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





Senate passes bill guaranteeing back pay
for workers after shutdown ends

New York Post, by Laura Italiano

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 1/11/2019 6:08:35 AM

The Senate had good news and bad news for the 800,000 federal employees who won’t get paychecks on Friday because of the partial government shutdown: Yes, they will be paid, but no, not until there’s a deal to restore funding. The mixed news came Thursday afternoon, when senators voted unanimously to authorize the eventual post-shutdown funding of back pay. Once the House passes its own bill, President Trump will sign it, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in calling the measure to a voice vote. “I had an opportunity to talk to President Trump a few moments ago, and wanted

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: M2, 1/11/2019 6:29:32 AM     (No. 11889336)

So only 25% of the government was shut down. I don’t know anyone who’s life has been affected by this shutdown.

Call me cynical but there really was never a question about backpay to begin with. They were always going to get paid. This is purely a CYA bill.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: privateer, 1/11/2019 7:22:28 AM     (No. 11889393)

If they will be paid but not working, that is called welfare. Subtract the amount from their pensions.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    39 persons like this.


   

 




  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: MoBeef4u, 1/11/2019 7:39:20 AM     (No. 11889407)

Shouldn´t all the furloughed workers be enjoying their "f-unemployment"? That´s what Obama told regular American workers when his policies were destroying (by design) their jobs.

Maybe these government workers whose pay far exceeds that of their private sector counterparts will learn strategies so they´re not living paycheck to paycheck; although very few had actually missed a check until this week. Just the usual lies that we´ve come to expect.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    37 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Bubby, 1/11/2019 7:42:58 AM     (No. 11889409)

Why do they get back pay for not working? In the public sector we get laid off or downsized and collect unemployment until recalled or rehired. Why can´t they? Why are these overpaid, under worked nonessential government employees with extravagant benefits so special? The Federal government has become nothing more than a giant affirmative action program IMHO!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    44 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 1/11/2019 8:00:24 AM     (No. 11889423)

They shouldn´t get full back pay.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    36 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: sam1, 1/11/2019 8:04:44 AM     (No. 11889429)

All non-essential positions should be eliminated.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    35 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: gone2pot, 1/11/2019 8:33:22 AM     (No. 11889454)

Eighty three percent of the budget is funded, period. Seventeen percent is not. The twenty five percent number is misleading by design. Of the four major shutdowns, and every minor shutdown (there have been thirty total since 1976); those furloughed and those who work without paychecks have been fully paid when the discretionary spending of the budget (which right now is 17 percent) is fully funded. Every. Single. Time.

As the politicians like Mitch continue to focus on the critical importance of the government and that without it, we all die because actually limiting its power per the Constitution would make the sun explode five billion years early, the "immoral" wall which has worked brilliantly throughout history every single time it´s tried is at a ridiculous political stalemate because Orange Man Bad.

If it is ever built though, you can count on a Trojan Burrito gift from the southern border that will fool most voters, both the GOP and Marxists and then issue will be which salsa to use. While that future salsa debate ensues, the MS-13 gangs, drug lords, human traffickers, and terrorists will pop out of the burrito and enter illegally anyway. Yes, we ARE that stupid.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    26 persons like this.


   

 

R-TA-Wide_2
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: MickinPhoenix, 1/11/2019 8:33:40 AM     (No. 11889455)

I agree with Reply #6. No company in the world is successful by paying for non essential workers. Workers who now are being paid will be working at HALF PAY and those non essential who are not working will be getting paid for not working. DUMB. Eliminate all Non essentials by freezing all new personnel until all non essentials are eliminated. Let them go to work like the rest of us who WORK to get opaid.....Mick

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/11/2019 8:34:11 AM     (No. 11889456)

This seems to be the only thing the Congress can get passed. Always take care of themselves, leaving us to pay for it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    26 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/11/2019 8:34:55 AM     (No. 11889457)

So, the Democrats use this as a standard ploy all the time, which advances their political agenda, while inconveniencing the Federal workers who depend on work to put food on their table, just like all the rest of us. But, oh, the Demonrats will make all this OK by promising those affected with "back pay" to make up for using them like circus props in their game of thrones with the White House. Interesting that this never happens when the Republicans run the House.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/11/2019 8:56:18 AM     (No. 11889476)

Fire them all and eliminate their positions! Let them get on with their lives instead of stringing them along. So all you citizen journalists out there who whine about your FOIA requests not being answered,m blame it on all those non-essential employees. Yeah, because the private sector is so great that is why the federal government had to create an agency just to review the tainted food being sold to the US Army in World War 1. Let´s get rid of agencies like the FAA because we all know airlines only care about the safety of their passengers and not the bottom line.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: varjo, 1/11/2019 8:58:44 AM     (No. 11889479)

#1 is correct.

