A Message From Lucianne  

S-CR-TEO





AdT-SC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Advertisement-Free Options | Register
Rules & FAQs | Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google





Unhappy about getting texts from O’Rourke’s
campaign? There’s a lawsuit for that.

Star-Telegram (Fort Worth,TX), by Kaley Johnson

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 10/20/2018 11:44:11 AM

At least one Texan is not happy about receiving text messages about Beto O’Rourke’s run for U.S. Senate. A class action lawsuit filed against the Beto for Texas campaign claims the organization sent text messages to Texans without obtaining their permission, violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The suit, filed Friday in the Northern District of Texas Court, names Collin County resident Sameer Syeed as a plaintiff on behalf of all Texans that the O’Rourke campaign sent texts to Texans without obtaining permission. Syeed says in the suit that, starting in 2018, he received nine texts from Beto for Texas

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 10/20/2018 11:59:54 AM     (No. 11803523)

I think Beto is pronounced with a short e, in which case Ted needs to put out ads, signs and billboards with his picture and the legend "Better than Beto."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 10/20/2018 2:02:24 PM     (No. 11803634)

Yesterday I received a text from some one named Karen, to a Latrese (definitely not me) , claiming to be a MoveOn volunteer. She asked for my help in building a Blue Wave in Louisiana in the next 3 weeks. Something about ending Republican control of congress and if I replied yes, she´d send me periodic texts and a BLUE WAVE sticker. I replied that I was hoping the present administration would put Hillary in jail & MAGA. Today I received a text saying I was being removed from further texts. I just wish I had included Soros, Obama and Holder on my wish list for jailing.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


   

 




  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: kono, 10/20/2018 3:12:07 PM     (No. 11803667)

When I tried to reduce the number of unsolicited calls and texts I was getting about 3 years ago, I was told that the scope of the problem overwhelmed the government, who doesn´t even pretend they will follow up on violation reports any more.

These days the ´no call list´ seems to serve as a contact list for spam-callers.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: snakeoil, 10/20/2018 6:58:08 PM     (No. 11803814)

Am not a lawyer. But I believe in my state politicians, preachers, and charitable organizations are exempt from do not call or do not text laws. I used to spend a lot of time blocking calls to my cell. But a friend told me all I´m doing is telling them I am a real number. Betomin is wasting his time and money will these robo calls. Whose mind has ever been changed by a call, text, yard or bumper sign?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 955382




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"



A suicide at the University of Texas
Reveals Dark Side of #MeToo Movement
American Thinker, by David Paulin    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/18/2018 9:46:58     Post Reply
Before killing himself with a drug intended for rapid and painless animal euthanasia, Richard A. Morrisett had endured a nightmare at the University of Texas in Austin. The 57-year-old tenured professor of pharmacology and toxicology was once a rising star in the College of Pharmacy – a man regarded as a first-rate research scientist and teacher during his 21 years at the state´s flagship university. Morrisett´s research offered new insights into alcohol-related brain disorders and alcoholism – an arcane area of research among neuroscientists. Some colleagues called him “brilliant.” Morrisett´s career, however, was destroyed by a single newspaper article. Published

High School Bans Expensive Coats
To ‘Poverty-Proof’ The School
Daily Wire, by Ashe Schow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 9:20:19     Post Reply
Students are allowed to bundle up during the winter, but only if they do so cheaply, says a high school in northwestern England. The school sent a letter to parents in early November warning them that expensive coats would no longer be allowed. The headteacher of Woodchurch High School in Birkenhead said the ban would take effect after Christmas and the school was “mindful that some young people put pressure on their parents to purchase expensive items of clothing,” according to CNN. The coats being banned are from Canada Goose and Moncler, brands that sell jackets that can cost well

   

 

R-TA-Wide_2
  


 
President Trump Receives Briefing From California
Wildfire Response Officials….
Conservative Tree House, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 9:16:31     Post Reply
Boy, is this video ever interesting. In the first several minutes of the video (briefing) Governor Brown and Governor-elect Newsom are absent. Likely both are receiving massive inbound communication from their political teams and national democrats who are watching every granular moment/optic for political damage and giving advice. After Brown and Newsom finally show up, their lack of actual connection to the crisis being explained in front of them is jaw-dropping. Watch their body language, they are oblivious to the actual issues at hand and have no questions for the SME’s. Stunning. Absolutely stunning. (Video) As a comparative mental exercise

