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New Crime in California: Performing Undercover Video Journalism While Not a Democrat

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

A message to non-Democrats who dare target a cherished liberal group like Planned Parenthood.

New Crime in California: Performing Undercover Video Journalism While Not a Democrat

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3/30/2017 at 8:30pm
The Democrat Attorney General Xavier Becerra of California has invented a new crime: Performing Undercover Video Journalism While Not a Democrat. Of course, he didn’t call it that. Nor did his predecessor, now U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, when she launched an investigation of the undercover video operation to expose alleged fetal body part…
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Senate Russia Hearing: Hackers Targeted Rubio, Tried to Foment Angst Against Paul Ryan

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

Engaged in disinformation campaigns

Senate Russia Hearing: Hackers Targeted Rubio, Tried to Foment Angst Against Paul Ryan

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3/30/2017 at 6:45pm
The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first hearing on possible Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election and its “information warfare.” It was revealed that hackers targeted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) during his presidential campaign: “Former members of my presidential campaign team who had access to the internal information of my presidential campaign were…
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Protests Cause Former Sen. Jim Webb to Decline Naval Academy Award

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

Politically correct revisionism gets another notch in its belt

Protests Cause Former Sen. Jim Webb to Decline Naval Academy Award

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3/30/2017 at 5:00pm
Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), decided to turn down a Distinguished Graduate Award from the Naval Academy Alumni Association. Webb graduated from the academy in 1968. According to the AP, Webb’s sin was an article he penned almost forty years ago, “In 1979, Webb wrote an essay for Washingtonian magazine called “Women…
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Why Are Ivy League Schools Getting Billions in Tax Dollars?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

“more than $41 billion from fiscal year 2010 to fiscal year 2015”

Why Are Ivy League Schools Getting Billions in Tax Dollars?

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3/30/2017 at 3:30pm
Harvard’s endowment is worth billions. Same thing at Yale and other Ivy League schools. Why do they need tax dollars? This report from FOX News is enlightening: Critics to Ivy Leagues: ‘Taxpayer gravy train needs to end’ Over a six-year period, Ivy League schools have received tens of billions in tax dollars, bringing in more…
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Democratic Challenger to Ted Cruz’s 2018 Senate Run Emerges

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

“Beto” O’Rourke will formally announce his Senate campaign Friday, March 31

Democratic Challenger to Ted Cruz’s 2018 Senate Run Emerges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF0A-1B70nw
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3/30/2017 at 3:00pm
Democratic U.S. Congressman Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke will reportedly launch his 2018 Senate campaign tomorrow. The Irish-American Congressman represents Texas’s 16th district in west Texas, home to border town El Paso. O’Rourke looks to be the most formidable Democratic Senate contender Texas has seen in years. At 44-years-old, O’Rourke is a former…
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North Carolina Reaches Compromise On Controversial Bathroom Bill

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

Will boycotting business and organizations return?

North Carolina Reaches Compromise On Controversial Bathroom Bill

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3/30/2017 at 1:00pm
North Carolina government official reached a compromise to repeal House Bill 2, the controversial bathroom bill that required people to use the restroom of their birth sex. From CNN: “l support the House Bill 2 repeal compromise,” Gov. Roy Cooper said. “It’s not a perfect deal, but it repeals House Bill 2…
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Ohio State Students Protest Wendy’s With Hunger Strike

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

“Wendy’s represents the worst of corporate greed”

Ohio State Students Protest Wendy’s With Hunger Strike

https://youtu.be/nto06dEfbF0
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3/30/2017 at 12:30pm
Wendy’s was recently targeted for protest at Vanderbilt University, now Ohio State is getting in on the action. Heat Street reports: Students Go on Hunger Strike to Shut Down Wendy’s Wendy’s time at the Ohio State University is over, say fair-labor activists who oppose the restaurant’s use of produce from Mexico. Now a contentious…
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Merkel, Hollande Push Back Against Theresa May & Brexit

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

No one said it would be easy.

