridiculousness of the Bond films, in which the handsome British secret agent was as adept at mixing martinis, bedding beautiful women and ordering gourmet meals as he was at disposing of super-villains trying to take over the world…

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Astronomical Percentage Of British Students Willing To Pay For College With Sex – Daily Caller

A staggering majority of students in the United Kingdom are willing to enter into a relationship with a “sugar daddy” to fund their college ambitions.

The crushing weight of student loan debt is pushing young adults into desperation, forcing them to look for new ways to potentially fund their educations. London South Bank University conducted a poll with The Independent, investigating what students are willing to do for a financial boost. Broadly, the Sunday poll found roughly one in three students are willing to trade sex for tuition, reports The Independent.

Roughly 75 percent of respondents said they would devote time to a “sugar daddy” when asked if they would engage in a relationship with a person they were attracted to for free tuition.

“What does it mean? We don’t know yet, but openness to the idea of becoming a sugar baby is far higher than we had predicted,” Dr. Julia Shaw and Gemma Daglish, lead researchers of the survey, said in an analysis, according to The Independent…

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“I Don’t Do Evidence”: Former CIA Director Squirms When Asked About Trump/Russia Evidence – MILO
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Former CIA Chief John Brennan was in the hot seat earlier today as Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) grilled him on whether or not there is any evidence of Trump/Russia collusion during the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

As The Daily Caller reports, Brennan was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee.

“Did you see evidence of collusion, coordination, conspiracy between Donald Trump and Russian state actors?” asked Gowdy quite pointedly.

Brennan’s reply came, “I saw information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation by the bureau to determine whether such operation and collusion was taking place.”

“That doesn’t help us a lot,” shot back Gowdy. “What was the nature of the information?”…

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Theresa May Says Another Terrorist Attack Is Feared Imminent – Daily Mail

Troops are to be deployed onto Britain’s streets amid fears a further terror attack ‘may be imminent’.

Theresa May announced the move this evening, less than 24 hours after the bomb attack at a teen concert in Manchester, which left 22 dead and 59 injured.

The Prime Minister confirmed the identity of the Manchester suicide bomber as 22-year-old British Libyan Salman Abedi.

But intelligence agencies fear he may not have acted alone – leaving open the possibility of an active Islamist terror cell on the loose.

Britain’s Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre last night raised the terror threat level to ‘critical’, its highest level.

The threat level has only been raised to ‘critical’ twice since the system was introduced in August 1, 2006.

It came after the worst UK atrocity since 2005, when a nail bomber murdered 22 concert-goers as young as eight at an Ariana Grande concert.

The suicide bomber Abedi, a Mancunian of Libyan descent, was the son of an airport security worker, MailOnline can reveal…

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Muslim Suicide Bomber Kills 22, Injures 119 In Manchester, England Arena Bombing – Daily Mirror
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wenty two people, including children, were killed and 119 injured after a suicide bomber carried out a terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Hundreds of people fled the packed arena screaming after hearing ‘loud bangs’ at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last night.

Many of the gig goers were young female fans of primary school age, with an eight-year-old schoolgirl among those killed.

This morning, panicked parents were searching for their missing kids after the attacker detonated an IED at the venue.

Pictures of children and teens who attended the concert were being circulated on social media in a desperate bid to track them down.

It came as Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins revealed the death toll had risen from 19 to 22…

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Newt Gingrich: World Leaders Respect Trump; Media ‘Pygmies’ Don’t – News Max

It’s “ironic” to watch world leaders in Israel and Saudi Arabia treating President Donald Trump with “enormous respect” while the “pygmies” in the media treat him with contempt, and the president and his administration should take a tougher stance against them, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday.

“The reporters are pygmies, they’re little midgets,” Gingrich told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” program. “They spent their lifetime watching other people do real things.”

Further, Gingrich said, the Trump administration should put out a new rule when it comes to the media.

“If you’re a midget, that’s fine, but you’re not going to be at a press conference with me or my staff,” Gingrich said members of the media should be told. “I think they need to have a tougher attitude toward the media.”

That would mean, he continued, for Trump to remind members of the media that he is the president, and “‘you’re not. And if you’re not worthy of my talking to you, I’m not going to talk to you.'”…

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Sebastian Gorka: Trump’s Riyadh Speech Was ‘Kryptonite To Neo-Conservatism’, Obama’s ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Policies – Breitbart
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Dr. Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, formerly National Security editor for Breitbart News, told Breitbart News Daily on Monday that President Trump’s visit to the Middle East has been a “stunning” success.

“It’s what we predicted. We didn’t tell anybody, but the international press, even the Guardian, of all places, in the U.K., has been nice or at worst neutral,” he observed. “It’s going as we expected. The leadership of the president is shining through, whether it’s in Riyadh or now in Israel.”

SiriusXM host Alex Marlow pointed out that U.S. media coverage has been consumed with hysteria over President Trump’s political difficulties, which has stampeded some Republican politicians into portraying the Trump White House as crippled or even mortally wounded…

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Owner Of Bar Where Seth Rich Was Last Seen Alive: Cops Never Talked To Staff Or Looked At Surveillance Video – WorldNetDaily

A manager of the Washington, D.C., bar where Democratic National Committee worker Seth Rich was last spotted hours before he was shot and killed last summer told WND that D.C. police officers never interviewed the bar’s staff or requested any evidence from the bar, including the bar’s surveillance video from that night, as part of an investigation into Rich’s murder.

The revelation backs up a claim made by a private investigator who worked on the case who said D.C. police were told to “stand down” on the investigation. WND also can report that the investigator recently was ordered to “cease and desist” his work on the murder case.

“The police never asked for the surveillance video from that night,” a manager of Lou’s City Bar told WND.

His name is being withheld for this story.

He said the bar’s surveillance video runs in a cycle of 30 days and that, by now, any footage that may have existed of Rich the last night he was seen alive has been taped over.

Furthermore, the manager said police never asked for any other kind of evidence from the bar such as Rich’s bar receipt from that night…

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Trump Becomes First U.S. President To Pray At Jerusalem’s Western Wall – Washington Times
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President Trump on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.

Mr. Trump placed his right hand on the ancient stone wall, prayed and placed a small paper prayer note in a crevice, as is tradition. He and first lady Melania Trump also toured the nearby Church of the Holy Sepulchre, at the site where most Christians believe Christ was crucified and buried.

Mr. Trump said later that he was “deeply moved” by his visit to the wall.

“It will leave an impression on me forever,” he said.

The Western Wall forms the foundation of the Second Jewish Temple, built by King Herod in the first century B.C., and is a pilgrimage site for Jews all over the world…

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Almost 740,000 Visa Overstays In 2016 – Numbers USA

Visa overstaying remains a serious problem in the United States. 739,450 people overstayed their visas in 2016, and almost 630,000 remained in the U.S. by year’s end, according to a new DHS report. The actual number may be higher because the report does not cover foreign visitors who entered through a vehicular or land port of entry.

The biggest offender countries were Canada and Mexico. 182,000 foreign nationals overstayed from just those two nations. By arrival category, student visa holders were the worst. Five percent of the 1.5 million student or exchange students ignored their visa terms.

Of the more than 21.6 million Visa Waiver Program, 147,282 overstayed their visa, with 128,806 suspected in-country overstays.

Only 1.5 percent of the 50,437,278 visitors who came through air and sea ports left in accordance with their visa. But due to the volume, the small overstay rate accounts for almost 740,000 illegal aliens….

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Why The Left Refuses To Talk About Venezuela – Christopher Kemmett
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During the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he’s “focused on my campaign.” Many suggested a more plausible reason: Venezuela’s present economy is an example of what happens when a state implements Bernie Sanders-style social democracy.

Similarly, Pope Francis – who has taken the time to denounce pro-market ideologies for allegedly driving millions into poverty – seems uninterested in talking about the untrammeled impoverishment of Venezuela in recent years. Samuel Gregg writes in yesterday’s Catholic World Report:

“Pope Francis isn’t known as someone who holds back in the face of what he regards as gross injustices…

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4 Dead, 34 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings – Chicago Sun-Times

Four people were killed and at least 34 others, including a 9-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning.

The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. Sunday, when an 18-year-old man was killed and a 15-year-old boy was wounded in the 100 block of North Parkside in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The man was shot in the back and pronounced dead at the scene at 2:52 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His name has not yet been released. The teenager, who was not cooperating with investigators, suffered a gunshot wound to the shin and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Earlier Sunday, a 46-year-old man was shot to death in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was walking on the sidewalk about 3:45 a.m. in the 2700 block of West 55th Street when a male walked up to him and shot him in the head. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died, authorities said. His name has not yet been released…

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‘Your Soul Will Be Fully Condemned’: Trump’s Saudi Speech Warns Islamic Terrorists Their Days Are Numbered – Daily Mail
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Donald Trump insisted in a speech addressing global ‘Islamic extremism’ that Muslim leaders must scare would-be terrorists into submission, warning them about the impact suicide bombings will have on their immortal souls.

‘Religious leaders must make this absolutely clear: Barbarism will deliver you no glory – piety to evil will bring you no dignity,’ Trump said in a sumptuous Saudi ballroom that put Mar-a-Lago to shame.

‘If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be fully condemned,’ he said.

‘Heroes don’t kill innocents,’ a confident Trump declared at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh. ‘They save them.’…

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Elizabeth ‘Pocahontas’ Warren Gets Called Out By Cherokee Indians About Her Heritage: ‘Prove It’ – Gateway Pundit

V.A. Shiva, an Indian-born entrepreneur and scientist, recently publicly challenged Elizabeth Warren to submit a DNA test to prove that she is Cherokee as she has so frequently claimed.

President Donald Trump has nicknamed Warren, “Pocahontas” in response to her claims to be Native American. On top of V.A. Shiva’s call to action, which you can watch below, he also put a video up with a handful of Cherokee Indians commenting on the disrespect they feel due to Warren’s lies or exaggerations of her heritage.

One of the first speakers brings up a number of good points:

“Elizabeth Warren, being someone that has a professorship should have some type of ethics. How can you trust a person like that? If they’re willing to lie about themselves and where they’re from and who they are, you know? My name is Dale French, I was born and raised here on the Cherokee Indian reservation, and I just don’t approve of that…”

John Grant, another Cherokee Indian commented:

“That’s not right at all, she’s lying to the American public by running for public office and claiming a race that she’s not. If she’s claiming that she’s Native American, prove it.”…

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ACLU Lawyer Tells Judge That Trump’s Travel Ban ‘Could Be Constitutional’ if Enacted By Hillary – NTK
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ACLU Lawyer Omar Jadwat, arguing against President Trump’s travel ban before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, admitted that the same exact travel ban “could be” constitutional if it were enacted by Hillary Clinton.

Jadwat argued that Trump’s campaign animus motivated the order, making it illegitimate. This claim was challenged by the Fourth Circuit’s Judge Paul Niemeyer.

“If a different candidate had won the election and then issued this order, I gather you wouldn’t have any problem with that?” Niemeyer asked.

Jadwat dodged on directly answering the question at first, but Niemeyer persisted, asking the question again…

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For The First Time, You Can Track Every Dollar The Government Spends – Zero Hedge

Despite paying trillions in Federal taxes every year, Americans’ requests for a clear, detailed breakdown of where their money goes every year, have gone unanswered and been ignored by both Republican and Democrat administrations for one simple reason: transparency has an unpleasant way of mutating into accountability, which is the scariest thing imaginable for any career politician.

Not any more.

