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Under Trump, Brags Mike Pompeo, CIA Will Be 'Much More Vicious Agency'

I'm not getting this whole Trump phone call thing

Ottawa man not guilty of sexual assault because he thought he could have sex with wife anytime

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: It Helps Them Consolidate Memories

The Fall of Civilizations

Profile In Treason: The Inconceivable Evil Of John McCain—“Man Of Blood”

Transgender Wyoming woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom

My daughter informed me last night what the olden days are

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2 former presidents — from both parties — blast the state of American politics in unprecedented day

Donald Trump Didn't Create Danger Of Presidential Dictatorship... He Inherited It

Judging by Mueller's staffing choices, he may not be very interested in justice

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Break up the Google-Facebook-Amazon web monopoly

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Awful: Thad Cochran reportedly disoriented in the Senate

Will people now believe Corey Feldman about Hollywood abusers?

Obama’s name to replace Jefferson Davis on Jackson elementary school

Team Obama’s stunning cover-up of Russian crimes

Scalias All the Way Down

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No Charge

Why hydrogen is becoming a big deal

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Hillary Clinton Could Still Be Installed as President

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Does TV's obsession with fictional American traitors affect our view of government?

The twilight of the elites...in the European Union

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6 Questions About the Vegas Massacre That Will Make You Wonder What They’re Hiding

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Florida declares state of emergency ahead of Richard Spencer speech

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'I was running downstairs in heels with a cup of coffee and fell backwards!': Hillary Clinton appears on British TV show to promote her book hobbling on crutches and wearing a protective boot after BREAKING her toe

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LAS VEGAS SHOOTING VIDEO CHANGES EVERYTHING

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Polkark,from Masterpiece Theater on PBS

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Clinton Foundation to keep Harvey Weinstein's $250,000 donation

Bergdahl declared jihad in captivity, secret documents show

Trump and the dismantling of Obama's legacy

Austrian 'whizz-kid' in election triumph


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Sports teams are ditching Trump hotels
Post Date: 2017-10-12 18:56:12 by Willie Green
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Professional teams across four major sports leagues that sometimes stayed in Trump hotels are apparently now finding different lodging while on the road, according to a report Thursday. An investigation by the Washington Post found that none of the 105 teams that responded from the total of 123 franchises from the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Hockey League or Major League Baseball would confirm that it stays at a Trump-branded property while on the road. Of the teams that responded, 18 declined to comment and 71 indicated that they hadn’t stayed at Trump hotels in recent years. A total of 17 confirmed a visit to a Trump property within the ...

'I doubt you're a real billionaire': Richard Branson publishes scathing letter from Trump
Post Date: 2017-10-02 09:18:50 by Willie Green
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Richard Branson has revealed details of his long-running feud with Donald Trump, publishing a scathing letter he received from the then New York property mogul in 2004. Mr Trump wrote to the Virgin brand founder after he launched a short-lived programme,  The Rebel Billionaire: Branson’s Quest for the Best,  with a similar format to The Apprentice.Excerpts from the letter are reproduced in Mr Branson’s new book, Finding My Virginity."At least your dismal ratings can now allow you to concentrate on your airline which, I am sure, needs every ounce of your energy,” Mr Trump wrote."It is obviously a terrible business and I ...

Another Reason for the Electric Car Push?
Post Date: 2017-09-16 11:46:16 by Deckard
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Whenever the government is rabidly enthusiastic about something you can be reasonably sure you shouldn’t be.Electric cars are being pushed for all kinds of reasons, none of them beneficial to us. If that weren’t the case, then it wouldn’t be necessary to push (mandate, subsidize) electric cars. They would be embraced as naturally – as freely – as a better smartphone or more-delicious (and cheaper) hamburger. Of course, it is necessary to push them. The why gets interesting.One of the reasons for the electric car push has to do with their very high cost. Which – if electric cars are to become mass-market cars – necessarily entails more and higher debt ...

I Became a Pot Felon at 18. I'm Owed More Than an Apology.
Post Date: 2017-08-25 07:22:40 by Deckard
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Maybe reparations from the federal government are in order.When asked why I advocate for legalization of recreational drugs, I give a simple answer: Because the government doesn't know what's best for me or others. But there's another reason, and it's far more personal. Twenty-five years ago, as a college freshman, I was arrested by undercover cops for selling $80 worth of marijuana to fellow students. I was convicted of two felonies: distribution and possession of a narcotic. I spent a month in jail. Long after the ordeal, I feel resentment at the United States government and the old conservative guard who still mostly run it. It's important to understand that becoming ...

