A Message From Lucianne  

S-CR-TEO

S-G1-LC






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


B-CR-TEO
Iraq’s prime minister sees U.S.
‘more engaged’ in terror fight

Washington Times, by Guy Taylor

Original Article

Posted By:Lalo, 3/20/2017 11:42:16 PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on the United States and other allies to “stay focused” in the fight against Islamic State Monday, saying he sees a new willingness in the Trump administration to take a more direct role in the fight not just to contain but to defeat the terror group. “We can eliminate this terrorist organization,” Mr. al-Abadi told a Washington audience just hours after meeting with President Trump at the White House ahead of a major summit this week of officials from the 68-nation coalition battling the group also known as ISIS. “I think this administration wants

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: GardenGal, 3/21/2017 2:43:44 AM     (No. 11196386)

One of the biggest reasons I voted for Trump with another being his promise to select a Supreme Court Justice from the list provided by the Federalist Society.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 3/21/2017 8:52:41 AM     (No. 11196531)

A rock is more engaged than Uhhhhbama was, unless the subject was brackets, rap or Reggie Love.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

R-G6-LC
  
R-LU-C1


 

Post Reply   Close thread 907323




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Lalo"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Lalo"



All eyes on Trump, Ryan relationship
after health care defeat
CNN, by Lauren Fox    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/27/2017 2:13:40     Post Reply
Not long after President Donald Trump told his Twitter followers to watch Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro´s show Saturday night, the host and Trump ally took to the screen to deliver a harsh rebuke of House Speaker Paul Ryan. "Paul Ryan needs to step down as speaker of the House," Pirro said. "The reason? He failed to deliver the votes on his health care bill. The one trumpeted to repeal and replace Obamacare. The one that he had seven years to work on. The one he hid under lock and key in the basement of Congress. The one that had

How a secret Freedom Caucus pact
brought down Obamacare repeal
Politico, by Rachael Bade, Josh Dawsey*    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/27/2017 1:39:14     Post Reply
Speaker Paul Ryan and House leaders had been toiling behind closed doors for weeks assembling their Obamacare repeal bill as suspicion on the far-right simmered to a boil. So on March 7, just hours after Ryan unveiled a plan that confirmed its worst fears, the House Freedom Caucus rushed to devise a counterstrategy. The few dozen true believers knew that pressure from House leaders and President Donald Trump to fall in line would be immense and they were intent on not getting boxed in. In a conference room in the Rayburn House Office Building, the group met that evening and made a

Does Trump Have a Strategy
to Win the Global War?
PJ Media, by Michael Ledeen    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/27/2017 12:49:01     Post Reply
The Wall Street Journal is delighted to hear Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s tough words on North Korea and China. “Let me be very clear: The policy of strategic patience has ended,” Mr. Tillerson said, referring to the Obama Administration policy of waiting for North Korea to give up its nuclear ambitions or collapse. A day earlier he criticized “20 years” of a “failed approach” to the North’s nuclear ambitions. I, too, appreciate the secretary of state’s candor. But straight talk isn’t going to be enough. As the Journal concedes, He and President Trump are trying to persuade China that the new

Report: Ryan pleaded on one knee
for ObamaCare repeal vote
The Hill, by Cyra Master    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 11:45:26     Post Reply
The Washington Post detailed the House GOP’s fight over the ObamaCare repeal and replacement plan this week, rounding up the dramatic details of leadership’s fight to win support for the measure. At one point, the paper said, House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.) got down on one knee to plead with Rep. Don Young of Alaska – the longest-serving Republican in Congress -- to support the bill. (He was unsuccessful.) The moments highlighted by the Post during the Republican conference negotiations show what a tough battle Ryan and his deputies faced in whipping the vote. But they also show the fierce support

   

 

R-TA-Wide_2
  


 
Ivanka Trump to travel to Berlin for
women´s economic summit: report
The Hill, by Paulina Firozi    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 11:14:16     Post Reply
Ivanka Trump will attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women in Germany, according to a report. German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited Ivanka to the W20 summit during her visit to Washington, D.C., a senior White House official told the Associated Press. Merkel reportedly met with Ivanka Trump during the German leader´s White House visit. Trump helped to set up a gathering between German and American business leaders. The summit is a women-focused program that includes 20 countries and will be held in Berlin in April. The first daughter is planning to study successful apprenticeship programs at the summit,

