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Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids

Synth Repairman Accidentally Gets High By Touching LSD Left in Vintage Buchla

Pentagon Finally Admits To UFO Investigations

Elon’s “Compelling” New Offer

Iran Is a Danger to No One

Unstoppable Domains -- Domain name seizures by law enforcement or state entities become a thing of the past

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists'

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Falls Ill at Mayor de Blasio Event in Manhattan When Mayor de Blasio asks Nadler if he is OK, Nadler can be heard responding with a faint "no" before putting his hand over his face

The State Can't Keep Drugs Out of Prisons. How Was It Ever Going to Keep Them Out of America?

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‘100%’ of illegal immigrant families being released into U.S., Homeland Security says

New Body Cam Evidence Shows Cops Trying to Cover for Fellow Cop who Murdered Justine Damond

Cop Caught on Video Harassing, Fining Flood Victims for Trying to Help Each Other

“It’s National Security Stuff” Says AGW

Buttigieg Surges as Some Voters Begin Suffering ‘Beto Overload’

Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up

The Fleeting Feeling of Freedom

*MUST HEAR!* Pastor John MacArthur: "WE WILL NOT BOW!" (To the neo-Sodom and Gomorrah Govt Decrees)

https://theappeal.org/state-trooper-said-man-took-bag-from-fentanyl-supplier-but-video-demonstrated-that-the-deal-never-went-down/

Impeachment Should Be on the Table If Trump Bombs Iran

Video Shows Cop Shoot Innocent Mentally Disabled Man Because He Asked for a Quarter

A Man Fights Back After His Profane Rant About a Deputy Ended in Harassment Charges

Cops Raid Innocent Grandma’s Home, Mistake Grandpa’s Ashes for Heroin, Arrest Her

Elijah Cummings' Wife Accused Of 'Self-Dealing' For 'Illegal Private Benefit'

Government Generously Hands Back Two-Thirds Of The $626,000 It Stole From Two Men Driving Through Missouri

When astronauts rise from the dead (Is it possible the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger crew never aboarded the craft?)

Adam Schitt Threatens “Enforcement Action” Against Attorney General Barr

SEN. HIRONO: I TOLD A CLASS OF 8TH GRADERS THEIR ABORTION RIGHTS ARE UNDER ATTACK ‘I told them I was coming to rally in front of the Supreme Court’

Paradise Stolen: From Perpetual War to Economic Slavery

Impeach Trump But Only for the Right Reason

Study: FDA is responsible for up to 73 million deaths since 2005

The Time Has Come for Patriotic Dissent: Stopping War With Iran Is Essential

Black man armed with AK-47 sends message to “niggaz”: Don’t f**k with my motherf**king president

Now that we know the FBI is corrupt and treasonous, it’s time to revisit the “official narrative” of 9/11 in search of the real truth

PETE BUTTIGIEG DEFENDS ABORTING THIRD TRIMESTER BABIES AFTER PARENTS HAVE ‘CHOSEN A NAME OR PURCHASED A CRIB’ ‘Let’s put ourselves in shoes of a woman in the situation’

Nation Takes Break From Killing Babies To Mourn Death Of Cat

Body Cam Video ‘Missing’ from 17 Cops Who Raided 4yo Boy’s Party, Pointed Guns at Kids, Destroyed Home

City Steals Elderly Man’s Home for Having a Cluttered Yard, Fines Him $60,000

A Texas City Attorney Was Arrested and Detained for Helping Three Young Migrants on the Side of the Road

Texas Poised To Ban All Red Light Cameras

Obama’s AG Eric Holder Attacks Bill Barr: “He’s Not Fit to Lead DOJ”

Mark Cuban: No Body Can Beat Trump In 2020 As of RIGHT NOW

The Growth of the American Police State

FIRE THE NUTCASES LEADING US TO WAR

Times Of Israel: "Stop Mel Gibson's New Anti-Semitic Movie, If Needed by Erecting New Laws"

Truckers Face Years in Prison for Transporting LEGAL Hemp

Punishing baseball fans with a high-priced publicity stunt

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report

Trump Doubles Down on Ineffective Tariffs, Further Harming U.S. Farmers and Consumers

