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Comcast Wants MSNBC Host’s ‘Russian-Owned’ Media Comment Kept Out of Maddow Suit

Comcast Wants MSNBC Host’s ‘Russian-Owned’ Media Comment Kept Out of Maddow Suit

on December 15, 2019, 8:38 AM / in National News

SAN DIEGO (CN) – Comcast says a comment by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews this week calling San Diego-based One America News “Russian-owned” isn’t related to a similar statement made by host Rachel Maddow that’s the subject of a defamation lawsuit. On Monday, “Hardball” host Matthews called OAN “Russian-owned” before adding: “Maybe it’s not Russian-owned but of that point of view.” After […]

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Barely Coherent Pelosi Fails To Make Sense While Answering Impeachment Question: ‘I’m Not a Lawyer’

on December 15, 2019, 8:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

If this is the best Democrats have, they don’t have much. When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the podium at her Thursday afternoon news conference on Capitol Hill, she was no doubt intending to defend the strength of Democratic articles of impeachment to the waiting media. She sounded like she could barely convince herself. In particular, Pelosi was asked why Democrats resorted to a […]

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Have It Your Way… Just Not On the Same Grill

Have It Your Way… Just Not On the Same Grill

on December 15, 2019, 8:10 AM / in National News

From the Jester’s Courtroom A man who states he is a vegan is suing Burger King because the meatless Impossible Burger he purchased was cooked on the same grill as meat products. In a class action lawsuit filed in the Southern District of Florida, plaintiff Phillip Williams claims the burger chain advertises its vegan option as meat-free, but it is […]

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Searching for the Lost Treasure in Court

Searching for the Lost Treasure in Court

on December 15, 2019, 8:07 AM / in National News

A Colorado man is suing a book author, claiming he was duped by the author’s poem that contained clues to a lost treasure chest. David Harold Hanson of Colorado Springs, Colorado, sued Forrest Fenn in U.S. District Court. Hanson is seeking $1.5 million, claiming Fenn deprived him of the treasure “by fraudulent statements.” According to news reports, Fenn proffered a […]

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Democrats approve two articles of impeachment against Trump in Judiciary vote

on December 14, 2019, 8:03 AM / in National News

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are poised to approve two articles of impeachment Friday that charge President Trump with high crimes and misdemeanors, setting up a historic House vote next week that all but guarantees Trump will be just the third president to be impeached in U.S. history. Democrats approved the first article on abuse of power in a party-line vote, […]

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48 Million Americans Still in Debt From Last Holiday Season

48 Million Americans Still in Debt From Last Holiday Season

on December 14, 2019, 7:29 AM / in National News, Opinion

What the world considers its happiest time of the year has become a debt trap for many. As the end of the year looms and the “holiday season” draws near, the world is into the biggest spending spree of the year. But even as the shops open their doors to customers with massive Black Friday deals and Christmas sales, the […]

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The Left Comes out Screaming: Portrayal of female journalist in ‘Richard Jewell’ is ‘worst kind of trope,’ editor says

The Left Comes out Screaming: Portrayal of female journalist in ‘Richard Jewell’ is ‘worst kind of trope,’ editor says

on December 14, 2019, 7:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

Clint Eastwood’s docudrama, “Richard Jewell,” about the 1996 Olympics bombing has generated controversy for inaccurately characterizing a journalist as sleeping with a source to get tips — which those who knew her adamantly deny ever happened. In the film, released Friday, Olivia Wilde plays Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs, who was the first journalist to report that a security guard […]

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Clinton Impeachment: Should Treason Have Been the Reason?

Clinton Impeachment: Should Treason Have Been the Reason?

on December 14, 2019, 6:31 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas In a previous issue, we looked at the first impeachment of a U.S. president, with our article on Andrew Johnson. In this article, we look at the second impeachment, that of William Jefferson Clinton — the first elected president to undergo impeachment. In one of the most memorable lines from George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984, it is […]

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IG Report Confirms Brennan Lied in SWORN Testimony About Not Including Phony Dossier in IC Assessment on Russian Interference

IG Report Confirms Brennan Lied in SWORN Testimony About Not Including Phony Dossier in IC Assessment on Russian Interference

on December 13, 2019, 8:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

When is John Brennan going to jail for committing perjury?  DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his 476-page report on FISA abuses this week then testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. The IG report confirmed former CIA Director John Brennan did indeed rely on the phony dossier for the ICA report on so-called Russian interference in the 2016 […]

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Ex-gay professor: I was fired from Southern Baptist seminary for expressing truth about gays

Ex-gay professor: I was fired from Southern Baptist seminary for expressing truth about gays

on December 13, 2019, 8:27 AM / in National News

By Dorothy Cummings McLean FORT WORTH, Texas,  (LifeSiteNews) – A well-known Christian academic and former homosexual says that he was fired as a professor from a Southern Baptist seminary because he expressed the truth about homosexuals. Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez, 48, who grew up in a lesbian household and formerly expressed himself as a homosexual man, was dismissed from his […]

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Holiday Heart Syndrome

Holiday Heart Syndrome

on December 13, 2019, 8:20 AM / in Food, National News

In the merriment of the holidays, the Christmas parties often start by nibbling on some appetizers like olives, grapes, nuts, and maybe sipping a glass of wine. As the party progresses, there is more excitement, especially as we renew old acquaintances.  Joviality reigns.  Our adrenal glands generate more excitement (stress) hormones that may not be not adequately detoxified by the liver because […]

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Dem Senate Candidates Rejecting Corporate PACs Received $1.6M from Entities Backed by Corporate Cash

Dem Senate Candidates Rejecting Corporate PACs Received $1.6M from Entities Backed by Corporate Cash

on December 13, 2019, 8:13 AM / in National News

Nearly a dozen 2020 Democratic Senate candidates who have sworn off corporate PAC money have found a workaround: They are accepting cash from allied PACs that are free to accept corporate-linked contributions. Thanks to the loophole, the Democrats have together received at least $1.6 million from committees that receive money from corporate PACs, according to a Washington Free Beacon review. Corporations establish PACs because they are barred […]

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Senate approves resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate approves resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

on December 13, 2019, 7:57 AM / in National News

We, That is Our Representatives, Do the silliest damn things. The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide in a harsh rebuke of Turkey and President Trump, whose administration opposed the resolution as he tried to bolster his relationship with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Senate vote is expected to increase U.S.-Turkey tensions. The resolution […]

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House passes bill aiming to lower prescription drug prices

on December 13, 2019, 7:41 AM / in National News

The House on Thursday passed a bill intended to bring down prescription drug prices. Just two Republicans supported the bill in the 230-192, party-line vote. The measure seeks to let the government negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs, a top priority for House Democrats. The party hopes the vote will help vulnerable Democrats in an election season overshadowed by the […]

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Congressional negotiators reach tentative $1.3 trillion federal spending deal

Congressional negotiators reach tentative $1.3 trillion federal spending deal

on December 13, 2019, 7:38 AM / in National News

Congressional negotiators announced Thursday they had reached a preliminary $1.3 trillion spending deal for 2020, potentially averting a partial federal government shutdown next week. “There’s a meeting of the minds,” House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.) said in a joint announcement with Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.). The news followed a visit by Treasury Secretary Steven […]

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Democrats push Judiciary Committee impeachment vote to Friday

Democrats push Judiciary Committee impeachment vote to Friday

on December 13, 2019, 7:34 AM / in National News

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) unexpectedly announced that the panel would delay a vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump until today, Friday. The move came after a 14-hour hearing on the allegations that Trump abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, and obstructed Congress’ investigation of the matter. Republicans reacted with […]

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US announces that we have reached a “trade deal!”

US announces that we have reached a “trade deal!”

on December 13, 2019, 7:29 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Trump plays Monty Hall saying “Let’s Make a Deal!” China – suspiciously “mum” The UK has spoken – BoJo wins decisively in a snap election! No one paying attention to the circus on Capitol Hill RISK ON all around the world Try the Prime Rib US announces that we have reached a “trade deal!” For the third […]

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Jerry Nadler: “We Cannot Rely on an Election” to Remove Trump

Jerry Nadler: “We Cannot Rely on an Election” to Remove Trump

on December 13, 2019, 6:51 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel The House Judiciary Committee began the first phase of its “markup” process for the two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday as the impeachment process moves closer toward a final floor vote. The committee’s chairman, Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), said in his opening statement that the House “cannot rely on an election” to remove President Trump. “We cannot […]

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Weinstein reaches $25 million settlement with sexual-misconduct accusers

Weinstein reaches $25 million settlement with sexual-misconduct accusers

on December 12, 2019, 8:12 AM / in National News

Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement with dozens of women who sued the disgraced Hollywood producer for alleged sexual misconduct. Under the settlement agreement, Weinstein would not admit to any wrongdoing, nor would he personally pay the accusers. It was not immediately clear how many of the 30 actresses […]

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House approves Space Force and family leave for federal workers

on December 12, 2019, 8:06 AM / in National News

The House on Wednesday passed a $738 billion defense policy bill that authorizes the creation of a Space Force as the sixth branch of the military, and gives federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave. The bill, which passed 377-48, also gives troops a three percent pay raise. The House passed a version of the bill in July, and […]

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