On Tuesday, the US Treasury launched a new website designed to track virtually every dollar – out of roughly $4 trillion – in federal spending. The new website, Beta.USAspending.gov, was created to put data into the hands of taxpayers by empowering them to track how their tax dollars are spent. The site is designed to follow federal agency spending and, for the first time, links spending data to awards distributed by the government.

In the statement, the Treasury said that “the new site provides taxpayers with the ability to track nearly USD in government spending from Washington, DC directly into their communities and cities,” says Treasury Secretary Mnuchin…

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Shut The Chuck Up – Scott McKay
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No one should have been surprised, in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey, to see Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) rush to a podium and grab a microphone. And no one should have been surprised to see Schumer express alarm and outrage over the firing of someone he said he’d “lost confidence in” back in November.

Schumer’s babblings and bleatings were little different than countless other Washington Democrats, many of whom changed tunes from directly blaming Comey for Hillary Clinton losing the presidency to screaming about Comey’s firing in the space of less than an hour. It was an unmitigatedly shameful performance, and to neutral or hostile observers it highlighted just how philosophically and intellectually lost the Democratic Party and the American Left have become…

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Powerful Podesta Firm Withheld Key Details Of Russia, Trump Aide Links – Daily Caller

A powerhouse Washington lobbying firm linked to influential Democrats failed to disclose lucrative work it did for Ukrainian political figures closely tied to Russia and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, according to CNN.

“The firm, the Podesta Group, said nothing in a 2012 lobbying report to Congress about at least 32 meetings, emails and other communications it had with the State Department, at a time when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was scrutinizing Ukraine’s upcoming election, records show,” CNN reported Tuesday.

“The new disclosures shed light on the web of contacts between Russian-leaning Ukrainians, Washington lobbyists and U.S. policymakers during the Obama administration. The Podesta Group filed new, detailed lobbying disclosures in April to augment lobbying reports from 2012 to 2014 that had given little detail,” CNN said.

The latest revelations about the Podesta firm add to those previously reported by The Daily Caller News Foundation’s (TheDCNF) Investigative Group…

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Trump Finally Fires Corrupt FBI Director Comey – Reuters
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in the fallout over Comey’s probe of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails last year, saying Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the agency.

“It is essential that we find new leadership for the FBI that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission,” Trump said in a letter to Comey released by the White House. Trump told Comey in the letter he accepted the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions that “you are not able to effectively lead the bureau.”

Comey has been embroiled in controversy surrounding his probe into whether Clinton’s use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state during President Barack Obama’s first term compromised national security…

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Teaching Racism In K-12 Classrooms – Matthew Vadum

Teachers at Highlands Elementary, a school in Edina, Minnesota, are indoctrinating five-year-olds in order to radicalize them and encourage them to become activists obsessed with race.

Public school teachers across America already saturate students with information about racial injustice in America in a nonstop barrage of historic facts and ahistorical nonsense. And in the culture at large, the media, politicians, and the entertainment industry can’t stop talking about race. The last thing any young student in America needs is to be taught about is race. Race matters only to radicals.

Leftists believe you have to get ’em while they’re young and impressionable.

Marxist theorist Paolo Freire advocated in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, that schools be used to inculcate radical values in students so they become agents of social change. Freire held that the so-called dominant pedagogy “silences” poor and minority children and that there is no such thing as a neutral educational system…

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Twin Bombings In Thailand Injure 58 – Business Standard
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At least 58 people were injured on Tuesday in two successive explosions at a shopping mall in southern Thailand’s Pattani province, officials said.

The first bomb went off inside the Big C mall at 2.08 p.m. (local time), followed shortly by a second and more powerful one in the parking area, a Pattani provincial police official told EFE in a phone interview.

Photos inside the shopping mall, where the first explosion went off, showed lesser damage compared to the ones taken in the parking lot where a number of vehicles were destroyed by the second blast.

The second bomb was hidden in a car sporting a licence plate of the neighbouring Yala province…

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Students Leave A Pineapple In A Museum, Everyone Mistakes It For Art- Heatstreet

A pineapple that was left in the middle of an art exhibition by two students at a Scottish university has now been “adopted” as a work of art.

Ruairi Gray, 22, and his friend Lloyd Jack, left the exotic fruit they had bought in a supermarket for £1 on a stand at the Look Again exhibition at Robert Gordon University (RGU) as a “joke.”

To their surprise, when the two friends later returned to the exhibition four days later, the pineapple had been covered by a glass case and put on show at the center of the display.

Gray, a business information technology student, told the MailOnline: “I saw an empty art display stand and decided to see how long it would stay there for or if people would believe it was art.

“I came in later and it had been put in a glass case – it’s the funniest thing that has happened all year. My honors supervisor saw it and asked an art lecturer if it was real because he could not believe it.”

It remains unclear who had the curatorial chutzpah to elevate this lonely fruit to the status of art piece…

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New Tick-Borne Virus Far Deadlier Than Lyme Disease – WorldNetDaily
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The Centers for Disease Control is warning of the emergence of a far deadlier tick-related virus than Lyme Disease – one that kills 10 percent of those infected and permanently disables the other 50 percent.

It’s called POW for short, or Powassan, and it, like Lyme, is carried by deer.

Recent cases have been noted in the Northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes states.

The virus can cause inflammation of the brain, leading to death in 10 percent of cases and permanent disability in 50 percent of cases.

Signs and symptoms of infection can include fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, seizures, and memory loss, according to the CDC. Long-term neurological problems may occur…

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Leftist Insanity Update: College Asks Students To Contemplate ‘Pee Privilege’ – Campus Reform

The notorious Northern Arizona University now has signs outside of on-campus restrooms that ask students to consider whether they have “pee privilege.”

“Do you have pee privilege?” one sign questions, informing restroom-goers that if they “never have to think about gender identity, ability, or access when peeing,” then “[they] do.”

Another sign expands upon the definition of “pee privilege,” noting that the “ability to use a restroom without fear or concern for your own safety constitutes” such a privilege, explaining that other factors like the “gender binary,” or the “ability to undoubtedly know which bathroom to pick,” contribute to “pee privilege.”

Similar signage, pictures of which were obtained by Campus Reform, offers “a guide” for students on the “do’s and dont’s” of encountering a transgender person in a restroom.

“Feel like someone is in the ‘wrong’ restroom?” the flyer questions, deliberately placing “wrong” in scare quotes, and then advising students not to “question” someone who they think fits such a category…

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Gay Mayor Of Seattle Drops Re-Election Bid Due To Multple Sexual Abuse Claims – KING
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that he will not run for re-election this year. He made the announcement to reporters and supporters during a press conference at Alki Beach Bathhouse.

Murray, once considered a strong favorite to win a second term, saw his political fortunes weakened after a Kent man filed a civil suit last month alleging Murray abused him sexually in the 1980s. At the time of the alleged abuse, the accuser was a minor.

“The scandal surrounding [the allegations] and me is hurting this city. It hurts those who have been victims of abuse. It hurts my family. It hurts Michael. For these reasons, I am announcing that I am withdrawing as a candidate for mayor,” Murray said…

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University Of Mississippi Medical Center Discovers Thousands Of Unmarked Graves Of Insane Asylum Patients On Campus – Daily Mail

At least 7,000 bodies of former insane asylum patients could be unearthed on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, experts have reported.

UMMC officials first began to discover the scores of unmarked graves in 2013 during renovations at the school. That year, 66 coffins were found during construction for a road on the sprawling 164-acre campus.

In 2014, during work on a parking garage to the east of the dental school, roughly 3,000 more coffins were discovered through underground radar.

Estimates for the number of bodies have now reached as high as 7,000, and the coffins could be spread across 20 acres of the campus, The Clarion-Ledger reported on Saturday.

The reason behind UMMC’s mass network of forgotten graves dates back to 1855, when the state’s first mental institution was built in the very same spot that university buildings now stand…

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Phoenix Serial Killer Suspect Arrested In Deaths Of 9 – Washington Times
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A man was arrested Monday in a string of serial killings that terrified a Phoenix neighborhood last year, a huge break in a case that involved nine deaths and a dozen separate shootings.

Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23, faces 26 felony counts of homicide, aggravated assault and drive-by-shooting, said Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams.

Most of the killings by a gunman dubbed the Serial Street Shooter took place in a predominantly Latino neighborhood between August 2015 and July 2016.

The investigation into the serial killings had focused what authorities said were seven fatal shootings. But police on Monday said they had tied Saucedo to nine killings in all – eight random victims and one man that he knew…

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Leftist Harvard University Brings Back Segregation – Right Wing News

Martin Luther King Jr. must be rolling over in his grave right about now. Being the progressive, leftist campus that Harvard is these days, they are now segregating their graduating ceremonies. Frankly, it should not be allowed, but it will be. It’s a disgrace and does a huge disservice to black students. It’s also divisive and racist in the extreme.

The segregation will include only graduate students this year, but there are plans to expand such racial separation next year to all university students, including undergrads. Next stop, high schools. If your kids were going to Harvard, would you stand for this? Would this be okay with you? It sure as heck isn’t okay with me.

Michael Huggins, a Harvard graduate student who helped orchestrate the separate ceremonies, told The Root that the segregation “is not about segregation. This is an opportunity to celebrate Harvard’s Black excellence and Black brilliance,” said Huggins. “It’s an event where we can see each other and our parents and family can see us as a collective, whole group. A community…

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Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Florida Airport After Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights – Orlando Weekly
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Chaos ensued at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Monday night after frustrated passengers were told that nine flights with Spirit Airlines were canceled.

Cellphone footage shows customers clashing with Spirit Airline employees and deputies from the Broward Sheriff’s Office trying to maintain order. According to WVSN, several passengers were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

“All of a sudden, one particular flight got canceled, and a mob ensued up here at the front counter, in front of everyone else who had been waiting in line,” a passenger told the station.

The flight cancellations were reportedly over a labor dispute between Spirit Airlines and Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPI). In a statement Spirit blames the pilots for the chaos…

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United Airlines Traps Passengers On Grounded Plane In Miami Sun For 5 Hours, “No AC, Water, Food, Toilets” – Gateway Pundit

In an already hated industry, one airline continues to work it’s hardest to maintain it’s proud spot as *most* hated airline in America. United Airlines, the company known for beating up Asian surgeons and murdering prized pet rabbits, trapped a completely full cabin of passengers on a flight that had no lights, no air conditioning, no water, and no usable restrooms for five hours in Miami, Flordia this past Sunday.

The original boarding time was 1:06PM on Flight 1614, departing the Miami airport and headed to Newark, NJ. Once passengers arrived at the airport, they were told that there was going to be a 45-minute maintenance delay; annoying, but understandable.

When passengers boarded around 2:15, the doors shut and they were told there were mechanical failures but they would be taken care of in “15 minutes.”…

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Apple Becomes First $800 Billion Company – Breitbart
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Apple Inc. became the first company to cross the $800 billion market value threshold after a rise in stock price early in the week.

Considered the world’s most valuable company, Apple shares on the Nasdaq exchange rose in midday trading Monday to a high of $153.70 per share. Multiplied by 5.21 billion outstanding shares, the company’s value was briefly above $800 billion.

At the close of trading, Apple stood at $153.01 per share, or a market capitalization of $797.7 billion.

Apple’s 2.7 percent increase on Monday came after a positive research note from Brian White of the investment firm Drexel Hamilton, which suggested an eventual price target of $185 to $202 per share for Apple stock…

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California State Assemply Passes Bill Lifting Ban On Communists In Government – Fox News

Being a communist would no longer be a fireable offense for California government employees under a bill passed Monday by the state Assembly.