After Recount, Democrat Gillum Concedes
Florida Governor Race to Republican DeSantis
Breitbart Politics, by Kyle Morris    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 9:04:13     Post Reply
After a strenuous recount process that ended Thursday, Democrat Andrew Gillum has thrown in the towel and conceded the Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis, making DeSantis Florida’s governor-elect. DeSantis defeated Gillum by 33,683 votes, or 0.41 percentage points. Gillum, who withdrew his Nov. 6th concession to DeSantis once the election went to an automatic recount, released an official statement on Facebook saying, “We said we would fight until the last vote is counted. We are now closing out the hand recount phase in two of the statewide races.” (Video) Gillum, who serves as Tallahassee’s mayor, also congratulated Governor-elect DeSantis

Speaking Democrat: A Primer
American Greatness, by Thaddeus G. McCotter    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 8:51:09     Post Reply
I was minding my own business while pontificating about the present political clime and prognosticating about future congressional shenanigans on America’s Voice News when, without warning, I found myself stumbling through the past, darkly: specifically, I was subjected to a video clip of one of my own speeches, circa 2008. Inexplicably, the co-hosts, Amanda Head and Margaret Howell, did not demand my Skype feed be cut off; and, instead, mercifully tolerated the clip. But how did the video magically appear during the segment? Apparently, the producer, Bettina, had found the old speech on YouTube; rather enjoyed it; shared the clip to

Back on the campaign trail: Trump
heads to Mississippi for 2 rallies
ahead of Senate runoff
Washington Examiner, by Katelyn Caralle    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 5:49:04     Post Reply
President Trump is headed to Mississippi a week from Monday for two rallies ahead of the runoff election in the state the following day. Trump will hold the first rally at 5 p.m. Central Time in Tupelo, Miss., and the second later in the evening at 8 p.m. in Biloxi, Miss. On election night last week, neither of the top two finishers, Republican incumbent Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic opponent, Mike Espy, received 50 percent of the vote, forcing a runoff set for Tuesday, Nov. 27. Hyde-Smith received almost 1 percentage point more than Espy in the midterm elections,

Trump backs Pence, dismisses ‘phony’
report he questioned loyalty
Fox News, by Adam Shaw    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 5:45:03     Post Reply
President Trump on Saturday pushed back on a “phony” New York Times story that said Trump was questioning Vice President Mike Pence’s loyalty and that a 2020 shakeup could be on the cards -- telling reporters that Pence was “100 percent loyal.” “No, I don’t question his loyalty. He is 100 percent loyal,” he told reporters before departing for California. “It was a phony story. I doubt they have any sources, a typical New York Times phony story.” The article, published Friday, reported that Trump has repeatedly asked aides and advisers about Pence’s loyalty to the point that it has

   

 


.LockDme.
Lock-17


 
Pot dispensaries authorized to start
recreational sales in Massachusetts
starting Tuesday
Washington Times, by Andrew Blake    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 5:39:00     Post Reply
Marijuana regulators in Massachusetts have authorized a pair of dispensaries to start recreational sales on Tuesday, making the state the seventh in the nation to permit retail pot shops in spite of the plant’s status as a federally prohibited substance. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission on Friday notified the operators of two existing medical marijuana dispensaries – Cultivate Holdings in Leicester and New England Treatment Access in Northampton — that they could begin recreational sales effective Nov. 20. Massachusetts voted in Nov. 2016 to legalize recreational marijuana and launch a system for regulating, taxing and selling the plant, and the two

Cindy McCain Trashes President Trump in
First Interview Since John’s Death (Video)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 3:35:30     Post Reply
The funeral wasn’t enough. Cindy McCain went on with CBS News on Friday to give her first interview since Senator McCain’s death. Cindy said the funeral was not meant to be a rebuke of President Trump. Seriously? Mrs. McCain then went on to praise her daughter Meghan for trashing the president at the funeral, smiling as she talked about Meghan’s memorable line, “America was always great.” (Video) Cindy McCain then went on to lecture President Trump, “Our country needs a strong leader, not a negative Nancy… Hopefully he will learn something…” (Video)

President Trump visits California ravaged
by wildfire, 1,000 people missing
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 3:26:31     Post Reply
PARADISE, Calif.- President Donald Trump arrived in Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say they are trying to locate 1,011 people , even as they stressed that not all are believed missing. California´s outgoing and incoming governors, both Democrats and vocal critics of Trump, greeted him when he landed at Beale Air Force Base just north of Sacramento and got onto a helicopter. Gov. Jerry Brown and Gov.-elect Gavin

‘They never pulled my pass, but …´
Major Garrett reveals how he was treated
under Obama when he was with Fox
BizPac Review, by Vivek Saxena    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 3:18:24     Post Reply
Despite the demonstrably left-wing media’s portrayal of former President Barack Hussein Obama as a fervent pro-media advocate who always treated the media fairly, some say that he only treated those whom he liked well, i.e., those who acted as his sycophants. For other media personalities — particularly those with Fox News, which unlike every other network tilts to the right instead of the left — their treatment by Obama was far different. Take for instance the treatment experienced by current CBS chief White House correspondent and former Fox News senior White House correspondent Major Garrett. “The [Obama] White House said