Democrat Prez Hopeful Pete Buttigieg: Christianity Has Extremist Factions like Islam


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Trump Quietly Nominates Mass Surveillance Advocate To “Protect” Your Privacy Rights
Post Date: 2017-09-05 10:18:30 by Deckard
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By Carey Wedler Though outrage over mass surveillance swept the United States after Edward Snowden’s revelations in 2013, there is little discussion of these invasive practices just four years later. This apathy comes despite former President Barack Obama’s move to expand to information sharing between agencies just days before Trump took office and after the Trump administration signaled its desire to continue widespread surveillance. Amid this lack of attention toward the NSA, the president recently nominated a staunch advocate of mass surveillance to chair one of the few barriers standing between intrusive government spying and the American ...

'He's an a------, but he's our a------': California congressman gives blunt assessment of Trump
Post Date: 2017-08-29 11:21:14 by Deckard
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Rep. Duncan Hunter of California gave a blunt description of President Donald Trump after being asked by a group of Republicans to describe him, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. "He's just like he is on TV," Hunter said on Friday. "He's an asshole, but he's our asshole." The account was corroborated by four people at the Riverside County Young Republicans meeting at a sports bar, The Tribune reported. Hunter was also joined by Rep. Ken Calvert of California for the event. Hunter reportedly covered his mouth as he spoke: "He put his hand near his mouth like when you are going to whisper something," said Jose Guzman, one of the attendees. ...

Will Justice Come For IRS Lawbreakers At Last?
Post Date: 2017-08-29 10:56:25 by XDMAR
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buse Of Power: The IRS scandal seemingly has lain dormant now for months, all but forgotten amid the spate of recent anti-Trump media spasms, the ongoing violent antics of the antifa leftists and, now, Hurricane Harvey's devastation. But even if much of Washington has forgotten about it, a Washington judge hasn't. As reported by the Washington Examiner, Judge Reggie B. Walton of the Washington, D.C., District Court last week revived legal attention to the scandal, telling the IRS it has to reveal the names of IRS employees who targeted conservative, libertarian and Tea Party groups. But Walton didn't stop there. He also gave the IRS until Oct. 16 to find all the records in IRS ...

Duncan Hunter says Trump's 'an a--hole but he's our a--hole'
Post Date: 2017-08-29 09:45:47 by Willie Green
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Maybe Rep. Duncan Hunter left his fidget spinner at home, or maybe the California Republican didn't think he was talking on the record. Either way, Hunter just gave the most unvarnished, most unguarded, and most uncouth assessment of President Trump. "He's just like he is on TV," Hunter reportedly told a group of Young Republicans gathered at a sports bar. "He's an asshole, but he's our asshole." While that's not outlandish language outside D.C., it's unheard of inside the GOP conference. Trump's presidency has taken a turn for the worse, but most Republican lawmakers will bite their tongues before complaining about the president. Duncan's ...

Pelosi Very Confused: You "Can't Shout Wolf in a Crowded Theater"
Post Date: 2017-08-26 03:53:06 by Tooconservative
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Nancy Pelosi has been very confused this year. She keeps calling President Trump “President Bush” and continues to struggle with her vocabulary. The latest example happened in an interview with KRON when she “mixed her metaphors,” as The Washington Free Beacon reported, when talking about what the First Amendment does and doesn’t cover when it comes to free speech. "The Constitution does not say that a person can shout — yell wolf in a crowded theater,” Pelosi said, stumbling. “If you are endangering people, then you don’t have a constitutional right to do that.” Perhaps yelling “wolf” in a theater could be frightening for ...

2018 Will Be A Bloodbath – For Democrats
Post Date: 2017-08-24 06:19:20 by Tooconservative
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As President Trump’s troubles mount, the long-standing expectation that Democrats will gain several House and Senate seats in 2018 has only intensified. At this point, many observers are expecting a bloodbath – and they’re right. But for structural, historical, and intangible reasons, expect the bloodbath to be for Democrats as the GOP further expands its dominance in both houses of Congress. I see five reasons Democrats on Capitol Hill should stock up on life preservers. 1) Trump’s unpopularity won’t matter. Republicans and moderates who like Trump will vote Republican out sympathy with the president’s state of siege, but many of those who don’t like him ...

Remember that Time Trump Said "Get Out of Afghanistan"? Neither Does He.
Post Date: 2017-08-24 05:45:40 by Deckard
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The president's latest flip-flop is total and appalling. Will it finally alienate his base?As Matt Welch and Ed Krayewski have noted, President Donald Trump's plans for a United States military presence in Afghanistan aren't just secretive and undefined. They represent a total reversal of earlier statements condemning America's longest war for its utter lack of effectiveness and unconscionable loss of life and gigantic waste of money. To date, over 2,400 U.S. military have died in the war in Afghanistan and estimates of the cost run between $840 billion and $2 trillion. "Let's get with it," Citizen Trump said in 2012 at a video blog he used to promote The ...

How Bad Are the Republicans in Congress?
Post Date: 2017-08-22 09:30:09 by Deckard
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I have said over the years that Republicans in Congress are at their worst when they have control of both Houses of Congress, and especially when they hold the presidency as well. Like now. The last time the Republicans had absolute control of the government was during the presidency of George W. Bush when they had a majority in the House and Senate for over four years. And what did they do when they were in charge? They almost doubled the federal budget and the national debt, created the monstrous Department of Homeland Security, greatly expanded the Department of Education, passed the Patriot Act, let the government begin spying on Americans, started two senseless wars, and instituted the ...

I don't care who you are,you have to like this one
Post Date: 2017-08-19 06:05:50 by sneakypete
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Q: How many bureaucrats does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Two. One to assure everyone that everything possible is being done while the other screws the bulb into the water faucet. (Compliments of the Linux Fortune program.) Poster Comment:The above is what greeted me when I signed in.

A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack [Full Thread]
Post Date: 2017-08-10 16:21:48 by Tooconservative
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It is now a year since the Democratic National Committee’s mail system was compromised—a year since events in the spring and early summer of 2016 were identified as remote hacks and, in short order, attributed to Russians acting in behalf of Donald Trump. A great edifice has been erected during this time. President Trump, members of his family, and numerous people around him stand accused of various corruptions and extensive collusion with Russians. Half a dozen simultaneous investigations proceed into these matters. Last week news broke that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had convened a grand jury, which issued its first subpoenas on August 3. Allegations of treason are common; ...

Hillary Clinton Considers Becoming a Methodist Preacher
Post Date: 2017-08-10 13:01:42 by Stoner
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Failed presidential candidate and former first lady Hillary Clinton now has some interest in becoming a Methodist preacher, according to The Atlantic. Clinton’s pastor Bill Shillady told The Atlantic that Clinton had expressed interest in preaching when he saw her at a photo shoot for his book Strong for a Moment Like This for which Clinton has written the foreward. The book features daily devotionals he sent her during the 2016 campaign. “Clinton is lifting up an intimate, closely guarded part of herself,” Emma Green writes. “There are no more voters left to lose. In sharing her faith, perhaps Clinton sees something left to win, whether political or personal.” ...

Oops, Republicans Did It Again (The GOP predictably fails to deliver on their small government rhetoric.)
Post Date: 2017-08-03 10:19:56 by Deckard
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Despite a mountain of historical evidence that the Republican Party doesn't seriously stand for smaller government and individual liberty, I maintained some hope that this time would be different. With the GOP's retaking control of Congress and the White House, I actually thought Obamacare could be repealed and maybe even replaced with free market health care reforms. But though the night is still young in terms of the GOP's latest return to power, Republicans have quickly demonstrated that I should have trusted my usual pessimism, because it's clear that they're not guided by any principled support for limited government. Though a few congressional Republicans sincerely ...