Lawmakers narrowly approved the bill to repeal part of a law enacted during the Red Scare of the 1940s and ’50s when fear that communists were trying to infiltrate and overthrow the U.S. government was rampant. The bill now goes to the Senate.

It would eliminate part of the law that allows public employees to be fired for being a member of the Communist Party.

Employees could still be fired for being members of organizations they know advocate for overthrowing the government by force or violence.

The bill updates an outdated provision in state law, said Assemblyman Rob Bonta, the San Francisco Bay Area Democrat who authored the measure.

Some Assembly Republicans said the Cold War-era law should not be changed….

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Trump Slams “Taxpayer-Funded Charade” As Clapper Confirms “No Evidence” Of Russia Collusion – Zero Hedge
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After hours of testimony, repetitive questions, and endless speculative grandstanding at today’s “Russian Hacking” allegations hearing, President Trump has weighed in:

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The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpayer funded charade end?
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Noting that there was nothing new…

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Sally Yates made the fake media extremely unhappy today – she said nothing but old news!
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And So It Begins, Trump’s Great Climate Purge – James Delingpole

Finally the Trump administration is starting to get serious about taking on the Green Blob.

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt – perhaps stung by criticisms that he was turning into a squish – today reaffirmed, in an interview with CNBC, that he is not a believer in catastrophic man-made global warming.

“I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact. So no, I would not agree that it’s a primary contributor to the global warming that we see. But we don’t know that yet…”

This new boldness coincides with a purge of warmist scientific advisers at both the EPA and the Interior Department.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has chosen to replace half of the members on one of its key scientific review boards, while Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is “reviewing the charter and charge” of more than 200 advisory boards, committees, and other entities both within and outside of his department. EPA and Interior officials began informing outside advisers of the move on Friday, and notifications continued over the weekend…

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Anti-Protest Law Imposing Huge Fines On “Conspirator” Organizations – The Intercept
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A statute aimed at suppressing protests against oil and gas pipelines has been signed into law in Oklahoma, as a related bill advances through the state legislature. The two bills are part of a nationwide trend in anti-protest laws meant to significantly increase legal penalties for civil disobedience. The Oklahoma law signed this week is unique, however, in its broad targeting of groups “conspiring” with protesters accused of trespassing. It takes aim at environmental organizations Republicans have blamed for anti-pipeline protests that have become costly for local governments.

The statute Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin approved Wednesday was rushed into immediate effect under a provision that declared the situation “an emergency.” It will dramatically increase penalties against protesters who trespass on property containing a “critical infrastructure facility.”…

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10 Shot, 2 Killed, At Memorial For Shooting Victim In Chicago – News Max

The Brighton Park neighborhood of Chicago suffered 10 people shot on Sunday during a memorial for a man killed by gunfire in the neighborhood earlier that day.

The attack on those attending the memorial happened about 5:20 p.m. and killed a 25-year-old man at the scene. A 29-year-old woman died of her wounds at a hospital, officials told the Chicago Tribune.

The memorial was for Daniel Cordova, who was killed by rifle fire from a nearby alleyway, said Chicago Police first deputy superintendent Kevin Navarro.

“This evening at approximately 5:15 p.m., we had another brazen act of gang violence on the streets of Chicago,” Navarro said at a news conference, per the Chicago Sun-Times. “The people shot were participating in a memorial for a subject that was murdered earlier in the day and during this memorial, two subjects came out of an alley east of the location on 46th Place and opened fire with rifles.”

Deputy Chief Kevin Ryan said officers connected with the gang and tactical teams searched late Sunday for suspects and witnesses, said the Tribune…

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Italian TV Reporter Assaulted While Covering Arrival Of Muslim “Refugees” – BizPac Review
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A young Italian TV reporter and her cameraman were both assaulted on live TV while covering the arrival of refugees from Africa.

MATRIX Correspondent Francesca Parisella was covering the influx of immigrants who’d arrived in Italy and were sleeping at a Roman train station.

“Their hope is especially to reach Milan… and then to move to Northern Europe,” she told viewers. “It’s important to know that this reception -”

At that point, and within a minute of the beginning of the live broadcast, she and her crew were assaulted by the refugees.

“What’s happening, Francesca?” MATRIX anchor Nicola Porro asked as Parisella and her crew ran from the scene…

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Head Of ISIS In Afghanistan Confirmed Killed In Special Forces Operation – Reuters

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, was killed in an operation on April 27 conducted jointly by Afghan and U.S. Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, U.S. and Afghan officials said on Sunday.

Hasib, appointed last year after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a U.S. drone strike, is believed to have ordered a series of high profile attacks including one in March 8 on the main military hospital in Kabul, a statement said.

Last month, a Pentagon spokesman said Hasib had probably been killed during the raid by U.S. and Afghan special forces in Nangarhar during which two U.S. army Rangers were killed, but prior to Sunday’s announcement there had been no confirmation.

“This successful joint operation is another important step in our relentless campaign to defeat ISIS-K in 2017,” the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson said in a statement from U.S. military headquarters in Kabul…

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Top Obama Official Squeals: ‘We Faked Climate Change Data’ – Your News Wire

Top Obama official Steven Koonin has become the latest Democrat to roll over and stab his former comrades in the back, telling the Wall Street Journal that Obama’s administration manipulated ‘climate change’ data to trick the public into accepting Democrat policies.

“What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis, was, I’d say, misleading, sometimes just wrong,” said Koonin, former Undersecretary of the Department of Energy, referring to the Obama administration’s manipulations and lies.

According to Koonin’s explosive confession, departments responsible for environmental science either “misrepresented data” or “completely fabricated results” to justify the destructive policies of the Obama administration.

Scientists at NASA and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) colluded with press officers to create deceitful press releases that propped up the former president’s agenda…

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Russia Readies Back-Up System For Potential “Split With International Banking System” – Zero Hedge
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The grand order of things could be undergoing some major overhauls. To put it more bluntly, a war to reset the global financial order is about to be unleashed.

Preparations inside Russia are being made in case the ultimate banking sanctions are placed on them, cutting off commerce inside the all-encompassing Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecomm SWIFT system – which runs credit, debt, and banking card transactions across a real time global network.

As it would be doled out by the banking elites, the price for misbehavior at the Kremlin could be ostracization from this global commerce vehicle.

But that isn’t the end of the story, Putin is readying his people to divorce from the international banking system altogether…

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Wild Boars Rampage In Kirkuk Leaving Three ISIS Terrorists Dead – Iraqi News

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Three Islamic State militants died late Sunday when wild boars attacked them in southern Kirkuk, a local source was quoted saying.

The animals went on a rampage near a farmland in al-Rashad region, an Islamic State pocket 53 kilometers south of Kirkuk. They attacked the militants and left three killed, according to the source.

Alsumaria News quoted the source saying that “Daesh (Islamic State) militants took revenge at the pigs that attacked the farmland,” but did not clarify the method.

Since emerging in 2014 to proclaim a self-styled “Islamic Caliphate”, ISIS members have held areas in southwestern Kirkuk, where thousands of civilians had to flee the group’s rule to refugee camps in the province and neighboring cities.

Local officials have repeatedly urged the government to hasten with security efforts to liberate ISIS-held regions in Kirkuk, but the Iraqi government is currently employing its full military power in the six-month-old campaign to retake Mosul, IS’s biggest stronghold in Iraq…

Islamic State militants have regularly executed civilians in Kirkuk over accusations of collaboration with security forces or attempting to flee the province to refugee camps.

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U.S. Military Begins Moving THAAD Missile Defense To South Korea Site – Reuters
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The U.S. military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system into a planned deployment site in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, amid high tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

The United States and South Korea have agreed to deploy THAAD in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea but China says it will do little to deter the North while destabilizing the regional security balance.

Trailer trucks carrying parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system entered the site on what had been a golf course in the county of Seongju in a southern region of South Korea, Yonhap news agency and YTN television reported…

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Idiot Leftist Refuses To Believe DNA Test Proving He’s White – Daily Caller

A man refused to accept the results of his ancestry DNA test after it revealed he wasn’t black, according to a New York Times piece last week.

Two professors from West Chester University decided to do an in-depth analysis into various people’s ancestries and backgrounds. First they asked participants to guess the results. One of their participants, Bernard, came away very displeased when the test revealed he was mainly European and not at all black.

Bernard walked into the test identifying himself as “black.” He informed the professors ahead of time that despite having a white mother, his mother raised him to identify as a black man.

“My mother said, ‘I know you are me, but no cop is going to take the time to find out your mother is white,’” Bernard explained before the test. “She was very specific about raising me as a black man.”

Bernard’s test, however, revealed that he is only one percent African/Asian…

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Treasonous, Obama-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Part Of Trump’s Executive Order Defunding Sanctuary Cities – Daily Caller
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A federal judge temporarily blocked a key portion of an immigration-related executive order Donald Trump signed in January that would allow the federal government to withhold funding from sanctuary cities.

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued a nationwide preliminary injunction Tuesday that prevents the government from enforcing the part of order where it says the policy of the executive branch is to “ensure that jurisdictions that fail to comply with applicable federal law do not receive Federal funds, except as mandated by law.”

In his ruling on the lawsuit brought forth by San Francisco and by Santa Clara counties, Orrick said the cities – which shield illegal immigrants – would “suffer irreparable harm absent an injunction.”…

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Ted Cruz Introduces Bill That Would Fund Border Wall With Money Seized From Drug Lords – The Hill

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is introducing a bill to allow assets seized from drug lords, like Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, to fund President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cruz’s bill, the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order Act, also known as the “El Chapo Act,” is a reference to the Mexican drug kingpin from the Sinaloa cartel.

The U.S. government is seeking $14 billion from the drug lord as part of its prosecution of Guzman.

“Fourteen billion dollars will go a long way toward building a wall that will keep Americans safe and hinder the illegal flow of drugs, weapons and individuals across our southern border,” Cruz said Tuesday, according to Axios.

Guzman was extradited from Mexico to the U.S. in January, pleading not guilty to a 17-charge indictment in a federal court in New York.

The charges allege that Guzman led a continuing criminal enterprise responsible for drug trafficking and conspiracy between 1989 and 2014…

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Freedom Caucus Chairman: ‘We Will Repeal Most Aspects Of Obamacare By The End Of May’ – Breitbart
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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he expects an Obamacare repeal bill to pass by the end of May.

Rumors started spreading last week that House Republicans were close to a deal on repealing Obamacare, and now Congressman Mark Meadows says a repeal bill will pass by the end of May.

The agreement, brokered by the House Freedom Caucus chairman and Tuesday Group co-chairman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), would allow states to eliminate Obamacare’s community rating system – a rule that prohibits health insurers from pricing health care plans based on age, gender, or health status. States that repeal Obamacare’s community rating rules would have to join a federal high-risk pool or establish a local high-risk pool to obtain the waiver…

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Trump’s Lawyer Launches Legal Action Against BuzzFeed For Publishing ‘Completely Fabricated’ Dossier – Washington Times

Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal attorney, says he has instructed his own attorney to investigate legal action against BuzzFeed, which posted an opposition research “dossier” that accused Mr. Cohen without proof of a conspiracy with Russian agents.

Mr. Cohen told The Washington Times that he also is considering a lawsuit against former British spy Christopher Steele, who wrote the gossipy 35-page dossier that the liberal news website posted on Jan. 10.

Mr. Steele was paid by a Hillary Clinton supporter, via the Democratic Party-linked firm Fusion GPS, to gather dirt on candidate Trump last summer and fall. GPS circulated the Steele memos to reporters and Democrats.

