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Rank Article Member Activity Likes Comments 1 NEW The U.S.-China Trade Deal Was Not Even a Modest Win Ender 49 minutes ago 2 2 2 ‘Unholy collusion’ Larry Hampton 3 minutes ago 10 186 3 Trump Screamed At Pentagon Leaders And Told Them They Were ‘Dopes’ And ‘Babies’ John Russell an hour ago 10 72 4 NYC’s sanctuary city policy under fire after freed illegal immigrant allegedly murders 92-year-old KDMichigan an hour ago 9 64 5 GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid Tessylo 7 minutes ago 7 78
The U.S.-China Trade Deal Was Not Even a Modest Win
Via: Ender • Op/Ed • 2 Comments • 2 Likes • 49 minutes ago
“It’s generous to even call it a deal.”
So there we have it. The long-awaited shiny new trade deal with China, inked at a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday in the interstitial space before the Senate impeachment trial dominates the news cycles. If you detect a note of skepticism already creeping in, it’s because this...
Via: Larry Hampton • News & Politics • 186 Comments • 10 Likes • 3 minutes ago
“Evangelicals’ loyalty to a corrupt and immoral president has damaged the reputation of Christianity in the United States.”
The fate of Donald Trump’s presidency transcends politics. Moral and ethical concerns about the president pose a test of religious principles for people of faith. The soul of American evangelicalism is at stake. Evangelicals’ loyalty to a corrupt and immoral president has damaged the reputation...
Trump Screamed At Pentagon Leaders And Told Them They Were ‘Dopes’ And ‘Babies’
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 72 Comments • 10 Likes • an hour ago
“The temper tantrum began when Trump started complaining about the “loser war” in Afghanistan and demanded to know “where is the fucking oil” that...”
Trump Screamed At Pentagon Leaders And Told Them They Were ‘Dopes’ And ‘Babies’ It didn’t end there; According to Leonnig and Rucker, Trump became so angry that “he wasn’t taking many breaths” and bellowed to the commanders in a fit of rage, “I wouldn’t go to war with you people.” “You’re a...
NYC’s sanctuary city policy under fire after freed illegal immigrant allegedly murders 92-year-old
Via: KDMichigan • News & Politics • 64 Comments • 9 Likes • an hour ago
“Khan was arrested and reportedly told detectives that he found Fuertes lying on the ground and was trying to help when he “fell down, his belt...”
New York City’s sanctuary city policy is again under fire after an illegal immigrant, who was released from NYPD custody in November despite a plea from federal immigration officials to hold him, is alleged to have gone on to sexually assault and murder a 92-year-old woman.“There has been a...
GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid
Via: Tessylo • News & Politics • 78 Comments • 7 Likes • 7 minutes ago
GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid By Tyler Olson | Fox News Nancy Pelosi says Trump will be ‘impeached forever’ Fox News’ Kevin Corke reports on the latest news on the Trump impeachment battle. The Government...
'Morning Joe' hosts say CNN Democratic debate 'painful,' call out moderator's 'bizarre' question
Via: KDMichigan • News & Politics • 46 Comments • 4 Likes • 48 seconds ago
““He says he didn’t say it. So you turn to Elizabeth Warren and say, 'Did he say it?' That’s the issue. I mean, it’s bizarre," Brzezinski said.”
The hosts of "Morning Joe" issued stinging criticism Wednesday of the CNN Democratic debate in Iowa, calling it "painful" that the candidates were "bickering" about a two-year-old conversation in which Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., alleges that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., told her a female...
Trump upholds religious freedom with new executive order, benefiting all Americans
Via: Heartland American • We the People • 37 Comments • 3 Likes • an hour ago
“President Trump acted in the best interests of the American people Thursday when he signed an executive order to bolster and protect the rights of...”
Thank you President Trump for advancing free exercise there of of religious beliefs and free expression thereof with additional religious liberty. And the elitist establishment GOP consultants and their never Trump fans wonder why we Christians voted for our great American President who did Make...
