Archive for September 16th, 2019

San Francisco’s Least Expensive Home Still Costs Nearly $600,000

San Francisco’s Least Expensive Home Still Costs Nearly $600,000

on September 16, 2019, 8:58 AM / in State News

BY JACK PHILLIPS  | A house in San Francisco, California that has been described as the least expensive in the city still costs more than half a million dollars. According to SFGate, the home, located in the city’s Glen Park neighborhood, is 570 square feet with one bathroom. It doesn’t have a garage. Meanwhile, according to Google Maps pictures, the property doesn’t appear […]

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‘Squad’ Members Prove That Only Progressives Qualify As ‘Women of Color’

‘Squad’ Members Prove That Only Progressives Qualify As ‘Women of Color’

on September 16, 2019, 8:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Judi McLeod  |  Canada Free Press In its explosive fury about a pro-Republican PAC televised ad, showing an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez photo on fire, so-called ‘Squad’ members prove that only a far left Progressive can be legitimately classified as a protected and privileged ‘Woman of Color’. Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders-inspired ‘squadettes’ Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley are in a […]

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Insanity in Washington…. Well Hell it’s everywhere

Insanity in Washington…. Well Hell it’s everywhere

on September 16, 2019, 8:21 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Dissing America, Hollywood takes a dive; China’s filmmaking booms

on September 16, 2019, 8:20 AM / in International News

BizPac Review, by Vivek Saxena Original Article The Chinese film industry is reportedly on track to “usurp” Hollywood, thanks in large part to Hollywood’s own stunningly eager willingness to bend at the knee in service to the East Asian country’s communist government and its demands for loyalty and censorship. “China has led Hollywood down the path of submission to a state […]

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I’m Sorry, Did I Offend You?

I’m Sorry, Did I Offend You?

on September 16, 2019, 8:18 AM / in Opinion

Well I finally hit another milestone; I finally got put in Facebook Jail for attempting to post a photo comment on a friends post showing a cartoon image of a man with his head shoved up his own ass. It seems the image was too graphic and violated their precious community standards. I can still log on to Facebook, and […]

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New York Times Makes Big Correction to Kavanaugh Story

New York Times Makes Big Correction to Kavanaugh Story

on September 16, 2019, 8:15 AM / in National News

H/T to The New York Times added a correction to a report over the weekend accusing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. The correction notes the woman involved in the incident with Kavanaugh does not recall it. Also not mentioned by the newspaper: One of the authors of the article and a related book, Robin Pogrebin, was a classmate of Kavanaugh’s […]

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Report: Consumers racked up $35.6 billion in credit card debt last quarter, an all-time record

Report: Consumers racked up $35.6 billion in credit card debt last quarter, an all-time record

on September 16, 2019, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Consumers racked up $35.6 billion in credit card debt in the second quarter of 2019 – an all-time high, according to a new report published by the personal finance website, WalletHub. “Americans began 2019 owing more than $1 trillion in credit card debt,” Alina Comoreanu, Wallethub senior researcher, said. “Although the forecast initially appeared […]

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A Buggy Lawsuit

A Buggy Lawsuit

on September 16, 2019, 8:09 AM / in State News

Another fun day in Florida Four South Florida tourists are suing Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, claiming they consumed live bugs that contaminated their lettuce wraps. Cynthia Walker, Jeoffrey Walker, Brittany Walker Figueroa, for herself and her daughter, Bella Figueroa, are seeking in excess of $15,000 in damages for loss of enjoyment of life, earnings and medical expenses after becoming “extremely […]

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Public employment roundup

on September 16, 2019, 8:07 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson  |  Overlawyered  States increase pension crisis with payouts for unused vacation and sick time [Steve Malanga, City Journal] “The Politics of Public Pension Boards” [Daniel DiSalvo, Manhattan Institute last year] State personnel board ordered reinstatement: “San Jose State cop fired after beating gets job back, now with Los Gatos police” [Robert Salonga, East Bay Times via Peter Bonilla] Time for […]

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OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy As Dozens Of States Decline Proposed Settlement

OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy As Dozens Of States Decline Proposed Settlement

on September 16, 2019, 8:05 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden  |  Zerohedge Just hours after the company’s board signed off on a proposed settlement with more than 2,000 litigants, including dozens of US states, the embattled US drugmaker Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a long-anticipated move aimed at shielding the company and its owners, the Sackler family, from financial ruin as they shoulder the brunt of the […]

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Center for Medicaid Services warns states to stop union dues skimming from Medicaid

on September 16, 2019, 8:00 AM / in National News

by Maxford Nelsen |  Freedom Foundation Today, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an informational bulletin reminding states that sending funds meant for Medicaid providers to third parties violates federal law. The move is the latest step in the federal government’s effort to crack down on states that illegally deduct union dues and political contributions from payments to […]

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Dems know Supreme Court could be 6-3 before Trump leaves office, thread explains dire consequences for the Left

Dems know Supreme Court could be 6-3 before Trump leaves office, thread explains dire consequences for the Left

on September 16, 2019, 7:55 AM / in National News

The New York Times has gone back on an article which published new information about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, correcting, the accuser does not remember the incident, “Friends say she does not recall the episode”. However, there’s much, much more to the story according to this thread:

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Couple Imprisoned in Iran While Trying to Dispel Its “Bad Rap” Are the Latest Victims of the Left’s Fantasy World

Couple Imprisoned in Iran While Trying to Dispel Its “Bad Rap” Are the Latest Victims of the Left’s Fantasy World

on September 16, 2019, 7:53 AM / in International News

By Robert Spencer The story has invited more ridicule than sympathy: an Australian couple has been arrested in Iran after only traveling there in the first place to “try to break the stigma around travelling to countries which get a bad wrap [sic] in the media.” Jolie King and Mark Firkin should have known better, but they are by no means the first […]

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Drone Strikes in Saudi Arabia Shut Down Half of Kingdom’s Oil Production – US Blames Iran — Possible Cruise Missile Attacks

Drone Strikes in Saudi Arabia Shut Down Half of Kingdom’s Oil Production – US Blames Iran — Possible Cruise Missile Attacks

on September 16, 2019, 7:44 AM / in International News

Written by Jim Hoft | Source: The Gateway Pundit A drone attack this weekend shut down half of Saudi Arabian oil production. The US blamed Iran for the attack. And later today the United States released satellite pictures showing th surgical strike on the oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia. Attack on Saudi oil facility came from direction of Iran, not […]

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The Right to Vote Extends to Dead People?

The Right to Vote Extends to Dead People?

on September 16, 2019, 7:35 AM / in Opinion

by Martin Armstrong  |  Armstrong Economics QUESTION: I assume you have seen the news how Florida has 53,000 dead people voting. Do you have a solution to the voter fraud? JS ANSWER: It is very simple. Voting should be done online, and voters should use their Social Security number which is required for just about everything these days. You cannot get on a plane […]

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President Trump Interviewing Possible Candidates For Security Adviser

President Trump Interviewing Possible Candidates For Security Adviser

on September 16, 2019, 7:26 AM / in National News

A few names have risen to the top of a short list of possible replacements, for former National Security Adviser John Bolton. Reports Friday said President Trump recently interviewed his top hostage negotiator, Robert O’Brien as a possible contender for the role. O’Brien was described by officials as a “safe choice” given his relationships within the State Department and Pentagon. […]

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September

on September 16, 2019, 7:24 AM / in History, National News

During the month of September we celebrate quite a few things. For example did you know that during the whole month of September we enthusiastically celebrate International Square Dancing Month.  How would we know this… simple. Our main editor, square danced for years as a youngster and even performed on TV.   It is also: Baby Safety Month Chicken Month […]

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Here They Go Again

Here They Go Again

on September 16, 2019, 7:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Erick Erickson The New York Times, several of its reporters, and progressive partisans are attacking Brett Kavanaugh again. This is all to promote a book by two reporters attempting to re-litigate the Kavanaugh matter. The reporters are not objective or reviewing the evidence, but working backwards from damning Kavanaugh. That requires twisting facts, ignoring inconvenient truths, and rewriting history. […]

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Why Georgia fans wore pink Saturday: The power of the past to change the future

Why Georgia fans wore pink Saturday: The power of the past to change the future

on September 16, 2019, 7:05 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison <comments@denisonforum.org> The University of Georgia hosted Arkansas State in a football game on Saturday. Georgia was ranked third in the nation; Arkansas State was not expected to make the score close. In fact, Georgia won 55–0. However, what mattered most to many watching the game was not the competition on the field but the apparel worn […]

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2020 Presidential Candidate Buttigieg Distorts Logic and Scripture

2020 Presidential Candidate Buttigieg Distorts Logic and Scripture

on September 16, 2019, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Perhaps Mayor Pete Buttigieg would have a better shot at appealing to Christian voters if he would not go to such extreme lengths to contort Scripture to rationalize his party’s abominable stance on abortion. The Democratic presidential candidate openly expresses his Christian faith and was the first candidate to hire a national faith outreach director. He believes political conservatism […]

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