Economics Is Dead
Post Date: 2017-08-18 20:02:39 by U don't know me
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Economics Is Dead August 3, 2017 By: The Mogambo Guru Alas, all my dreams of achieving immortality through my Staggering Mogambo Brilliance (SMB) in economics are turning to bitter dust. This is probably because I am not very bright have never had an original thought in my whole life. For the record, though, I am officially blaming this outrage on everybody but me. Yet, in my deep despair, I can still delight in childishly upstaging real geniuses, like Albert Einstein, who said something to the effect that compound interest was a miracle. Here is where I haughtily say, with a delicious hint of condescending disdain in my voice, “Einstein? Ha! What does a theoretical physicist ...

'Free cruise' robocalls could land you $900
Post Date: 2017-08-17 13:35:07 by Willie Green
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(KMOV.com) -- A robocall you may have either hung up on or completely ignored may land you $900 in your bank account.In a class action lawsuit, Charvat v. Resort Marketing Group, Resort Marketing Group made automated phone calls offering a free cruise. The problem is, those phone calls violated the Telephone Consumer Act, which places restrictions on telemarketers, according to the lawsuit.You can find out if you're eligible for the payout here.Resort Marketing Group is a third party travel agency and referred to themselves as "Travel Services" during the calls.  They made the calls to offer free cruises with Carnival, Royal Caribbean or Norwegian Cruise lines.If you ...

Storage Cubby “Criminals”
Post Date: 2017-07-20 06:35:56 by Deckard
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You may be aware that cops can simply steal – yes, that’s exactly the correct word – cash found on your person or in your vehicle, in the course of a traffic stop, say – solely on account of it being an “excessive” amount.“Excessive” being entirely up to them to define.It could be $10,000 – or $1,000. There is no specific amount of cash defined by statute that crosses a legal threshold. Thus, one cannot know ahead of time not to carry, say, $5,000 – but $500 is ok.It is enough that a government worker with a gun considers whatever cash you are found to have in your possession “excessive.”And these armed government workers can ...

How the U.S. Postal Service has helped turn Amazon into a giant by undercharging them by $1.46 a package on postage
Post Date: 2017-07-15 08:43:04 by cranky
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A new report explains how the U.S. Postal Service has been practically subsidizing postage for large retailers like AmazonThe Postal Service is barred by law from charging less than it costs to deliver a packageBut the report finds that they may be miscalculating the package side of their business In April, a Citigroup analysis found that the Postal Service should be charging, on average, $1.46 more on packages'It is as if every Amazon box comes with a dollar or two stapled to the packing slip - a gift card from Uncle Sam,' Josh Sanbulte writes in the Wall Street JournalThere's a reason Amazon packages have become a common sight on front steps around the country, and that's ...

Snapchat IPO Investors Have Now All Lost Money on Snap Stock
Post Date: 2017-07-12 19:20:41 by cranky
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Snap stock has fallen below its IPO price of $17 for the first time, roughly four months after the maker of Snapchat went public in March. After briefly touching the $17 threshold in mid-June, Snap's stock price fell to an all-time low of $16.99 at market close on Monday. That means all the investors who bought into the disappearing-message app company's much-hyped stock market debut have officially lost money. Most people who bought Snap (snap, -1.49%) stock, which opened its first trading day at $24—soaring 41% out of the gate—have lost even more. An Uber driver who invested when shares hit $25 on Snap's IPO day has lost 32% of his money. And Snap has shed more ...

Minimum wage set to drop in Missouri
Post Date: 2017-07-06 17:11:45 by hondo68
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© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. 0705-en-reynolds-minwage.jpg ST. LOUIS -- Cities all over the United States have been boosting their minimum wage. It's up to $15 an hour in Seattle, but it's going in the opposite direction in St. Louis, Missouri. Amer Hawatmeh's family-owned restaurant in downtown St. Louis is struggling. Along with rising sales taxes, and meat prices, a minimum wage hike to $10 an hour two months ago made it expensive to stay open. So he's cut back from five to two days a week for lunch. His hamburgers are smaller, his entrees pricier and his customers scarcer. Hawatmeh believes it's not the government, but a combination of worker determination ...

Will the Government Ruin Self-Driving Cars?
Post Date: 2017-07-05 21:08:02 by Anthem
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Over the past several decades, cars have become increasingly high tech allowing for computers to take larger roles in the routine functions of the car.  Computerized functions have been a boon to consumers, who advantage from greater reliability and efficiency, but also to criminal hackers who advantage from greater vulnerability. Starting around the turn of the last decade tech enthusiasts started toying around with the concept of hacking into cars.  So-called “white hat” hackers, who seek out exploits in technology so companies can fix them, successfully attempted to remotely disable a sedan’s breaks and allowed for companies to take hacking into consideration ...

