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The Forgotten Slaughters of the Innocents


By:  @xxjefferson51, 21 hours ago
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Latest By:  @spikegary, a minute ago

For now, everyone knows the sonorous name and cherubic face of 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. She's the littlest known victim of Monday night's jihad attack in Manchester, England. Her doe-eyed image spread as rapidly across social media as the #PrayForManchester hashtags and Twitter condolences from celebrities. But I guarantee you that beautiful Saffie Rose will evaporate from the memories of those most loudly proclaiming "Never forget" faster than a dewdrop in the desert. Look no... 
 
johnrussell
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/24/greg-gianforte-bodyslams-reporter-ben-jacobs-montana?CMP=edit_2221 Republican candidate 'body-slams' Guardian reporter in Montana Audio obtained of Greg Gianforte attacking a reporter on the eve of a special election to fill a congressional seat vacated by a member of the Trump administration     Facebook Twitter Pinterest Audio of Greg... 
 
xxjefferson51
Health Reform: This week ObamaCare suffered two more blows, making a replacement plan all the more urgent. Not that you'd know it, since all anyone wants to talk about is how horrible the Republican replacement plan supposedly would be. Why aren't Democrats being pressured to produce their own fix? The big news this week is supposed to be the Congressional Budget Office's decree that the Republicans' ObamaCare replacement plan would cost 23 million their insurance coverage. This number... 
 
aeonpax
If you want to defeat ISIS, listen to former ISIS hostage Nicolas Henin. The group is “heartened by every sign of overreaction, of division, of fear, of racism, of xenophobia … [and] drawn to any examples of ugliness on social media,” the French journalist  wrote  in November 2015 in the wake of the Paris attacks. “Central to their world view is the belief that communities cannot live together with Muslims, and every day their antennae will be tuned towards finding supporting evidence.”... 
 
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As Taliban gain and U.S. weighs troop hike, a widow's plea to 'finish the job'


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

FILE PHOTO: Widow Alexandra McClintock holds her son Declan during a burial service for her husband, U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Matthew McClintock, who was killed in action in January at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo   By Idrees Ali | WASHINGTON On a cold morning in January, Alexandra McClintock shoved her bare hands into the pockets of her black jacket and gazed at the endless rows of graves... 
 
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'Manchester Islamic Terrorists' Are 'Losers' -- and 'Hell Awaits'


By:  @xxjefferson51, 12 hours ago
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Latest By:  @aeonpax, 3 hours ago

Commenting on the horrific Islamist terror attack in Manchester, England, which killed 22 people and wounded 59, evangelical leader Franklin Graham said the terrorists truly are "losers in this world and the next," and that "Hell awaits" the wicked who engage in such barbarism. In a May 23 post on Facebook, Rev. Graham wrote, “EVIL LOSERS. President Donald J. Trump was so right when he called the Manchester Islamic terrorists 'losers.' The truth is, they’re losers in this world and in... 
 
xxjefferson51
Growth: One of the elements of President Trump's first budget that raises the hackles on economists and financial pundits is the projection that the economy can grow at a rate north of 3% a year. Not possible, they say. Sorry, but we've heard this before. "If Trump thinks he can get more than 3% economic growth, he's dreaming," a Los Angeles Times headline guffawed. "3% Growth? Really?!" sputtered FX Street. Even the august Wall Street Journal got into the act: "Trump's 3% Growth... 
 
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Click here to exit the Mercury Reader view       commondreams.org Amid GOP Assault on Safety Net, Trump's HUD Secretary Says Poverty Mostly a 'State of Mind' May. 24th, 2017   https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/05/24/amid-gop-assault-safety-net-trumps-hud-secretary-says-poverty-mostly-state-mind Republicans want to slash... 
 
krishna
Steve Jones told ITV news, ‘It was children with blood all over them, they were crying and screaming. We were having to pull nails out of their arms and a couple out of a little girl’s face. (Link)  
 
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Analysis: Trump said he would save jobs at Carrier. The layoffs start July 20


By:  @pj, 11 hours ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 9 hours ago

Analysis: Trump said he would save jobs at Carrier. The layoffs start July 20 The Washington Post Danielle Paquette   Carrier, the company President Trump pledged to keep on American soil, informed the state of Indiana this week that it will soon begin cutting 632 workers from an Indianapolis factory. The manufacturing jobs will move to Monterrey, Mexico, where the minimum wage is $3.90. That was never supposed to happen, according to Trump's campaign promises. He told... 
 
bobby-nguyen
Crackpot conspiracist   Chelsea Clinton   participated in a social justice panel discussion on Monday that was broadcast on CSPAN. The Democrat darling told the audience climate change, women’s health and child marriage were   interconnected   and you have to focus on their   “interconnectedness.”                 Via the   Daily Wire : Chelsea Clinton:   “[We] carry multiple concerns in both our head and our heart. J ust listening to the... 
 
johnrussell
‘When will you stop bombing people?’ Muslim girl, 14, taunted on way to school Rob Waugh for Metro.co.uk Wednesday 24 May 2017 1:49 pm     Manchester Islamic High School for Girls (Picture: Google) A passer-by shouted ‘When are you going to stop bombing people?’ at a 14-year-old girl on her way to an Islamic school in Manchester this week.       She said that the girl had been ‘upset and hurt’ by the comment, but had... 
 
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Neil Gorsuch Shows His Hand On Money In Politics As Court Turns Down Big Case


By:  @jwc2blue, 22 hours ago
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Latest By:  @jwc2blue, 14 hours ago

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/neil-gorsuch-campaign-finance_us_59231990e4b034684b0e It looks like Gorsuch sides with Justice Clarence Thomas, a noted opponent of restrictions on big donors.   WASHINGTON ― Newly minted   Supreme Court   Justice Neil Gorsuch showed his hand Monday on where he will likely stand on cases that would increase the amount of power held by large political donors. As the Supreme Court   declined to hear a major campaign finance... 
 