My life is going along seamlessly during this shutdown.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


   

 


.LockDme.
Lock-17


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/11/2019 9:07:29 AM     (No. 11889487)

The departments that have budgets are: DoD, VA, Energy, Legislative (Congress) , Labor, Ed and HHS. With the exception of the DoD and maybe the VA (no mention of Veterans in the Constitution for those who want to be Constitution pure) - useless departments like Labor, Ed and HHS are funded - feel better?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 1/11/2019 10:07:56 AM     (No. 11889561)

Then what is the point of the shutdown? 25% of the government (or 17% h/t to gone2pot) gets a weeks of paid for not working. How does that force anyone to come to the table with a reasonable attitude? This 25% are 90%+ dems so the dems who refuse to discuss funding the wall are just taking care of their own.
Usually, when trying to force -force being the key word- the other side do something they don´t want to do you do something that causes them pain.
Only in the government does forcing people to get paid for not working constitute causing pain.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    25 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: Ribald1, 1/11/2019 10:14:03 AM     (No. 11889566)

I´d like to see a headline;
Trump grants hundreds of thousands a paid vacation.
That´s what this is.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 1/11/2019 10:16:47 AM     (No. 11889570)

Yep, no reason in the world to not let this run for a year or two.

This is just paid vacation for these folks.

BUILD THE WALL.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: anniebc, 1/11/2019 10:17:09 AM     (No. 11889571)

Paying people for not working is a higher priority than securing the border, apparently. The government class is more important than the taxed enough already class.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


   

 


.R-LJ.


R-LJ
  


 
Reply 18 - Posted by: meidei, 1/11/2019 11:09:50 AM     (No. 11889656)

This time off should be considered as paid vacation time.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 19 - Posted by: zek, 1/11/2019 11:13:24 AM     (No. 11889661)

Feds have always gotten back pay after these shutdowns. Half the fed employees are non essential year round. The only reason we have so many fed employees because it is a leftist jobs program. You have tons of duplicate services within agencies.

Not a mortgage company or lender would dare foreclose on a fed employee now. All they need to do is call their lender, landlord or whoever. They will get a break now

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 20 - Posted by: Krullerman, 1/11/2019 11:21:31 AM     (No. 11889672)

It´s good idea –– and RIGHT idea. These people did not go on STRIKE. They did not QUIT. Theye didn´t take time off from work to participate in a stupid anti-American Protest Demonstration

It is the fault of DEMOCRAT´s recalcitrance that they are not being paid, so the ´Rats have no right whatsoever to try to capitalize on this unfortunate situation. that THEY have created

But it´s really nothing but a tempest in a teapot.

Meanwhile, I BEG President TRUMP not to waver, and never, never, NEVER to CAPITULATE n matter what.

I´d rather see our president MARTYRED than DEFEATED.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.


Reply 21 - Posted by: NotaBene, 1/11/2019 11:34:00 AM     (No. 11889684)

McConnell, Thune, Barrasso, Romney, Murkowski, Lee, Alexander, Burr, Tim Scott and company have done nothing, nothing to help Our President Donald Trump. He single handedly gave them the majority and not even one speech of support for Trump from the floor of the senate. Democrats use the floor all the time in defense of Cultural Marxism, but Republicans cannot accept that Trump is their leader for they are in the pocket of the Chamber oh Commerce and Globalism. MAGA.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


Reply 22 - Posted by: saguni, 1/11/2019 12:45:52 PM     (No. 11889751)

I´d like to see Trump say, I won´t sign this bill until I have funding for Border Security, including the wall where it is deemed necessary.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: strike3, 1/11/2019 12:46:56 PM     (No. 11889754)

This bill simply removes the last argument that the democrats had for blaming Donald Trump for their shutdown. Nancy was attempting to get the country to cry for all of those poor government workers who had rent to pay, college loans to pay back or feed their children. Now the democrats own it totally and nobody is suffering.