"Boss Gatlin" accused of using three kids to assist in Higginsville marijuana operation
Post Date: 2017-06-30 01:42:04 by hondo68
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Boss Gatlin Lafayette County prosecutors say couple forced kids into family business…of growing weed. Coming up tonight at 10. #fox4kc pic.twitter.com/ItzhX1Zg4I — Katie Banks (@kbanksreports) September 30, 2016 HIGGINSVILLE, Mo. — An 8-year-old girl told investigators she and two of her siblings worked various jobs cultivating marijuana because their mother said they needed to sell it to support the family. Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant on Tuesday and later arrested Christine Antwiler and Martin Gatlin, both of whom are facing multiple felony charges. Prosecutors charged each suspect with endangering the welfare of a child involving ...

U.S. first quarter economic growth revised up on jump in consumer spending
Post Date: 2017-06-29 17:15:06 by Justified
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy slowed less than feared in the first quarter due largely to a jump in consumer spending, providing a slightly more encouraging outlook for growth this year. Gross domestic product increased at a 1.4 percent annual rate instead of the 1.2 percent reported last month, the Commerce Department said in its final assessment for the period on Thursday. The reading was the worst since the second quarter of 2016 but above analysts' expectations, easing fears the economy had been hobbled at the start of this year. The government had pegged first-quarter growth at a paltry 0.7 percent in its first estimate in April. "The upward revision occurred even ...

Trump Threatens to Tax the Internet Because He’s Mad at Jeff Bezos
Post Date: 2017-06-28 10:50:29 by Willie Green
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There is no such thing as “Internet taxes.” Hours after The Washington Post published a story revealing that a Time magazine cover featuring Donald Trump, which hangs in several of his golf clubs, is actually fake, the president lashed out at the Post and its owner, Amazon C.E.O. Jeff Bezos, in a bizarre, borderline incoherent tweet. “The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as the guardian of Amazon not paying internet taxes (which they should) is FAKE NEWS!” Trump wrote. Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as the guardian of Amazon not paying internet taxes (which they should) is FAKE NEWS! 8:06 AM - 28 Jun 2017 ...

Runaway roofers who removed the wrong roof tracked down by St. Louis neighbors
Post Date: 2017-06-27 08:28:44 by cranky
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It was the mystery of the missing roof. On Friday, St. Louis resident Laura McInnis discovered that nearly half the shingles on her perfectly good roof were missing. A haphazardly secured tarp covered the damage. A pile of tiles were strewn on her property, with some beer bottles mixed in. “I had no idea what happened,” she said. McInnis had just moved to Michigan with her husband, Chris McInnis. The couple were set to close the sale of their house in the 5600 block of Rosa Avenue in the Princeton Heights neighborhood. But on Friday, Laura McInnis was contacted by a watchful neighbor. “The tarp your roofers put on yesterday is starting to blow up and back,” her ...

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Settles False Advertising Lawsuit for $1.5M
Post Date: 2017-06-25 04:51:32 by 3-Dee
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Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Settles False Advertising Lawsuit for $1.5M by Jerome Hudson 8 Jun 2017 Honest Company — a household goods and cleaning products company co-founded by actress Jessica Alba — has agreed to pay $1.55 million in a class-action lawsuit settlement for failing to inform consumers that its soaps and cleaning products contain a toxic chemical. The California-based company did not state that some of its products contained a byproduct of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, a compound found in most cleaning products that can cause rashes, according to court records obtained and published by the Daily Mail. In March 2016, the Wall Street Journal published a report ...

Think Twice Before Opening A Gold Or Silver IRA
Post Date: 2017-06-21 11:36:13 by Willie Green
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For anyone worried about financial security in retirement, those ads touting gold and silver IRAs on conservative-leaning cable TV channels and from digital news outlets can sound pretty persuasive. Take the Rosland Capital commercial where actor William Devane gets caught in a downpour while golfing. “Some things you just can’t control,” says Devane, “like runaway inflation or unstable governments printing money as worthless as wet scorecards. But you can control whether or not you let the money in your retirement lose its value.” Then there’s the one from Lear Capital — like Rosland Capital’s, running on Fox News Channel — that asks the ...

‘Disgusting:’ McDonald’s introduces ‘gay pride’ fries, Christians call for boycott [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2017-06-16 07:55:06 by HomerBohn
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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 15, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- For Gay Pride month, McDonald’s franchises in San Francisco and in the nation’s capital are issuing “Pride Fries” in rainbow-colored containers. “The rainbow fry boxes are a fun way to show our support of the LGBTQ community, using one of McDonald’s most iconic and recognizable items,” Cathy Martin of the restaurant corporation’s “Pride Network” stated in a press release. She added that McDonald’s is “proud to honor and celebrate the LGBTQ community, including our employees, customers and beyond – each and every day.” McDonald's is acknowledged as a corporate ...