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FCC won't take action against Colbert over Trump joke


By:  @jwc2blue, 22 hours ago
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Latest By:  @jwc2blue, 14 hours ago

http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/23/media/stephen-colbert-fcc-donald-trump/ The Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday that it will not take any action over a joke made by Stephen Colbert about President Donald Trump. "Consistent with standard operating procedure, the FCC's Enforcement Bureau has reviewed the complaints and the material that was the subject of these complaints," the FCC said in a statement. "The Bureau has concluded that there was nothing actionable under the... 
 
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Ex-homosexual now hated for pro-family views


By:  @xxjefferson51, yesterday
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Latest By:  @1ofmany, 15 hours ago

CULTURE Ex-homosexual now hated for pro-family viewsTuesday, May 23, 2017 | Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com) Select Language​▼ Love winsA former homosexual is responding to being designated as a hater by a left-wing group. Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center has decided to bestow that title on Greg Quinlan, who has been interviewed many times by OneNewsNow. He summarizes the organization’s comments about him. “It just goes on and talks about how I left... 
 
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He plowed his field; now he faces a $2.8M fine


By:  @hal-a-lujah, 21 hours ago
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Latest By:  @community, 15 hours ago

Source                       RED BLUFF, Calif. —  A farmer faces trial in federal court this summer and a $2.8 million fine for failing to get a permit to plow his field and plant wheat in Tehama County. A lawyer for Duarte Nursery said the case is important because it could set a precedent requiring other farmers to obtain costly, time-consuming permits just to plow. “The case is the first time that we’re aware of that says you need to... 
 
sixpick
Being tough on illegal immigration has to be more than just talk, and Texas is leading the way. Texas led a coalition of states to stop the former president’s attempt to defer deportation of certain illegal aliens. After voters sent Donald Trump to the White House, the previous administration halted the amnesty attempt and suspended the court case. Now the governor, Greg Abbott, has signed a bill into law that bans “sanctuary” cities, counties, and universities in his state,... 
 
xxjefferson51
Vice President Mike Pence received repeated applause on Sunday despite a small pre-planned protest as he urged thousands of Notre Dame graduates, in “these divided times,” to carry the university’s principles into every place they live and work and “be leaders for the freedom of thought and expression.” Just dozens to over 100 of the over 3,100 Notre Dame graduates walked out of their own graduation in protest ahead of the vice president’s speech. The walkout had been planned and reported... 
 
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Salman Abedi: New Photos of Manchester Suicide Bomber Emerge


By:  @sixpick, yesterday
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 19 hours ago

ENGLAND — U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May declared the increase of the country’s terror threat level Tuesday after an attack at Manchester Arena killed 22.   The threat level was raised from ‘severe’ to ‘critical’—meaning intelligence officials believe another attack is imminent. The move means some police officers will be replaced with Military personnel. VIDEO: UK Prime Minister Theresa May Increases Terror Threat Level from Severe to “Critical” [jrEmbed... 
 
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Ted Cruz gives speech telling Trump why he should move embassy to Jerusalem Ted Cruz gave a great speech today commemorating Jerusalem Day and in doing so he explained why Trump should move embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and change US policy to formally recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel. [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="0eXHKzSxIyc"] It may take some time for these to process on this site. [jrEmbed module="jrVideo" id="142"] [jrEmbed... 
 
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The Dumbest Thing I Have Seen All Decade


By:  @sixpick, yesterday
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Latest By:  @sixpick, 20 hours ago

Darwinism many not meaningfully explain the development much less the origin of life, but it does offer an explanation for why some species go extinct. If they cannot adapt to reality (or adapt reality to them), they do not deserve to exist. The same could be said for a society of moonbats like Louise Mensch:   If people like this prevail, we will go extinct. Savages will take our place, because they will be more fit to exist.   ~Link~  
 
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A Leaf From the Page of Yesteryear...


By:  @community, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @community, 20 hours ago

On Sunday, my family attended my son's last band concert-- a concert in the local park, celebrating our veterans.  It is a community event, attended by band parents and families, the local veterans, residents of the small city, Middletown, within the city of Louisville, and people from all walks of life that happen to be nearby.  The local businesses donate soft drinks and hot dogs, which are served by the local Chamber of Commerce, and everyone gathers for an afternoon of peace and good... 
 
xxjefferson51
Gee, reading the media, I was under the impression that Democrats are fired up, energized by the sheer awfulness of Donald Trump. All those women marching in funny hats, all the anger, all that negative media coverage must assuredly mean that the Democratic Party is prospering, buoyed by anger-fueled donations. Actually, not so much. Weasel Zippers highlights the dismal fundraising picture over the weekend in this tweet: For a political party that is supposed to be energized by... 
 
bobby-nguyen
              And CNN hits a new low. Via  Daily Caller : A CNN analyst suggested that the Manchester bombing could have been a false flag during a segment Monday night. During Anderson Cooper’s AC360 , CNN terror analyst Paul Cruickshank admitted that a suicide bomber was more than likely responsible for the explosion at Manchester Arena after an Ariana Grande concert ended. However, he floated the idea that the bombing could have been part of a right... 
 
hal-a-lujah
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/05/13/religious-right-activist-homeschooling-kids-will-make-them-millionaires-because-god/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Nonreligious&utm_content=361 Christian activist “Coach” Dave Daubenmire said Friday, with child in tow, that if you homeschool your children, “you’re going to create a millionaire” because they will be taught to fear the Lord. Daubenmire, who is no stranger to saying crazy things, made the remarks... 
 
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