But it was not until BuzzFeed posted the dossier that some people named in it learned that they were accused of wrongdoing.

In Mr. Cohen’s case, Mr. Steele accused him of traveling to Prague in the last week of August to meet with Russian agents to devise a plan to cover up the supposed Trump-Russia hacking of Democratic Party email servers…

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Mexico On High Alert After Radioactive Material Is Stolen – Daily Express
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The Mexican government has placed nine states on high alert after radioactive material capable of creating a dirty bomb was stolen near the nation’s second largest city. The Iridium 192, a potentially highly unstable material used in radiography equipment, was stolen on the outskirts of tourist hotspot Guadalajara.

Luis Felipe Puente‏, head of national emergency services, placed nine states on high alert after the material disappeared just half a day’s drive from the Texan border.

Iridium 192, which has a half-life of 73 days, is one of a small number of radioactive materials suitable for use in an act of radiological terror. But authorities are concerned the radioactive isotope may have been stolen accidentally, with thieves unwittingly holding onto the destructive material after attempting to steal the pickup truck it was housed in…

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Nasdaq Hits 6,000 For The First Time – Business Insider

U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, building on a day-earlier rally, spurred by a raft of strong corporate earnings and an expected tax reform plan.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq crossed the 6,000 mark for the first time just after the market opened.

Better-than-expected quarterly profits from Dow components, including Caterpillar and McDonald’s, helped the blue-chip index outperform other major Wall Street indexes in active trading.

At 9:34 a.m. ET, the Dow was up 153 points, or 0.74%, the S&P 500 was up 9 points, or 0.42%, and the Nasdaq was up 23 points, or 0.40%.

President Donald Trump promised last week to make “a big tax reform and tax reduction” announcement on Wednesday. The President has directed his aides to move quickly on a plan to cut the corporate income tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent, a Trump administration official said on Monday.

Investor sentiment took a turn over the weekend after centrist and pro-European Union candidate Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential election…

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Border Rancher: Illegal Crossings Down 90 Percent Since Trump Became President – American Mirror
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Arizona ranchers John Ladd and Fred Davis invited House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to see the southern border from their property, but she never responded.

But they responded this morning to Pelosi’s recent claim that the border wall is “immoral, expensive, unwise.”

Appearing on Fox & Friends on Tuesday, Ladd said border crossings by illegal aliens have decreased 90% to 95% since Donald Trump took office.

Perhaps more shockingly, Ladd has determined through Border Patrol data that some 500,000 illegal aliens have crossed his property in the 30 years he’s owned it.

Davis disputed Pelosi’s notion that a wall would divide border towns…

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Amazon Immediately Regrets Giving Muslims A Job After Nasty Payback They Just Got For It – Freedom Daily

Employers at the Amazon headquarters stationed in the liberal city of Seattle, Washington thought they were doing the “tolerant” thing to prove to the rest of the U.S. that Muslims can make great employees with hiring several on their staff. They soon learned what happens when ignorance and Islam collide after showing up to work recently and getting a nasty surprise from these ungrateful immigrants they had generously hired. It didn’t take long for the mega-retailer to return the favor with a special surprise of their own.

Thanks to an eight-year apology tour under Barack Obama, Muslims have become entitled to believe that whatever they want, they should get, or face condemnation after claims they are being discriminated against. No other religion in the U.S. gets as many accommodations made for them as Muslims do, which they intentionally created to be this way. Ignorant liberals fell hard into their trap, coming to their defense and going out of their way to give them special opportunities, only to have to learn the hard way that they were played…

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Dude Bowls A Perfect Game In 90 Seconds – Tell Me Now

Some people grow up wanting to set a world record and have their name forever in the history books. Ben Ketola, 23, achieved just that goal.

Ketola bowled a perfect 300 game in under 90 seconds and the video below captured the entire thing.
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Now I know what you are thinking: How could he do it when it takes a minute to reset the pins?

Ketola used the entire bowling alley during his attempt. I think that actually made it harder. Here’s why: Your angle is constantly changing as you run down the lanes, and you’re probably overthinking your next moves.

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Mother Finds Her Cannibal Son Eating A 7-Year-Old Boy He Had Murdered And Beheaded In India – Daily Mail

A horrified mother found her cannibal son eating a seven-year-old boy he had murdered and beheaded in India, it has emerged.

Nazim Miyan’s mother is said to have found him next to the child’s corpse in an abandoned house in Amariya in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh.

The young victim’s neck, arms and legs had been cut in to several pieces after being lured away from his friends, it has been reported.

A stunned police officer who went to the gruesome scene said: ‘The body was lying on the floor with the decapitated head beside it.

‘The skin on the abdomen was missing and internal body parts and bloodstains were scattered across the room.’

Miyan was sitting near the corpse and surrendered to police without any resistance, he added. But he had been beaten up by locals before he could be taken away…

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Wilbur Ross Hits Canada With Soft Wood Import Tariff – Conservative Treehouse
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How do you get congress to accept the NAFTA notification of intent letter? Why, you backstop the Canadian decision to undermine U.S. dairy farm exports by applying equity import tariffs and offsetting losses to U.S. manufacturers.

First stop, lumber mills. ie U.S. regional impacts, not coincidentally, represented by key Democrat constituents.

The congressional delegations from Washington State and Oregon happen to be mostly elected Democrats; and they happen to applaud the efforts; which means they are not able to criticize the approach. Hmm, it’s almost as if Wilburine and POTUS had a strategy or something. Nah, couldn’t be.

(Via CNN) These are the first tariffs imposed by President Trump, who during his election campaign threatened to use them on imports from both China and Mexico…

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American Legislative Exchange Council: Mostly Democrat-Run States Are A Total Disaster, Have The Worst Economies – Townhall

The American Legislative Exchange Council released their “Rich States, Poor States” report last week and shocker – mostly Democratic-run states are a disaster concerning economic performance and competitiveness. ALEC included the top and bottom ten states in the press release announcing the 10th edition of the report. NTK Network broke down who controls what in the respective state legislatures of these low performing states as well.

#41: Oregon (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#42: Maine (Dems split control of the legislature with Republicans)
#43: Hawaii (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#44: Illinois (Dems control the legislature)
#45: Minnesota (Dems control the governor’s office)
#46: Connecticut (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#47: California (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#48: New Jersey (Dems control the legislature)
#49: Vermont (Dems control the legislature)
#50: New York (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)…

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NYT Editorial Board Member Attacks NRA For Having Guns In Its Gun Museum – Washington Free Beacon
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The New York Times ran an op-ed Monday attacking the National Rifle Association’s National Firearms Museum and gun owners.

Editorial board member Francis X. Clines wrote in the piece that the Fairfax, Virginia gun museum, which features firearms from every era of American history, represents the worst of America. In particular, Clines was troubled by a display detailing gun use in Hollywood movies.

“There are thousands of ingenious, gleaming rifles and handguns in displays about America’s gun-rich history of colonialism, immigration, expansionism and vigilante justice,” Clines wrote on page A22 of Monday’s Times. “But it is the gallery devoted to Hollywood and its guns and good-guy shooters that best illustrates the power of fantasy now driving the modern gun rights debate.”…

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Dozens Of ‘Juveniles’ Swarm Communter Train In Oakland, Terrorize And Rob Passengers – San Francisco Gate

BART police are beefing up patrols at Oakland stations after dozens of juveniles terrorized riders Saturday night when they invaded the Coliseum Station and commandeered at least one train car, forcing passengers to hand over bags and cell phones and leaving at least two with head injuries.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses told police that 40 to 60 juveniles flooded the station, jumped the fare gates and rushed to the second-story train platform. Some of the robbers apparently held open the doors of a Dublin-bound train car while others streamed inside, confronting and robbing and in some cases beating riders.

“I’ve been there 24 years and this is the first time I’ve heard of anything like this happening,” said Keith Garcia, a BART police officer and union president.

Alicia Trost, a BART spokeswoman, said Monday that seven people were robbed – with the victims losing a purse, a duffel bag and five phones. Six people were robbed inside the train car, with a seventh confronted on the platform, she said…

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Obama’s Hidden Iran Deal Giveaway – Josh Meyer
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When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a modest trade-off for the greater good of the Iran nuclear agreement and Tehran’s pledge to free five Americans.

“Iran had a significantly higher number of individuals, of course, at the beginning of this negotiation that they would have liked to have seen released,” one senior Obama administration official told reporters in a background briefing arranged by the White House, adding that “we were able to winnow that down to these seven individuals, six of whom are Iranian-Americans.”

But Obama, the senior official and other administration representatives weren’t telling the whole story on Jan. 17, 2016…

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New Study Calls EPA’s Labeling Of CO2 A Pollutant ‘Totally False’ – Daily Caller

A new study published by seasoned researchers takes aim at the heart of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to issue regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions.

The study claims to have “proven that it is all but certain that EPA’s basic claim that CO2 is a pollutant is totally false,” according to a press statement put out by Drs. Jim Wallace, John Christy and Joe D’Aleo.

Wallace, Christy and D’Aleo – a statistician, a climatologist and meteorologist, respectively – released a study claiming to invalidate EPA’s 2009 endangerment finding, which allowed the agency to regulate CO2 as a pollutant.

“This research failed to find that the steadily rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations have had a statistically significant impact on any of the 14 temperature data sets that were analyzed,” the authors say in the release for the second edition of their peer-reviewed work…

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Scott Walker Deals Another Blow To Big Labor In Wisconsin – Daily Caller
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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation that prevents local governments from requiring contractors to hire union labor for publicly-funded construction projects.

Walker signed the legislation, which passed along party lines in February, at a local distributor of construction materials in De Pere, Wis., according to the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. The governor and Wisconsin Republicans have blasted project labor agreements as a waste of taxpayer dollars.

“By forbidding state and local governments from requiring contractors to enter into agreements with labor organizations, we’re promoting healthy competition between contractors,” Gov. Walker said in a statement Monday…

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Leftist Ossoff Fails To Garner 50% Of Vote In Georgia Special Election, Faces Handel In June Runoff – Breitbart

It was a photo finish in the “jungle primary” special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday to select a replacement for Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), punctuated by unusual technical reporting delays from Fulton County, the largest county in the district.

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, thirty-year-old Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff fell just short of the 50-percent-plus-one vote total he needed to avoid a June runoff with the GOP’s Karen Handel, the former Georgia Secretary of State who finished in a distant second.

CNN declared the race a runoff between Ossoff and Handel shortly after midnight.

At 12:09 a.m. President Trump tweeted, “Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candidates, Big “R” win with runoff in Georgia. Glad to be of help!”

With 177 of 210 precincts reporting as of 12:25 a.m. eastern on Wednesday morning, the Associated Press results had Ossoff in first place with 49 percent of the vote, followed by the GOP’s Karen Handel in second at 19 percent, and the GOP’s Bob Gray in third place and out of the runoff election with 10 percent…

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Former Trump Advisor To Sue Obama Regime Officials For Civil Rights Violations – Law Newz
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The FBI case into former Donald Trump campaign advisor Carter Page just took another legal twist. CNN is reporting that the FBI used that infamous Trump dossier as part of “the justification” to convince a FISA court to issue a warrant allowing them to secretly monitor Page. The investigation is reportedly probing possible ties between the one-time Trump advisor and Russia.