Feeling patriotic! Melania Trump dons
a vibrant blue $1,140 Roland Mouret
dress to attend Medal of Freedom
ceremony with her husband
Associated Press, Agence France-Pres, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 11:27:04     Post Reply
Melania Trump looked patriotic in an eye-catching blue dress while attending the Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House on Friday afternoon. The 48-year-old first lady held hands with her husband, President Donald Trump, as they made their way to the East Room, where he recognized seven ´extraordinary Americans´ with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Melania let her vibrant $1,140 frock by Roland Mouret take center stage, opting to leave her wrists and neck free of jewelry. (Photos) The three-quarter sheath hugged her figure and featured a pencil skirt that ended right at her knees. The back of the

   

 


.R-LJ.


R-LJ
  


 


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Cindy McCain Trashes President Trump in
First Interview Since John’s Death (Video)

47 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/17/2018 3:35:30 PM     Post Reply
The funeral wasn’t enough. Cindy McCain went on with CBS News on Friday to give her first interview since Senator McCain’s death. Cindy said the funeral was not meant to be a rebuke of President Trump. Seriously? Mrs. McCain then went on to praise her daughter Meghan for trashing the president at the funeral, smiling as she talked about Meghan’s memorable line, “America was always great.” (Video) Cindy McCain then went on to lecture President Trump, “Our country needs a strong leader, not a negative Nancy… Hopefully he will learn something…” (Video)

Woman says she was racially
profiled by Dunkin’ Donuts

40 replie(s)
New York Post, by Amanda Woods    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 11/17/2018 11:05:11 AM     Post Reply
A black woman says she felt “racially profiled” when she was booted from a Virginia Dunkin’ Donuts after she tried to use the shop’s free Wi-Fi without buying anything, reports said. Tirza Wilbon White was about to use her laptop in the Fairfax store when a woman who identified herself as the owner told her and another man — also a person of color — that they’d have to make a purchase if they wanted to stay. “This is what it means to be black in America,” White said in a Facebook post last week. “I am a regular in this

Florida official Brenda Snipes: racism
´probably´ a factor in attacks against me

40 replie(s)
Guardian [UK], by David Smith    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 11/17/2018 2:32:09 PM     Post Reply
A top elections official in Florida who endured national humiliation after missing a midterms recount deadline by two minutes has told the Guardian that racism is “probably” a factor in the backlash against her. Brenda Snipes, elections supervisor of Broward county, was condemned by Republicans and Democrats after failing to submit tallies in the US Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson on schedule. (Snip) In a short interview, Snipes, 75, said: “You know, the protesters have been claiming stuff all week so whatever they’re doing, that’s what they’re doing. That’s what they feel like they need to do.”

Here´s How Mitt Romney
Could Win in 2020

40 replie(s)
National Interest, by David Pring-Mill    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 11/18/2018 6:22:15 AM     Post Reply
It has been speculated that Mitt Romney’s Utah Senate seat could serve as a prelude to another Presidential run. In the most ambitious version of events, he could even challenge Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries, newly legitimized and augmented by his actions in the Capitol Building. This would allow moderate Republicans to reclaim their party’s mantle and unroot alt-right influences. But would Romney do it? His willingness to unequivocally challenge Trump could be seen either as a pro or con by Republicans, depending on their opinions of the sitting president.

Democrat Congressman: We Should
Confiscate Guns and If You Fight Back,
the Government Has Nukes to Deal With It

37 replie(s)
Townhall, by Katie Pavlich    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 11/17/2018 5:17:40 AM     Post Reply
California Democrat Congressman Eric Swalwell is calling for government confiscation of all semi-automatic rifles. In other words, every rifle in America.(tweets)Further, he´s warning citizens of nuclear annihilation should people refuse to comply.(tweets)When he was confronted, Swalwell tried to backtrack with some context and further explanation.(tweets)He then pulled the victim card.(tweet)"Gun buyback" is a nice term for confiscation, which Swalwell acknowledged. "Assault rifle" is a politically loaded, misleading term used by the left to demonize semi-automatic rifles. And yes, confiscating millions of privately owned firearms is indeed tyrannical. Reminding Americans who plan on standing up for their Second Amendment rights

   

 



 
Trump White House Responds to Judge’s
Ruling that CNN’s Jim Acosta Has Right
to Disrupt White House Pressers

35 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/16/2018 12:10:36 PM     Post Reply
Disgraceful.On Friday morning a federal judge ruled that the Trump White House must restore jackass Jim Acosta’s hard press pass.This is unbelievable. (Snip) (Tweet) The Trump White House later released a statement on the court’s ruling. According to the White House: “The court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House.” The judge ruled Acosta has a right to disrupt the press conferences and swipe at young female interns.