Is It Possible-Voting Our Way Out Of The Swamp?
By: Citizen Kane-473667 • News & Politics • 71 Comments • 2 Likes • 20 minutes ago
“They count on you not voting...”
Is it possible to vote our way out of this mess in State Legislatures, Congress, and the White House? Seriously, can it be done??? I think we could, but it would require everyone to vote for the people who actually represent the values they hold dearest. BUT!!! It would also require that...
SPLC Demands Big Tech Silence Conservatives in the Name of Fighting White Supremacist Terror
Via: Heartland American • We the People • 5 Comments • 1 Like • an hour ago
“"The SPLC has a track record of irresponsibly labeling legitimate conservative advocacy groups and Christian ministries as 'hate groups' because...”
The SPLC is indeed a sleazy slimy terrorist enabling hate group. They are bigots racists and misogynistic people filled with corruption. It’s sad that so many genuinely dumb and stupid people buy into the lies and deception of these corrupt haters covered in the shame of scandal are telling...
'Faithless elector': Supreme Court will hear case that could change how presidents are chosen
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 9 Comments • an hour ago
“ A ruling could come in the spring — just as the 2020 presidential race is heating up.”
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up an issue that could change a key element of the system America uses to elect its president, with a decision likely in the spring just as the campaign heats up. The answer to the question could be a decisive one: Are the electors who cast...
On the Road Again … Creative Arts Thursday/Friday
By: A. Macarthur • CREATIVE ARTS ON THE NEWSTALKERS • 29 Comments • 8 Likes • 12 hours ago
We will be on the road for a few days following a GOOD REPORT re: my wife's health! Not sure how closely I'll be monitoring the thread, but, post your creative stuff and be kind to one another. Harlan's Hawk © A. Mac/A.G.
Justice Department Effectively Ends Clinton Investigation After Finding Nothing: Report
Via: Tessylo • News & Politics • 128 Comments • 7 Likes • 12 hours ago
Politics Justice Department Effectively Ends Clinton Investigation After Finding Nothing: Report Sanjana Karanth January 9, 2020, 11:26 PM EST Justice Department Effectively Ends Clinton Investigation After Finding Nothing: Report A Department of Justice inquiry...
Social Security Lying, Disabled Dying
By: forgotten46544 • News & Politics • 30 Comments • 5 Likes • 16 hours ago
Work all your life and pay into a system that was never there. Deliberate denials while the disabled loose there homes and commit suicide. Having a lawyer is about worthless as its a fake court and a crap shoot on who gets approved. The social security administration lies are driving the disabled...
Trump Tax Break That Benefited the Rich Is Being Investigated
Via: Tessylo • News & Politics • 59 Comments • 4 Likes • 18 hours ago
The New York Times Trump Tax Break That Benefited the Rich Is Being Investigated Jesse Drucker January 16, 2020, 8:05 AM EST A construction worker at the sight of a parking garage next to the Preston, a luxury apartment development in a new opportunity zone in...
The “Trade Deal” is Hilarious
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 39 Comments • 4 Likes • 4 hours ago
“There’s no third party enforcement or oversight of whether the two sides are meeting their obligations.”
Joshua M. Brown, CEO Ritholtz Wealth management There’s no third party enforcement or oversight of whether the two sides are meeting their obligations. Basically, it’s just political cover. The market doesn’t care. Stocks wanted a resolution and this will do for now. Here’s Ethan Harris and...
Americans are binge drinking more, greatly increasing health risks
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 32 Comments • 4 Likes • 17 hours ago
“The rise in binge drinking increases health risks: accidents, disease and early death.”
Americans who binge drink have reached new levels of over-consumption: A report published Thursday finds that binge drinkers have significantly increased their alcohol intake in recent years. The report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed trends in binge drinking from...
CNN's Brian Stelter lampooned on social media over documentary announcement
Via: KDMichigan • News & Politics • 20 Comments • 4 Likes • 3 hours ago
“Will it include the time you didn’t correct your guest when he claimed Trump killed more people than Hitler/Stalin/Mao combined? Or CNN’s slander...”
CNN’s critics had fun with the network’s in-house media reporter Brian Stelter on Wednesday when he promoted an upcoming documentary about “disinformation and the cost of fake news” on the heels of the liberal network settling a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit filed by Covington Catholic...
11 US troops injured in Iran missile strikes on Iraqi bases
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 17 Comments • 2 Likes • 22 hours ago
“Defense One reported Thursday that the U.S. service members were airlifted to Kuwait and Germany where they received treatment for traumatic brain...”
U.S. Soldiers stand at a site of Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani,...
Senate weighs restricting reporters during Trump impeachment trial
Via: Larry Hampton • News & Politics • 13 Comments • 2 Likes • 18 hours ago
“The Senate is weighing significant restrictions on reporters covering the upcoming impeachment trial, including limiting the movements of reporters...”
The Senate is weighing significant restrictions on reporters covering the upcoming impeachment trial, including limiting the movements of reporters and upping security screenings for the press. The Standing Committee of Correspondents, an elected body of journalists that govern and advocate for...
Trump: The Man, The Myth, The Misogyny
By: Citizen Kane-473667 • Op/Ed • 137 Comments • 8 Likes • yesterday
“Hope you packed a lunch!”
As a preface, I'm going to let everyone know right off the bat, you are more than welcome to disagree! Trump: The Man! Okay, what can I really say here that we haven't all heard before. Depending on which way and how hard you lean on the Political Spectrum, he is anything from a narcissistic...
Man requests 'trial by combat' with Japanese swords to settle custody battle with ex-wife
Via: Freefaller • Travel, Geography and Foreign Cultures • 25 Comments • 6 Likes • 2 days ago
DES MOINES – A Kansas man has asked an Iowa court to grant his motion for trial by combat so he can meet his ex-wife and her attorney "on the field of battle where (he) will rend their souls from their corporal bodies." David Ostrom, 40, of Paola, Kansas, claims in court documents that his...
Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial
Via: Tessylo • News & Politics • 86 Comments • 5 Likes • yesterday
Yahoo News Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial David KnowlesEditor January 15, 2020, 9:56 PM EST Giuliani associate Lev Parnas implicates Trump on the eve of Senate impeachment trial Lev Parnas, a key player in President Trump’s efforts to obtain a...
The UK is abandoning its alliance with Trump as the United States 'withdraws from its leadership around the world'
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 35 Comments • 4 Likes • yesterday
“The UK is threatening to tear up its defense alliance with the US after President Donald Trump's Iran crisis triggered a rupture between the two...”
President Donald Trump. Getty The UK is threatening to tear up its defense alliance with the US after President Donald Trump's Iran crisis triggered a rupture between the two countries. UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace told The Sunday Times that the UK was looking to forge stronger...
By: John Russell • Op/Ed • 23 Comments • 3 Likes • yesterday
Trump at his press gaggle today "It was all a hoax.... perfect phone call .... best economy...hoax....Rudy a great man..... hoax...witch hunt....whistle blower lied.....hoax...witch hunt....hoax....stock market....never met the man.....pictures with everyone.....hoax....witch hunt.... perfect...
“An Open Letter to Christians Who Love Bonhoeffer but (Still) Support Trump”
Via: Larry Hampton • News & Politics • 12 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 days ago
“our embrace of Trump is eerily reminiscent of German Christians’ attachment to Hitler in the early 1930s. I make this point not to convince you...”
Today Eerdmans has published the postscript to The Battle for Bonhoeffer. It is titled “An Open Letter to Christians Who Love Bonhoeffer but (Still) Support Trump. Some of you may recall that Eric Metaxas recently published an op-ed at The Wall Street Journal under the title “The Christian...
Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 1 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 days ago
“A satellite traced the movement of the smoke and produced an image Monday showing areas in Australia where the smoke had reached its place of origin.”
Smoke from the wildfires that are raging across Australia has circumnavigated the globe, NASA announced Tuesday. Scientists first observed the smoke from Australia making its way across the Pacific Ocean in December, and now say that they have tracked it back to the country's eastern region. A...
Ukraine Launches Investigation
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 2 Likes • 2 days ago
The good news for President Donald Trump is that he’s finally managed to get Ukraine to launch an investigation. The bad news is it’s into an alleged surveillance campaign on Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, carried out by the president’s associates. Ukraine made...
Recent CommentsTexan1211 • 48 seconds ago • 'Morning Joe' hosts say CNN Democratic debate 'painful,' call out moderator's 'bizarre' question
"..." Gee, here is precisely what I actually wrote: "..." Your reply has not one single thing to do with what I wrote. Here's a kleenex for you--your TDS is making you drool. And write inane responses.Jeremy Retired in NC • 7 minutes ago • GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid
"..." Lets see, 1st there was "proof" of collusion with Russia. Then there was "proof" of Quid Pro Quo. And thanks to democrat "investigations" those both fell through. And now we have "proof" of obstruction of...JBB • 26 minutes ago • 'Morning Joe' hosts say CNN Democratic debate 'painful,' call out moderator's 'bizarre' question
So, Trump getting his fat corrupt lying ass impeached amused you? That is odd and amusing. You do realize that illegally conspiring with a foreign government to illegally interfere with our national elections is...MrFrost • 49 minutes ago • The U.S.-China Trade Deal Was Not Even a Modest Win
"..." Nothing new for trump. Same thing applies to trumps "war on Christmas". But yea, you're spot on.. Create a problem, fix the problem that didn't exist, then pat himself on the back. Trump will do anything to...Heartland American • an hour ago • SPLC Demands Big Tech Silence Conservatives in the Name of Fighting White Supremacist Terror
The SPLC is indeed a sleazy slimy terrorist enabling hate group. They are bigots racists and misogynistic people filled with corruption and hate. It’s sad that so many genuinely dumb and stupid Americans. buy into...Texan1211 • an hour ago • 'Faithless elector': Supreme Court will hear case that could change how presidents are chosen
I don't remember much about "faithless electors" until the last election, when many Democrats were asking electors to become unfaithful. If I recall, it backfired on them as Hillary lost some electors.Freedom Warrior • 2 hours ago • Socialism, Howard Zinn and his fake history
Straight from the communist handbook. Like I said, most people understand by now that greed for all its faults is also the sauce that creates the greater good while socialism is the recipe for death and despotism...Dulay • 2 hours ago • GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid
"..." How do you know I wasn't? I wonder why Krauthammer didn't send his list over to Trump so he could repeal all of those 'unconstitutional' EO's on day one. Three years later and they are still in effect. The...Tacos! • 2 hours ago • 'Faithless elector': Supreme Court will hear case that could change how presidents are chosen
"..." That argument just defies good sense. If the state has the authority to make a rule, they have the power to enforce it. Otherwise, the ability to make a rule is meaningless. "..." Being an elector and thus...Dulay • 2 hours ago • GAO says Trump administration broke law by withholding Ukraine aid
"..." You sure as hell DID make the claim that the GAO has an 'embarrassing record'. "..." Actually NO Tacos!. I differentiated the GAO's decision on the Ukraine funding with this: "..." First of all, I am...
I SAW THIS Pic
By: Veronica • Generic • 39 comments • 4 days ago
It got me thinking of an old song sung by Glen Campbell: If you see your brother standing by the roadWith a heavy load from the seeds he's sowedAnd if you see your sister falling by the wayJust stop and say, you're going the wrong way You got to try a little kindnessYes show a little kindnessJust shine your light for everyone to seeAnd if you try a little kindnessThen you'll overlook the blindnessOf narrow-minded people on the narrow-minded streets Don't walk around the down and outLend a helping hand instead of doubtAnd the kindness that you show every dayWill help someone along their way You got to try a little kindnessYes show a little kindnessJust shine your light for everyone to seeAnd if you try a little kindnessThen you'll overlook the blindnessOf...Loading...