Paying government workers for doing nothing is not just a phenomenon of this shutdown, we do it all the time. Tracking the users of online pornography sites would bust several hundred thousand of them. Look behind any government facility and your odds of observing a group of them outside smoking are a good bet.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.


Reply 24 - Posted by: WalkingLadyLiberty, 1/11/2019 1:54:31 PM     (No. 11889808)

Only those required to work without pay should receive back pay...like the Coastguard. Only when it hurts will it make a difference. This is truly a paid vacation for those not working.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 25 - Posted by: Penney, 1/11/2019 2:45:48 PM     (No. 11889844)

The media never mentions the amount of salary which these Federal employees receive, nor do they question why some of these employees choose to live, ´´paycheck to paycheck.´´ Money management should again be taught by parents and in the school system. ...After all, every American child used to learn wise lessons from children´s books, movies and cartoons, including the one that even squirrels know to store away nuts for the winter.

Sorry, not much sympathy for those who receive sizeable salaries, which will be reimbursed, yet do not plan ahead financially for the inevitable, ´rainy day,´ which everyone experiences at one time or another.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 26 - Posted by: dman, 1/11/2019 3:57:53 PM     (No. 11889924)

While I agree with #6 et al, this is probably the best (or least bad) "at this juncture" (as Dana Carvey/Bush 41 would say).

Most banks and credit unions are offering interest-free or low-cost loans to tide these workers over until things are settled, so any Dem / media whining is irrelevant.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 27 - Posted by: strike3, 1/11/2019 4:56:28 PM     (No. 11889976)

The number of federal government workers making below six figures is small indeed. It goes back to the time some wizard declared that if we paid them more we would get better quality workers. That worked out very well.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 961333




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"



High drama, few results as Trump
warns of ´long´ shutdown
Associated Press, by Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey*    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 10:16:07     Post Reply
WASHINGTON— Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged shutdown. The House and Senate announced they would stay in session, canceling an upcoming recess week at home if the shutdown continued, which seemed likely. On the shutdown´s 25th day, Trump did not move off his demand to have Congress provide $5.7 billion to build his promised border wall with Mexico. Democrats say they will discuss border security once the government has

Sen. Menendez Fumes When Confronted By
Fox News Over Beach Pic: ‘You Guys Are
Neither Fair Nor Balanced’
Mediaite, by Aidan McLaughlin    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 9:57:58     Post Reply
Sen. Bob Menendez was not pleased to be confronted by a Fox News anchor over a picture that surfaced of him on a beach in Puerto Rico amidst the government shutdown.A delegation of 30 Democrats spent the weekend in Puerto Rico for a three-day event planned to inform lawmakers about the damage and recovery from 2017’s devastating hurricane. They participated in roundtables, meetings with Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, and “informational sessions on the damage” of the hurricane, per the Washington Post. Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, was also snapped shirtless, in swim trunks, on a Puerto Rico beach. The photo has

Controversial Roe v. Wade Film Unveiled,
Stars Jon Voight, Stacey Dash
Newsbusters, by Gabriel Hays    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 9:53:08     Post Reply
The wait is almost over for Hollywood’s big Roe v. Wade film as an exclusive first look has been released online. The teaser, unveiled on Monday, features some new details about the film including the fact that Hollywood conservative superstar Jon Voight will be portraying Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger. The trailer is also set to have a grand unveiling for the crowds at this Friday’s annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. People have been wondering for a while now what exactly the movie’s creators have been up to. The entire production process has been shrouded in secrecy “because

MSNBC Host: ‘There Isn’t a Strain
of Racism on the Left’
Washington Free Beacon, by Paul Crookston    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 9:46:00     Post Reply
MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace said there is no strain of racism on the left the same day the Democratic National Committee had to pull out of the Women’s March because of an anti-Semitism scandal. Wallace’s program "Deadline: White House" devoted a segment to Rep. Steve King’s remark about wishing "white supremacy" was not considered offensive. Republicans voted unanimously to condemn white supremacy today but Wallace was laser-focused on trashing every member of her former party for the comment. "This does not have a parallel on the left. There just—it doesn´t. There isn´t. There isn´t a strain of racism on the

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Moving Footage Of
´Angel Mom´ To Social Media, Asks Nancy
Pelosi Vital Question
Daily Wire, by Amanda Prestigiacomo    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 9:39:38     Post Reply
Donald Trump Jr. has been sounding the alarm on voices that have largely been silenced by the mainstream media and ignored by top Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA): so-called "Angel Parents" — mothers, fathers and family members of those killed at the hands of illegal immigrants. The oldest Trump son took to social media on Sunday to post a powerful clip of Angel Mother Mary Ann Mendoza, whose son was tragically killed by a drunk-driving illegal immigrant. Appearing on Fox News´ "Hannity," Mendoza was asked by host Sean Hannity if she was pleased with President Donald Trump "holding

FBI interview makes big news—
so why is it still secret?
Washington Examiner, by Byron York    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 9:36:33     Post Reply
James Baker — the general counsel of the FBI during both the Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations — sat for two interviews with House investigators last October. After the sessions — one on Oct. 3, the other Oct. 18 — Republican Rep. Mark Meadows called parts of Baker´s testimony "explosive." Republicans intended to make the interview transcripts public. The questioning was not conducted in a classified setting, and Baker had FBI and other lawyers with him the whole time. But the House still had to send the transcripts to the FBI for clearance, just to make sure public release would

Britain´s ´First Transgender Family´ Now
Transitioning Their 5-Year-Old Son To Female
Daily Wire, by Amanda Prestigiacomo    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 7:29:42     Post Reply
A family dubbed Britain’s "first transgender family" has announced that they are encouraging the gender transition of their five-year-old son, Jayden. According to the family, Jayden, a biological male, likes dresses and hates "everything about being a boy." The little boy´s "step-dad," Greg Rogers, is a 27-year-old biological female who now identifies as a male. The child’s mother is a 21-year-old woman named Jody. Both Jodi and Greg are furious that concerned citizens (referred to as “trolls” by many U.K.-based outlets) have reported them to social services for apparent child abuse. The couple, however, maintain Jayden — who is on

William Barr told Trump that Mueller
is a ‘straight shooter’
New York Post, by Mark Moore & Nikki Schwab    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 7:23:00     Post Reply
Attorney General nominee William Barr said he told President Trump that Robert Mueller is a “straight shooter” when the president once quizzed him about the special counsel’s integrity. Barr, testifying at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Tuesday, said he talked to Trump about joining the president’s defense team last summer. “He said, ‘Oh you know Bob Mueller, how well do you know Bob Mueller?´” Barr told the panel. He replied that the Barrs and the Muellers were good friends and would remain so even after the investigation was completed. “And he was interested in that, wanted to know

Just In: Federal Court Orders Discovery
to Begin on Clinton Email Scandal–
Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes Must
Respond Under Oath
Gateway Pundit, by Christina Laila    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 7:19:11     Post Reply
Once again Judicial Watch is doing the heavy lifting. A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that discovery can begin in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. Judge Lamberth also ordered senior Obama officials to provide written answers to Judicial Watch under oath. Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes will be deposed under oath on the Benghazi scandal. Via Judicial Watch: Judicial Watch announced today that United States District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ruled that discovery can begin in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. Obama administration senior State Department officials, lawyers and Clinton aides will now be deposed under oath. Senior officials, including Susan Rice,

New Migrant Caravan Organizer Arrested
in Honduras on Rape Charge
Breitbart Border, by Ildefonso Ortiz & Brandon Darby    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 5:30:57     Post Reply
Police in Honduras arrested one of the organizing members of a new caravan of migrants who are seeking to reach the U.S. border. Police arrested the caravan organizer — serving a warrant on the charge of rape. Authorities have confirmed the arrest of 26-year-old Juan Carlos Molina. They say the man they claim is one of the main organizers and promoters of a caravan of individuals from Honduras who are seeking to reach the U.S. border to request asylum. On Monday, a group of about 800 migrants left San Pedro Sula on their way north. It is believed that others may

Farage: MPs Engaged in ‘Betrayal of Greatest
Democratic Exercise in Our History’
Breitbart Europe, by Victoria Friedman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 3:44:40     Post Reply
Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage has said that the political class ignoring the will of the people is a “complete betrayal of the greatest democratic exercise in the history of our nation.” Calling out the establishment for attempting to frustrate Brexit, Mr Farage said on Jeremy Vine on 5 on Tuesday, “Let’s be clear: we didn’t just vote [to Leave the European Union] in a referendum — we backed it up in a General Election where 80 percent of people voted for parties that said they would honour the result of the referendum.” “And then 500 MPs voted for Article 50…

CNN Hiring John Kasich Is
Another Never Trump Payoff
Breitbart Media, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/15/2019 3:37:50     Post Reply
If a restaurant already has more than enough cooks, why hire another cook? If a car dealership is already overflowing with cars, why buy another car? If a construction site already has more than enough day laborers, why hire another day laborer? If a far-left news organization already has a massive pile of Never Trump voices, why hire John Kasich? CNN announced Tuesday that it has added former Ohio Governor John Kasich to its crack team of analysts… Why? (Tweet)The anti-Trump news outlet is already jammed up with Never Trump voices, with a countless number of bitter Republicans who hate



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Sen. Mitt Romney, Rep. Chris
Stewart call for Iowa Republican
congressman to resign over
white supremacy comments

51 replie(s)
Deseret News (Salt Lake City, UT), by Dennis Romboy    Original Article
Posted By: rubberneck- 1/15/2019 11:15:55 AM     Post Reply
Sen. Mitt Romney and Rep. Chris Stewart want an Iowa GOP congressman to resign over comments he made about the terms “white nationalist” and “white supremacist.” CNN reporter Manu Raju tweeted Monday that Romney, R-Utah, said there’s no place in Congress for Rep. Steve King. “I think he ought to step aside and I think Congress ought make it very clear he has no place there,” Romney said.

Trump’s shutdown trap?
46 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 1/15/2019 7:05:19 AM     Post Reply
Has President Trump suckered Democrats and the Deep State into a trap that will enable a radical downsizing of the federal bureaucracy? In only 5 more days of the already-“longest government shutdown in history” (25 days and counting, as of today), a heretofore obscure threshold will be reached, enabling permanent layoffs of bureaucrats furloughed 30 days or more. Don’t believe me that federal bureaucrats can be laid off? Well, in bureaucratese, a layoff is called a RIF – a Reduction in Force (snip) if the guidelines are followed, bureaucrats can be laid off -- as in no more job

Why Gillette´s lunge to
political correctness will bomb

44 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Monica Showalter    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 1/15/2019 10:09:27 AM     Post Reply
Gillette´s new ad, browbeating men through a #MeToo and "toxic masculinity" pitch, supposedly to persuade men to buy their razors, is so revolting it´s possible to think it´s satire. There is also a 30-second version, which doesn´t even seem to be about selling razors: Seriously, did a spy from Schick get into the Procter & Gamble´s advertising agency and concoct an ad very sure to turn potential customers off? Who would want to buy that after such a string of insults? Isn´t ad rule number one to not insult the customer? Well, this one does.

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez—Paid $174K Tax
Dollars Per Year—Complains of ´Trouble
Affording Second Apartment’

40 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/14/2019 3:42:31 PM     Post Reply
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.-N.Y.), who is now being paid a salary of $174,000 as a member of Congress, is complaining about the financial stress of securing a second apartment. “The thing Republicans taking cheap shots forget to mention is that it’s about having trouble affording a SECOND apartment,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a Tweet sent out on Sunday. “I live in the Bronx and work in D.C. Need spot in both,” she said. (Tweets) Ocasio-Cortez made these remarks while retweeting a Tweet from “progressive activist" Jordan Uhl who said: “Expecting her to easily drop serious cash in another high-rent area is

The brazen plot against Trump by
the Obama-era FBI and DOJ continues,
enabled by a complicit media

38 replie(s)
Fox News, by Victoria Toensing, Joseph diGenova    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 1/14/2019 2:47:45 PM     Post Reply
A stench has been emanating from the J. Edgar Hoover Building (FBI headquarters) for over two years. It landed Saturday on the front page of the New York Times in an article citing “former law enforcement officials” claiming they had to deal with “explosive implications” that President Donald Trump was “knowingly” or “unwittingly” working for Russia. Thus, the story goes, there was a basis to begin the Russia collusion investigation. In fact, “The Gray Lady” was covering the derrieres of the Obama administration officials involved in the cabal to frame Trump, who now fear an imminent Special Counsel finding that

Gillette Tells Men They´re Repulsive Creeps. Now
Give Them Your Money, You Piece of Garbage