Abrams concludes bid for Georgia governor:
´I don´t want to hold public office if I
need to scheme my way into the post´

33 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Diana Stancy Correll    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/16/2018 7:43:31 PM     Post Reply
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, refused to concede in her race against Republican Brian Kemp, but has said there is no possibility of her defeating Kemp and has concluded her bid for Georgia governor. "I acknowledge that former Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be certified as the victor in the 2018 gubernatorial election," Abrams said Friday. "This speech is not a concession, because concession means to acknowledge an action is right, true, or proper," Abrams said. "As a woman of conscience and faith, I cannot concede that. But, my assessment is the law currently allows no further

Breaking News: Democrat Stacey Abrams
ends bid to be Georgia governor but
calls Republican Brian Kemp´s win
´appalling´ and says she will sue
over ´voter suppression´

32 replie(s)
Associated Press, Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 11/16/2018 6:04:47 PM     Post Reply
Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her bid to be Georgia governor late Friday in a speech which she said was not a ´concession´ but an acknowledgment that she cannot win. She said Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate, would win the vote count which was due to be certified at 5 p.m., just as she made the speech. But she ended her bid to be the nation´s first black female governor defiantly saying that she would be suing in federal court over the election´s ´gross mismanagement´, taking a bitter election with claims of racist voter suppression into a new arena.

Michelle Obama reveals that she and Malia
snuck out of the White House to celebrate
after SCOTUS passed marriage equality-as
her book sells more than 700,000 copies

31 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Carly Stern    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/16/2018 4:38:33 PM     Post Reply
Michelle Obama´s Becoming book tour included a stop on Ellen DeGeneres´ show this week, where the former first lady revealed that she and her daughter Malia tried to sneak out of the White House to celebrate marriage equality with other revelers in 2015.Mrs. Obama, 54, wrote about the historic day in her book — which, according to newly-released sales figures, has sold more than 700,000 copes — and recalled the excitement on Ellen on Thursday.As she told the talk show host, she was watching the celebrations just outside the White House on TV when she realized she was right there,

Broward Elections Supervisor
Brenda Snipes tries to find 2,040
missing ballots with deadline looming

30 replie(s)
South Florida Sun Sentinel, by Anthony Man, Tonya Alanez    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 11/17/2018 10:28:54 PM     Post Reply
Broward County’s ballot recount hit yet another snag Saturday with 2,040 ballots lost or misplaced. The county’s eternally beleaguered Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said they were either misplaced, misfiled or mixed in with another stack. One thing she said she was sure of was that the ballots were still in the building. “The ballots are in this building. There would be nowhere else for them to be,” Snipes said. “The ballots are in the building. The ballots are in the building.” Snipes has been in the crosshairs of national controversy since Election Day. With a noon Sunday deadline looming,

Michelle Obama’s Memoir
Sells 725,000 Copies
on First Day

30 replie(s)
Breitbart, by Katherine Rodriguez    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 11/18/2018 6:16:18 AM     Post Reply
Former first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, sold 725,000 copies on its first day on the market, making it the biggest opening for a book in 2018 under publishing company Penguin Random House. The figures include preorder and first-day sales of hardcover, audio, and ebook editions of the memoir sold in the U.S. and Canada, the Associated Press reported. The first-day sales for Becoming surpassed former first lady Hillary Clinton’s presidential memoir, Living History, which only sold 600,000 copies in its first week.

‘Next move?’ Acosta speaks, reaction pours
in when judge orders WH immediately
restore press credentials

28 replie(s)
BizPac Review, by Frieda Powers    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/16/2018 2:04:27 PM     Post Reply
A federal judge ruled that Jim Acosta’s due process rights were violated and ordered the White House to return the CNN reporter’s press credentials. Judge Timothy J. Kelly, who was appointed by President Donald Trump, ruled in favor of Acosta in CNN’s lawsuit claiming that the White House violated his First Amendment rights when it revoked his press pass after a contentious exchange between the network’s chief White House correspondent and Trump. (Video/Tweet) Immediately, reaction from both sides rolled in, prompting some to ask what the next move will be. Perhaps, a ‘freeze out?’ (Tweet) The litigation will be moving

   

Post Reply   Close thread 955382





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Advertisement-Free Options | Register
Rules & FAQs | Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2018 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS