May 1, 2016

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Female commuters on the London tube have reportedly been given cards calling them

Women handed ‘Fat’ cards on London tube

Female commuters on the London tube have reportedly been given cards calling them 'fat' and 'ugly'. Police are investigating reports that female passengers on the London Underground have been handed printed cards saying they are 'fat' and 'ugly'. Kara Florish claimed she had been given one such a card and called it 'hateful, cowardly and could potentially upset people struggling with their confidence'. Ms Florish, from Southend-on-Sea, posted a couple of photos on social [...]

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GOP Donors for Immigration Reform: Sheldon Adelson, Paul Singer & More

GOP Donors for Immigration Reform: Sheldon Adelson, Paul Singer & More

Tens of thousands of immigration reform supporters march in the "Rally for Citizenship" on the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) What do major Republican donors like Sheldon Adelson and Paul Singer have in common with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi? They are all in favor of immigration reform . The Republican rank and file [...]

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Obama Said Something Embarrassingly Wrong About Ukraine

Obama Said Something Embarrassingly Wrong About Ukraine

Obama bro-hugs ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych in 2010. (AP) President Obama said something bizarre about foreign policy during his appearance on 60 Minutes over the weekend. Pressed by Stever Kroft on whether Vladimir Putin’s aggressive actions in Ukraine and Syria (where Russian bombers are targeting U.S.-backed forces) posed a “challenge” to his leadership, the president rejected the premise of the question [emphasis added]: Steve Kroft: A year ago when we did this interview, [...]

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Federal Tax Code and Regulations Now Exceed 10 Million Words in Length

Federal Tax Code and Regulations Now Exceed 10 Million Words in Length

The length of the federal tax code and regulations now exceed 10 million words, according to a report from the Tax Foundation. According to the report, the federal tax code is 2,412,000 words long, and federal tax regulations are 7,655,000 words long. In 1955, the federal tax code and regulations together totaled 1.4 million words. Since then, the combined length has increased more than seven fold, growing at a pace of 144,500 words per [...]

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From a 2010 Report:  Records show Marco Rubio spent thousands with GOP credit card

From a 2010 Report: Records show Marco Rubio spent thousands with GOP credit card

Rubio’s charge card expenses include a $1,000 charge at Braman Honda in Miami for repairs to the family minivan. The party also paid $2,976 for him to rent a car in Miami for five weeks. Rubio said the van was damaged at a party function. Rubio’s charge card expenses include a $1,000 charge at Braman Honda in Miami for repairs to the family minivan. The party also paid $2,976 for him to rent a [...]

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Sixth podium is on standby for Joe Biden in case he declares before tomorrow's first Democratic presidential debate

Sixth podium is on standby for Joe Biden in case he declares before tomorrow’s first Democratic presidential debate

CNN hosting debate in Las Vegas and has rewritten rules to allow Biden to participate - even if he doesn't declare his candidacy until Tuesday morning There will be five top candidates on stage for Tuesday night's first Democratic Party presidential debate , and one conspicuous absence in Vice President Joe Biden -- although even Biden will have a podium available on stage just in case. CNN, which is hosting Tuesday's contest, announced Monday [...]

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Non-Citizens Will Now Vote In At Least One State

Non-Citizens Will Now Vote In At Least One State

Governor Jerry Brown just sold out the American vote in California. He signed a new version of the Motor Voter Act that will register every eligible California citizen who acquires a driver’s license or renews a license at the Department of Motor Vehicles to vote. Governor Jerry Brown This is after he made all illegal aliens eligible for diver’s licenses. Eleven states allow illegal aliens to get driver’s licenses. In California, state officials “specifically [...]

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Memo to David Frum: Weimar German ‘gun control’ enabled Hitler to confiscate Jews’ guns

Memo to David Frum: Weimar German ‘gun control’ enabled Hitler to confiscate Jews’ guns

These nice people made Germany's strict "gun control" laws during the Weimar Republic era, hoping to curb street violence between Nazis and Communists. Reichstag, 1925. (Image: Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-01154. 12 Mar 1925) At Breitbart, John Nolte notices that David Frum is trying to school Ben Carson on “gun control.” (The correct expression for the concept intended is gun restrictions , so I will use that here.) What Nolte calls out is Frum’s remarkable assertion [...]

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Mexican killer of ICE agent extradited to U.S. linked to ATF’s Fast & Furious

Mexican killer of ICE agent extradited to U.S. linked to ATF’s Fast & Furious

insert picture One of the prime suspects in the murder of a member of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Special Agent Jaime Zapata, and the attempted slaying of his partner, Special Agent Victor Avila was extradited to the United States by the Mexican government for his part in the drug-cartel’s ambush. U.S. Department of Justice officials said that although 34-year-old Jose Emanuel Garcia Sota (a/k/a Juan Manuel Maldonado Amezcua, Zafado or Safado), of [...]

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N.D. leads nation in refugee resettlement per capita

N.D. leads nation in refugee resettlement per capita

FARGO -- Over roughly the past two years, no state has taken in more refugees per capita than North Dakota, a distinction the mayor of the state's largest city said should inspire pride. "We're reaching out and trying to help our neighbors," said Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. "We have jobs, we have needs, and we're trying to grow as a state." Populous states like California and Texas take in the largest total number of [...]

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Is the Pentagon About to Swap One Failed Syria Strategy for Another?

Is the Pentagon About to Swap One Failed Syria Strategy for Another?

Let’s begin with the good news — the Pentagon is backing away from its failed effort to recruit and train allied Syrian rebels. After millions of dollars in expenditures yielded less than two dozen friendly fighters in the field, the administration is going to “refocus” its Syria strategy. But here’s the bad news — it’s continuing its quest for the mythical moderate in a jihadist-dominated battlefield: The Obama administration backed away Friday from a [...]

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Can House conservatives be leaders, not rebels?

Can House conservatives be leaders, not rebels?

"The lazy narrative is we want a more conservative speaker," Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., a member of the House Freedom Caucus, has been quoted as saying. "But what we want is a more process-focused speaker." (AP) The collapse of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's bid for speaker was sudden, but conservative discontent with congressional Republicans was simmering long before the current leadership team was even in place. Conservative activists didn't feel they had much [...]

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The Case Against Paul Ryan

The Case Against Paul Ryan

AP Photo/Molly Riley 0 Comments 46 With House Republicans reportedly in "chaos" after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the Speaker's race, the GOP establishment has been heavily pushing Paul Ryan (R-Wi.) to run for Speaker of the House. Ryan has not expressed interest in doing so previously, but is reconsidering . But Ryan as Speaker would be a horrible mistake for the House Republicans. It is troubling that establishment news outlets [...]

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Cruz takes gloves off: Trump won't be nominee

Cruz takes gloves off: Trump won’t be nominee

Ted Cruz also said he could beat Donald Trump based on his principles in an interview with WABC's Rita Cosby taped Thursday and set to air in full on Sunday. (AP Photo) Sen. Ted Cruz said Donald Trump will not be the Republican nominee for president because the majority of his supporters would end up voting for the Texas lawmaker instead. When asked if he could beat Trump in an interview with WABC's Rita [...]

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