But, what is particularly interesting from a legal stand point is Page’s reaction to this latest development. Apparently, he’s now planning on taking the Obama officials to court. He said in a statement:

“I look forward to the Privacy Act of 1974 lawsuit that I plan to file in response to the civil rights violations by Obama administration appointees last year. The discovery process will be of great value to the United States, as our nation hears testimony from them under oath, and we receive disclosure of the documents which show what exactly was done in 2016.”…

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Claremont Snowflakes Write Hairbrained Open Letter Characterizing Truth As A ‘Myth’ – PJ Media

Campus snowflakes are at war with reality.

That is the only way to read an open letter written by three students who say the idea of objective truth is a “myth” designed to “silence oppressed peoples.” The authors, Dray Denson, Avery Jonas, and Shanaya Stephenso, along with over twenty co-signers, are demanding that all five Claremont Colleges “take action” against the conservative journalists on the staff of The Claremont Independent, presumably for reporting facts that make them feel unsafe.

The letter – which reads like something from The Onion but is sadly all too real – was written to outgoing Pomona College President David Oxtoby in response to his April 7 email espousing the college’s commitment to “the exercise of free speech and academic freedom.” Oxtoby’s email came in the wake of protests that shut down an April 6 speaking appearance by conservative scholar and author Heather Mac Donald.

“Protest has a legitimate and celebrated place on college campuses,” Oxtoby wrote…

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President Trump Signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order Following Wisconsin Speech – Mirage News
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President Donald Trump is ordering the government to bolster protections for U.S.-made goods and reform a visa program for foreign workers. He signed the order after touring a factory in Wisconsin.

Trump announced the new executive order, instructing federal agencies to protect U.S.-manufactured goods from foreign competition and review the H-1B visa program for foreign workers, in a speech at Snap-on Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Federal rules on buying U.S.-made products have been “gutted by excessive waivers and reckless exemptions,” Trump added, resulting in jobs lost to “cheap, subsidized and low-quality foreign goods.”…

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ISIS And Al Qaeda In Talks To Join Forces, Iraqi Vice President Says – Fox News

Iraq’s vice president said rival terror groups ISIS and Al Qaeda are exchanging ideas on ways to join forces.

Vice President Ayad Allawi told Reuters he got the information from contacts in Iraq and the region. He did not reveal more specific details about the source of his information. Allawi said the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the head of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, are not communicating with each other directly but through intermediaries.

“I don’t know exactly when, but there are discussions and dialogues between messengers,” he said, adding that it’s not clear how the two groups will work together.

The Islamic State, which made territorial gains in Mosul and parts of northern Iraq, has more recently been pushed out of much of the region under pressure from an international coalition that includes the United States.

Despite losing ground, the group still controls areas in Mosul’s Old City, where the narrow streets have slowed coalition forces….

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House Ways And Means Committee Chairman Calls For DOJ To Investigate Lois Lerner – Breitbart
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The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review evidence that Lois Lerner “broke the law to target Americans for their political beliefs.” The request comes after the DOJ refused, under the Obama Administration’s leadership, to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division director.

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), joined by Tax Police Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting an investigation into allegations that Lerner used her division’s power to target American citizens’ applications for non-profit status, or political action committees, based upon the citizen’s political beliefs.

“Taxpayers deserve to know that the DOJ’s previous evaluation was not tainted by politics,” the two chairmen wrote in the letter obtained by Breitbart Texas. “We respectfully request the Department of Justice to take a fresh look at the evidence presented in the attached referral in order to restore taxpayers’ trust in the IRS.”…

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Judicial Watch Sues ATF For Attempting To Reclassify AR-15 Ammo As ‘Armor-Piercing’ – Conservative Base

A top nonprofit government watchdog group of attorneys filed a lawsuit last week seeking documents related to citizens’ Second-Amendment rights being violated by a federal agency, according to a press statement released .

A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against the already disgraced Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), a branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, seeks records of communications about a so-called “reclassification” that would restrict the sale and possession of certain types of AR-15 ammunition by classifying them as being “armor-piercing” and therefore illegal for civilians. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by Judicial Watch, an organization that investigates and exposes government corruption, fraud and misconduct by using the federal civil court system.

The ATF is reportedly reconsidering its February 2015 proposal to revise the 2014 Regulation Guide regarding the reclassification of certain ammunition…

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Former Democrat Mayor Of Hubbard, Ohio Pleads Guilty To Raping 4-Year-Old – WCMH
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Former Hubbard, Ohio mayor Richard Keenan, who now admits to raping a young child, is facing life behind bars.

He was visibly shaken Friday as he changed his plea to guilty on 20 counts of sex crimes, including eight counts of rape. Keenan agreed to a life sentence with the eligibility of parole after ten years.

According to court documents, the abuse began as early as September 2013 when the victim – who Keenan knew – was just 4 years old.

“It gives the victim some closure. Obviously, keeps this young child from having to testify and I think it’s a good result given all the facts and circumstances,” said Assistant Prosecutor Gabe Wildman…

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San Diego Schools Team With Hamas Front Group To Stop Bullying Of Muslims – WorldNetDaily

In an initiative to “combat Islamophobia and the bullying of Muslims students,” San Diego’s public school district has formed a partnership with an organization regarded by the FBI as a front group for Hamas and by an Gulf Arab state as a terrorist organization.

The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, nevertheless, was formally approved by the board of the San Diego Unified School District this month to help develop a plan that will include the review and vetting of materials related to Muslim culture and history.

A report outlining the district’s objectives touted CAIR as an organization that “has been involved in constructive civic engagement, promotes cultural tolerance and understanding, as well as justice and equality.”

Hanif Mohebi, executive director of CAIR San Diego, told the school board April 4 that CAIR wants the district’s program to become a national model.

“The plan itself is a great first step,” he said…

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Vet With Prosthetic Leg Carries Guide Across Boston Marathon Finish Line – American Mirror
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An Afghanistan war veteran is inspiring his countrymen with an impressively patriotic finish to Monday’s Boston Marathon.

Pennsylvania Army National Guard veteran Earl Granville has competed with a hand-bike in numerous marathons in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and New York since he lost the lower half of his left leg to a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2008, WCVB reports.

But on Monday, the member of Achilles International’s Freedom Team did something a little different.

Granville completed the Boston Marathon without the bike, relying instead on a prosthetic leg and the help of a guide who accompanied him along the hilly 26-mile course. Throughout the race, he was besieged by grateful spectators, who stopped him for hugs and cheered him on…

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Conservative Christian Conference Threatened By Heavily-Armed Muslim Immigrant – Daily Caller

A conference held on April 9 on Christian and conservative issues in Sioux Falls, South Dakota was threatened by a Muslim man carrying multiple firearms. He attended the conference and posted numerous videos on his Facebook page, including a display of the multiple assault-style rifles, pistols and ammunition he was carrying on his person and in his van.

He has not been arrested.

The man, Ehab Jaber, posted numerous Facebook videos of himself both in the event and in his van in the event parking lot. In his van he shows off all his weapons, saying:

“And now if you want to really be scared…” he lifts up an AK-47 style rifle and says, “be scared.”

He then puts it down and reveals two handguns hidden on his person and others in the van, after each one saying, “be scared.”

He then takes an assault-style AR-15 variant out of its case and says, “Be f***ing terrified.”…

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Calls Snap General Election For June 8 – Daily Mail
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Theresa May sprung a massive surprise on the nation and her own ministers today by announced a snap general election for June 8 – after having a moment of clarity on a walking holiday in Wales.

In a dramatic statement on the steps of Downing Street, the Prime Minister fired the starting gun on a poll that she hopes will deliver her an unassailable majority to shape the country’s future.

She blamed opposition parties who have been trying to frustrate Brexit for her sudden change of heart after months insisting she will not hold an election – singling out Nicola Sturgeon’s efforts to exploit the situation to tear the UK apart…

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Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Confirmed Dead – WTVR

Steve Stephens, the Cleveland murder suspect accused of posting video of the killing on Facebook, was found Tuesday in Erie County, Pennsylvania, state police said on Twitter. “After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself,” Pennsylvania State Police said.

Stephens, 37, was wanted for the death of Robert Godwin – a self-taught mechanic and grandfather of 14 who was shot while walking home from an Easter meal Sunday in Cleveland. Video of the killing was posted on Facebook.

More than 400 tips have funneled in from as far away as Texas, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said Tuesday. Many were reported sightings that turned out to be false.

Through their tears, several of Godwin’s children said they hold no animosity against the suspect.

“Each one of us forgives the killer, the murderer,” Godwin’s daughter Tonya Godwin Baines said. “We want to wrap our arms around him.”

Godwin taught his children the value of hard work. He taught them how to love God and fear God, and how to forgive, his children said…

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Maxine Waters Caught Illegally Paying $600K Of Campaign Funds To Daughter – Your News Wire
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Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been caught siphoning off hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds and depositing them in her daughter’s bank account.

Karen Waters, the daughter of Rep. Maxine Waters, Karen pulled in $65,287 overseeing the slate mailer operation in 2016, making her the third-largest recipient of Waters campaign funds that cycle. But it doesn’t stop there. Karen, together with her firm Progressive Connections, has received over $600,000 in payments from the Waters campaign since 2006.

This isn’t the first time that the Democratic Congresswoman has gotten herself into ethical hot water. In fact, it happens so often that two different government watchdogs have tabbed her as one of the nation’s most corrupt politicians…

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U.S. Deploys Two More Aircraft Carriers To Korean Peninsula – Zero Hedge

According to a report by South Korea’s primary news outlet, Yonhap, the Pentagon has directed a total of three U.S. aircraft carriers toward the Korean Peninsula, citing a South Korean government source.

Yonhap reports that in addition to the CVN-70 Carl Vinson, which is expected to arrive off the South Korean coast on April 25, the CVN-76 Ronald Reagan – currently in home port in Yokosuka, Japan – and the CVN-68 Nimitz carrier group – currently undergoing final pre-deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise off Oregon – will enter the Sea of Japan next week.

USS Carl Vinson, surrounded by a fleet of U.S. warships, was sent by Washington toward the Korean Peninsula in the beginning of April.

While details are scarce, and we would urge confirmation from U.S.-based sources, Yonhap also reports that according to the government source the operation of three aircraft carriers in the same location is unusual, and demonstrates the U.S. commitment to North Korea…

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Environmantalist Nutbag Is Worried That Birds Won’t Be Able To Fly Over Trump’s Border Wall – USA Politics Today
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MSNBC hosted wildlife biologist on Friday to discuss the possible impact that the border wall could have on the environment.

Partial Transcript:

Well Craig, if this border wall happens it will be an unprecedented environmental catastrophe. It’s poised to cut through more than 1,200 miles of habitat along the border between the United States and Mexico. There are over 90 threatened and critically endangered species that are in the crosshairs because of this wall, and we’ve got over 100 migratory birds that will be impacted from this wall. The endangered Mexican grey wolf, only 133 individuals left of this iconic carnivore this amazing canine, its head is on the chopping block and likely could fall prey to extinction…

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Unions Spent $1.7 Billion On Mostly Leftist Politicians In 2016 – Washington Free Beacon

Organized labor spent a record $1.7 billion on politics and lobbying during the 2016 election cycle, with the vast majority of money coming from member dues and supporting Democrats.

The National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR), a nonprofit union watchdog, found that unions spent $1.713 billion on political activities and lobbying. The watchdog group analyzed federal labor filings that disclose how much unions spend on political activities at the federal, state, and local level, as well as Federal Election Commission records collected by OpenSecrets.com.

Stan Greer, the researcher behind the study, said 75 percent of the money spent on politics came from union treasuries rather than campaign PACs or other independent union-backed political operations.

“Big Labor is increasingly turning its focus away from workplace matters and more and more towards buying political influence,” Greer said in a statement.

NILRR has tracked union political spending throughout the 21st century, finding that unions have significantly ramped up their spending in the last four years…

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Manhunt In Ohio For Killer Who Shot Elderly Man While Streaming On Facebook, Claims To Have Murdered 15 – The Sun
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A man claimed to have killed 15 people in a murderous rampage as he broadcast the “execution” of an elderly man live on Facebook.

Cops are hunting for Steve Stephens – who goes by Stevie Steve on his social media – on suspicion of homicide 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr was shot dead in an apparently random attack on Easter Sunday in Ohio.

Cleveland Police confirmed the shooting broadcast on Facebook was real, but said they were not aware of any other shootings.

The city is on lockdown as police hunt for “armed and dangerous” Stephens, who claimed online he had killed 15 people. He also wrote on Facebook he wouldn’t stop killing until his mum and a woman he names in the video call him, alongside his number…

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Chicago Rings In Easter With 34 People Shot – Daily Caller

Chicago saw 34 people wounded from gun injuries in a spate a violence over Easter weekend.

Twenty-three were shot during just a seven hour period between Saturday night and early Sunday morning, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.

The lone death over the weekend happened early Sunday morning. One man shot at two other men, one of whom succumbed to wounds on the head and neck later at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to authorities.

A 14-year-old boy was shot after two males came up to him midnight Sunday. They fired at him and a bullet hit the boy in the arm. He was taken to a hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

Homicides have dropped almost 10 percent in 2017 when compared to 2016 and shootings have also gone down about 13 percent.

“There’s not room for celebration yet, but I am encouraged by the numbers that we saw,” Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said about the statistics…

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Erdogan Wins Vote To Gain Sweeping Powers In Turkish Overhaul – Bloomberg
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Turkey voted to hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping authority in the most radical overhaul since the republic was founded 93 years ago on the expectation he’ll safeguard security amid regional wars and kickstart the economy.

The referendum won approval of 51.3 percent to 48.7 percent of Turks, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, as opposition parties alleged fraud and the European Union branded it as unfair.

Once implemented, Erdogan will have authority to appoint ministers and top judges at his discretion and call elections at any time. It will also give him much greater sway over fiscal policy and may deepen investors’ concerns about the independence of the central bank…

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Game Show Creator, ‘Gong Show’ Host, And Possible CIA Hitman Chuck Barris Dies At Age 87 – Variety
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Chuck Barris, who hosted “The Gong Show” and created “The Dating Game” and “The Newlywed Game,” died Tuesday of natural causes in Palisades, N.Y., his publicist confirmed. He was 87.

His autobiography, “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” was made into a film directed by George Clooney and starred Sam Rockwell as Barris. In the book (subtitled “An Unauthorized Autobiography”), he claimed to have worked for the CIA as an assassin during the 1960s and ’70s, a claim which the CIA denied.

“He also fabricated his life because it might have been the best way of getting at the truth. The truth was that back when he was the Jerry Springer of his day, he couldn’t stomach being attacked for doing something he considered harmless,” wrote Joel Stein in Time magazine…

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Sen. Paul: ‘Somebody Was Spying On The Trump Campaign’ – American Mirror

On Monday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul responded to FBI Director James Comey’s denial of President Trump’s “wiretapping” claims, telling Neil Cavuto of Fox News that “somebody was spying on the Trump campaign” adding that Mike Flynn “lost his job” because of it.

“Everybody admits that somebody spied on Mike Flynn, and he was part of the Trump campaign,” Paul said. “It sounds like what the president said has already been proven to be true.”

The senator then reminded Cavuto that whoever leaked this confidential information committed a serious crime. “Somebody listened to Mike Flynn’s conversations and revealed it to the press, which is a felony, and you don’t do that unless somehow you eavesdropped on his phone conversation.”

“The media’s been kinda confused on this, they think there has to be an old-fashioned bug placed on a wire,” Paul continued. “If you haven’t looked lately most of our cell phones don’t have wires, so wiretapping is a broad term for surveillance.”…

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Rep. Gohmert Calls For Probe Into John Podesta’s Ties To Firm That Received Millions From Putin-Founded Company – Daily Caller
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Rep. Louie Gohmert, an outspoken House Republican from Texas, is calling for a congressional investigation of John Podesta’s role with Rusnano, a state-run company founded by Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned.

Podesta – best known as Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman and former President Bill Clinton’s White House chief of staff – first made contact with the Russian firm in 2011, when he joined the boards and executive committees of three related entities: Boston-based Joule Unlimited; Rotterdam-based Joule Global Holdings; Joule Global Stichting, the company’s controlling interest. All are high-tech renewable energy enterprises…

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Economic Basket Case Venezuela Stops Printing Money Data For Obvious Reasons – Zero Hedge

More than a year after hyperinflating banana republic Venezuela stopped reporting official inflation data, Venezuela has stopped publishing money supply data, depriving the general public of the last, and best, available tool to ascertain soaring inflation in what has become the world’s worst-performing economy.

Then again, one hardly needs official data to confirm the blistering wave of hyperinflation sweeping through the nation which has seen the value of the bolivar disintegrate under the Maduro regime.

The money supply indicator suddenly stopped appearing on the central bank’s website on Feb. 24. Despite the halt of CPI data, consumer price rises are widely seen to be in triple digits, driven by an unraveling socialist system in which many people struggle to obtain meals and medicines.

The M2 money supply was up by nearly 180% in mid-February from a year earlier, according to the central bank before it halted the release of the weekly data without explanation last month Reuters reports…

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Carl’s Jr. Flees Leftist Hellhole For Business-Friendly Tennessee – Investor’s Business Daily
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States: To hear Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, you’d think that taxes can go up to 60% or even 80%, and businesses and investors will just… pay up. But the growing number of businesses stampeding out of high tax areas suggest that they’re very wrong.

We got more evidence of that this week when CKE Restaurants, the corporate parent of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants, announced that they are relocating to Nashville, Tennessee.

Hardee’s will move its headquarters from St. Louis, Missouri, to Nashville, Tennessee, one of America’s fastest growing states. Oh, and did we mention that the state has no personal income tax?

Meanwhile, the Carl’s Jr. move puts more egg on the face of California and the political class in Sacramento…

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Trump Renews NASA Mission For Human Space Travel, Deep Space Exploration – Washington Times

President Trump put NASA on course for deep space exploration Tuesday, signing a bill that authorizes $19.5 billion in funding to revive the agency’s manned-space flight program and plan missions to Mars and beyond.

Mr. Trump spoke of the renewal of NASA’s mission, including development of new spacecraft and preparation for a mars mission, in historic terms.

“Almost half a century ago our brave astronauts first planted the American flag on the moon. That was a big moment in our history,” he said at an Oval Office signing ceremony. “Now this nation is ready to be the first in space once again. Today we are taking the initial steps toward a bold and bright new future of American space flight.”

The bill focused on manned missions and partnerships with private space spacecraft companies but also set goals for space science, space technology and aeronautics programs, including health monitoring and treatment of astronauts’ duty-related medical conditions…

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Former DNC Official Partnered With Convicted Domestic Terrorist Brett Kimberlin To Investigate Trump – Daily Caller
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A former official with the Democratic National Committee has worked in recent months with a convicted domestic terrorist-turned-activist known as the “Speedway Bomber” to gather information on Donald Trump, The Daily Caller has learned.

That work culminated in a Washington, D.C. meeting in December between the ex-DNC operative, Alexandra Chalupa, the convicted bomber, Brett Kimberlin, and a South Africa-born Israeli man named Yoni Ariel.

Ariel, whose real name is Jonathan Schwartz, traveled to Washington, D.C. to brief Chalupa and Kimberlin on his knowledge of Russia’s activities during the campaign.

Chalupa, an activist of Ukrainian heritage who is strongly opposed to Trump, also directed Ariel to the Justice Department, sources told TheDC…

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Swedish Police In Trollhattan Attacked By “Youths” – Breitbart

Several Swedish police were attacked by a large gang of “youths” who went on a rampage armed with rocks and fireworks in the city of Trollhattan over the weekend.

On Sunday evening a group of around 20 to 30 young men rioted and caused havoc in the Kronogården district of Trollhattan. Police say the youths were armed with rocks and fireworks, which they used to smash up a bus shelter. When police arrived on the scene, the gang attacked them with rocks that were so large they disabled their police car, Nyheter Idag reports.

An eyewitness, who wished to remain anonymous, told the paper: “They attacked police and the guards inside the area, in Kronogården. It was preceded by two powerful explosions. I thought ‘this is no firecracker, these are some bombs that have gone off’. Those were real f***ing bangs, two around twenty minutes apart.”

Police officer Goran Carlbom said the incident began shortly after 7 pm. Police received a call that a gang of youths were causing trouble in the area…

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Democrat Brainwashing Victims Left Stunned After Realizing That They Agree With Trump’s Education Secretary – I Have The Truth
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A new video from Hypeline News shows liberals agreeing with Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ positions BUT they don’t know they belong to Betsy DeVos.

This was just priceless. During a “man on the street” segment, Hypeline’s Derek Muncy interviewed a handful of Illinois State University college students about their opinions on DeVos. Each of them had nothing but negative things to say about her.

“I think she’s grossly unqualified, and she doesn’t deserve the job she holds,” one student said.

“I wonder what Betsy DeVos is up to? Probably destroying the education system of America. I think that’s what’s going on.” said a student with pink hair.

Yet when asked about some of the positions that DeVos believes in, they found themselves in agreement…

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Families Of 800 Victims, 1,500 First Responders File 9/11 Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia – Daily Mail

Saudi Arabia may be held accountable for the devastation of 9/11 after the families of 800 victims and 1,500 first responders, filed a lawsuit accusing the country of involvement in the terror attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Out of the 19 hijackers of 9/11, 15 of them were from Saudi and three of them had worked for the kingdom previously.

The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Manhattan, says Saudi officials are believed to have aided some of the hijackers before the attacks, according to PIX 11.

In the lawsuit, officials of Saudi embassies are accused of helping hijackers Salem Al-Hazmi and Khalid Al-Mihdhar more than a year before the tragedy.

According to PIX 11, the officials allegedly helped Al-Hazmi and Al-Mihdhar learn English and obtain credit cards and cash, as well as taught them how to blend in with the American culture.

Officials at the Saudi embassy in Germany reportedly supported the lead hijacker Mohamed Atta…

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SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns To Earth From International Space Station – Tech Crunch
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The final stage of SpaceX’s CRS-10 resupply mission for the International Space Station wrapped up Sunday, with recovery of the Dragon capsule it launched on February 19. The capsule was carrying 4,500 pounds of supplies and scientific experiment equipment when it made its way to the ISS, which was transferred over by ISS astronauts over the course of the past few weeks.

Dragon made its way back to earth on Sunday, departing the space station first by being unlocked from its mounting point with the orbital facility, then by firing burns of its positional jets to move away from the ISS and begin its re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere. A five-hour trip back into Earth’s sky included a deorbiting burn, along with the explosion of extra weight in the form of junk it was carrying, and then the capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at around 7:48 PT…

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Sanctuary Policies Led To Brutal, Bathroom Rape Of 14-Year-Old Schoolgirl – WorldNetDaily

Two illegal-alien teenagers who were placed in ninth-grade classes at Montgomery County Schools, Maryland, have been arrested and charged with the brutal rape of a 14-year-old girl, and at least one of the boys had a pending deportation order from ICE.

