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The real reason Democrats are throwing
such a fit about ´s-hole countries´

American Thinker, by John Dietrich

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/14/2018 11:36:44 PM

The most recent attack on the president is designed to throw him off balance during the debate on immigration. Senator Durbin, doing his best Claude Rains imitation, stated, "I cannot believe that, in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday." Durbin was responding to Trump´s alleged comment that Haiti, El Salvador, and certain African countries are "s---holes." Many of the reports omit mention of El Salvador because it does not fit the anti-black allegations. Senator Durbin is not a young man, and he

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ben Around, 1/14/2018 11:45:05 PM     (No. 11510721)


Trump´s words were quite tame compared to some of LBJ´s remarks. Of course the dems overlook or rationalize them, it´s what they do.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: columba, 1/14/2018 11:46:34 PM     (No. 11510723)

Citing as sources two people who were NOT at the meeting, the Washington Post reported that President Trump decried immigration from countries such as Haiti

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/15/2018 12:07:19 AM     (No. 11510728)

I am beginning to think the hole location is in Congress. Can you move on and get down to business? No wonder nothing ever gets accomplished.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 1/15/2018 12:16:06 AM     (No. 11510731)

It is a Durbin lie, like Dingy Harry´s lie about Romney.

OTOH, it is actually very accurate.

Dems need the sh**hole people to become lifetime welfare cases and vote Dem (legally or illegally, no diff) for the rest of their lives.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: leonardo, 1/15/2018 12:22:54 AM     (No. 11510735)

The plan to delegitimize & disrupt Trump continues from the Rats, while RINOs and Never Trumpers carry their water ... and the media chimes in (even Fox) for an unending litany of 24/7/365 criticism. The Rats´ intent to swamp America with "refugees" & "migrants" continues apace, for future Rat votes, IF republicans allow it. Watching the Durbins, Waters and Schumers go thru their motions of resistance reminds us a bit of Jimmy Stewart in "Mr Smith Goes to Washington" where he had to daily deal in THAT sh*thole cesspool with those corrupt snakes and fools. It´s much worse today when the Progressives aspire to dynastic power. Rats will do anything to bring non-elitist Trump down.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/15/2018 12:24:58 AM     (No. 11510736)

I have not heard the Democrats whisper a word of concern about Americans since John Kennedy.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JediJerry, 1/15/2018 12:48:16 AM     (No. 11510740)

I don’t believe he said it but really it’s true. The dems are trying to turn our country into a s-hole country every day.
America is way to good to embrace all that’s has made it great. They want us to be like every other s-hole on earth. All in the interest of equality you know.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mean Gene, 1/15/2018 1:17:49 AM     (No. 11510747)

Love John Dietrich´s conclusion: that, like all those phony women´s right´s male feminists who have been outed as abusers of women, so, too will we see that a lot of these attacking President Trump for his use of rich language outed for their own rich language!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steveW, 1/15/2018 4:24:58 AM     (No. 11510759)

This is the last week of the first year of PDT´s MAGA presidency. Dims are lost in sputtering derangement mode and the Enemedia´s daily brainsplosions long ago lost all contact with the hinges... so everything is going well and looking up!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rinktum, 1/15/2018 4:39:40 AM     (No. 11510763)

The faux outrage is a strategy to derail any meaningful change to our immigration policies and the vile democrats believe they have a winning strategy by calling the President a racist. Unfortunately, the Republicans are too cowardly to make them defend their anti-American immigration policies. The moral courage and determination shown by Republicans to put the democrats on defense is sorely lacking. They are cowards who will collapse into the fetal position anytime race is brought into any debate. Grow a backbone and defend the country! The democrats are on the wrong side of this issue, and if they are allowed to win this debate, the Republicans will lose it all. Stand up to these bullies or the country goes the way of Europe.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/15/2018 5:02:25 AM     (No. 11510768)

I´m more inclined to think libtards are having a fit because it exposes states that are libtard run as high tax, high regulations, high mommy dictates for the hell holes they are. Why do you think it´s the libtard run states like CA, NY, NJ, IL, MA, CT are the big winners when it comes to people moving out? The bonus to the rest of the nation is the hope that these states lose some more House seats, which is why we get the stupid federal laws and excessive wasteful spending that we do.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/15/2018 7:10:12 AM     (No. 11510822)

I’ve said this before here but it bears repeating...

PDT has been on the world stage for decades and has thousands of friends, acquaintances, employees, co-workers, etc. Not one of them ever claimed that he was a racist until he decided to run as a Republican.

The left plays the race card when they have nothing else in their deck.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jinx, 1/15/2018 7:24:53 AM     (No. 11510831)

Let´s assume that Durbin has never been in the WH with a President. It was his first and last. Wonder if he ever heard Hillary´s porty mouth? I don´t believe he heard it in the first place.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 1/15/2018 7:31:09 AM     (No. 11510833)

The Left will generate hysterical outrage over ANYTHING that is true and threatens their agenda. Most of what they are incensed about is blatantly ridiculous and the more they repeat their "we are offended" act the more foolish they appear.

Trump spoke the truth about the situation, WHY don´t we seek immigration from well educated, useful to our society individuals rather than people that come here only for our welfare benefits or a place to have their children and lock in citizenship? Such, often permanently dependant people make reliable dem voters but are horrible for the country.

If the situation collapses, the dems have placed the noose around their own necks. They could accept a reasonable compromise but their only purpose is to undermine Trump. The LAW, as reinforced about decisions about DACA declaring it unconstitutional, is on Trump´s side. It is up to almost powerless dems to seek compromise. Instead, they seek an illusionary political advantage that will certainly hurt the people they claim to champion.

Trump´s job is to enforce the law. Law that could have been changed in the past by BO and dems to work things out. They did NOT do that. It wasn´t important to them.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: congar, 1/15/2018 7:33:55 AM     (No. 11510834)

The Democrats faux horror is a bit entertaining to watch. What lying crap heads they have turned into. Where is their travel film proclaiming Haiti a paradise?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/15/2018 7:39:44 AM     (No. 11510841)

Whether the president used that phrase or not (I doubt it though, since news of it is from Lyin´ Durbin). I have used it many times. To deny there are sh*thole countries is ridiculous, whether it´s PC or not. Sometimes bluntness is the best avenue.

Some of those hellholes and the libs/media are offended? I don´t really give a rats ass. You go, President Trump.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Midnight Rambler, 1/15/2018 7:58:04 AM     (No. 11510854)

It´s funny how everyone is worried about words in the oval office after what happened in there when Bill Clinton was President.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Krause, 1/15/2018 8:42:11 AM     (No. 11510880)

Durbin, a smarmy dishonest ex-Catholic.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 1/15/2018 8:49:12 AM     (No. 11510889)

In my long experience, whenever the Dims and their shills in the enemedia are THIS unhinged, A) they are lying and B) they are flat out wrong and C) they are trying to do something that will harm America.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: joew9, 1/15/2018 9:11:36 AM     (No. 11510919)

Definition:
S-hole country.
Any country whose citizens flee it´s borders as refugees.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Illinois Resident, 1/15/2018 9:13:51 AM     (No. 11510925)

I have never heard Tom Perez, leader of the DNC, say anything worthwhile except that his statements are loaded with swear words. So why don´t the dems try to shut him up? Of course, then there is Hillary and Obama who can´t do anything but lie? Dems just don´t get the plain simple truth and can´t except it.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: franq, 1/15/2018 9:17:29 AM     (No. 11510932)

We´re only halfway through January. It´s going to be a wild year...

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Reply 23 - Posted by: dadofboys, 1/15/2018 9:17:38 AM     (No. 11510933)

Any country that you have to have a glass covered wall around your house and cant park on the street is a "shthole" country.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: TCloud, 1/15/2018 9:27:50 AM     (No. 11510943)

Got em together and told em he would sign a good bill that including $ for the Wall, fixing the DACA thing, Comprehensive Immigration and end the VISA Lottery and they FAKED UNITY and BLEW IT! I had a thinking that they just might be able to help the Country but NOOOOO and now hitting the Donald means you git your hiney handed to you. He will double down and get this done! Watch!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 1/15/2018 9:34:47 AM     (No. 11510954)

The President has maneuvered them into a corner and this is all they have left!

The polls show that an overwhelming majority want the many aspects of the Immigration problem solved, and he´s put them front and center by publicizing that first meeting.

When it comes to the back room deals, he´s not playing along. He doesn´t have to! These career Jambones have never made a deal with their own money in their life, and when they come up against an in your face negotiator, all they can do is kick and scream like 5 year olds. This applies to both parties BTW, which is why the real crooks who play both sides of the fence are retiring!

When you look at it from this perspective its actually pretty entertaining!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/15/2018 9:39:05 AM     (No. 11510957)

We live in a time when every meeting can be recorded and every public or semi-public comment can be reported. The President does not moderate his words - his staff does not moderate their comments to the press - and fools still insist their opinion is the majority one because everyone they talk to agrees with them.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: planetgeo, 1/15/2018 9:40:16 AM     (No. 11510960)

Well of course the Democrats are indignant, because they have in fact become "the Sh**hole Party". Their cities and their constituents resemble that accurate remark. And it exposes their strategy for future domination of all elections.

The Montecito mudslides are nothing compared to the Democrats´ attempted "sh**slide" over this whole country.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: strike3, 1/15/2018 9:41:06 AM     (No. 11510962)

Poll every democrat and ask him if he would rather live in the United States or in Haiti and why. It would be interesting to see the foot shuffling and blinking as they tried to answer.

IMHO the only countries from which desireable immigrants can be found are India and China.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: TCloud, 1/15/2018 9:45:45 AM     (No. 11510966)

It is now MAGA or 3rd World DNC policies!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/15/2018 10:24:39 AM     (No. 11511009)

Funny (as in strange) that you never hear a word from the GOPe about Turbin Durbin calling our president a liar. For all the good they´re doing send ´em home.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: walcb, 1/15/2018 11:18:27 AM     (No. 11511075)

S__hole, H__hole, 3rd world nation, it´s all the same thing. If these countries were desirable they wouldn´t be working so hard to come to this country. Race of the people in these countries was not mentioned. I am sure there are people of all races in these s__holes.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/15/2018 11:36:56 AM     (No. 11511109)

Is it because most ´Rats are from states that resemble those "S" countries?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Arby, 1/15/2018 11:40:08 AM     (No. 11511112)

Durbin is nonplussed. So am I. How could anyone elect such a doofus as Durbin, time and again? The smarmy tone combined with the tendency to shred the truth is too much.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: NotaBene, 1/15/2018 11:41:15 AM     (No. 11511114)

We must fix chain migration. The Muslim who came through the visa lottery brought in 27 Muslims before killing 7 ciclista in Manhattan. The earthquake in Haiti that brought the refugees was eight years ago, they cannot be given permanent status. These are all legal immigrants and arrive with the palms of their hands extended. Gimme welfare, gimme housing, gimme FoodStamps, gimme Medicaid, gimme your poor masses, gimme more social case workers.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/15/2018 11:49:17 AM     (No. 11511130)

The Democrats consider every alien who gets into the USA to be a future potential Democrat voter and that is why the Democrats defend and protect illegal aliens and try to liberalize legal immigration at every turn to allow more poor, uneducated, unskilled, and socialist oriented foreign people to gain entry to the USA, and that is why the Democrats created the so-called Sanctuary Cities concept that has no lawful basis to protect even criminal illegal aliens from being arrested and deported.

That is also why the Democrats have been attempting to move the immigration law deportation goalposts to where only illegal aliens with known serious and violent felony criminal offenses would be subject to deportation, with the rest of the illegal alien population group, which could exceed 20 million foreign peoples, being able to stay in the USA, receive amnesty and eventually US voting rights with the vast percentage becoming Democrat voters. The Democrats therefore could care less fact that such an open borders public policy is bound to encourage more mass uncontrolled illegal immigration causing the future illegal alien population to grow exponentially, that would clearly be a recipe to turn the USA into a “S**thole” country. That’s the Democrat long-term Immigration game plan.

In the short-term the Democrats are scared to death that the Trump economic political agenda will succeed by providing jobs for a record number of normally Democrat voting minorities, with the Trump tax cuts pultting more money into their paychecks, which could result in a Democrat blowout in the upcoming November elections as without those minority votes the Democrats have no chance, that’s why they are calling Trump a racist.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 1/15/2018 11:49:30 AM     (No. 11511132)

If it wasn´t for the race card and the victim card the dims and the uniparty play, this joke of a political party would have disappeared a long time ago along with its socialist schtick.

I got news for the left. Keep it up, your non-relevance will be evident in November 2018 and again in November 2020, and again in....

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Reply 37 - Posted by: gone2pot, 1/15/2018 12:23:24 PM     (No. 11511178)

I have to apologize to the world and especially Dick Durbin. I know a pitcher scout who used to work for the White Sox. Several years ago, Mrs. G2P and I got a personal tour of the stadium (new Kominsky Park) and even got to stand on the mound and walk the bases. Well, I called the south Chicago neighborhood across the freeway, where its citizens would fire small arms at the workers who built the new park, a s***hole. I´m so ashamed. I had no idea I was being a racist for calling a s***hole, a s***hole.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Harlowe, 1/15/2018 12:27:05 PM     (No. 11511180)

The Left’s modus operandi uses emotion as a means of accomplishment—stirs the emotions of the electorate, and voters and will flock to the polls to support the candidate or cause of their emotionally charged issue. The accusation against President Trump may well be designed to add to the arsenal of charges the Left is accumulating to stir the emotions of the electorate into believing that President Trump is unfit for office and that the 25th Amendment needs to be invoked to remove him from office.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Harlowe, 1/15/2018 12:27:11 PM     (No. 11511181)

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The Left needs a majority of the executive cabinet to declare President Trump unable to serve and the congressional senators and representatives who opposed the Trump presidency to accomplish their contemptible deed.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: saguni, 1/15/2018 12:57:44 PM     (No. 11511220)

There is another point to take from this article on diversity, the last four paragraphs touch on the subject.

Graham added that diversity is our strength, not a weakness, and that he is descended from immigrants from "s-hole" countries.

General George Casey: "...And as horrific as this tragedy (Fort Hood) was, if our diversity becomes a casualty, I think that´s worse."

Robert Putnam, author of Bowling Alone, has retreated from his original contention that diversity is a strength. He reluctantly admitted that diversity has some serious drawbacks.


America was great when we accepted immigrants into a melting pot. When every person who came to our country wanted to change their outlook on life and become American.

Wouldn´t it be great if Trump suddenly pivoted and declared we are reinstating the melting pot, that the number one goal to be accepted is the ability to quickly assimilate to our culture, to become self-sufficient, to embrace capitalism!!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: caddyjak, 1/15/2018 2:44:36 PM     (No. 11511364)

How soon those damn demmies forget. In Little Rock, Gov Clinton and his genteel wife daily used every foul word including Nxgger. Hillary used the most nasty language with her female slaves 24/7.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: NotaBene, 1/15/2018 2:45:20 PM     (No. 11511365)

Our Commiecrats and NeverTrumpers act so offended because this generates confirmation bias that Trump is deplorable, racist, sexist and all the epithets Clinton put in her basket.

It seems to work because they Predict Nancy Pelosi as speaker in 2018 and Trump Approval is stuck at 39% and going nowhere.

The constant attacks work. Particularly sad is to have the National Review and Weekly Standard Constitutional Conservative Neocon Globalists now on the Democrat Party team. I left Weekly Standard when McCain ran, but National Review I subscribed for 25 years when they published the Against Trump issue under the ruinous administration of Rich Lowry and Jonah. Both turncoats are out there this weekend attacking President Donald Trump as a racist.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: rocco49, 1/15/2018 4:24:21 PM     (No. 11511486)

Liar Durbin has such an appropriate first name, doesn´t he?

It´s all about the votes...the memo has been leaked.

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The 17-year-old suspect in Friday´s shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas, high school reportedly shot and killed a classmate who turned down his repeated advances, according to the Los Angeles Times. The classmate, Shana Fisher, was the first person the shooter killed, according to Fisher´s mother. Fisher´s mother, Sadie Rodriguez, told the Times in a private message to the paper´s Facebook page that the suspect, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, gave her daughter "4 months of problems" before Fisher rejected him in front of classmates. "A week later he opens fire on everyone he didn´t like," she wrote to the newspaper. "Shana being

‘Consensus’ Reached to Slash $370 Billion
U.S. Trade Deficit with China
Breitbart Big Government, by Joshua Caplan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 5/19/2018 6:34:10     Post Reply
In a joint statement released Saturday, the United States and China announced that a “consensus” was reached to “substantially reduce” the $370 billion trade imbalance between the two countries. “There was a consensus on taking effective measures to substantially reduce the United States trade deficit in goods with China,” the joint statement said, adding, “To meet the growing consumption needs of the Chinese people and the need for high-quality economic development, China will significantly increase purchases of United States goods and services.” (WH Statement/Tweet) “The statement concluded joint talks on Thursday and



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Back Our Country —And I’ll Be There
Every Step Of The Way

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Hot Air, by Allahpundit    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/19/2018 4:40:12 AM     Post Reply
The polling news has been nothing but good lately for the GOP, yet Democrats were still narrowly favored to retake the House. Until now. With this hint that Secretary Deadweight is prepared to take an active role this fall, the HA Decision Desk is moving the House outlook to leans GOP. Congrats to Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Dan Merica ? @danmericaCNN "We have to win back the Congress," Hillary Clinton said Friday at a DNC event. "I’ll be there with you every step of the way because we are going to take back the country we love." 8:32 AM - May 18, 2018 - She said this at the Democrat Women’s Leadership Forum, along with

Hard feelings, Donald? Trump goes quiet
on Twitter with no mention of the
royal wedding after being snubbed

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Daily Mail [UK], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 5/19/2018 2:18:35 PM     Post Reply
Donald Trump has stayed uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter without posting a single tweet about the royal wedding. The President, who is usually especially active on the social media network early in the day, did not tweet anything all morning about the nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which ended at 9.00am ET. Rumors swirled about whether Trump would be invited to the wedding at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, but he was eventually left off the guest list, along with other political leaders. Prominent figures who made the cut included Oprah Winfrey, George and Amal Clooney and the Beckhams. Other A-listers including Idris

A Royally Useless Spectacle
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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: zephyrgirl- 5/19/2018 8:40:11 AM     Post Reply
The man who is sixth in line to be king of Great Britain is getting married today and America has lost its mind. What does it mean to be sixth in the line of royal succession to an office that depends solely and exclusively on who your father is? It means that five family members have to die before you get the real goodies. Granted, those goodies are amazing. Who wouldn´t want to live in a thousand year old castle (too bad it´s in Scotland) or have dozens of "servants" cater to your every whim and need? But that lifestyle depends on people believing that you are deserving of such wealth and privilege because you happened to be

Fox’s Bret Baier Draws the Line:
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American Thinker, by Peter Barry Chowka    Original Article
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The civil war between the Fox News Channel news and opinion sides appears to be hardening with chief political anchor Bret Baier having joined the fray. On Thursday May 17, Baier, a 20-year high-profile veteran of Fox News, entered the lion’s den – one of the hearts of the anti-Trump Resistance – when he went on the ABC Television Network daytime women’s chat show The View. His guest shot in “enemy territory” was a prominent stop on the media tour to promote his new book on Reagan and Gorbachev, Three Days in Moscow. The five women of The View, however – four of them unabashed leftists and one lone

Black Harvard Students
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Associated Press, by Collin Binkley    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 5/19/2018 12:18:35 AM     Post Reply
Boston — Black students at Harvard University are organizing a graduation ceremony of their own this year to recognize the achievements of black students and faculty members some say have been overlooked. More than 700 students and guests are registered to attend Harvard´s first Black Commencement, which will take place two days before the school´s traditional graduation events. (Snip) Every student will receive a stole made of traditional African kente cloth, meant to symbolize their shared heritage and to be worn with their cap and gown at the university´s graduation. Students have raised $35,000 for the event, mostly from schools within the university.

´We are going to take back
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ABC News, by Maryalice Parks    Original Article
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Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday that Democratic candidates around the country still face basic questions about what they stand for and which policies their party supports. Speaking at a Democrat Women’s Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., Clinton urged party leaders to return to the basics and lay out the party’s values for voters. Fair wages, the “absolute promise of universal health care,” public school funding, gun safety reform and equal pay were at the top of the former first lady’s agenda items that she thought should stay central to the Democratic Party’s platform.

John McCain´s Last Fight
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Politico, by Michael Hirsch    Original Article
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John McCain always said he’d go down fighting, and so he has, dickering from his deathbed over CIA nominee Gina Haspel and pre-emptively disinviting President Donald Trump from his funeral, then leaving as a legacy some fierce final words for the leader of his party, who is now a political enemy. All Trump displays is “a reality-show facsimile of toughness,” the six-term Arizona senator and former GOP presidential candidate, who for a generation of Washington politicians has defined genuine toughness, writes in his forthcoming memoir. The irony of McCain’s curtain-closing contretemps with the president is that it is clearly

F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate
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New York Times, by Adam Goldman*    Original Article
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WASHINGTON — President Trump accused the F.B.I. on Friday, without evidence, of sending a spy to secretly infiltrate his 2016 campaign “for political purposes” even before the bureau had any inkling of the “phony Russia hoax.” In fact, F.B.I. agents sent an informant to talk to two campaign advisers only after they received evidence that the pair had suspicious contacts linked to Russia during the campaign. The informant, an American academic who teaches in Britain, made contact late that summer with one campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, according to people familiar with the matter. He also met repeatedly in the

Top Intel Dem warns Republicans:
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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Max Greenwood    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 5/18/2018 9:57:26 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) warned Republican lawmakers on Friday not to expose the identity of top-secret FBI informant, saying that to do so would be "irresponsible" — and potentially illegal. "It would be at best irresponsible, and at worst potentially illegal, for members of Congress to use their positions to learn the identity of an FBI source for the purpose of undermining the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in our election," Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in a statement. "Anyone who is entrusted with our nation’s highest secrets should act with the gravity and

Hillary Clinton to receive
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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 5/20/2018 1:53:03 PM     Post Reply
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University´s graduation week.The former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for president will be awarded Friday in Cambridge with the Radcliffe Medal, which the university says honors individuals whose life and work have had a "transformative impact on society."Organizers say Clinton was chosen because she´s a "champion for human rights," a "skilled legislator" and "an advocate of American leadership" on the world stage.

Jimmy Carter drops crowd-size zinger aimed
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Washington Examiner, by Laura Barrón-López    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 5/19/2018 3:42:10 PM     Post Reply
Former President Jimmy Carter jabbed President Trump during his commencement speech at Liberty University in Virginia on Saturday, joking about the crowd size at the event. Carter pointed out that the crowd size at the commencement was bigger this year than when Trump spoke to Liberty graduates in 2017, the Associated Press reported. “I don’t know if President Trump would admit that," Carter said, referring to the Trump’s claim, which was widely determined to be false, that his inauguration crowd exceeded 1 million people. Carter wasn´t the only one to bring up the Trump inauguration crowd size Saturday. The Twitter

Obama education secretary: No
children should go to school
until gun laws are changed

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Laura Barrón-López    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 5/20/2018 3:10:33 AM     Post Reply
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan said parents should pull their children out of school until Congress passes gun control legislation. "What if no children went to school until gun laws changed to keep them safe?" Duncan tweeted Saturday. Duncan, who served as secretary under President Obama, called the step "tragically necessary." "My family is all in if we can do this at scale. Parents, will you please join us?" he said. Duncan´s plea comes one day after 10 people were killed in a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.


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