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Bloomberg qualifies for his first debate

Bloomberg qualifies for his first debate

on February 18, 2020, 9:02 AM / in National News

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg on Tuesday qualified to participate in his first Democratic presidential primary debate. With 19 percent support in an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, the business-media billionaire earned a spot in the Feb. 19 debate in Las Vegas. Former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Bernie […]

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Why I Try Not To Buy from Amazon: Amazon’s Bezos creates $10 billion fund to fight climate change

on February 18, 2020, 8:57 AM / in National News

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he was forming the Bezos Earth Fund and providing $10 billion to fight climate change. The money will go toward grants to scientists and activists. “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet,” Bezos said on Instagram. “I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to […]

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People Power: VA Ban Defeated; WA Gun Owners Can Take a Lesson

People Power: VA Ban Defeated; WA Gun Owners Can Take a Lesson

on February 18, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Dave Workman U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- News erupted Monday morning that the proposed ban on so-called “assault weapons” in Virginia—the measure supported by anti-gun Gov. Ralph Northam—was “shelved” in committee on a 10-5 bipartisan vote, handing the governor an embarrassing defeat. According to Fox News, the vote saw four moderate Democrats cross party lines. It came a month after an estimated 22,000 heavily-armed Virginians and […]

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“If You Show Up with Cancer and You’re 95 – We Should Say We Can’t Do Anything” – Bloomberg Explains How Healthcare will Bankrupt Us Unless We Deny Care to Elderly

on February 18, 2020, 8:48 AM / in National News

A new video posted on Sunday shows former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg explaining how healthcare will “bankrupt us,” unless we deny care to the elderly. Mike Bloomberg: All of these costs keep going up. Nobody wants to pay anymore money. And at the rate we’re going healthcare is going to bankrupt us. So not only do we have a […]

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Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy

on February 18, 2020, 8:40 AM / in National News

The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy overnight. The organization said the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will allow it to create a compensation fund for sexual abuse victims. The BSA is facing hundreds of lawsuits from men who allege they were sexually abused when they were Boy Scouts. The bankruptcy filing now temporarily halts those lawsuits and blocks any […]

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CBP To Send Officers To Sanctuary Cities In Arrest Operation

on February 17, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News

The Trump administration is set to send Border Patrol officers to so-called sanctuary cities as part of a nationwide arrest operation. Officials told Newsy that officers are being sent to a number of cities including Chicago, New York and Los Angeles to help out immigration authorities there. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s acting director said in a statement the agency “is […]

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Trump Responds After Arnold Schwarzenegger Gives Him Rare Praise

on February 17, 2020, 8:44 AM / in National News

On Thursday, actor and former Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made the rare move to praise President Donald Trump along with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson for helping solve the homeless problem in California. “Everyone knows @realDonaldTrump & I have our disagreements,” Schwarzenegger said on Twitter. “But I want to thank you for sending @SecretaryCarson to our […]

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Sanders accuses Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ Democratic nomination

Sanders accuses Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ Democratic nomination

on February 17, 2020, 7:24 AM / in National News

Days ahead of the Nevada caucuses, several Democratic presidential candidates focused criticism on former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, who is running for the party’s nomination but not contesting the state. “He thinks he can buy this election,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said of Bloomberg, a billionaire financial news publisher. “Well, I’ve got news for Mr. Bloomberg — the […]

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14 U.S. cruise ship evacuees test positive for coronavirus

on February 17, 2020, 7:21 AM / in International News, National News

Two planes left Japan early Monday carrying 328 Americans who spent two weeks quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship due to a coronavirus outbreak on board. Fourteen of the American passengers were confirmed to have been infected with the flu-like virus.   There were about 400 Americans on the ship, and at least 40 are being treated in Japan […]

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1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr’s resignation

1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr’s resignation

on February 17, 2020, 7:18 AM / in National News

More than 1,100 Justice Department officials signed a letter released Sunday calling for Attorney General William Barr to resign. The open letter came days after Barr’s Justice Department overruled prosecutors and reduced a sentencing recommendation for President Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering. The DOJ officials who signed the letter said […]

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POLICY TIP SHEET: INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE DOES NOT REDUCE POVERTY

POLICY TIP SHEET: INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE DOES NOT REDUCE POVERTY

on February 17, 2020, 7:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Here’s a Shocker Increasing the Minimum Wage Does Not Reduce Poverty:  In the past year, 21 states increased their minimum wage laws, and several more are considering similar proposals in the current session. Before passing bills that would arbitrarily raise the minimum wage, policymakers should consider the serious consequences a minimum wage increase can have on employment rates and economic […]

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Presidents Day? No, officially it’s still Washington’s Birthday

Presidents Day? No, officially it’s still Washington’s Birthday

on February 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

It may be a day for big sales and cheaper car prices. It’s usually a day off school, and a day when no mail arrives. But federal workers, including U.S. postal workers, who get a day off work on the third Monday in February are not actually celebrating Presidents Day. The federal holiday, enacted in Washington, D.C., in 1879 and […]

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Commentary: Eric Holder and Wapo Threaten U.S. Attorney John Durham for Looking into Spygate

Commentary: Eric Holder and Wapo Threaten U.S. Attorney John Durham for Looking into Spygate

on February 16, 2020, 7:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Bill Wilson | The Tennessee Star We’ve all heard the joke. A thuggish looking guy walks into a business he is trying to shakedown and says, “Nice little store you have here. It’d be a shame if something happened to it.” Wink, wink. The message is crystal clear; do what the bully wants or else something really bad is […]

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Sleepy Joe’s Spin Room: Depends on Your Definition of “Packed House”

Sleepy Joe’s Spin Room: Depends on Your Definition of “Packed House”

on February 16, 2020, 7:14 AM / in National News, Opinion

Do you remember the Crocodile Dundee movie? In one memorable scene, Mick and his gal pal, Sue, are confronted by a would-be mugger who pulls out a little switchblade and demands Dundee’s wallet. Sue tells Mick to give it to him.  “He’s got a knife.” At which point Dundee laughs, says “That’s not a knife,” pulls out a GIANT knife of his own and […]

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ATF Proposes Step to Make a National Gun Registry Easier

ATF Proposes Step to Make a National Gun Registry Easier

on February 16, 2020, 6:59 AM / in National News

Gun Owners of America The ATF has issued new rules that will alter the format for Form 4473’s and make it easier to create a national gun registry. Here’s what we know. ATF agents have used annual inspections to electronically record the contents of Form 4473’s being kept by federal gun dealers. See here and here. We also know that a software company […]

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Justice Department Charges Huawei With Racketeering in New Indictment

Justice Department Charges Huawei With Racketeering in New Indictment

on February 16, 2020, 6:52 AM / in International News, National News

The U.S. Department of Justice released an expanded indictment of China’s telecommunications giant Huawei on Thursday, claiming that the world’s largest technology company is acting like the Mafia in its operations: lying, cheating, and stealing in its efforts to destroy its enemies and dominate the globe. The indictment supersedes two previous indictments issued last year and expands the charges to include a […]

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Deep State Mayor Pete: Could Former Naval Intelligence Officer Pete Buttigieg Be a CIA Asset?

Deep State Mayor Pete: Could Former Naval Intelligence Officer Pete Buttigieg Be a CIA Asset?

on February 15, 2020, 2:36 PM / in National News, Opinion

Credit to Ammo.com Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic Party. A mere year ago, few could have picked him out of a police lineup. Now he’s the presumptive front-runner of the centrist faction of the party and – for the moment, at least – the most likely person for “Stop Bernie” forces […]

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Alex Vindman escorted out of the White House by security

Alex Vindman escorted out of the White House by security

on February 15, 2020, 7:24 AM / in National News

ONE DOWN and thousands more to go.    White House Security needs to remove all security clearances for all of them until they pass test to regain such.  And, White House Security needs to also escort the TWIN Vindman BED BUG out the door as well. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net Submitted by MAGA Student  |  RedState Watcher Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman has […]

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What Would Explain Mayor Pete’s Appeal to Voters? Dan Bongino Nails it

What Would Explain Mayor Pete’s Appeal to Voters? Dan Bongino Nails it

on February 15, 2020, 7:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

Everytime I see one of these ABOMINATIONS all I visualize is what they do together  – FUDGEPACKERS and CARPET MUNCHERS.  They are mentally and spiritually sick. LEV 20:13  If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. Leviticus 18:22 – […]

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House backs removing deadline for ratifying ERA

House backs removing deadline for ratifying ERA

on February 14, 2020, 9:32 AM / in National News

The House on Thursday voted in favor of removing a 1982 deadline for the states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. A similar measure has been introduced in the Senate. It takes ratification by three-quarters of the states to add an amendment to the Constitution, and the ERA didn’t reach that threshold until Virginia, with new Democratic majorities in its […]

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