A mob lynching of 4 black sharecroppers in 1946 is focus of court battle over grand jury secrecy
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 2 Comments • an hour ago
“ The young black sharecroppers were being driven along a rural road when they were stopped by a white mob beside the Apalachee River, just over 50...”
By The Associated Press ATLANTA — A historian's quest for the truth about a gruesome mob lynching of two black couples is prompting a U.S. appeals court to consider whether federal judges can order grand jury records unsealed in decades-old cases with historical significance. The young black...
Abortion-loving, Bible-hating Democrat Party lets its mask slip
Via: Heartland American • We the People • 5 Comments • 2 Likes • 4 hours ago
“ “the problem is not that religion is being forced on others, the problem is that irreligion is being forced — secular values are being forced on...”
Robert Knight, Washington Times Posted On 6:47 am October 22, 2019 Things have come to a pretty pass when the most “moderate” Democratic presidential candidate wants to make history by bringing along a “first gentleman” instead of a first lady. That’s where things stand after the latest...
6 Key Revelations of Taylor’s Opening Statement to Impeachment Investigators
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 5 hours ago
“1. Taylor described an explicit quid pro quo. Mr. Taylor said he was told by Gordon Sondland, the American ambassador to the European Union, that...”
6 Key Revelations of Taylor’s Opening Statement to Impeachment Investigators nytimes.com/2019/10/22/us/politics/william-taylor-testimony.html By Sharon LaFraniereOctober 22, 2019 WASHINGTON — William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Kiev, provided the most explicit account to date...
Graham backs Trump: 'This is a lynching in every sense'
Via: Heartland American • We the People • 9 Comments • 1 Like • 3 hours ago
“That a mob grabs you, they don't give you a chance to defend yourself, they don't tell you what happened to you, they just destroy you. That's...”
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday said President Trump is absolutely right to call the House impeachment process a "lynching." "This is a lynching in every sense. This is un-American," Graham said to reporters. "I've never seen a situation in my lifetime as...
WEIRD AND FASCINATING ARCHITECTURE IN CHINA
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Stranger Than Fiction • 5 Comments • 1 Like • 5 hours ago
WEIRD AND FASCINATING ARCHITECTURE IN CHINA Patrick Kim | October 12, 2016 Image of Wangjing SOHO in Beijing Out of China’s economic boom has come a flood of ultramodern and abstract architecture designed to make Chinese cities look futuristic. Chinese skylines are often compared to...
Takeaways from Bill Taylor’s crucial opening statement
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 40 Comments • 1 Like • 5 hours ago
Taylor provides perhaps the most compelling evidence yet that this quid pro quo didn’t just exist, but that it was explicitly communicated to Ukraine. He says he was told by National Security Council aide Tim Morrison that Sondland, the European Union Ambassador, directly communicated that quid...
County Official Rants About A 'Queer' Running For President, Loss Of White Men's Rights
Via: Tessylo • News & Politics • 15 Comments • 2 Likes • 8 hours ago
U.S. County Official Rants About A 'Queer' Running For President, Loss Of White Men's Rights Amanda Terkel,HuffPost 1 hour 21 minutes ago A county commissioner in Tennessee launched a tirade against the Democratic presidential field and the general state of white men in America...
Anxious Democratic Establishment Asks, ‘Is There Anybody Else?’
Via: XDm9mm • News & Politics • 17 Comments • 3 Likes • 9 hours ago
““Since the last debate, just anecdotally, I’ve had five or six people ask me: ‘Is there anybody else?’””
I guess one only needs to listen to David Axelrod to understand the abysmal reality that is facing the radical progressives of the left. “With Trump looming, there is genuine concern that the horse many have bet on may be pulling up lame and the horse who has sprinted out front may not be...
Ambassador Bill Taylor Testimony On Ukraine - "very, very troubling testimony" says one congressman
By: John Russell • News & Politics • 135 Comments • 6 Likes • 3 hours ago
“Bill Taylor’s opening statement was 15 pages long and prompted “a lot of sighs and gasps.””
Mona @Monaheart1229 · 2m Reporting that those breaking from the Congressional Hearing where Bill Taylor is testifying are saying things like, "this is the most disturbing day I've had in Congress so far" and, "very, very troubling testimony". Today is a good...
Trump Continues to Promote False and Debunked Ukraine DNC Server Conspiracy Theory
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 15 Comments • 4 Likes • 10 hours ago
“Trump’s curiosity “appears to have no basis in fact.””