Merkel, Hollande Push Back Against Theresa May & Brexit

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3/30/2017 at 11:30am
Back in October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande warned British Prime Minister Theresa May that the United Kingdom might face a tough time leaving the European Union. Those warnings have come to fruition a day after the UK delivered the official Brexit letter to the EU. Merkel and…
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In California, surprising battle lines being drawn over Trump immigration policies

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

“Mayors for Safe Cities” v.s. Sacramento’s Political Elite

In California, surprising battle lines being drawn over Trump immigration policies

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3/30/2017 at 10:00am
It probably comes as no surprise that California’s politicians are doubling down against President Trump’s immigration law enforcement policies. State and local leaders in California struck a defiant tone Monday, saying they would continue to protect people in the country illegally despite an announcement by U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions that the…
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Student Suspended for Challenging Muslim Prof’s Claim That Jesus Wasn’t Crucified

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

Double standard?

Student Suspended for Challenging Muslim Prof’s Claim That Jesus Wasn’t Crucified

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3/30/2017 at 9:00am
Are the students in this class allowed to question the teachings of Islam? Fair is fair, right? The Washington Times reports: College suspends student who challenged Muslim prof’s claim that Jesus’ crucifixion a hoax A Florida college student was suspended after he challenged a Muslim professor who claimed that Jesus’ crucifixion at C…
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5 Year-Old Girl Suspended from School for Turning a Stick Into a Gun

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

“zero tolerance policy”

5 Year-Old Girl Suspended from School for Turning a Stick Into a Gun

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3/30/2017 at 8:30am
The country has changed. When I was growing up in the 1970’s in Massachusetts, everyone in my neighborhood played with toy guns sometimes. If one of those wasn’t available, a stick was the next best thing. Thanks to relatively new “zero tolerance policies” children can’t even think of doing such things. A…
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GOP Senators Ask Treasury to End ‘Too Big to Fail’

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

Nothing is too big to fail.

GOP Senators Ask Treasury to End ‘Too Big to Fail’

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3/30/2017 at 7:30am
The Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee have asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to end the “too big to fail” policy for non-banks. From The Hill: Ten of the Banking panel’s 12 Republicans wrote to Mnuchin, asking him to freeze the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) ability to classify as “systemically important…
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Branco Cartoon – Fire Bug

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2017

Always returns to the scene

Branco Cartoon – Fire Bug

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3/30/2017 at 7:00am
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Is Chelsea Clinton running for office? It depends on what the meaning of the word “is” is

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2017

It’s genetic: Chelsea Clinton’s very Clintonian answer.

Is Chelsea Clinton running for office? It depends on what the meaning of the word “is” is

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3/29/2017 at 9:20pm
We have covered the rollout of Chelsea Clinton. The fawning media coverage portrays Chelsea as an emerging (or already emerged) leader of #theresistance to Trump. Her every tweet is promoted by outlets such as The Hill. This has a very professional ring to it — there must be a team working for Clinton World…
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Cake and the Failure of GOP Healthcare Legislation

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2017

Why I don’t use fondant, a discussion

Cake and the Failure of GOP Healthcare Legislation

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3/29/2017 at 7:45pm
Just how badly did the GOP’s first attempt at repealing Obamacare fail, and what are your thoughts on buttercream frosting? Sunday I joined the Matthias Shapiro (one of my very first politifriends) and Jordan Ecarma of CRC Media on their Paradox podcast where we tackled terrible opinions, the AHCA flop, and…
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Spicer Remains Vague on Border Wall Funding and Upcoming Budget Fight

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2017

To build a big, beautiful wall or not

Spicer Remains Vague on Border Wall Funding and Upcoming Budget Fight

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3/29/2017 at 6:30pm
Tuesday, I blogged that funding for a border wall may complicate the budget showdown set for next month. President Trump asked Congress for around $1 billion to start building a wall along 62 miles on the border. Time White House correspondent Zeke Miller asked Press Secretary Sean Spicer if the administration considers…
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Want to Work? ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe Has a Scholarship for You

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2017

“If you want to weld, you’re going to work.”

Want to Work? ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe Has a Scholarship for You

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3/29/2017 at 6:00pm
Who doesn’t love Mike Rowe?! The Dirty Jobs star has become well known for his videos that encourage people to learn a trade and get to work. For the fourth year in a row, he has launched a scholarship for those who want to learn a certain trade: “Every year, we do…
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