The boys, identified as Henry Sanchez, 18, of Guatemala and Jose Montano, 17, of El Salvador, approached the young girl in the hallway near the gymnasium inside Rockville High School during school hours about 9 a.m. on Thursday.

Montano asked her for sex.

The girl refused – twice.

So the two boys forced her into the boys bathroom and then into a stall.

Montano pushed her into the corner of the stall and began kissing her neck, despite her repeatedly telling him to stop. He unzipped her top, forcibly removed her clothes and the two proceeded to rape her at the same time, then traded positions and raped her again…

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Sanctuary Travis County Released 142 Criminal Aliens In One Week – Breitbart
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The Travis County Sheriff’s Office, located in Texas capital county, released 142 criminal aliens for whom immigration officials had issued detainers in a single week.

The numbers come from a report issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on Monday that details the release of criminal aliens from local jails that refuse to honor immigration detainers issued by the agency. The report covers the period of January 28 to February 3, 2017.

Officials reported that 206 criminally charged illegal aliens were released from the custody of jails after an immigration detainer had been issued. Of those, 142 came from Travis County Sheriff “Sanctuary Sally” Hernandez’ jail, Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office reported in a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas…

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Prosecute The Sanctuary Secessionists – David Horowitz

There are now 500 sanctuary cities in the United States, virtually all Democratic, which are pledged not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security in its efforts to secure our borders, identify terrorists, and deport criminal aliens.

California has taken the lead in this pernicious movement and is about to become the first sanctuary state. Moreover, every public California institution of higher learning has declared itself a “sanctuary campus” including the University of California whose president Janet Napolitano is a former Obama appointee to head the Department of Homeland Security itself.

This is the most massive movement of sedition since the Civil War and is the centerpiece of the so-called “resistance” – itself a form of sedition in a democracy – that Democrats have mobilized against the Trump administration.

With its proposed budget, the Trump administration has taken the first step in dealing with this internal threat to American security by withdrawing federal funding for criminal municipalities and counties which are in open defiance of federal law…

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DHS Issues First Report Calling Out Sanctuary Cities That Refused To Cooperate With Federal Authorities – Townhall
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The Department of Homeland Security on Monday issued its first ‘detainer’ report, identifying sanctuary cities where local police have released illegal immigrants despite requests by federal authorities to detain them.

The report lists 118 law enforcement agencies that refused to cooperate with federal authorities.

The new report by the Department of Homeland Security says that during one week this year, it learned of 206 people released from local jails despite “detainer” requests. In these cases, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency asks local police to hold illegal immigrants for up to 48 hours, long enough for ICE officers to pick them up and put them into deportation proceedings…

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Mentally Ill Man Wins Women’s Weightlifting Competition – Heatstreet

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand has sparked controversy after winning a women’s competition on Sunday.

Laurel Hubbard, 39, a transgender female athlete who transitioned to a woman in her 30s and previously competed in the men’s weightlifting category as Gavin Hubbard, won the women’s over 90kg division at the Australian International in Melbourne on Sunday and stands in line to represent New Zealand at the 2017 Commonwealth Games, according to AU. News.

She lifted 268kg and was almost 20kg better than the runner-up, Samoan athlete luniarra Sipaia.

Despite that Hubbard met the criteria set by the International Olympic Committee, the transgender athlete’s victory sparked criticism among the competitors, claiming Hubbard had an advantage in the female weightlifting category…

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Dude Confronts, Videotapes Muslim Welfare Queen Committing Food Stamp Fraud – Freedom Daily
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While many hard-working Americans slave away putting in 40+ hour work weeks just to make ends meet, the other half of society enjoy sitting on their asses collecting a nice fat welfare check on our dime.

If it wasn’t bad enough that these welfare leeches enjoy the luxuries of life for free that the rest of us toil away to earn, what one man caught a nasty Muslim welfare queen doing at his local grocery store will make your blood absolutely boil.

A lawyer in New York was purchasing items at his local grocery store when he encountered a Muslim woman buying a huge cart full of soda using her food stamp card. From her conversation, he quickly learned that the soda wasn’t for her or her family however, but was being purchased with food stamps so she could then re-sell them at her convenience store…

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Globalist David Rockefeller Dead At 101 – InfoWars

David Rockefeller, a globalist central banker who advocated a “New World Order” and mass population control while wielding vast influence over world leaders, died Monday at the age of 101.

A family spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel, confirmed his passing.

Rockefeller was well-known for openly bragging about the transnational elite’s plans to centralize control over the world’s populations, wealth and resources.

“Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it,” he wrote in his book Memoirs.

Rockefeller also revealed the extent of corporate media collusion with this gameplan…

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Dan Coats Confirmed As Director Of U.S. National Intelligence – SCF
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There are different views on the significance of the Senate’s conformation of Daniel Coats as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on March 15. The DNI is charged with facilitating smoother information sharing between the 16 agencies comprising the U.S. national intelligence community, coordinating and integrating intelligence and breaking down stove-pipes.

Some believe the appointment is routine, others think it’s an event of great significance. It all depends on how serious the U.S. president is about his pledge to reform the national intelligence community.

Daniel Coats, a traditional conservative from Indiana closely affiliated with the Tea Party, is going to turn 74 this May…

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The Fix Is In: Comey Praised DNC-Hired Cybersecurity Firm Even After Botched Report – Breitbart

Crowdstrike, the cybersecurity company working for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), released a report tying “Russian hacking” to an incident that never happened, yet ‬even after the report had been debunked, FBI Director James Comey still referred to Crowdstrike as a “highly respected private company” at a Senate hearing.

Executives from Crowdstrike and Director Comey are both scheduled to testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee set for Monday morning at 10 am.

By issuing a still-unrestricted report about an incident that never happened and then tying it to the alleged Russian hacks that Democrats claim tipped the elections for Pres. Trump, the DNC-employed Crowdstrike’s credibility deserves to be called into question, however, despite excellent reporting by cybersecurity expert Jeffrey Carr, Bloomberg’s Leonid Bershidsky, and Voice of America reporter Oleksiy Kuzmenko, the media has ignored the story and continued to cite Crowdstrike’s work… even after the Ukrainian Defense Ministry issued a statement on January 6th, 2017 refuting Crowdstrike’s claims…

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NSA Documents Prove Surveillance Of Donald Trump And His Family – InfoWars
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Infowars.com have obtained credible information from law enforcement sources regarding individual records of U.S. citizens under National Security Agency (NSA) electronic surveillance in the years 2004 through 2010 – a database that suggests both Donald J. Trump and Alex Jones were under illegal, unauthorized government monitoring during those years.

Michael Zullo, formerly the commander and chief investigator of the Cold Case Posse (CCP), a special investigative group created in 2006 in the office of Joseph M. Arpaio, formerly the sheriff in Maricopa County, an Arizona State Certified Law Enforcement Agency, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, provided sections of the database to Infowars.com.

The electronic surveillance database, provided to Zullo by a whistleblower in 2013, was apparently created by the NSA as part of the NSA’s illegal and unconstitutional Project Dragnet electronic surveillance of U.S. citizens, first revealed by news reports published in 2005, as further documented by the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013…

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Planned Parenthood Says Women Aren’t The Only People Who Need Abortions – Downtrend

To be clear, very few people “need” abortions; they want them and there is a difference. Planned Parenthood, the nation’s biggest abortion provider, is looking to grow its brand and expand into biologically impossible territory. According to the federally funded organization, women aren’t the only people who need abortions. WTF?

Planned Parenthood tweeted out this gem today:

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Cisgender women aren’t the only people who need abortions. http://p.ppfa.org/2fyv1aP

LINK: Why We Need Gender Neutral Language for Abortion Access – Everyday Feminism
Do you think only women need access to abortions and reproductive healthcare? That assumption hurts trans and non-binary people – Jack Qu’emi shares how. everydayfeminism.com

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“Cisgender women aren’t the only people who need abortions,” read the tweet with a link to an article on Everyday Feminism…

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CNN’s Cuomo: Just Because Michael Brown Dealt Drugs Doesn’t Make Him A ‘Drug Dealer’ – InfoWars
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Just because Michael Brown was allegedly seen dealing drugs in a newly released video doesn’t mean he was a “drug dealer,” so said CNN’s Chris Cuomo on his show Monday morning.

After former NYPD detective Chris Houck said the new video of Mike Brown, if true, “shows him as a drug dealer” because he was exchanging “marijuana for cigarillos,” Cuomo responded: “But that doesn’t mean – that doesn’t make him a drug dealer even if that’s all true.”

“It’s a drug deal, Chris,” Houck said. “It’s a drug deal. It doesn’t matter how it’s done. If I give you drugs for something, that’s a drug deal.”

“Right,” Cuomo said.

“You go to jail, OK?” Houck said…

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‘Environmentalists’ Stick Taxpayers With $1.1 Million Cleanup Bill After Pipeline Protest – American Mirror

The horrific mess left behind by pipeline protesters is putting your tax dollars to work.

So-called ‘environmentalists’ left behind mountains of trash after protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, so much trash that it cost taxpayers $1.1 million to clean up the disgusting mess, Fox & Friends reported on Tuesday.

That’s over five times the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s estimate of $200,000 to $250,000 in cleanup expenses that KFYR reported in early February.

It took thousands of trucks filled with litter in order to clean the massive amount of junk over the last several weeks. “Environmentalists” set tents on fire and abandoned dogs, leaving them to get frost bite.

Some 835 trash bins were filed and hauled away, according to KFYR.

At one point, cleanup crews were searching the refuse for dead bodies and discarded pets left behind by the “environmentalists.”…

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Epic Fail: Rachel Maddow Mocked After Dragging Out Trump Tax ‘Scoop’ – Breitbart
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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was widely mocked on social media Tuesday night after drawing out the revelations in what she announced was an “exclusive story” regarding Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Instead of getting right to her big scoop about a 2005 Trump tax return she obtained, Maddow opened her show with a rambling 20-minute rant outlining her often tangential theories regarding Trump’s connections to Russia.

Maddow did not unveil the relevant tax documents until 23 minutes into the show, revealing that Donald Trump had made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year…

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Congress Demands Investigation Into Obama Regime Meddling In Foreign Elections – Washington Free beacon

A group of leading senators is calling on newly installed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to immediately launch an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to sway foreign elections by sending taxpayer funds to “extreme and sometimes violent political activists” that promote leftist causes, according to a copy of the letter.

The lawmakers disclosed multiple conversations with foreign diplomats who outlined active political meddling by the Obama administration’s State Department, including the use of taxpayer funds to support leftist causes in Macedonia, Albania, Latin America, and Africa.

A portion of this State Department funding appears to have gone to organizations supported by the controversial liberal billionaire George Soros, according to the letter, which was authored by Republican Sens. Mike Lee (Utah), Jim Inhofe (Okla.), Thom Tillis (N.C.), Ted Cruz (Texas), David Perdue (Ga.), and Bill Cassidy (La.).

The senators are asking Tillerson to launch a full-scale investigation into these funding efforts in order to determine how exactly the Obama administration sought to promote left-leaning causes and political parties across the globe…

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Candidate For Dutch PM Geert Wilders Calls Mohammed A Warlord And A Pedophile During Debate – Freedom Daily
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With so many agendas and dishonesty in debates, it’s a rarity to see a politician who isn’t afraid to speak with unfiltered truth and not a single care for political correctness. That’s what came out last night with one badass conservative who dropped a truth bomb about Muslim’s Mohammad being a pedophile and something else from the Koran that nobody has been willing to admit before now, except him.

