Archive for February 4th, 2017

Comcast Executives Push Employees To Protest Trump’s Popular Immigration Reform

on February 4, 2017, 8:03 AM / in National News, State News

Anyone who has been on the WGEN list for any length of time  is aware of my never ending problems with COM-CRAP  aka Comcast.  When it first began and my efforts to deal with it directly with Com CRAP went nowhere I went to the Washington State page that deals with complaints against Comcast and other TV, utilitiy, providers (The […]

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The Coming Clash With Iran

The Coming Clash With Iran

on February 4, 2017, 7:58 AM / in Opinion

When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that “we are officially putting Iran on notice,” he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump agreed. His credibility is now on the line. And what triggered this virtual ultimatum? Iran-backed Houthi rebels, said Flynn, attacked a Saudi warship and Tehran tested […]

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A KENT STATE EVENT IS ABOUT TO OCCUR — Carl F. Worden

A KENT STATE EVENT IS ABOUT TO OCCUR — Carl F. Worden

on February 4, 2017, 7:56 AM / in National News, State News

Folks,  The 2nd CIVIL WAR is already begun in America –  Thanks to those FAR LEFT brainless politicians, judges, corporate heads , tax funded universities who teach one thing –  how to protest and destroy any and everything they can. GET SMART!!!!   Stop feeding the Gators.   DRAIN THE SWAMP!!!!!! Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink. net I was the National Sales Manager […]

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Media misleading us again: House did NOT vote to let the mentally ill have guns

Media misleading us again: House did NOT vote to let the mentally ill have guns

on February 4, 2017, 7:34 AM / in Opinion

By J.E. Dyer  /  Liberty Unyielding This one is worth emphasizing with a feature post. If you folks out there haven’t figured it out yet — and I know many of you have — the media have gone into something like a sort of frenzied, hyper-suggestible, mesmerized state.  They seem unable to break a strange pattern of reporting things that […]

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Violent Berkeley Riot Causes Cancellation of Milo Yiannopolous Speech

on February 4, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

A long-anticipated speech by Breitbart.com editor Milo Yiannopolous was abruptly canceled Wednesday evening after protests outside the U.C. Berkeley event quickly escalated into a violent riot. Rockets and incendiary devices were fired at police, the Student Union campus building where Milo was scheduled to appear was besieged and severely damaged, Trump supporters were assaulted, fires were ignited, and the riot […]

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Milo scares Robert Reich

Milo scares Robert Reich

on February 4, 2017, 7:26 AM / in Opinion

By Sally Zelikovsky It doesn’t get more absurd than Robert Reich’s claims that Milo Yiannopolous and his bawdy band of rightwingers were behind the Berkeley riots. According to Cal’s Professor Reich when he was interviewed by CNN’s Don Lemon, he saw, with his own eyes, that the rioters were not Berkeley students. Reich: I was there for part of last night […]

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Cutting back Dodd-Frank? Don’t count on it, says Mr. Frank

on February 4, 2017, 7:14 AM / in National News, Opinion

Of course this is simply Barney Frank’s opinion HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — What’s Barney Frank’s take on President Donald Trump’s first action to scale back the landmark financial overhaul law that bears his name? Don’t bank on it succeeding, he says. Frank, the formidable former Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, headed the House Financial Services Committee when the Dodd-Frank law passed […]

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Navy decommissions ‘legendary’ carrier that shaped history

Navy decommissions ‘legendary’ carrier that shaped history

on February 4, 2017, 7:10 AM / in National News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. –  The U.S. Navy has officially decommissioned the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. During Friday’s ceremony at a Newport News shipyard, the USS Enterprise was described as a “legendary” vessel that helped shape history. It served more than 50 years, playing a role in the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Affectionately […]

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Texas landowners fight federal government over Red River ‘land grab’

Texas landowners fight federal government over Red River ‘land grab’

on February 4, 2017, 7:02 AM / in National News, State News

By Cristina Corbin  /  Fox News In 1941, Ken Aderholt’s grandfather built a single-story brick house along the banks of the Red River – a shallow and serene waterway serving as the boundary between Texas and Oklahoma – where the Aderholts have farmed wheat and raised cattle for generations. The federal government is now claiming the land the house sits on […]

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A Sea Change At The FCC

A Sea Change At The FCC

on February 4, 2017, 6:57 AM / in National News

The Trump administration recently announced that Ajit Pai will be stepping up to be the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. This is good news for the consumers and signals a welcome shift in the FCC’s aggressive regulatory agenda. Pai was a constant critic of outgoing FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s strong-arm tactics to expand the FCC’s reach, going so far […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Pelosi lacks facts to back up Trump criticism

AP FACT CHECK: Pelosi lacks facts to back up Trump criticism

on February 4, 2017, 6:54 AM / in International News, National News

BY MATTHEW LEE and CALVIN WOODWARD  /  Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats didn’t wait to assemble the facts before they accused President Donald Trump of rewarding “thugs” in the Russian intelligence service by lifting certain sanctions. The facts don’t support them. The Trump administration on Thursday revised sanctions on the Russian intelligence service, FSB, to correct an unintended consequence […]

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Trump slaps sanctions on Iran as tension mounts

Trump slaps sanctions on Iran as tension mounts

on February 4, 2017, 6:50 AM / in International News, National News

By Dave Clark Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump slapped fresh sanctions on Iran’s weapons procurement network Friday, provoking an angry response from Tehran in what is an increasingly tense stand-off. Officials said the new measures were in response to Iran’s recent ballistic missile test and its support for the Huthi rebels in Yemen, who recently targeted a Saudi warship. […]

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Michael Savage Is Wrong on Abortion

Michael Savage Is Wrong on Abortion

on February 4, 2017, 6:45 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke What if a family doesn’t “have the money for that second or third child?” asked radio host Michael Savage recently. “Is that not a justifiable situation for an abortion?” It was a question the talk giant posed to his audience last Friday after the March for Life in Washington, D.C. And it certainly warrants examination. It […]

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‘Battle of the toilets’ to get its day in Supreme Court

‘Battle of the toilets’ to get its day in Supreme Court

on February 4, 2017, 6:37 AM / in National News

Washington (AFP) – The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider which bathrooms transgender people are allowed to use at a hearing next month, amid raging debate on the politically charged issue. The case, set to be heard March 28, involves 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, who was born a female but identifies as a male. He filed suit to […]

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Buzzfeed sued for publishing unsubstantiated Trump dossier

Buzzfeed sued for publishing unsubstantiated Trump dossier

on February 4, 2017, 6:32 AM / in National News

By Carlos Garcia /  The Blaze Buzzfeed and its editor Ben Smith are being sued for publishing a controversial and unsubstantiated dossier which documented damaging intelligence on President Trump allegedly collected by the Russian government. Buzzfeed published the report after CNN broke the news that Trump had been notified by intelligence agencies that they suspected such information existed and could be used against […]

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Here Comes the Rhetoric – Democrats: Trump is ‘trying to rig the Supreme Court’

on February 4, 2017, 6:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

Don’t Worry, The Dems would have screamed bloody murder no matter whom the President had nominated. In their third weekly address since President Trump took office, the Democrats warned that they are united in their opposition to Neil Gorsuch, the president’s nominee for the Supreme Court, while reasoning that Trump is “trying to rig the Supreme Court against hardworking Americans.” […]

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No one wants to save the Obamacare mandate

No one wants to save the Obamacare mandate

on February 4, 2017, 6:15 AM / in National News, Opinion

By PAIGE WINFIELD CUNNINGHAM No one’s interested in trying to save Obamacare’s centerpiece as it faces certain death. Even as the healthcare industry heavily lobbies Republicans to keep the Affordable Care Act’s other main components, such as its subsidies and Medicaid expansion, doctors, hospitals and insurers are stepping away from the law’s individual mandate for people to buy insurance or […]

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Trump Army secretary pick Vincent Viola withdraws name

Trump Army secretary pick Vincent Viola withdraws name

on February 4, 2017, 6:09 AM / in National News

President Trump‘s nominee for Army secretary, Vincent Viola, withdrew his name for the position late Friday. Viola said he backed out because he was not able to navigate Defense Department rules regarding his family businesses. The nominee is the first Trump nominee back out after being named. “I appreciate the confidence President Trump showed in me,” Viola said. “I offer […]

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Filibuster or bust: Progressives demand Democrats block Supreme Court nominee

Filibuster or bust: Progressives demand Democrats block Supreme Court nominee

on February 4, 2017, 6:05 AM / in National News

By W. JAMES ANTLE III  /  Washington Examiner Progressive activists are demanding that Democrats do everything in their power to stop President Trump from putting another conservative on the Supreme Court. When Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., suggested he might stop short of filibustering Trump’s nominee Neil Gorsuch, the response from liberal groups was swift and firm. “There is zero appetite […]

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House chairman to sanctuary cities: ‘Your money is gone’

House chairman to sanctuary cities: ‘Your money is gone’

on February 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

The House chairman who oversees Justice Department spending is telling so-called “sanctuary cities” that funding for police, jails and housing will end under President Trump‘s new executive orders tightening immigration control. “It’s real easy, their money disappears. There’s no fight, their money is gone,” said Texas Rep. John Culberson, chairman of the appropriations subcommittee that funds Justice. Culberson last year […]

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