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Progressive Group: Screw White Working Class Voters


By:  @xxjefferson51, yesterday
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Latest By:  @sixpick, 44 minutes ago

Well, after Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia, it’s another stinging reminder that Democrats don’t know how to win elections yet in the Trump era. As I’ve mentioned before, the blame game has begun, along with a debate centering on where the Left goes from here. Do they go for the Bern, a hard-core left wing push, or sprint to the center to peel off moderate suburban GOP voters who dot congressional districts Democrats need to win to retake the House in 2018. For starters, the farther left the... 
 
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Obama intel agency secretly conducted illegal searches on Americans for years


By:  @sixpick, 3 hours ago
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Latest By:  @sixpick, an hour ago

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... 
 
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Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault


By:  @community, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @community, an hour ago

Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior aides.   Inside was an intelligence bombshell, a report drawn from sourcing deep inside the Russian government that detailed Russian President Vladi­mir Putin’s direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S.... 
 
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The nation’s leading source of information on U.S. charities faces mounting criticism for using a controversial “hate group” designation in listings for some well-known and broadly supported conservative nonprofits. GuideStar, which calls itself a “neutral” aggregator of tax data on charities, recently incorporated “hate group” labels produced by the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center. The decision by the tracker of nonprofits prompted 41 conservative leaders to protest the move in a... 
 
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Michael Brown The key difference between Christianity and Islam is the difference between Jesus and Muhammad. Jesus was a spiritual leader who laid down His life to save the world. Muhammad was a spiritual leader, who became a political leader, then a violent military leader. Jesus accomplished His mission by dying on the cross. Muhammad accomplished his mission (at least largely) by ruling by the sword. There are, of course, great similarities between the world’s two largest religions.... 
 
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http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/24/bernie-sanders-and-his-wife-reportedly-lawyer-up-amid-fbi-probe.html Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane Sanders, have reportedly hired lawyers amid a federal investigation into allegations of fraud connected to a bankrupt college where Jane Sanders was once president, according to a report. This week, Politico Magazine said the couple have obtained legal counsel amidst a Federal Bureau of... 
 
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The Minimum-Wage Job-Killer Strikes Again!


By:  @xxjefferson51, yesterday
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Latest By:  @kavika, 7 hours ago

Economic Fallacies: McDonald's stock has hit new highs in recent days, despite fast-food industry woes. Why? Mickey-D's is replacing 2,500 human workers with digital kiosks this year. Way to go, minimum-wage advocates! Working from the absurd idea that if higher wages are good for individual workers, it must be socially beneficial to have government order all employers to pay their workers more, progressives and other leftists have had extraordinary success in forcing small businesses to... 
 
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  For the past decade, the Pentagon has authorized an apparently unsuitable fashion choice for Afghan soldiers — one that has cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $28 million, a government watchdog for Afghanistan said Wednesday. The questionable attire involves a uniform featuring a woodland camouflage pattern that "may be inappropriate," the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, said in a  17-page report . Why doesn't the pattern — fit for a forest — jibe?... 
 
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Here’s How Trump Can Turn The Tables On Democrats


By:  @xxjefferson51, 6 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 8 hours ago

Since President Donald Trump is being kept from his agenda to Make America Great Again by special prosecutors, persecution by liberal legislators and a lying press. Here are some steps that I think would enrage his accusers, probably shut them up and hopefully put some of them in jail: Immediately make a public announcement that he will cooperate completely with the special prosecutor investigating him for obstruction of justice, and also publicly tell the members of his administration that... 
 
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Fox Host: Democrats Are ‘Anti-American’ Party Of Hate [VIDEO]


By:  @xxjefferson51, yesterday
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 8 hours ago

The host of the Fox News weekend show “Justice with Judge Jeanine” appeared on “Fox and Friends” Friday where she called Democrats “anti-American” and a party of “hate.” Judge Jeanine Pirro began her remarks by celebrating Karen Handel’s win in the Georgia special election, saying there is a resurgence of traditional American values that has restored her faith in the country’s electorate. “I was happy about the fact that Americans are normal,” Pirro said. “I was starting to worry that,... 
 
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Study Finds That Everybody Still Hates Hillary Clinton


By:  @bobby-nguyen, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 8 hours ago

People really do not like former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and that hasn’t changed in the six months since she lost her bid for the White House. Clinton has been on something of a rehabilitation tour, giving speeches, accepting awards,  going to Broadway plays with major Democratic donors and their families , and searching for Bigfood in the woods near her Chappaqua, New York, home. She has yet to take full responsibility for her loss in November—something... 
 
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The Current Atmosphere in This Nation Is Unsustainable


By:  @xxjefferson51, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

A lot is said about resistance these days. Resistance denotes something that goes beyond political discourse and disagreements. It denotes belligerence, intractability, unwillingness to compromise, a militant demeanor willing to go outside the lines of decency and lawfulness. Resistance is what the French and other European countries practiced during Nazi occupation, a justifiable and noble posture to take, considering that their countries were occupied by an evil and overwhelming force... 
 
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Hodgkinson had an anti-Trump outburst the day before the shooting


By:  @xxjefferson51, 6 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

The Associated Press reports that shooter James Hodgkinson took his car to a mechanic one day before the shooting. He wanted the mechanic to verify that his tires would make the trip back to his home in Illinois. But while he was there, he started venting his rage about President Trump. “This man was just so passionate and hateful toward (President Donald) Trump,” said Crist Dauberman, recounting Hodgkinson’s profanity-laden tirade. Among other things, Hodgkinson said Trump had screwed... 
 