A revolution seems to be happening around the world with people waking up and finally saying what they have been afraid to say for years under the fear of Islamic backlash. Now, all bets are off as refugees have overrun much of Europe and people are getting sick of what they’ve done to their country…

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Judge Napolitano: Obama Used British Intel Service To Spy On Trump Campaign – Law Newz

Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano appeared on “Fox and Friends” on Tuesday morning where he made a rather startling accusation about claims that President Obama ordered electronic intercepts of conversations Donald Trump and members of his campaign had with foreign leaders during the campaign and transition.

Essentially, the former judge alleged that sources had confirmed to him that the Obama administration essentially farmed out the Trump surveillance task to Britain to ensure American fingerprints would never show up on the project.

According to Napolitano, ”Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command” to conduct the surveillance on Trump. He further explained that Obama “didn’t use the NSA, he didn’t use the CIA, he didn’t use the FBI, and he didn’t use the Department of Justice.” Instead, Judge Napolitano, said Obama went to the British intelligence services version of the NSA to do the work, GCHQ…

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Newt Gingrich Calls For ‘Corrupt’ CBO To Be Abolished – BizPac Review
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On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a highly critical score of the Republican Obamacare replacement bill, saying it will result in 14 million more uninsured people by 2018.

The bill’s critics have used the CBO score to bolster their case.

House Speaker Paul Ryan used the score to reinforce his own arguments FOR the bill by saying those numbers would be entirely expected given the abolishment of the individual mandate.

“Of course they’re going to say if we stop forcing people to buy something they don’t want to buy they’re not going to buy it,” Ryan told Fox News’ Bret Baier. “That’s why you have these uninsured numbers, which we all expected.”…

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UK Parliament Passes Brexit Bill Allowing PM May To Trigger Article 50 – Daily Mail

Theresa May has finally won the power to trigger Article 50 after peers backed down and passed the Brexit Bill after two crucial votes in the Commons earlier.

MPs followed orders to delete an amendment on guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals, backing the Government 335 to 287, majority 48.

The Commons also defeated the second amendment on the timetabling of votes at the end of the negotiation by a majority of 45.

Peers then debated the deletions but did not offer any further resistance. It means the historic legislation will be law by tomorrow.

Viscount Hailsham, a Tory peer who voted in favour of the amendment last time, said tonight: ‘We have asked the Commons to think again, they have thought again, they have not taken our advice, and our role now I believe is not to insist.’

Despite the climb down by Remain supporters in Parliament, Mrs May will not trigger Article 50 tomorrow – despite expectations having risen she might…

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Over 500 Companies Vying To Build Border Wall – American Mirror
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What’s the best way to get the best deal on a major project? Have hundreds of companies compete for the contract. That’s exactly what’s happening with the proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

“Detailed requirements will be included in the RFP, but for planning we anticipate procuring concrete wall structures, nominally 30 feet tall, that will meet requirements for esthetics, anti-climbing, and resistance to tampering and damage,” the pre-solicitation notice reads.

Companies from Arizona, California, and as far away as Israel and even Mexico are all competing for a piece of the action.

ABC 15 reports:

More than 30 Arizona businesses have officially signaled interest in bidding for a piece of President Donald Trump’s multi-billion dollar border wall project…

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Guatemalan Court Removes Official Who Supports Trump’s Immigration Policies – Daily Caller

Guatemala is facing a potential constitutional crisis as one of the country’s most politicized courts nullified the congressional appointment of an outspoken Guatemalan who supports the Trump administration’s immigration policies, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

Unión Nacional de la Esperanza, or UNE, the country’s second largest political party that has ties to the country’s former Marxist guerrilla leaders, moved quickly to oust and nullify Melanie Müllers’ appointment as executive secretary of the National Committee of Guatemalan Migrants, known as Conamigua. The group filed a complaint with the country’s most politicized judicial arm called the Constitutional Court on March 1.

Müllers has boldly staked out a unique Guatemalan position endorsing the U.S. government’s new policy of tightly closing the Mexico border and returning illegal immigrants back to their home countries.

The charismatic woman won an overwhelming election on Jan. 17 as the agency’s leader in a vote by the full Guatemalan Congress…

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Trump Wants UN Funds Cut By More Than 50 Percent – The Hill
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President Trump’s administration has told the State Department to cut more than 50 percent of U.S. funding to United Nations programs, Foreign Policy reported.

The push for the drastic reductions comes as the White House is scheduled to release its 2018 topline budget proposal Thursday, which is expected to include a 37 percent cut to the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development budgets.

It’s not clear if Trump’s budget plan, from the Office of Management and Budget, would reflect the full extent of Trump’s proposed cuts to the U.N.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has suggested phasing in the major reductions over the coming three years…

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Trump Orders Audit Of All Executive Branch Departments In Effiort To Save Money, Improve Services – Fox News

President Trump on Monday ordered a top-to-bottom audit of every Executive Branch department and agency to save money and improve services.

“This executive order is another major step toward making the federal government efficient, effective and accountable to the people,” Trump said in signing the order at the White House, while flanked by Cabinet members.

“There is duplication and redundancy everywhere. Billions and billions of dollars are being wasted on activities that are not delivering results,” he added.

Trump called for the review three days before giving Congress his first budget proposal, which is expected to include deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other departments to cover an anticipated $54 billion increase in Defense Department spending.

He also said the “thorough” review will be led by the Office of Management and Budget and include public input…

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Paul Ryan Audio: “I Am Not Going To Defend Donald Trump, Not Now, Not In The Future” – Breitbart
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On a never-before-released private October conference call with House Republican members, House Speaker Paul Ryan told his members in the U.S. House of Representatives he was abandoning then-GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump forever and would never defend him ever again.

In the Oct. 10, 2016 call, from right after the Access Hollywood tape of Trump was leaked in the weeks leading up to the election, Ryan does not specify that he will never defend Trump on just the Access Hollywood tape – he says clearly he is done with Trump altogether.

“I am not going to defend Donald Trump – not now, not in the future,” Ryan says in the audio, obtained by Breitbart News and published here for the first time ever…

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Wife Of DC Lawyer Worth $1.5 Million Arrested For Taking Food Stamps, Welfare – Daily Caller

An Arlington, Va., woman allegedly falsified welfare applications to receive more than $100,000 in benefits while her husband raked in $1.5 million salary.

Police say Helen Agbapuruonwu, mother of four, collected food stamps and Medicaid benefits from 2010 to 2016, while here husband, Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, was earning $1.5 million as a lawyer in Washington, D.C., NBC News 4 reports.

Helen Agbapuruonwu “fraudulently obtained public assistance in excess of $100,000 under false pretenses” police allege, and she has been charged “with felony welfare fraud and document forgery,” according to a police report.

Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, who immigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria in the 1990s, worked as an associate at Mayer Brown in D.C., according to his LinkedIn profile. A spokesman for Mayer Brown told NBC 4 that Agbapuruonwu no longer works there. Agbapuruonwu received a Paul & Daisy Soros Scholarship for New Americans, which he used to pay for law school at Ohio State University…

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Texas State Representative Proposes Fines For Male Masturbation – The Hill
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A Texas state representative has introduced legislation that would fine men for masturbating and require them to undergo counseling before obtaining a prescription for Viagra, in an effort to highlight anti-abortion laws that place restrictions on women.

The legislation introduced by state Rep. Jessica Farrar (D) would impose a $100 civil penalty for “masturbatory emissions” that take place outside of a woman’s vagina or a hospital. Each incident would be “considered an act against an unborn child, and failing to preserve the sanctity of life,” the bill reads.

Farrar’s measure – which she dubbed “satirical” – would allow doctors to refuse to conduct vasectomies, write prescriptions for Viagra or perform a colonoscopy if those actions violate the doctor’s personal, moral or religious beliefs…

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16 Reasons Not To Live In California – Zero Hedge

It has been said that “as California goes, so goes the nation”. That is why it is such a shame what is happening to that once great state. At one time, California seemed to be the epicenter of the American Dream. Featuring some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the entire world, the gorgeous weather and booming economy of the state inspired people from all over the world to move to the state.

But now people are moving out of the state by the millions, because life in California has literally become a nightmare for so many people.

I certainly don’t have anything against the state personally. My brother and sister were both born there, and I spent a number of my childhood years in stunning northern California. When I was younger I would sometimes dream of getting a place on the coast eventually, but for reasons I will discuss below I no longer think that would be advisable.

In fact, if I was living in California today I would be immediately looking for a way to move out of the state unless I specifically felt called to stay…

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Hawaii Hires Al-Qaeda’s Best Lawyer To Lead Suit Against Trump – Washington Free Beacon
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The lead attorney for the latest legal challenge to President Trump’s executive order implementing a 90-day suspension on visa issuance to U.S.-bound travelers from six countries where terrorism remains a heightened concern, also volunteered to serve as legal counsel for Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard, Samir Hamdan on a pro-bono basis.

On Tuesday, Neal Katyal, a former acting solicitor general of the United States during the Obama administration, filed suit on behalf of the state of Hawaii against the Trump administration, seeking to block the president’s latest executive order.

Katyal, whose name was once floated as a possible Obama Supreme Court nominee, but whose consideration was ultimately withdrawn due to perceived trouble that his nomination would encounter in the Senate, argues in Hawaii’s filing that this new executive order suffers from the same legal problems of the original order…

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New York To Scrap Literacy Test For Teachers In The Name Of Diversity – Daily Caller

Prospective teachers in New York will likely no longer have to pass a basic reading and writing literacy exam, the Associated Press is reporting.

The state’s Board of Regents is expected to ditch the Academic Literacy Skills Test in part because black and Hispanic teaching candidates struggled to pass the exam, according to the AP.

Just 41 percent of black teaching candidates and 46 percent of Hispanics passed the test on their first try, compared to 64 percent of white candidates.

The multiple choice exam is meant to ensure high standards among prospective teachers, which many teaching preparation programs have struggled to do.

A December 2016 study by the National Council on Teacher Quality found that 44 percent of teaching programs “cannot ensure that most of their incoming candidates are among the top half of college students.”

A state task force recommended the board scrap the exam because of the number of black and hispanic candidates struggling to pass it…

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Europe In Chaos: Poland Row With EU Goes Nuclear As It Vows Revenge On Brussels ‘Cheats’ – Daily Express
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Poland today accused the rest of the European Union of “double standards and cheating” and vowed to block future EU initiatives in a sensational revenge plot over its treatment at last week’s Brussels summit.

In an extraordinarily savage attack on the entire euro project Warsaw’s foreign minister effectively accused the rest of the club of ganging up on his country and stabbing it in the back over the re-election of Donald Tusk.

Witold Waszczykowski vowed Poland would not go down without a fight, saying it would start vetoing major projects backed by other EU countries in revenge, a tactic which could completely paralyse the bloc…

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Previously Deported Illegal Alien And His Brother Are Busted With 200 Pounds Of Meth – Breitbart

A joint law enforcement task force arrested a previously deported criminal alien and his brother for allegedly transporting nearly 200 pounds of methamphetamine.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents teamed up with deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to arrest two brothers who were allegedly smuggling a large volume of methamphetamine, according to information obtained by Breitbart Texas from ICE officials.

The task force attempted to arrested Jayor Haro-Lopez, 34, a Mexican national with a prior criminal history that includes prison time and at least two deportations, and his brother Hernan Haro-Lopez, 28, after observing them loading a suspicious box into one of their vehicles. Officials listed the younger brother as a Phoenix resident. They made no mention of his citizenship, nationality, or immigration status…

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