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Fox Is Reportedly Preparing
for Bill O’Reilly’s Exit

New York Magazine, by Margaret Hartmann

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Posted By:MissMolly, 4/19/2017 4:56:26 AM

When Bill O’Reilly left for vacation on April 11, he stressed that the break was pre-planned to counter the notion that it had something to do with with the New York Times’ revelation that five women were paid $13 million to settle harassment claims against him. A week later, it looks increasingly unlikely that he’ll ever return to his show. New York’s Gabriel Sherman reported on Tuesday afternoon that “the Murdochs are leaning toward announcing that O’Reilly will not return to the air,” according to three sources. Later that evening multiple outlets said support for O’Reilly is eroding within Fox News.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 4/19/2017 5:53:55 AM     (No. 11226296)

The progressive weakening of Fox News is surely not happenstance. There are forces that want the only news network that is not fake news taken out...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 4/19/2017 5:57:31 AM     (No. 11226298)

Bill´s next book: "Killing O´reilly"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rinohunter, 4/19/2017 6:13:19 AM     (No. 11226310)

Halleluia! It took too long for this know it all, big bag of hot air, Ted Baxter impersonator to get canned! I, for one, had had enough of this bloated egoist since about 15 years ago! I really couldn´t stand to watch him - blahhhh!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rustycfc, 4/19/2017 6:48:00 AM     (No. 11226328)

Meghan Kelly,anybody?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Janjan, 4/19/2017 7:07:09 AM     (No. 11226338)

Whether these allegations are true or not does not matter. They paid $13 million to shut these women up so that is a done deal. If he was truly innocent no money should have been paid.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TexaTucky, 4/19/2017 7:11:22 AM     (No. 11226341)

And yet, if he was guilty, why did they settle?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: winnie1, 4/19/2017 7:17:22 AM     (No. 11226345)

It has gotten to the point where anybody could say something negative about O´Reilly and idiots will believe it. I could say I saw Bill twenty years ago while shopping at Macy´s in NYC and he glared at me while I was trying on shoes. BIG DEAL!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: The Advocate, 4/19/2017 7:24:05 AM     (No. 11226354)

"Baby" Murdochs are lefties and BOR was effective in helping to elect Trump.
They want him out of way to weaken Trump- and Conservatives.
Sick of these whiny Feminists.
Stand up for yourself or leave.
Allegations that he " leered" at someone who wasn´t even an employee from 10 years ago are ludicrous.
Left wants to remove an effective Conservative voice- saw Bushie Perino tonight - no thanks- we know who she. Represents and not interested in Bush Dynasty.
Will DVD Tucker and Hannity and the rest can join CNN in oblivion.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: toodles3956, 4/19/2017 7:29:27 AM     (No. 11226362)



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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rather Read, 4/19/2017 7:43:55 AM     (No. 11226383)

Put Jesse Watters in.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Poobah, 4/19/2017 8:05:22 AM     (No. 11226415)

Tucker Carlson is the rising star on FOX and should be moved to O’Reilly’s slot. Hannity is doing well and should be moved to Tucker Carlson’s slot. No one cares who takes Hannity’s slot.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mrduc, 4/19/2017 8:10:59 AM     (No. 11226420)

I´d like to see Mark Steyn in there somewhere.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Beca, 4/19/2017 8:24:22 AM     (No. 11226430)

I agree with #7.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: risailor, 4/19/2017 9:07:19 AM     (No. 11226483)

Eric Bolling´s been doing Fridays for Bill for years, it seems. And Dana Perino has done the slot twice this week, and she seems to to be the risingest star there.
Good chance they´ll split the duties to see who the viewers like best (better?).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 4/19/2017 9:24:36 AM     (No. 11226502)

Not Dana peRINO!!! Beside her political views...her screechy voice when she stats to get obnoxious....wow, it´s like an ice pick in the ear! But how she screamed and screeched at Eric Boling accusing him of trying to get a job with TRUMP was totally unacceptable and unprofessional showing us what she´s really made of.