35 replie(s)
PJ Media, by Jim Treacher    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 1/15/2019 4:26:22 AM     Post Reply
Are you a man? That is to say, are you a genetic male who also happens to identify as a "man," for some increasingly antiquated reason? If so, are you under the mistaken impression that you´re not a rapist? Our society has come a long way in shaming men for behaving in any way that anybody anywhere doesn´t like, and reminding men that we´re all complicit even if we don´t behave that way. But it´s not nearly enough. The mere fact of maleness is shameful and problematic. Men and boys everywhere need

Inside Megyn Kelly’s troubled exit from NBC
33 replie(s)
New York Post, by Emily Smith    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 1/14/2019 4:45:06 AM     Post Reply
Megyn Kelly finalized her exit from NBC News on Friday night — after months of difficult negotiations over whether she could ever talk about the backstabbing behavior from network brass and staffers. Kelly finally resolved her exit three months after she was axed as host of the 9 a.m. hour of “Today,” landing her a $30 million payout to take her salary to the agreed amount in her contract — a total of $69 million. The former Fox News host lasted just 18 months at NBC News, but Page Six learned during the course of her negotiations

Moving the goalposts: $15 an
hour minimum wage now insufficient

33 replie(s)
Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 1/14/2019 4:59:09 PM     Post Reply
The Fight for $15 isn’t living up to its promise. For years, liberals have claimed that the minimum wage needs to increase to $15 an hour to provide a living wage for full-time workers. The stated goal, as socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders writes on his website, is straightforward, “We must ensure that no full-time worker lives in poverty.” In one way, the campaign has been remarkably successful. California and New York are phasing in a statewide $15 an hour minimum wage. Numerous cities, including Seattle, Minneapolis and Washington D.C., have passed $15 an hour minimum wage

P&G Challenges Men to Shave
Their ‘Toxic Masculinity’ in Gillette Ad

32 replie(s)
Wall Street Journal, by Alexandra Bruell    Original Article
Posted By: whamdbambam- 1/14/2019 1:03:59 PM     Post Reply
Gillette is embracing the #MeToo movement in a new digital ad campaign aimed at men, the latest message from an advertiser attempting to change societal norms. The ad, dubbed “We Believe,” opens with audio of news about the current #MeToo movement, bullying and “toxic masculinity.” A narrator then goes on to dispute the notion that “boys will be boys,” asking, “Is this the best a man can get? Is it? We can’t hide from it. It has been going on far too long. We can’t laugh it off, making the same old excuses.”

Belligerent woman who posted about shooting
POTUS between the eyes berates, slams
door on Secret Service

32 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Tom Tillison    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/14/2019 1:51:28 PM     Post Reply
There’s an old saying that you can’t fix stupid… It’s a safe bet a San Antonio woman has never heard the “shouting fire in a crowded theater” counter to free speech, given her response to a plainclothes Secret Service agent showing at her door. Some of the exchange was captured on video, with the woman falling back on her right to free speech when the agent confronted her for allegedly asking on Facebook of the president, “Can someone shoot the fool between the eyes already and call it a day.” (Video) “On Thursday, January 10th, 2019 my aunt posted a

Snowpack In The West Has Resisted Climate
Change But That Won´t Last Forever

31 replie(s)
KSOR Radio [Ashland, OR], by Erin Ross    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 1/15/2019 10:04:13 AM     Post Reply
For the last 35 years, the snowpack in the West’s mountains has resisted the impacts of global warming. But that could soon change, according to a new study out of Oregon State University. The study, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that although climate change should have caused a steep decrease in snowpack, naturally occurring, decades-long weather variations shielded the Cascades, Sierras and Rockies from some of the effects. Although snow stations have recorded some decline, it hasn’t been statistically significant. But according to the study, without this natural weather variation, snowpack in Oregon could have declined

Mueller Draft Report Says Trump
´Helped Putin Destabilize the United
States,´ Watergate Journalist Says

29 replie(s)
Newsweek, by Jason Lemon    Original Article
Posted By: toledo- 1/14/2019 7:20:52 AM     Post Reply
Legendary journalist Carl Bernstein has said that he’s been told that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report will show how President Donald Trump helped Russia “destabilize the United States.” Bernstein, who is renowned for his coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of former President Richard Nixon, appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday to discuss two bombshell reports released this weekend, one from The New York Times and one from The Washington Post, which revealed new details about whether or not Trump and his aides have colluded with Russia.


Post Reply   Close thread 961333





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.

NQ