Good lord. There is no server. The DNC email was cloud-based spread out over 140 network servers. The idea there was this lone box, which is now hidden somewhere in Ukraine containing all the DNC emails, is Alex Jones level stuff. Trump Continues to Promote False and Debunked Ukraine DNC...
Report: Brennan And Clapper To Be Interviewed As Part Of Investigation Into Russia Probe Origins
Via: Vic Eldred • We the People • 1 Comments • 17 hours ago
““I don’t know what the legal basis for this is,” he told NBC News.”
U.S. Attorney John Durham intends to interview former CIA Director John Brennan as part of his investigation into U.S. intelligence agencies’ activities in the Trump-Russia probe, according to NBC News. Brennan told NBC News, where he is an analyst, that both he and James Clapper, the former...
Graham says he's 'increasingly optimistic' Trump's Syria strategy will succeed
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 12 Comments • 2 Likes • 6 hours ago
“The United States is not abandoning the Kurds, who suffered 10,000 killed in fighting against ISIS terrorists. (The United States, which supported...”
President Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham (Photos: Leah Millis/Reuters, Alex Edelman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
If your Seattle home uses heating oil, you’re going to be paying more
Via: It Is ME • News & Politics • 80 Comments • 4 Likes • 9 hours ago
““We’re in a fight for our climate and we’ve got to be tackling every source,” ”
The tax of 24 cents per gallon will be collected starting Sept. 1, 2020, and the city expects it to raise $1.6 million in 2021. ------------------------------------------------- The mayor proposed the tax last month and the City Council voted unanimously to pass it last week, adding a...
Trump makes an interesting observation
By: Vic Eldred • We the People • 118 Comments • 3 Likes • 10 hours ago • LOCKED
“"Press treats me worse than Abraham Lincoln"”
Last night in an interview with Fox's Sean Hannity, President Trump disputed whether Abraham Lincoln got worse press than Trump did. Please note the President's words. He has made that statement before. Yet the media covers it by removing the reference "by the press" and adding to Abraham Lincoln...
Facebook bans fake Russian accounts targeting US voters
Via: JBB • News & Politics • 92 Comments • 4 Likes • 12 hours ago
“Facebook has banned dozens of accounts linked to a Russian agency that is accused of being behind a mass misinformation campaign. Many of the...”
Facebook has banned dozens of accounts linked to a Russian agency that is accused of being behind a mass misinformation campaign. Many of the accounts claimed to be based in Florida and representing activist groups. Facebook has announced new security measures aimed at preventing its platform...
Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in Iraq
Via: Sister Mary Agnes Ample Bottom • News & Politics • 51 Comments • 7 Likes • 16 hours ago
“These forces do not have any approval to remain in Iraq.”
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. troops leaving Syria and heading to neighboring Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country, Iraq's military said Tuesday. The statement appears to contradict U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who has said that under the current plan, all U.S. troops leaving Syria...
Warren says withholding aid to Israel is ‘on the table’ to curb settlements
Via: Buzz of the Orient • News & Politics • 84 Comments • 2 Likes • 3 hours ago
“In September 2016, then-president Barack Obama and Netanyahu signed a memorandum of understanding upping the figure from $3 billion annually to...”
Warren says withholding aid to Israel is ‘on the table’ to curb settlements Top Democratic presidential contender says Jerusalem’s policies are moving it away from a two-state solution By TOI STAFF, 21 October 2019 Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a...
Facebook's Instagram poised to be 2020 disinformation battleground, experts say
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 1 Like • 18 hours ago
“Facebook announced Monday that it removed 50 Instagram accounts linked to a Russian-backed influence campaign — and just one Facebook account.”
By Allan Smith Memes and videos are set to become the dominant forms of election misinformation around the 2020 elections, according to experts who spoke with NBC News. That means Instagram, by far the most popular photocentric app, will be a particularly crucial battleground for election...
Avoid These 5 Bad Habits That Can Damage Your Brain
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 18 Comments • 5 Likes • 13 hours ago
“Learn about the small Microsteps that can positively impact your noggin.”
gualtiero boffi / Shutterstock The human brain has unparalleled capacity to process and analyze information. It is the control center for all your productivity and actions. People often take for granted the benefits and quality of life enabled by a healthy brain. Improving your brain’s health...
Who Is Your Favourite Contemporary Singer-Songwriter?
By: Buzz of the Orient • Entertainment • 15 Comments • 3 Likes • 16 hours ago
Who Is Your Favourite Contemporary Singer-Songwriter? Lately there have been a number of articles about different kinds of songs and singers, but not about the combination of singer-songwriters. For example, Frank Sinatra may have been a great singer, but he was not a songwriter. I used the...
U.S. most generous nation, 'Red' states most charitable
Via: Heartland American • We the People • 15 Comments • 6 Likes • 9 hours ago
“states housing far-left urban strongholds were the most tight-fisted. "Measured by how much they share out of what they have available, the most...”
It turns out that those who give more of themselves, their time, and their resources to help others typically are Americans … and generally speaking, they also happen to live in states that lean Republican. A massive global research project spanning 126 nations and more than 1.3 million people...
The American Dream Is Still Alive
Via: Heartland American • We the People • 3 Comments • 1 Like • 18 hours ago
“To keep citizens on the government dependency plantation, Democrats preach learned helplessness—there is nothing you can do to make a difference,...”
It’s time to leave the Impeachment Circus to play out on its own. Let’s stay focused on why the Republican Party needs to win in November. According to U.S. Census Bureau figures, recent evidence suggests that the income inequality between the haves and have-nots in the United States grew last...
Rich Chinese outnumber wealthy Americans for first time: Credit Suisse
Via: Buzz of the Orient • News & Politics • 5 Comments • 1 Like • 16 hours ago
Rich Chinese outnumber wealthy Americans for first time: Credit Suisse Reuters, reported by TheEdgeMarkets, October 21, 2019 Image of Beijing (no photo credit provided) ZURICH, (Oct 21): The number of rich Chinese has surpassed the count of wealthy Americans for...
Photograph shows naked Democratic congresswoman brushing hair of female campaign worker
Via: †hε pε⊕pﾚε'š ƒïšh • News & Politics • 39 Comments • 7 Likes • 6 hours ago
An explicit photograph sheds light on California Democratic Rep. Katie Hill's three-way relationship with her husband and a staffer, which lasted over a year before she broke off the arrangement early this year. Unknown to the staffer or Hill's husband, the congresswoman had allegedly been...
Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 61 Comments • 3 Likes • 20 hours ago
“With Turkey now in open confrontation with its NATO allies, having gambled and won a bet that it could conduct a military incursion into Syria and...”
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressing legislators from his party this month in Ankara, Turkey.CreditCreditBurhan Ozbilici/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He...
Evolution tells us we might be the only intelligent life in the universe
Via: Dignitatem Societatis • News & Politics • 43 Comments • 2 Likes • 18 minutes ago
“Complex animals evolved once in life’s history, suggesting they’re improbable.”
Author: Nick Longrich - Senior Lecturer, Paleontology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Bath Article is authorized to be reproduced under Creative Commons license from source Are we alone in the universe? It comes down to whether intelligence is a probable outcome of natural...
Tom Del Beccaro: Republicans must win the impeachment trial – and they can by following these five steps
Via: Vic Eldred • NewsTalkers Conservatives • 5 Comments • 18 hours ago
“It is time for Republicans to go up on local cable TV and the internet to educate Americans about the stunning hypocrisy of the Democrats' case. Do...”
The Democrats are bound and determined to impeach President Trump. Initially buoyed by polls, the Democrats have seized the initiative and some claim they already have the necessary votes. An impeachment trial would be the Trial of the Century and here is how Republicans can – and must – win it....
Andrew McCarthy: Americans deserve a public impeachment inquiry – Schiff and Dems should end the secrecy
Via: Vic Eldred • We the People • 8 Comments • 14 hours ago
“Has any sunken ship in history sprung more leaks than a hearing at which Chairman Schiff presides or participates?”
Reading Byron York’s excellent reporting on former State Department official Kurt Volker’s trip to Chairman Adam Schiff’s star chamber, one question kept pounding at me: Why on earth was this interview done in secret? There appears to be no good reason for it, just as there appears to be...
California is pushing back school start times. The move could sweep the nation — or backfire.
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 47 Comments • 4 Likes • 8 hours ago
““Everyone is going to be watching to see what the results are going to be,” an education researcher said.”
By Erin Einhorn After gaining speed slowly over the last two decades, a movement to start the school day later for middle and high school students just got a massive boost from California. When Gov. Gavin Newsom last week signed the nation’s first state law mandating later school start...