So screech on sister but do it on MSNBC!

I bet that if Bill wasn´t wealthy and made some pass at some woman they wouldn´t pay any attention to him. But because he has some money they will pounce on him for whatever they could get, either fame of fortune.

Rock on BIll even though you have fallen from where you were originally you should stand up to some of these woman that want your money. There will always be leaches...on both side. It would make for great TV. s/o

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Jebediah, 4/19/2017 9:31:22 AM     (No. 11226513)

REALLY? Those Murdoch sons are going to wreck the franchise. I heard the rumor that they are going for a younger, hipper crowd. That´s called young Democrats from where I sit. IDIOTS!!!!!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 4/19/2017 9:31:51 AM     (No. 11226515)

Guess that leaves me with Greg Gutfeld´s show to watch on Fox. I used to think he show was pretty lame, then got to liking it. Very tired of the Fox ´stable´ of long haired ladies. They must have long days. They´re on from early morning until late at night. Liked Tucker Carlson when he first started but now he gets muted too when the lib guests start running their mouths and won´t stop talking. Tired of Dana Perino´s dog (and Dana Perino too). She even had him on a show last week, it was his birthday and he was in a chair at the table. Gack. I guess it´s time to give up on Fox News. I did hear O´Reilly talking about fake lawsuits while he was still on the air so is he or isn´t he guilty.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jebediah, 4/19/2017 9:36:14 AM     (No. 11226521)

Mark Steyne would be BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As for Dana Perino, a little of her goes a long long way; ditto Bolling. I am not a big O´Reilly watcher, but absolutely avoid the show when either of the two are taking over. And as to Juan Williams, "Oh My GOSH!!!!!!!!!!!"

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Reply 19 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 4/19/2017 9:36:39 AM     (No. 11226522)

may be time for a new news network w bill oreilly. i dont see him leaving TV at all. i cant stand perino, i am sick of bushies almost as i am of libs.

and the defintion of harassment has so largely and loosely been expanded that poor oreilly could be a target by any number of women

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Reply 20 - Posted by: chillijilli, 4/19/2017 9:47:34 AM     (No. 11226538)

If you can´t see that this OLD news being spun as NEW news is an orchestrated effort to pick off our conservative voices one by one, then there is no hope for us. The leftoid wagon of personal destruction is rolling down the street, aiming for our very few successful media figureheads---just like a literal version of the terrorists´ technique of mowing down victims with vehicles.
This BOR news is not NEW. You´ve got to ask yourself WHY is it being revived NOW? Can´t you see that this is an orchestrated effort to discredit WTP--- probably being run behind the curtain in Moorea? The goal is to have no media opposition left so that by the midterms in 2018 there will be no outlet for our viewpoint?
They won´t stop with O´Reilly. Rush, Hannity and Levin will be next. They all have skeletons in their closets. These guys need our support and they need it NOW! WHY is it the left can count on us bailing on each other---why can they count on us making judgments about a person who hasn´t said a single word on the subject? It doesn´t matter a bit if you like BOR or not. Can´t you see the forest through the trees? Instead of letting the MSM divide us by spoon-feeding us old news which they hope will spark our moral outrage, we should instead be calling FOX and demanding that they keep O´Reilly or we will collectively STOP watching ANYTHING on FOX at all.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: hisself, 4/19/2017 9:53:07 AM     (No. 11226547)

In the week he has been gone, 25% of his viewers disappeared.

Have the baby Murdochs figured out from where they will get viewers once he leaves?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Smart11344, 4/19/2017 10:00:06 AM     (No. 11226554)

My choices would be Mr. Steyn, Tucker Carlson or Eric Bolling. Megyn who? She will be a flop at NBC.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: riabks, 4/19/2017 10:21:45 AM     (No. 11226582)

I like Mark Steyn´s writing, including his sense of humor. Hard to listen to him, it takes him too long to vocalize the thought...I´ve heard him replace Rush and wound up changing the station even though I agree with him.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: HonestDon, 4/19/2017 10:25:43 AM     (No. 11226587)

I´d like moving Tucker Carlson to 80, and bring in TOMY LAHREN to 70.