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Impeachment Is No Longer Enough; Donald Trump Must Face Justice


By:  @xxjefferson51, one week ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

Donald Trump has been President of the United States for just shy of six months now. I think that most of us among the electorate knew that his presidency would be a relative disaster, but I am not sure how many among us expected the catastrophe our nation now faces. The sad thing is that I don’t even have to run through a laundry list of his wrongdoings and cite a litany of sources. Any quick Internet search or flip of the TV to a credible news source will run down the most recent scandal... 
 
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U.S. still “shining city upon a hill”


By:  @xxjefferson51, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The world is dying before our eyes as the forces of darkness and light collide on a daily basis. We have state-sponsored terrorism coming from countries such as Iran, North Korea and Syria. Behind closed doors Russia and China plot to bring chaos and death to humanity while pretending, publicly, they are for peace. The assault on our congressional leaders is one more reason to speak out and tell the world that everyone is in the same boat. There are simple-minded... 
 
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Republican Handel wins Georgia special House election


By:  @xxjefferson51, 4 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday night defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s record-spending, special-election House race, according to the Associated Press. With all precincts reporting, Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, led Ossoff 52 percent to 48 percent -- a margin of nearly 11,000 votes out of more than 250,000 ballots cast. The race smashed fundraising records for a House contest -- with both campaigns and outside groups combining to spend a record $50... 
 
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The Progressive Tea Party that Never Was


By:  @xxjefferson51, 4 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

Trump Derangement Syndrome is real, it’s deadly serious, and it appears to be metastasizing. And don’t expect calls for unity after the attempted assassination of a Republican lawmaker to help encapsulate it, either. The disease is far too virulent for the crazed actions of a single individual to stop it. After the election of Barack Obama, those of us to the right of center were sufficiently motivated by our beliefs -- and fears -- to coalesce for change; it was called the Tea Party... 
 
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Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified Wednesday that the Democratic National Committee last year turned down his agency's offer to help protect its network despite being warned about a hack. He also confirmed that while Russia, at the direction of President Vladimir Putin, orchestrated cyberattacks on the United States to influence the 2016 presidential election, Moscow was unable to actually alter ballots. “To my current knowledge, the Russian government did not... 
 
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Trump Will Win Reelection


By:  @xxjefferson51, 3 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

Given the deep divisions within the Democratic Party, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes President Trump will win reelection in 2020. “The incumbent always has an advantage,” Bloomberg told CNN. “And the Democratic Party is going to be torn apart by the left and the centralists,” he added. “Now, the Republican Party is also being torn apart between the centralists and the hard right, but they've rented a candidate. The candidate has rented a party, and they will... 
 
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EDITORIALS Did Votes By Noncitizens Cost Trump The 2016 Popular Vote? Sure Looks That Way Then-President-elect Donald Trump got jeered for tweeting "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." But more data are coming to light that lend credence to his claim. (AP) 6:43 PM ET FacebookLinkedInPrintTwitterShare Reprints Election 2016: Late in 2016, we created a stir by suggesting that... 
 
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America is on its way to divorce court


By:  @xxjefferson51, 12 hours ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

There is a place for contempt in our public discourse. We should have contempt for a regime in North Korea that brutalized a young American student named Otto Warmbier. We should have contempt for a regime in Syria that uses poison gas to massacre innocent men, women and children. We should have contempt for Islamic State terrorists who behead Americans, burn people alive in cages and systematically rape Yazidi girls. But we should not have contempt for each other. Yet, we do. Our... 
 
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Big Win for Religious Freedom in Circuit Court Case on Gay Marriage


By:  @xxjefferson51, 18 hours ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on Thursday that a Mississippi law that protects religious liberty and the rights of conscience in light of the redefinition of marriage may go into effect. In the decision, the circuit court overruled a previous judgment from a district court judge who had declared the Mississippi law unconstitutional for violating the Establishment Clause and the Equal Protection Clause. But as the circuit court pointed out, the challengers to... 
 
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Dear lefty media: Democrats are still unpopular in the suburbs


By:  @xxjefferson51, 18 hours ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

Why is it that every time the Democrats suffer a defeat, the media rushes to their aid, giving us the “it’s merely a flesh wound!” prognosis, and telling us here’s how the GOP is actually going to have its clocked cleaned any minute now. Any minute. So it is with this well-written, well-researched, and wrong piece from Politico Magazine, titled: “The GOP’s Suburban Nightmare.” Giving credit where it’s due, this writer does his homework in attempting to craft a convincing argument... 
 
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Religious Americans Are Pro-Trump


By:  @xxjefferson51, 3 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

On June 20, Pew Research Center released the findings of a new poll on President Trump's job performance. It found that 39 percent of the public approves of his performance in office, while 55 percent disapproves. But among those who attend church weekly or more the respective figures are 48 percent and 45 percent. This suggests that it is secularists who are driving down his approval ratings. Among white non-Hispanic Evangelical Protestants, Trump wins the approval of 74 percent; 20... 
 
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Trump: I Did Not Record Ex-FBI Chief Comey


By:  @xxjefferson51, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 9 hours ago

President Donald Trump doesn’t have recordings of his conversations with then-FBI Director James Comey, the president revealed on Twitter Thursday, capping weeks of speculation about whether such tapes exist. With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea... — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2017 ...whether there are "tapes" or recordings of my conversations with James Comey, but I did not... 
 
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