Rand Paul just blocked the defense bill, and John McStain is not happy about it
Post Date: 2017-07-29 17:39:13 by Anthem
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is calling for a debate on rolling back authorizations for the use of military force that began during the George W. Bush administration. Paul objected to a consent request from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to begin defense authorization debate. Paul wants to offer amendments to the defense policy bill. According to a Tweet from Paul’s senior strategist, Doug Stafford, one of Paul’s amendments would seek to end the Authorization for Use of Military Force. “Senator Rand Paul requested two bipartisan amendments, one on ending indefinite detention and one on AUMF’s,” Stafford said. RELATED: Rand Paul: The failure to repeal ...

Is Trump Entering a Kill Box?
Post Date: 2017-07-28 13:14:20 by Anthem
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Given the bravery he showed in stepping out front as the first senator to endorse Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions deserves better from his boss than the Twitter-trashing he has lately received. The attorney general has not only been loyal to Trump and his agenda, he has the respect and affection of ex-colleagues in Congress and, more broadly, of populists and conservatives nationally. Trump’s tweets about Sessions are only demoralizing his base. Yet the president is not wrong to be exasperated and enraged. Time to buy old US gold coins A yearlong FBI investigation into Russian hacking has failed to produce a single indictment. Yet the president watches impotently as a special counsel ...

McCain Kills GOP Health Bill in Midnight Vote
Post Date: 2017-07-28 11:17:49 by Anthem
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The Senate blocked the latest attempt by the GOP to repeal Obamacare in a midnight vote, stalling one of President Trump’s main campaign promises.  Who were the three GOP lawmakers who blocked the bill? Never Trumper Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and John McCain of Arizona in a 49-51 vote. After McCain gave his thumbs down and said ‘no’, gasps could be heard from the Democrat side of the aisle (McCain’s friends). CNBC reports: The Senate blocked the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare in a dramatic floor vote early Friday morning, yet again stalling — for now — the key campaign goal that eludes the GOP six months into the ...

The GOP Is No Longer A ‘Conservative’ Party
Post Date: 2017-07-28 09:26:24 by Willie Green
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They’ve become radical, and they want to remake America. To most Americans, “conservative” is interchangeable with “Republican Party.” After all, the GOP has usually been the more conservative side of a two-party system for a century. We also tend to understand who a conservative is based on the root of the word: someone who is cautious and respects the status quo, or, put more strongly, someone who is resistant to change. But the term has philosophical roots, too, separate from the party. Political parties are fundraising organizations attached to a policy platform. Over time, platforms change. The Republican Party has been around more than 160 years and has ...

Democrats waiting on word from Julian Carroll after calling for him to resign
Post Date: 2017-07-25 10:24:39 by Stoner
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FRANKFORT Senate Minority Leader Ray Jones said Monday he still had not heard from state Sen. Julian Carroll on Senate Democrats’ vote Sunday to remove him from leadership and call for him to resign following a TV report that Carroll made unwanted sexual advances toward another man. “We have tried to reach out to him but have been unable to do so,” said Jones, D-Pikeville. “We cannot force him to resign but we believe that is the correct thing for him to do.” The Senate Democratic Caucus’ action Sunday came after cable TV station Spectrum News Pure Politics reported Saturday night that Carroll, who was governor from 1974 to 1979 and has been a member of the ...

John McCain diagnosed with Brain Cancer
Post Date: 2017-07-19 20:54:27 by 3-Dee
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Senator JoBesides releasing the Mayo Clinic’s statement, Mr. McCain’s office released its own statement saying he “appreciates the outpouring of support he has received over the last few days. He is in good spirits as he continues to recover at home with his family in Arizona.”hn McCain, Arizona Republican, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, according to a Mayo Clinic statement released Wednesday evening by his office. According to the Mayo Clinic, the cancer was discovered after some surgery last week to remove a blood clot above his left eye. “Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood ...

Macron: My charm may have changed Trump's mind on climate change
Post Date: 2017-07-16 21:08:30 by Anthem
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French President Emmanuel Macron says he worked his charm on President Donald Trump during the U.S. leader's visit to Paris – so much so that he may have changed Trump’s mind on climate change. Trump and Macron -- who said his interaction with Trump was carefully calculated -- discussed their main point of contention: U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. Macron told French news outlet Le Journal du Dimanche that Trump “listened” to him when the two discussed climate change, adding: “He understood the reason for my position, notably the link between climate change and terrorism.” BWAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! [I didn't read any ...

TRUMP COWER Donald Trump begs Theresa May to fix a ‘warm welcome’ for his state visit – and says he won’t set a date for it until he knows he’s going to get ‘a better reception’
Post Date: 2017-07-16 08:44:50 by cranky
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US President warns he will not visit until he can guarantee a good reception and pleas with Theresa May to help influence public BRAZEN Donald Trump urged the PM to “fix it” for him to get a warm welcome in Britain. And he warned he won’t set foot here until the public start liking him. The pair renewed Britain the US’s ‘special relationship’ when Theresa May rushed to Washington after Trump’s inauguration The US President made his shameless plea in a private conversation with Theresa May to plan his state visit — now postponed until next year. Two million people signed a petition calling for Mr Trump’s proposed trip to be axed. A ...

These Are The 24 Republicans Who Think The Pentagon Should Pay For Transgender Surgeries
Post Date: 2017-07-15 12:28:58 by Deckard
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The House of Representatives voted down a Republican proposal to ban the Pentagon from paying for gender-transition surgeries after 24 GOP congressmen crossed party lines to join the Democratic side. Republican Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s proposal to restrict funding for transgender members of the military was shut down in a close 209-214 vote on the the House floor Thursday after 24 GOP members sided with Democrats. Former President Barack Obama initiated the social policy changes that the Pentagon enacted in 2015. “The Obama transgender policy, which was implemented without input from members of Congress, is ill-conceived and contrary to our goals of increasing troop ...

Why Republicans Exempted Their Own Insurance From Obamacare Rollback
Post Date: 2017-07-15 07:25:50 by cranky
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The unusual nature of staff and member health benefits Sen. Ted Cruz has written a bill that would strike an exemption for senators’ health care.Senate budget rules are giving opponents of the rollback of the 2010 health care law an easy way to attack Republicans for hypocrisy. The Senate GOP may not really want to immunize their own member and staff health plans from their health care policy changes, but because they are seeking to bring their bill to the floor under the expedited budget reconciliation process, they have little choice. Sen. Ted Cruz has already unveiled a fix to nullify the exemption, but that bill would take 60 votes to overcome any filibuster attempts. ...

Science: Power Causes Brain Damage (Studies raise questions about what authority does to the mind)
Post Date: 2017-07-14 23:10:24 by Deckard
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A spate of recent articles corroborate what I already suspected, that holding elected office is the neurological equivalent of getting kicked in the head by a donkey. "Subjects under the influence of power," Dacher Keltner, a professor at University of California, Berkeley found, "acted as if they had suffered a traumatic brain injury—becoming more impulsive, less risk-aware, and, crucially, less adept at seeing things from other people's point of view." In other words, power turns people into sociopaths. This isn't a huge surprise to the vast majority of us who rant about power on election day and every day afterward. Republicans and Democrats want power ...

When I Found Out How Members Of Congress Really Spend Their Time, I Just About Threw Up
Post Date: 2017-07-13 08:44:23 by Deckard
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Did you know that many members of Congress spend three or four hours a day “dialing for dollars” in cramped call centers that both parties have set up in Washington? I promised that I would keep all of you updated on what I am learning as I run for Congress, and what I learned the other day just about had me losing my lunch. I always imagined members of Congress spending long hours in their offices working on legislation and other important matters, but the truth is that most members of Congress are little more than glorified telemarketers at this point. Winning the next election is everything for most of these Congress critters, and so they spend far more time making cold calls ...

Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin Wanted Hillary Clinton to Win
Post Date: 2017-07-12 20:35:53 by cranky
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 presidential elections, contrary to claims by his critics and opponents. Trump made his comments during an interview by Pat Robertson of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN): In an effort to debunk claims that Russia wanted to help him win the election, the president argued that’s an illogical conclusion. He thinks Putin would actually have been happier with Hillary Clinton in the White House because he’s building the U.S. military and working to export U.S. energy, which Russia opposes. “We are the most powerful country in the world and we are getting more ...

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