Hadn´t thought of Mark Steyn. He´d be WONDERFUL in either slot.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/19/2017 10:40:51 AM     (No. 11226604)

The fact that Bill O´ slithered away quietly is very telling...

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Jebediah, 4/19/2017 10:45:22 AM     (No. 11226608)

I think the Murdoch "boys" should be careful. O"Reilly may flirt, or even leer (?) but he certainly never raped or bloodied as did our fabled ex President Clinton, nor slept with 1/2 the staff as did unlovable David Letterman, a Dem, or................I really don´t think this is about sexual harassment, but about wounding the brand. I am female, a Conservative woman, and old enough to know whether I am offended, without George Soros and Company pushing the issue. (I am also old enough to boycott the boycotting sponsors and remember when "they" pulled the same stuff with Rush Limbaugh years ago, Snapple in particular, and the brand went down 70% in sales and has never regained its glory.) The Murdoch youngness´ may be destroying the whole deal, ticking us all off.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 4/19/2017 10:56:58 AM     (No. 11226618)

I agree with #20. Since the Left’s dirty tricks have been unsuccessful against President Trump they have turned their arsenal towards any leading conservative voice. I’ve never cared for Mr. O’Reilly, even during his heyday, but this current smear job is blatantly obvious. It also highlights a major difference between the Left and the Right; the Left will uniformly support any of their number under attack whether the charges are true or false, while the Right will abandon those that the attackers have separated from the herd whether the charges are true or false. This point is made often and the reasons vary from publicly upholding conservative values, to just plain cowardice and complicity with the Uniparty agenda.

Allegations of ungentlemanly behavior have been a staple in the political arena since the first election was held casting seashells. Despite defiant calls of “girrrl power” and the feminists insisting they can handle anything “just like a man,” they’re still adamant that the culture protect them against cads. Even as they mock chivalry when it opens a door for them, they are adamant that the chivalric code be enforced when the supposed perpetrator is a non-Lefty. Cognitive dissonance is a way of life for those with the goal to “totally transform America.”

Since false sexual charges against men are not a new phenomenon by any means and unsubstantiated claims are the staple of the Left, the current O’Reilly flap spotlights the wisdom of VP Pence’s practice to never be alone with a woman not his wife. The obvious reason the Pence’s were attacked for their traditional ways of protecting their marriage was because those practices make it impossible to smear with easy sexual innuendo. I bet old Bill now wishes he had stayed with wife #1.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Dignitary Protection, 4/19/2017 11:01:20 AM     (No. 11226623)

Mark Steyn would definitely be my choice, but I would still like to see Tomi Lahren used in some capacity.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: geoguy, 4/19/2017 11:08:34 AM     (No. 11226631)

Posters #12, #18, and #28, you´ve got my vote. Mark Steyn show would be a hoot with great information and perspective.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: O.G.´s Mom, 4/19/2017 11:24:24 AM     (No. 11226644)

I agree with above posters that this is an attempt to pick off vocal and powerful voices that present politically incorrect stories.

Yes, O´Reilly has become way too full of himself, BUT, he is the only consistent media voice to talk about crime and illegal immigrants He gave voice to Kate Steinle and her family. He is the ONLY one. That started the entire movement of victims´ families coming forward and propelled Trump to embrace those families during the campaign.

O´Reilly has never, ever backed down on this issue and for that he must be silenced.

I´m sick to death of these so-called women´s groups who are marching around in dizzying distress over so-called sexual harassment claims. The fact that they never said ONE WORD about either President Clinton or Hillary Clinton as an enabler during her election, has shown they have ZERO credibility.

O´Reilly should be supported. I keep waiting for Roger Ailes to start another network. Do it Roger with your money, O´Reilly´s money and Rush and Hannity´s money. Do it now!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bighambone, 4/19/2017 11:40:56 AM     (No. 11226665)

Maybe the Murdochs will bring in Barack Obama as he would be glad to help the Murdochs put The Fox News channel on the road to corporate suicide.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 4/19/2017 12:06:41 PM     (No. 11226709)

Whatever Bill was, he was not a conservative voice. Whatever the wind blows in, that´s Bill.

Why settle? Any allegation about wrongdoing of a well known person has settlement value to quote a lawyer I know.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 4/19/2017 12:07:42 PM     (No. 11226712)

Mark Steyn is OK is small bites but I find him hard to listen to when he´s filling in for Rush. He rambles and ducks and dives and just very hard to get. And then to listen every day for an hour is a bit much. Either he has to clean up his delivery or ....oh well.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: melanie, 4/19/2017 12:08:32 PM     (No. 11226715)

Idoubt the mini-Murdochs are looking for a conservative (i.e. Steyn or Lahren etc.)to replace O´Reilly. Bolling and that insipid Perino can´t carry it off, IMHO.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: melanie, 4/19/2017 12:09:39 PM     (No. 11226717)

I doubt the mini-Murdochs are looking for a conservative (i.e. Steyn or Lahren etc.)to replace O´Reilly. Bolling and that insipid Perino can´t carry it off, IMHO.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: lil dotty, 4/19/2017 12:14:12 PM     (No. 11226732)

The Murdock boys are determined to work to see the NWO locked in place.
There will be no holding of breath to see who is chosen to replace Bill. We now realize these boys have a plan to silence the majority of voters in giving them no choice, no refuge.

With no FOX, might there be something better on the horizon? We can only pray.



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Reply 37 - Posted by: kiwikit, 4/19/2017 12:24:37 PM     (No. 11226748)

The accusations against BOR are much less serious than those about the actions of Clinton. . . mostly smart Alec comments which we KNOW is the norm for BOR. This whole thing is the definition of leftist smearing and I´m sorry it seems to be working. The network paying off theses snowflakes was just an invitation to all. . . invent whatever you want and we´ll pay you a bundle. What did they expect to happen after that?
Sadly, since it worked her in achieving the leftists´ goals, we´ll see it repeated ad nauseam.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: O.G.´s Mom, 4/19/2017 12:57:16 PM     (No. 11226792)

Sorry for the second post, but I am responding to Fox´s decision to cut O´Reilly loose.

The Left got their big fish. An important voice has been silenced. I hope this is the start of the demise of FOX. I hope they lose a fortune on this decision.

Disgusting.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns, 4/19/2017 1:14:55 PM     (No. 11226818)

Dana Perino would be dead last in ratings after a week. The woman has no personality.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns, 4/19/2017 1:16:46 PM     (No. 11226819)

Chris Plante

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Reply 41 - Posted by: citoyen, 4/19/2017 1:36:17 PM     (No. 11226836)

Mark Steyn would be a great replacement for O´Reilly, although I am sick and tired of the left taking out its enemies. I think O´Reilly should stay unless these harassment stories are true which would indicate he has a mental illness. I always am happy when Mark Steyn hosts for Rush. Much more amusing, less repetitious and far less in the tank for the Republican party. He´s so much better than Rush that I wonder whether he could keep it up day after day.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: starboard, 4/19/2017 1:47:35 PM     (No. 11226852)

This would be a lose lose for FOX news.
O´Reilly will come out on top with whatever he does or wherever he goes. He´s in the drivers seat. The glory days of FOX News es finito.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 4/19/2017 2:09:10 PM     (No. 11226871)

Fox News taking on the NY Times way of doing business. Hope the Murdochs like losing money.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: steveW, 4/19/2017 2:19:14 PM     (No. 11226880)

Sabotage

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Reply 45 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 4/19/2017 2:50:46 PM     (No. 11226905)

Alphabet news always sucks
Cable news is fake news
Fox news is kinda sucky too...

I like to get my news here!

I honor NO celebretards on tv!

The military and veterans are my celebrities!
And so is the Trump team!

Veterans for Trump 2020!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: mary Ellen, 4/19/2017 3:45:24 PM     (No. 11226970)

MSNBC, RACHEL, CNN, MIKA AND JOE, MATTHEWS, ET AL, are laughing up their sleeves at this. BOR isn´t any worse than the aforementioned list of jackals. Maybe if the women at Fox didn´t wear clothing three times too small they wouldn´t be leered at. Yes I know, I´m blaming the "victims". Nope, I´m blaming the Murdochs. I hope they, and Fox, go down in flames.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: winnie1, 4/19/2017 4:14:18 PM     (No. 11226989)

#46 I´m in agreement with you. It´s not that O´Reilly raped someone. He was unlucky on hitting on women that seems to be the problem. So they punish him Duh! Let´s see now I guess MSNBC doesn´t care that Joe & Mika were and still are having a fling even though they were both married. Now they legalized it they got divorced. How about Old man Murdoch isn´t he on his 3rd young wife. Being politically correct is going to be the ruination of this country and the world. I´m a woman and I could probably say that some of these women are not as innocent as they claim to be. We all went through this BS at work and survived. I´m sure liberal Gloria Allred and her daughter meme are celebrating somewhere in the sanctuary of California tonight.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: L.A. Guy, 4/19/2017 4:27:34 PM     (No. 11227009)

Give it to Tammy Bruce.

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This month marks 40 years since NASA launched the two Voyager space probes on their mission to explore the outer planets of our Solar System, and Australia has been helping the US space agency keep track of the probes at every step of their epic journey. CSIRO operates NASA’s tracking station in Canberra, a set of four radio telescopes, or dishes, known as the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC). It’s one of three tracking stations spaced around the globe, which form the Deep Space Network. The other two are at Goldstone, in California, and Madrid, in Spain. Between them they provide

The Party of Trump
Washington Free Beacon, by Matthew Continetti    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 8/18/2017 5:10:46     Post Reply
On July 18, 2015, about a month into his long-shot campaign for president, Donald Trump famously attacked John McCain. "He´s not a war hero," he said. "He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren´t captured." Campaigning in Iowa that summer, Trump mocked Jeb Bush for being "low-energy." In February 2016, Trump said Bush´s brother, the forty-third president, had lied in order to invade Iraq. When Mitt Romney attacked Trump the following month, Trump responded by calling the 2012 Republican nominee a "choke artist." On his path to the 2016 GOP nomination and then the

What Identity Politics Hath Wrought
Creators Syndicate, by Michael Barone    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 8/18/2017 5:08:50     Post Reply
There´s a whiff of Weimar in the air. During the years of the Weimar Republic (1919-33), Germany was threatened by Communist revolutionaries and Nazi uprisings. Foreign Minister Walter Rathenau was assassinated, and violent street fighting was commonplace. Then Adolf Hitler took power in 1933. America is nowhere near that point. But many surely agree with The American Interest´s Jason Willick, who wrote Sunday that "this latest round of deadly political violence has" him "more afraid for" the United States than he has "ever been before." But as he pointed out, this political violence -- identity politics violence is a more precise term

‘Lay it on the line’: Judge in tea party case orders
IRS to disclose employee names, reasons
Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 8/18/2017 5:03:03     Post Reply
A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to name the specific employees the agency blames for targeting tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny and said the government must prove it has ceased the targeting. Judge Reggie B. Walton also said the IRS must explain the reasons for the delays for 38 groups that are part of a lawsuit in the District of Columbia, where they are still looking for a full accounting of their treatment. Judge Walton approved another round of limited discovery in the case and laid out six questions that the IRS must answer, including the employees’ names, why



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Two Kennedys arrested for disorderly
conduct near family´s Cape Cod compound

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New York Daily News, by Christopher Brennan    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 8/21/2017 9:14:42 PM     Post Reply
Two members of the Kennedy family were arrested for disorderly conduct near the family’s famed compound on Cape Cod, according to police. Max Kennedy, the 52-year-old son of Robert F. Kennedy, was taken into custody for disorderly conduct and a noise violation around 1 a.m. Sunday morning after reports of loud partying, Barnstable Police told the Boston Herald. His daughter Caroline, a 22-year-old California resident, was also arrested at a home a short walk from the main Kennedy compound. (Snip) The arrests come after a brush with the law for another of RFK’s grandchildren, Conor Kennedy, who

Jeff Flake: ‘There Must Always’ Be
Low-Skilled Immigration to U.S.

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Breitbart Big Government, by John Binder    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 8/21/2017 1:16:14 PM     Post Reply
“There must always” be a flow low-skilled immigration to the United States, no matter its impact on American workers, according to Republican establishment figure Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ). Flake slammed the idea of potentially cutting legal immigration levels in half to raise the wages of American workers and end the current low-skilled oriented system to make only admit immigrants based on their skills and merit in a New York Times op-ed. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) introduced the specific plan, known as the “RAISE Act.” President Donald Trump endorsed the plan and said the legislation “will reduce poverty, increase

Jared and Ivanka push Trump to give
citizenship to illegals brought as children
in move toward immigration deal
with Democrats

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Daily Mail [UK], by Nikki Schwab    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/22/2017 3:25:08 PM     Post Reply
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are among a set of White House aides pushing President Trump to allow illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to stay, in an effort to get Democrats to fund the president´s border wall. McClatchy reported that the group of White House officials have suggested using so-called ´Dreamers´ as a bargaining chip, in order to check off some of the president´s campaign promises on immigration, including the wall, additional detention facilities, an E-verify system for employers and cuts to legal immigration. However, such a move would break another campaign promise, as candidate Donald Trump had pledged

MO Sen. Chappelle-Nadal Issues Tearful
Apology to Trump and His Family
After Wishing Him Dead (Video)

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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/21/2017 5:12:22 AM     Post Reply
Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal hoped for the assassination of President Trump in a Facebook comment on Thursday then deleted it in a panic. She even acknowledged she would get a visit from the Secret Service for her comment. (Photo) Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s Facebook comment was so egregious that even ABC News reported on the story. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, posted a comment in a Facebook conversation Thursday morning saying she hoped President Donald Trump will be assassinated. The comment was removed but Chappelle-Nadal confirmed to the Post-Dispatch that she had written it in

Jesse Jackson: Electoral
college must be abolished

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Los Angeles Times, by Doug Smith    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 8/21/2017 9:26:11 AM     Post Reply
The Rev. Jesse Jackson on Sunday gave a strong endorsement to the movement for removing monuments to leaders of the Confederacy and called for the electoral college to be abolished. Speaking at the Islamic Center of Southern California, Jackson blamed the electoral college system, giving disproportionate influence to less populated states, for the 2000 and 2016 loss of Democratic presidential candidates Al Gore and Hillary Clinton despite their winning the popular vote. “Today we are looking at a structural problem,” Jackson said. “These monuments must go. Calling for the audience to repeat, he said, “Say the monuments and the flags

Exclusive: Secret Service depletes funds
to pay agents because of Trump´s
frequent travel, large family

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USA Today, by Kevin Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/21/2017 10:10:55 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump´s family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex´´ Alles, in an interview with USA TODAY, said more than 1,000 agents have already hit the federally mandated caps for salary and overtime allowances that were meant to last the entire year. The agency has faced a crushing workload since the height of the contentious election season, and it

Chaos as drivers ride bumper to bumper
on long journeys home from the ´Great
American Eclipse´ and some areas
even report running out of GAS

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Daily Mail [UK], by Matthew Wright    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/22/2017 2:46:26 AM     Post Reply
Thanks to Monday´s solar eclipse, disastrous traffic jams have been taking over the country these last few days. And as folks leave the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse since 1918, the U.S. Department of Transportation estimated that nearly two-thirds of the nation´s resident live withing a day´s drive of the path of totality. And with Oregon being the first to see the eclipse, it and neighboring state Washington are experiencing the worst bouts of the traffic jams. ´This is the biggest transportation event that has ever hit Oregon,´ Dave Thompson, a spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation told AP. Oregon

University of Texas removes four
Confederate statues overnight

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New York Post and wire reports, by Amanda Woods and staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 8/21/2017 1:09:05 PM     Post Reply
A Texas college campus removed four statues of prominent Confederate figures in an overnight sweep, according to reports. The statues of Gen. Robert E. Lee, Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate Postmaster General John H. Reagan and former Texas Gov. James Stephen Hogg were each taken down from the campus’ Main Mall in an operation beginning just before midnight and continuing through the early morning, KSAT 12 reported. “Last week, the horrific displays of hatred at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville shocked and saddened the nation,” University of Texas President Greg Fenves said in a statement. “These events make

Tom Skilling Cried During The Eclipse
And We Love Him Even More Now

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DNAinfo Chicago, by Kelly Bauer    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 8/21/2017 3:37:34 PM     Post Reply
The eclipse that occurred over Chicago led thousands to the beaches and streets, where they gasped and cried out as the sun partially disappeared. For WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling, it was an especially awe-inspiring event. The famed meteorologist hugged and high-fived people around him and wept as the eclipse occurred Monday afternoon. "Oh, my word," Skilling said. "Wow. This is amazing. What do you think of this, this?" At another point, he told viewers, "I´ll get my act together, guys." His voice cracking, Skilling apologized for his tears. Skilling´s heartfelt reaction earned him praise from fans:

CNN’s Anderson Cooper’s Family
Were Slave Owners – Owned
Michelle Obama’s Relatives!

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DCWhispers, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 8/22/2017 12:24:02 PM     Post Reply
As the face of CNN, Anderson Cooper makes a very good living as wealthy, privileged white man casting judgments of affiliation upon his political enemies. This includes taking a handful of idiotic white supremacists and declaring they represent millions of Republicans/conservatives, pro-America, Trump supporters, etc. And yet Mr. Cooper himself has a much closer affiliation to slavery than he likely wants his leftist viewers to know. As a descendant of the Vanderbilt family, one of the wealthiest “old money” families in American history, Cooper is a direct descendant of big time slave owners. Cooper’s great-great grandfather, Cornelius Vanderbilt, owned several plantations,

Trump’s ‘America First’ Base Unhappy
with Flip-Flop Afghanistan Speech

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Breitbart Big Government, by Adam Shaw    Original Article
Posted By: Maryland_Patriot- 8/22/2017 12:15:20 PM     Post Reply
President Trump’s “America First” base was the biggest loser of Trump’s speech on Afghanistan Monday night, and many quickly expressed their disappointment at the business-as-usual address from the president who had once promised to limit American intervention abroad and focus on nation-building at home. Trump’s speech, in which he pledged to increase the number of troops in the 16-year-war, was the first since the departure of Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and confirmed the fears of many on the right that without a strong nationalist voice in the West Wing, the President would revert to the same old fare that Americans had

Students at Black College Express
Fury as White Girls Wearing ´Make
America Great Again´ Hats Tour Campus

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Fox Nation, by Jennifer Kabbany    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 8/21/2017 10:57:34 PM     Post Reply
Students at Howard University, a top-rated historically black college in Washington D.C., took to social media to express their anger over a group of white high school girls wearing pro-Trump clothing who visited the campus on Saturday. Some tweets referring to their visit also suggested the white high school girls should be beaten up. One of the high school guests, in a social media post of her own, said they were simply visiting the school’s cafeteria to get food as part of a larger tour of the nation’s capital, and faced a barrage of insults and aggressive acts, including having


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