Kushner to lead White House
innovation office: report
The Hill, by Paulina Firoz    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 11:08:14     Post Reply
President Trump is reportedly creating a new White House innovation office that will be led by his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. The White House Office of American Innovation will be announced Monday, the Washington Post reported, and will report directly to the president. The idea is to help meet some of the goals President Trump pledged to accomplish during his campaign, such as working to help with veteran care and fight opioid addiction. The new office, which is described in the Post report as a “SWAT team” to fix the federal bureaucracy, is working with tech giants such

Indians GM’s son adorably,
accidentally leaks big-time news
New York Post, by Mark W. Sanchez    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 6:23:50     Post Reply
The latest from 6-year-olds: Dinosaurs are awesome, the blue crayon is best and also the Indians are trying to lock up shortstop Francisco Lindor for seven more seasons. Brody Chernoff, the son of Indians GM Mike, joined the Cleveland radio broadcast on Saturday in a cute way to liven up the monotony of spring training. After a few shy minutes, Brody seemed to open up, telling broadcaster Tom Hamilton (and the world listening) that Dad “had to stay up til 2 in the morning with phone calls” to make the offseason splash of Edwin Encarnacion. Hamilton teasingly pressed

White House: President Trump didn’t
endorse Judge Jeanine’s call for
ouster of Speaker Paul Ryan
Washington Times, by S.A. Miller    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 5:58:42     Post Reply
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus dismissed speculation Sunday that President Trump wants to oust House Speaker Paul D. Ryan over the failure to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. “No, he doesn’t,” Mr. Priebus insisted on “Fox News Sunday.” The speculation about the president’s dissatisfaction with the speaker mounted after Mr. Trump urged his Twitter followers to watch Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro’s program on Saturday, in which she opened the show with a call for the removal of Mr. Ryan. “I think it was more coincidental,” said Mr. Priebus. “There was no pre-planning here.”

Islam and the Jihad in London
National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 5:19:44     Post Reply
It was a careful choice of words, Bernard Lewis being nothing if not careful. In 2004, the West audibly gasped when its preeminent scholar of Islam famously told the German newspaper Die Welt,“Europe will be Islamic by the end of the century,” if not sooner. Listen carefully. He did not say that Muslims will be the majority population in what is still recognizably Europe. No, Professor Lewis said “Europe will be Islamic.” We are not talking about Muslims here. We are talking about Islam. Lots of individual Muslims desire peaceful coexistence, even assimilation. But Islam’s aim is to prevail. So,

   

 

B-G1-LC


 
Pence vows Trump will
continue ObamaCare fight, calls
out Democrats and Republicans
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 6:16:05     Post Reply
Vice President Pence tried Saturday to deliver a pep-talk to Americans after fellow Republicans’ failed effort to overhaul ObamaCare -- admitting that members are “back to the drawing board” but vowing that President Trump will “keep fighting.” Pence spoke in the aftermath of House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday cancelling the final vote for the ObamaCare replacement bill, upon concluding he didn’t have enough votes despite the chamber’s GOP majority. Republicans Ryan and Trump after announcing the cancellation, sounded as if efforts to fulfill campaign promises to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law were essentially finished. Ryan publicly said Americans would

Trump gets tamed by Washington
Politico, by Shane Goldmacher and Josh Dawsey    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 1:33:57     Post Reply
Donald Trump crowed for months he would strike a "terrific" deal on health care. His ambitions ended in a brief phone call Friday afternoon, in which Speaker Paul Ryan told him the truth: He was nowhere close. The businessman president, who sold himself to tens of millions of disillusioned voters last year as the only outsider who could tame a broken capital, ended his first confrontation with lawmakers overmatched, outmaneuvered and ultimately empty-handed. “We learned a lot about some very arcane rules,” Trump said in the Oval Office soon after the defeat of his effort to undo President Obama’s

