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TREY GOWDY: ‘I’M NOT THE RIGHT PERSON TO LEAD THE FBI’

TREY GOWDY: ‘I’M NOT THE RIGHT PERSON TO LEAD THE FBI’

on May 16, 2017, 6:12 AM / in National News, Opinion

By KEELY SHARP  /  Godfather Politics Trey Gowdy is the seemingly popular shoe-in for the empty position of FBI Director: Here’s my list for Director of the FBI. 1.) Trey Gowdy 2.) Ted Cruz 3.) Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly 4.) Sheriff David Clarke — GodsAngelWarrior (@tweets1959) May 11, 2017 TREY GOWDY FOR FBI DIRECTOR..TED CRUZ FOR FBI DIRECTOR..RUDY G FOR […]

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Gallup: Republican support for legalizing gay marriage approaches 50%, a new high

Gallup: Republican support for legalizing gay marriage approaches 50%, a new high

on May 16, 2017, 6:01 AM / in National News

We Should Be Concerned and We Should Let Them Know Different pollsters can still get surprisingly different numbers on this subject. Last year Gallup had Republican approval of SSM at around 40 percent while Pew had it at just 33, although that may have to do with a slight but important difference in the wording of the questions they asked. […]

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Kara McCullough, Miss District of Columbia, crowned Miss USA

Kara McCullough, Miss District of Columbia, crowned Miss USA

on May 15, 2017, 8:22 AM / in National News

Kara McCullough, representing the District of Columbia, was crowned Miss USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night, giving Washington, D.C., its second straight win in the pageant after Deshauna Barber’s win last year. McCullough, 25, is a chemist at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. During the questions part of the competition, McCullough was asked whether affordable health care is […]

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Schumer calls for independent counsel before new FBI director is confirmed

Schumer calls for independent counsel before new FBI director is confirmed

on May 15, 2017, 8:13 AM / in National News

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that the Senate should block President Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director unless the Department of Justice appoints a special counsel to investigate Russia’s attempts to meddle in last year’s presidential election, and any possible collusion between Moscow and Trump associates. “There are a lot of Democrats who feel that […]

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Second appeals court to review travel ban

Second appeals court to review travel ban

on May 15, 2017, 8:09 AM / in National News

A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Monday on President Trump’s revised temporary travel ban affecting travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. The hearing before a three-judge 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be the second appellate court review of the policy. The 9th Circuit will be examining a Hawaii judge’s ruling blocking parts of Trump’s March order, […]

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North Korea claims successful launch of nuclear warhead-capable missile

on May 15, 2017, 7:47 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Thomas Lifson  /   American Thinker Tick…tick…tick… North Korea is a step closer to having an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear attack on American cities, a weapon it may well use, or sell to Iran, a nation that sees Armageddon as a religious destiny it should hasten.  North Korea now claims it has successfully launched a […]

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Kentucky court rules Christian printer doesn’t have to make gay pride T-shirts

Kentucky court rules Christian printer doesn’t have to make gay pride T-shirts

on May 15, 2017, 7:43 AM / in National News, State News

By Rick Moran  /  American Thinker It’s a small victory for religious freedom but at this point, any win is welcome. An appellate court in Kentucky has ruled that a Christian print shop owner can refuse service to a gay rights organization whoi wanted him to supply “gay pride” T-shirts. In this case, the court accepted the argument that the owner […]

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Tom Brokaw takes NBC anchor to school over real journalism and destroys liberal narrative on Comey

Tom Brokaw takes NBC anchor to school over real journalism and destroys liberal narrative on Comey

on May 15, 2017, 7:22 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Chris Enloe  /  The Blaze Veteran NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, who for years hosted “NBC Nightly News,” chided the mainstream media last week during a discussing over President Donald Trump choosing to fire James Comey as director of the FBI. Critics argue that Trump fired Comey in order to hide an alleged connection to Russia, arguing that Trump was unable […]

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Census: Blacks abandoned Hillary, women shrugged

Census: Blacks abandoned Hillary, women shrugged

on May 15, 2017, 7:12 AM / in National News

by Paul Bedard  /  Washington Examiner Black voters, who in record numbers turned out to support former President Obama’s reelection in 2012, didn’t repeat for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton, recording their biggest-ever turnout drop off last year, according to a new analysis of Census data. What’s more, despite being the first female nominee and her focus on women’s issues, slightly […]

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Family gets kicked off of a JetBlue flight for a birthday cake

Family gets kicked off of a JetBlue flight for a birthday cake

on May 15, 2017, 6:58 AM / in National News

By Brian Koerber  /  Mashable Footage of a family getting kicked off of a JetBlue flight over the placement of a birthday cake surfaced on Saturday. Minta and Cameron Burke were heading to Las Vegas from JFK Airport in New York on Flight 611 on May 3 to celebrate Minta’s 40th birthday with their children when an incident between the […]

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HEAL:  MSM: Gateway to Health

HEAL: MSM: Gateway to Health

on May 13, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News

As many of you know I am NOT into the AMA version of *health care*.  I spent years obeying their *care* only to get another illness or face another major surgery.   When I finally had my fill of their *drugs* I began my personal search for HEALTH CARE.  It began in the early 1990’s with Colloidal Silver as my anti-biotic […]

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The Week ahead: House kicks off tax reform hearings | Treasury chief heads before Senate

The Week ahead: House kicks off tax reform hearings | Treasury chief heads before Senate

on May 13, 2017, 7:27 AM / in National News

The House is returning to Washington after a week-long recess and lawmakers are quickly getting to work on their next big agenda item: tax reform. The House Ways and Means Committee will hold its first hearings on tax reform on Thursday. The hearing will focus on “how tax reform will grow our economy and create jobs across America.” “Our hearing […]

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ABC Cancels Tim Allen’s Popular Sitcom Weeks After Slamming Anti-Trump Liberals

on May 13, 2017, 7:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

ABC has canceled Tim Allen’s popular Last Man Standing, despite it’s positive ratings. Was it because of Allen’s conservative politics? In March, on Jimmy Kimmel’s show, Allen remarked that conservatives have to keep quiet if they support Trump. He opined, “I’m not kidding. You gotta be real careful around here. You get beat up if you don’t believe what everybody […]

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S.C. Republican Ralph Norman Sat on Board of Bank That Accepted Nearly $65 Million in TARP Cash

S.C. Republican Ralph Norman Sat on Board of Bank That Accepted Nearly $65 Million in TARP Cash

on May 13, 2017, 6:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY: Natalie Johnson Former South Carolina state senator Ralph Norman, who is running as the conservative candidate in the state’s fifth congressional district, sat on the board of a bank that accepted millions of dollars from the Obama administration’s 2008 bailout. Norman served on South Carolina Bank and Trust Financial Corporation’s board of directors in January 2009 when the bank […]

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Bill O’Reilly Tells Glenn Beck What’s Next In First Interview Since Firing

on May 13, 2017, 6:36 AM / in National News

by Andrea Ruth  /  RedState Bill O’Reilly gave his first interview since his firing from Fox News in April on Glenn Beck’s radio show on Friday. Beck, while stating prior to the interview wouldn’t be about O’Reilly’s firing, nonetheless spoke to the former cable news powerhouse about his unceremonious dismissal. “Look, the entire ordeal was a hit job, and in […]

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Napolitano: The GOP Didn’t Touch the Core of Obamacare

Napolitano: The GOP Didn’t Touch the Core of Obamacare

on May 12, 2017, 9:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ryan McMaken  /  Mises On Kennedy this week, Judge Andrew Napolitano explained how the GOP’s “repeal” of Obamacare does nothing to touch the four foundations of the Obamacare plan. The new plan “assumes the premise of Obamacare,” Napolitano noted, explaining that the ideological and legal foundations of Obamacare are still in place. Napolitano continued: There are 4 premises of Obamacare. The […]

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Mormon church drops Boy Scout programs for older teens

Mormon church drops Boy Scout programs for older teens

on May 12, 2017, 9:21 AM / in National News

The Mormon church on Thursday announced that it was drastically loosening its ties with the Boy Scouts of America, removing up to 185,000 older teenagers from the organization as it starts its own scout-style program. The church said it wasn’t making the change due to the Boy Scouts’ 2015 decision to allow gay troop leaders, because it remains free to […]

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Federal agents search office of Republican consulting firm

Federal agents search office of Republican consulting firm

on May 12, 2017, 9:18 AM / in National News

Federal authorities on Thursday raided the Annapolis, Maryland, office of a Republican political consulting firm that was sued in 2014 for alleged fundraising fraud. The firm, Strategic Campaign Group, has worked with Republican candidates from the local to national level, helping them with mail, fundraising, and town hall meetings. Six FBI agents went into the consultancy’s office and collected computer […]

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Former Dem Rep Found Guilty of Tax Evasion and Fraud

Former Dem Rep Found Guilty of Tax Evasion and Fraud

on May 12, 2017, 9:10 AM / in National News, State News

Written by Philip Hodges Corrine Brown had served as a U.S. representative from Florida since 1993. She was defeated in 2016. I’m sure she and her supporters blame the Russians for her defeat. But more than likely, she lost because she was under federal investigation. She had a charity organization called the One Door for Education Foundation Inc. that was supposed to […]

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Around the Block….

Around the Block….

on May 12, 2017, 9:07 AM / in National News

What we’re reading Finland, the country taking over the Arctic Council chairmanship from the United States, is worried about rising climate denialism in the U.S. and Russia, The Guardian reports. Tesla is taking deposits for its solar roof product, at a price point lower than analysts expected, NPR reports. Is rape a pre-existing condition? Not exactly. (NPR) Sen. Lamar Alexander: Women will […]

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