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'North Korea says ready to 'sink US aircraft carrier with single strike' The Sun,  24th April, 2017 North Korea is "ready to sink" a US aircraft carrier heading for the peninsula, state media have said.   A commentary in the Rodong Sinmun newspaper warned that the USS Carl Vinson could be sunk "with a single strike".   A battle group headed by the Vinson is expected off the peninsula this week.   It was despatched by President Donald Trump amid a warning that US "strategic... 
 
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In a dramatic response to a power-grab by Republicans in the North Carolina legislature, a Republican judge resigned today to circumvent efforts to strip power from the Democratic governor. The  Charlotte Observer  reports that following today’s  surprise resignation  by Republican Judge J. Douglas McCullough, Democrat John Arrowood was sworn in. Judge McCullough worked as a staffer for Senator Harrison Schmitt (R-NM) before being appointed by President Ronald Reagan as United States... 
 
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The press is starting to pile on Hillary Clinton for losing to President Trump, but the real cause of the Democrats' defeat is never discussed. It is Obama himself. According to Gallup, averaging his two terms, Obama was the most unpopular President since President Truman, save only for Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford. Even Nixon was more popular. That poll will never be reported in the liberal press. But Democrats can’t ignore this astounding precinct map, that shows how tiny the blue... 
 
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Attorney Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing the Berkeley College Republicans in their free speech case against the University of California, Berkeley over failing to allow Ann Coulter to speak on campus on equal terms, slammed the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for ignoring the case.” “I don’t see the ACLU here in this room, which is unfortunate,” Dillon said, after listing several prominent Democrats who join her in opposing Berkeley’s efforts to restrict Coulter’s speech.... 
 
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Published on CNS News (http://www.cnsnews.com) Princeton Physicist Schools Bill Nye: Paris Climate Agreement is Like 1938 Munich Agreement -- It's 'Appeasement' During a panel discussion about global warming and the Paris Climate Agreement, Princeton Physics Professor William Happer explained that the Paris Agreement makes no "scientific sense," would do "enormous harm to many people" if implemented, and is comparable to the 1938 Munich Agreement to appease Nazi Germany. The panel... 
 
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Who Is Obama?


By:  @xxjefferson51, yesterday
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 3 hours ago

Ex-President Barack Obama is the mystery man of American politics. Given the absence of a viable paper trail, nobody can say for sure who he is. He manifests for us as a figure of multiple identities: a Christian, a Muslim, a secularist, a socialist, a humanist, an intellectual, a man of the people. His lack of definable substance, his inner absence, has been an important political advantage. As Obama himself confessed (or boasted) in The Audacity of Hope, this layering of anonymities enabled... 
 
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The Democrats, through their rhetoric and their actions, are opposing the Trump administration at every turn. Through Obama administration government holdovers, they intend to bring down the present government and maintain and expand the bureaucratic Administrative State which is destroying federalism, taking away Americans’ individual rights, and nullifying large swaths of the Constitution of the United States. Their presidential candidate failed to win the office, and the Democrats’... 
 
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96% of Trump Supporters Would Vote for Him Again, Win Popular Vote


By:  @xxjefferson51, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 3 hours ago

An ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Sunday found that President Donald Trump only had 42% approval from Americans, the lowest since 1945 — but that 96% of Trump supporters say that they would vote for him again. Moreover, the poll indicates that Trump could win the popular vote if the 2016 electorate were to vote a second time. The poll comes as Trump looks to finish his first 100 days later this week on a high note, with new legislative initiatives on tax reform and health care.... 
 
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Rediscovering wisdom of Founding Fathers


By:  @xxjefferson51, 20 hours ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 3 hours ago

Kentucky and Arkansas have become the latest of more than a dozen states requiring high school social studies curricula to include material covered by the 100 questions asked on the naturalization exam, which includes questions about U.S. history, civics, and government. "I hope this is a wake-up call," says attorney John Whitehead, president of Rutherford Institute. "I talk to people who graduate from law school in my summer intern program, and they can't even give me the five freedoms in... 
 
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Published on CNS News (http://www.cnsnews.com) Bernie Sanders Defends Ann Coulter: 'What Are You Afraid Of, Her Ideas?' Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) defended conservative pundit Ann Coulter’s right to speak at California’s Berkeley University after liberal threats of violence caused the school to cancel her scheduled appearance. Sanders told the Huffington Post [1] that Coulter should be allowed to express her views “without fear”: “I don’t like this. I don’t like it,” Sanders told... 
 
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LINK : http://www.cnsnews.com/blog/craig-bannister/bernie-sanders-defends-ann-coulter By Craig Bannister | April 24, 2017 | 10:02 AM EDT Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) defended conservative pundit Ann Coulter’s right to speak at California’s Berkeley University after liberal threats of violence caused the school to cancel her scheduled appearance. Sanders told the Huffington Post that Coulter should be allowed to express her views “without fear”: “I don’t like... 
 
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Don't Fall For Trump's Corporate Tax Plan


By:  @johnrussell, 8 hours ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 7 hours ago

  Robert Reich ‏ Verified account   @RBReich     3h 3 hours ago More Don't fall for Trump's corporate tax plan. Here are reasons why it will be a huge windfall for corporations and a huge burden on Americans. pic.twitter.com/QgGgChRnuF  
 
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  Call me pessimistic but war against North Korea is going to happen. It's now simply a matter of how severe the war will be, and whether it'll include nuclear weapons.     Donald Trump is probably going to attack North Korea soon. If he does, there will be virtually no end to the destruction.    On Monday, we learned that Trump summoned not just the Senate leadership from both parties to the White House but, indeed, the entire Senate. It's unclear how the president... 
 
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'Lost city' discovery: Kansas site sheds new light on Native American history


By:  @kavika, 11 hours ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 9 hours ago

'Lost city' discovery: Kansas site sheds new light on Native American history By James Rogers Published April 21, 2017 FoxNews.com Facebook 0 Twitter 0 livefyre 2012 Email Print   A ravine at the Etzanoa site where iron shot was uncovered (Donald Blakeslee). Archaeologists have found incredible evidence of a huge Wichita Indian town in Kansas that was once home to 20,000 people. Donald Blakeslee, a professor of... 
 
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AP After drawing sharp criticism on Monday, the State Department deleted a  web article  that showcased the President's Mar-a-Lago estate and private club. The post, which had been available on the department's ShareAmerica site since April 4, highlighted the compound's "style and taste" while noting the central role the oceanside property has played in Trump's presidency, having hosted state visits by Chinese president Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The... 
 
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Students vote to give blacks free tuition at Western Kentucky University


By:  @sixpick, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 10 hours ago

The student government at Western Kentucky University on Tuesday voted in favor of giving free tuition to black students. Thursday, April 20, 2017 The student government at Western Kentucky University on Tuesday voted in favor of giving free tuition to black students. The school’s Student Government Association passed a resolution by 19-10 supporting slavery reparations for black students in the form of free tuition and free access to the public Bowling Green campus.... 
 
xxjefferson51
A Democratic Party congressman told an 11-year-old girl at a town hall meeting President Donald Trump is more dangerous than terrorists. At a recent town hall meeting, left-wing Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif.) spent most of the night appeasing his liberal audience by taking jabs at Republicans and Trump, but his answer to the final question of the night, offered by 11-year-old Eden, has many Trump supporters fuming. Eden’s question, which was read by a member of DeSaulnier’s staff,... 
 
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Why Trump Supporters are Still Solid


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

Trump voters can see that the president has had both successes and failures in the first months in office. That’s normal. The successes have been ignored by the Democrat press, but we inform ourselves by going to our own, more truthful, news sources. There is much to celebrate. When we focus on our side’s accomplishments, this is a happy time for our country. We know full well President Trump is not perfect, nor is his team, and his first 100 days have brought disappointments, too.... 
 
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Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam . Livonia, Michigan is known as Little Palestine. The Detroit suburb is famous for its anti-Israel meetings. You could go hear Mustafa Barghouthi, Omar Barghouti and Ali Abunimah without taking a long drive.  It’s also known for its shady doctors. Dr. Murtaza Hussain was busted for letting unlicensed employees diagnose patients and write prescriptions. Dr.... 
 
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          Worried the term “female genital mutilation” might sharpen the divide between those who oppose brutally cutting away a little girl’s genitalia to deprive her of sexual pleasure and those who practice the “rite,” one New York Times editor instead refers to the ritual as “genital cutting.” “There’s a gulf between the Western (and some African) advocates who campaign against the practice and the people who follow the rite, and I felt the language used widened... 
 
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Femen Activists Protest As Le Pen Casts Ballot


By:  @sixpick, 20 hours ago
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HENIN BEAUMONT, France (AP) – Topless demonstrators from the Femen activist group have caused a commotion as they staged a stunt against Marine Le Pen outside a polling station where the presidential candidate was heading to vote. Around six topless Femen activists were detained Sunday morning after jumping out of an SUV limo wearing masks of Le Pen and United States President Donald Trump. Police and security forces quickly forced them into police vans, confiscating their signs.... 
 
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A segment of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show displayed a chyron implying the widespread anti-socialist protests in Venezuela were actually against President Donald Trump. The show, which aired on Thursday, implied that a donation to Donald Trump’s inauguration of $500,000 from a subsidiary of a Venezuelan state-run oil company was a cause of recent protests. A headline at the bottom of the screen during a segment explaining the donation read: “Unrest in Venezuela Over Trump... 
 
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North Korea’s Simple But Deadly Artillery Holds Seoul And U.S. Hostage


By:  @kavika, 6 days ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 22 hours ago

North Korea’s Simple But Deadly Artillery Holds Seoul And U.S. Hostage “These perfectly positioned offensive artillery firing positions are virtually impenetrable, extremely difficult to take out by counterfire.”   By David Wood Bloomberg via Getty Images This photograph taken with a tilt-shift lens shows Seoul, South Korea, on July 16, 2015. 1.3k   110   Burrowed into hard granite... 
 
randy
The greatest threat to America is Donald Trump and those like him, who thinks he is the President and is doing his best to destroy the EPA (that was started by that radical hippie, Richard Nixon after our rivers, strangely, kept catching fire), regulations that govern deadly pesticides that are known to cause brain damage in our children, pour coal sludge into our streams and rivers even though coal is an industry on it's death bed and no he is not bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia.... 
 
xxjefferson51
Back in 1984, I moved to Texas and decided to get acquainted with my congressional district. Therefore, I took a trip over to the local GOP office, introduced myself, and offered my help. I asked the precinct chairman to show me the boundaries of Representative Martin Frost's district, or the place where I was now living. He took me to the wall and showed me the map. The conversation went sort of like this: I said: "That's a crazy looking district, isn't it? One side of the street... 
 
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