Trump Calls NYT and WaPo First to
Discuss Pulled Health Care Bill
Washington Free Beacon, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/26/2017 12:24:17     Post Reply
President Donald Trump, who has been widely criticized for only speaking with right-wing news outlets, called the Washington Post and the New York Times first on Friday to talk about the House Republicans health care bill. House Republicans pulled the Obamacare repeal bill on Friday after Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) told Trump they did not have enough votes to pass the bill. CNN Reporter Dylan Byers tweeted that Trump, "who says you can´t trust media," called the Washington Post and the New York Times first to discuss pulling the American Health Care Act. [snip] Many mainstream media outlets, however, have lambasted



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Obama writing his memoir during
extended stay in French Polynesia

74 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Caitlin Yilek    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/26/2017 9:25:03 PM     Post Reply
Former President Barack Obama´s journey to French Polynesia was undertaken so he could write his memoir. Obama arrived at a luxury resort frequented by Hollywood stars in mid-March, though it was unknown at the time what he was doing there. The Washington Post reported Sunday that Obama is writing his White House memoir during his extended stay at the eco-friendly resort in French Polynesia´s atoll of Tetiaroa. Bidding for the former president and first lady Michelle Obama´s book rights surpassed $60 million.

Party Girl Malia Obama Freaks Out & Accosts
White House Correspondent Lucian Wintrich
at Exclusive NY Lounge

48 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Carter    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/26/2017 1:06:49 PM     Post Reply
President Obama’s oldest daughter can’t control her temper like daddy taught her to. (Photos) Saturday, March 25, 2017, found Malia Obama, the 44th President’s oldest daughter, at the Parlor, an exclusive Soho club, for a 21-and-over event. Martina Markota was with Lucian Wintrich and was the first to make note of Malia Obama being there: (Tweet) The minor had been rubbing shoulders with other guests all night until she spotted the Gateway Pundit’s own White House correspondent Lucian Wintrich. She was quick to confront him: (Tweet) Multiple witnesses watched as Malia Obama, Obama’s oldest daughter, ran up to Wintrich with

   

 

  


 
Universal income may help alleviate the ´US
of anxiety´--or become a lesson in ´bad math´

33 replie(s)
CNBC, by Lauren Thomas    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 3/26/2017 8:11:25 PM     Post Reply
Is a guaranteed paycheck from the government, with no strings attached, the answer to the relentless rise of automation? The concept might sound far-fetched, but a so-called universal basic income (UBI), is currently one of the most hotly debated policy topics being floated as a means to address income inequality and the disruption that technology poses to the workforce. UBI is being tested in Finland and other international markets, but has received decidedly mixed reactions. Meanwhile, developments in robotics and artificial intelligence have grave implications for the labor force. A report issued this week from consulting firm PwC found that

Veteran news anchor Ted Koppel tells
Sean Hannity to his face that he is ´bad
for America´ and his Fox News show hurts
the American people ´in the long haul´

33 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/27/2017 8:44:03 AM     Post Reply
Ted Koppel had some harsh words for Fox News host Sean Hannity this morning. In a CBS ´Sunday Morning´ segment, the veteran news journalist said he thinks Hannity, a Fox News commentator, is ´bad for America´. (Snip) Hannity then called Koppel ´cynical,´ which Koppel affirmed. Hannity asked: ´Do you think we´re bad for America? You think I´m bad for America?´ Koppel said ´yes´ and that ´in the long haul´ such ´influential´ talk shows as Hannity´s hurt the American people. Koppel added: ´You have attracted people who are determined that ideology is more important than facts.´ Hannity said that Koppel´s rebuke

Scott Pelley is pulling no punches on the
nightly news, and people are taking notice

32 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Margaret Sullivan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/27/2017 11:42:45 AM     Post Reply
With the words "credibility questioned" prominent on the screen, Scott Pelley once again is doing what network evening-news anchors generally don´t do: abandoning careful neutrality in favor of pointed truth-telling. He is talking Thursday night about President Trump. And here are some of the words he is using: "his boasting and tendency to believe conspiracy theories." It´s nothing new. Pelley, of CBS Evening News, has set himself apart — especially in recent weeks — with a spate of such assessments, night after night. Perhaps the most notable one, on Feb. 7, went like this: "It has been a busy day