Coal industry could be in store for a 'rare earth' reboot
Post Date: 2017-06-13 10:42:31 by Tooconservative
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The coal industry's future may have much more to do with building smartphones, wind turbines and missile defense radar than billowing smoke stacks and environmental finger pointing, say federal coal advisers and experts. The direction of the industry is aimed at harvesting what are known as "rare earth elements," for which the U.S. industry depends on China. The 19 elements are key ingredients in building complex electronics used in smartphones, jets, defense applications, advanced wind turbines and renewable energy, not to mention light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. The bottom line is that the U.S. needs to diversify its supply of the minerals, and the coal industry is the ...

Five of the ‘Big 6’ agricultural corporations, including Monsanto, looking to merge
Post Date: 2017-06-13 10:12:51 by Anthem
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Mergers between five of the "Big Six" agricultural chemical and seed corporations — Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Pioneer; ChemChina and Syngenta; Bayer and Monsanto — are raising concerns for farmers nationwide. Mergers between five of the “Big Six” agricultural chemical and seed corporations — Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Pioneer; ChemChina and Syngenta; Bayer and Monsanto — are raising concerns for farmers nationwide. These leading companies control more than 60 percent of the market for seeds, pesticides and herbicides worldwide. “If these posed mergers work like all of the past ag supply mergers that we have already experienced, it will mean ...

This Is What Globalized Crony Capitalism Looks Like: Immelt Got Fabulously Wealthy While GE Shares Dropped
Post Date: 2017-06-13 07:57:46 by cranky
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Jeff Immelt is perhaps the perfect paragon for the failures of the now passing age of globalization. Immelt is stepping down from his position as chairman and chief executive of General Electric, the massive company he has led since September of 2001. Jack Welch, his legendary predecessor, had overseen the company as its value rose from about $14 billion in when he took the reins in 1981 to nearly $500 billion when he retired 20 years later. Its stock price increased 400 percent. Annual revenue soared from $18 billion to an eye-popping $130 billion. When he took the top job, Immelt promised that “GE will always outperform any market that we’re in.” That certainly has not ...

We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier
Post Date: 2017-06-12 10:56:57 by Deckard
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Thanks for nothing, Federal Communications Commission.The basic idea of the cellphone was introduced to the public in 1945—not in Popular Mechanics or Science, but in the down-home Saturday Evening Post. Millions of citizens would soon be using "handie-talkies," declared J.K. Jett, the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Licenses would have to be issued, but that process "won't be difficult." The revolutionary technology, Jett promised in the story, would be formulated within months. But permission to deploy it would not. The government would not allocate spectrum to realize the engineers' vision of "cellular radio" until 1982, ...

America Sits Atop the Global Hydrocarbon Throne for 5th Straight Year
Post Date: 2017-06-08 22:13:19 by Tooconservative
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Last year, for the fifth straight time, the United States produced more oil and gas than any other country on this planet. That data comes to us courtesy of the Energy Information Administration (EIA): For the United States and Russia, total petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbon production in energy content terms is almost evenly split between petroleum and natural gas, while Saudi Arabia’s production heavily favors petroleum. Total petroleum production is made up of several different types of liquid fuels, including crude oil and lease condensate, tight oil, extra-heavy oil, and bitumen. In addition, various processes produce natural gas plant liquids (NGPL), biofuels, and ...

Despite the left’s best efforts, the Dakota Access Pipeline is now delivering oil
Post Date: 2017-06-01 19:45:14 by Tooconservative
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Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline became an international news story last year. Progressives around the country rallied to the cause and held marches around the country. Over a million dollars was raised on social media to support the main protest camp and thousand of people traveled to remote Cannonball, North Dakota to become part of the effort to block the final mile of the nearly 1,200-mile long pipeline. Protesters battled police on land and in the water and over several months hundreds, mostly from out of state, were arrested. One woman faces 10 years in jail for (allegedly) firing a gun toward police officers. The Obama administration came to the protesters’ ...

Suicidal to Stay in this Market
Post Date: 2017-05-31 07:59:35 by U don't know me
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Suicidal to Stay in this Market-Charles Nenner By Greg Hunter On May 31, 2017 By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Renowned financial and geopolitical analyst Charles Nenner is doubling down on his prediction last year that the financial markets will crash in the fall of 2017. Nenner says, “People not positioned correctly may lose everything.” Nenner points out, “We all know they say the market goes up 8% on a yearly basis. That’s based on the fact if I draw a line through the markets, it shows 8%. I don’t think anybody realizes how much we are above the line. In order to get back to 8%, we have to go much below the line . . . So, it’s total nonsense to say ...

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