Ryan unmasks himself as biggest
threat to GOP, Trump presidency

30 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Ralph Z. Hallow    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/25/2017 9:53:34 PM     Post Reply
House Speaker Paul Ryan didn’t just step in it again, big time, on the Ryancare bill this week. The Wisconsin Republican unmasked himself as the man most capable of demolishing his own party and the Trump presidency. The Ryan American Healthcare Bill is a piece of moderate GOP trash that Mr. Ryan owns and has been trying and failing miserably to sell as the long-promised Republican repeal and replacement of Obamacare. By telling conservatives in the House and across America to go have intimate relations with themselves and not meddle in the medical-care matters of him and the rest of

Obama Did Wiretap Trump:
It’s Like Putting Together a Russian Nesting Doll

30 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 3/26/2017 7:17:54 AM     Post Reply
Matryoshkas are Russian nesting dolls. Inside each doll are several others smaller but identically shaped characters until you get to the smallest one inside. Studying what we have learned of the timeline -- and we still don’t have the entire story -- we see Wikileaks, the smallest, at the core, and Obama as the largest piece in what is the most historically outrageous misuse of the people and institutions of government for partisan advantage.

   

 



 
Huma Abedin ‘working hard’ on
marriage with Anthony Weiner

28 replie(s)
New York Post, by Dana Schuster    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 3/26/2017 4:54:36 AM     Post Reply
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool Huma Abedin four times, and she’ll still take you back. After years of public humiliation by her sext-a-holic husband, Anthony Weiner, 40-year-old Abedin finally separated from the former congressman in August, one day after The Post reported that he had sent yet another explicit photo to a woman — this one showing his toddler son asleep beside him. But sources tell The Post that Hillary Clinton’s righthand woman is now giving the marriage another try. “Huma has been working hard on her relationship with Anthony,” said a source close to the Abedin family. “He has been

Sen. Chuck Schumer offers Democrat help
to fix Obamacare if repeal off the table

28 replie(s)
Washington Times, by S.A. Miller    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/26/2017 3:27:49 PM     Post Reply
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Sunday that Democrats are ready to work with President Trump to fix Obamacare if Republicans abandon their drive to repeal the law. The New York Democrat made the offer in the wake of Friday’s decision by Mr. Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan to pull the GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act or ACA. The bill lacked enough Republican support to pass, including many defectors among conservatives. Democrats formed a united front against the effort. “We Democrats, provided our Republican colleagues drop [repeal and

Freedom Caucus drives dagger into
heart of young Trump presidency

27 replie(s)
Fox News, by Liz Peek    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 3/26/2017 4:39:04 AM     Post Reply
It is hard to overestimate the damage the Freedom Caucus has done to the fledgling presidency of Donald Trump, and to the country. By blocking the American Health Care Act of 2017, the conservative group has guaranteed that Americans will struggle forward under the burden of Obamacare. In the next few months insurers will announce their premium hikes for the coming year; chances are, given the continuing withdrawal of major companies from the marketplaces and the ongoing failure of the bill to attract enough young and healthy participants, the new rates will not be pretty. Last year premiums went up

Two months out of office, Barack Obama
is having a post-presidency like no other

27 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Krissah Thompson and Juliet Eilperin    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 3/26/2017 9:04:45 AM     Post Reply
The first cocktail party at Barack Obama’s new office last month was certainly more casual than any he had hosted in recent years. The wine bore a random assortment of labels, as if assembled potluck-style. The self-serve appetizers were set out in the narrow hallway. The host, tieless, eschewed formal remarks, as a few dozen of his old administration officials — Joe Biden and former chief of staff Denis McDonough, as well as more junior ones — mingled in a minimalist wood-paneled suite that could be mistaken for a boutique law firm. “It was a bit of a shock to

Josh Earnest Is Now A Political
Analyst For NBC News And MSNBC

27 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Kaitlin Collins    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/27/2017 11:30:29 AM     Post Reply
Barack Obama’s former press secretary is now a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, the network announced Monday. “Josh recently completed a ten-year run with President Obama, most recently serving as White House Press Secretary from 2014-2017,” NBC New President Noah Oppenheim and MSNBC President Phil Griffin said in a joint statement. “A native of Kansas City, Josh graduated from Rice University with a degree in political science and policy studies. With his wealth of experience and insight, Josh will be a great addition to our roster of contributors and will be an asset for our two networks as

   

Post Reply   Close thread 907323



ST-GC


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



© 2015 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS