July 22, 2019

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Democrat Amy Klobuchar: ‘We All Stand on the Shoulders of Immigrants’

Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) traveled to New Hampshire on Saturday and claimed “our democracy is at stake” because “we all stand on the shoulders of immigrants.” Klobuchar was quick to call out President Donald Trump for his previous remarks on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and said the “send her back” chant that…

At Least 14 Illegal Aliens Amongst 22 MS-13 Gang Members Charged with Murderous Machete Attacks

At least 14 of the 22 MS-13 gang members charged with murdering victims with machetes came to the United States as illegal aliens, Breitbart News can confirm. Last week, 22 Los Angeles-based members of the violent El Salvadorian MS-13 gang were arrested and charged with a string of gruesome murders that included cases where victims…

Biden: ‘I Can’t Promise’ You’ll Keep Your Doctor Under Public Option

Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday he “can’t promise” individuals will be allowed to keep their existing doctors if his new public option healthcare proposal is implemented. Biden, who was instrumental in helping President Barack Obama pass the Affordable Care Act (ACA), made the admission to the Washington Examiner while campaigning in Nevada. “Well…

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump

(Reuters) – A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed. Storm clouds pass over the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, U.S. June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   …

Progressives Are Convinced That Trump Is Toast

President Donald Trump in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in 2017 (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) But that attitude may mean they’ll be burned again.About every other year, I make it a point to stop by Netroots Nation, the annual gathering of thousands of progressive activists, to take the temperature of the American Left. One year,…

Major power outages pop up from Michigan to New York amid dangerous heat wave

As the heat wave gripped much of the country on Sunday, power outages reported in multiple states left hundreds of thousands of customers in the dark.Crews were working to restore power after heavy storms over two days knocked out power for more than 800,000 Michigan homes and businesses.Two utilities said it could take until Wednesday to restore…

Texas mom, 29, missing since concert is ‘endangered,’ police say

El Paso, Texas, police issued a missing-person alert late Thursday for a 29-year-old mother who hasn’t been seen since she went on a date to a concert last weekend, saying the woman is “endangered.”Erika Andrea Gaytan made several Facebook posts from the July 13 “El Reencuentro Norteno” concert at the El Paso County Coliseum, where…

Exclusive: Gulf Cartel Leader Caught Sneaking Across Texas Border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Federal authorities arrested a leading lieutenant with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel in Texas after he illegally snuck across the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Law enforcement agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) had their sights on the cartel cell leader for some time in connection with multiple drug shipments…

Sanders Campaign Limiting Staffer Hours in Order to Pay $15 Minimum Wage

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced that his campaign will limit staffer hours in order to pay $15 an hour in response to complaints from employees who accused his campaign of paying “poverty wages.” Sanders spoke to the Des Moines Register on Friday and defended his campaign from recent rumblings of staffer complaints. “I’m very proud to…

Senators Introduce Resolution to Label Antifa ‘Domestic Terrorists’

Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) introduced a resolution Thursday that would label Antifa a “domestic terrorist organization.” “Whereas members of Antifa, because they believe that free speech is equivalent to violence, have used threats of violence in the pursuit of suppressing opposing political ideologies,” the resolution states. The resolution continues: Whereas…

Mexico dodges bullet on ‘safe third country’ talks with U.S. after stemming migrant flows

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico said on Sunday it averted the so-called “safe third country” negotiations with the United States it desperately wanted to avoid after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Mexican efforts in reducing U.S.-bound migrant flows. Pompeo met with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday in Mexico City to discuss…

Abortion Continues to Not Make Sense

Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters/File Photo) Does Leana Wen’s Planned Parenthood departure signal new hope for real choices for women?This past week saw the news that Planned Parenthood’s first medical-doctor president, Leana Wen, was out of a job, less than nine months in, shortly after suffering a miscarriage. The split…

Ilhan Omar and ‘Send Her Back’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) at a rally in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2019 The episode speaks to our eroding sense of citizenship.‘Send her back!” they chanted, meaning Representative Ilhan Omar, the Somalia-born Jew-hating weirdo elected to Congress by the ghastly fruitcakes who run things in Minneapolis. President Donald J. Trump, elected president by the…

The Puzzling Problem of Vaping

A man holds an electronic cigarette as he vapes on a street in downtown Cairo, Egypt February 9, 2019. (Amr Abdallah/Reuters) When vaping among high schoolers increases 78 percent in one year, it has become a fashion fad.San Francisco — A 29-story office building at 123 Mission Street illustrates the policy puzzles that fester because of…

Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more

Something’s changed about Ted Cruz – and it’s not just the beard.First, there was the common ground with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Then, there was the push for people to donate supplies to detained migrants at the border. Then, Cruz called out Tennessee for honoring a Confederate Army general with an ugly past.Is the senator from Texas –…

Liberty Vittert: FaceApp’s sinister genius – Who knew Americans would give their lives away so easily?

I downloaded the “FaceApp” application on my phone even after reports suggested that a Russian company was using it to harvest our data and the media told us it was the single dumbest thing you could do.I did it anyway.FaceApp is the new craze. You give it access to a photo of yourself and it…

Donald Trump Jr. Savages Michael Avenatti: ‘Really Enjoyed Meeting Your Ex-Wife at My Speech’

Donald Trump Jr. trolled Michael Avenatti on Saturday, sharing a photo on social media of himself with the befallen lawyer’s ex-wife at a recent event. “Hey Creepy Porn Lawyer, appreciate you flagging this,” Trump Jr. wrote on Twitter with a photo posing with Lisa Storie at a joint event for the Lincoln Club of Orange County and…

Ocasio-Cortez: Trump’s Immigration Policies About ‘Ethnicity and Racism’

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Saturday that President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda is about “ethnicity and racism.” “All you need to do is hear what the President did this week to know this is not about immigration at all,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a town hall in Queens, New York City, according to CNN. “Because once…

Chuck Schumer Blames the Trump Administration for Overcrowding at the Southern Border

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is blaming the Trump administration for the migrant crisis – overcrowding specifically – at the southern border,  ignoring the Democrat Party’s recent efforts to stifle the GOP’s attempts to address the issue. “The @SenateDems and I pushed Border Patrol leadership hard,” Schumer tweeted Friday. “Overcrowding. Migrants without the help they need. It…

Iran says tanker incidents have not impacted its oil exports: SHANA

FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh talks to journalists at the beginning of an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard FoegerDUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh, said on Sunday that the country’s oil exports had not been impacted so far by the recent tanker incidents in the Gulf. “Oil…

Wolf Warrior II Tells Us a Lot about China

Rachel Prescott Smith (Celina Jade) and Leng Feng (Wu Jing) in Wolf Warrior 2 The movie is a window into state propaganda — and the population’s beliefs, too.The Chinese economy is taking a big hit as a result of the trade war with the U.S: A leading export indicator has fallen several months in a row, Chinese companies postponed campus…

No One Really Wants to ‘Send Her Back’

Rep Ilhan Omar (D, Minn.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 15, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) Don’t exaggerate the significance of raucous chants.The president can be very entertaining, but I don’t pay much attention to political rallies, including his famously raucous ones. For the faithful, the rallies are fun spectacles, like rock concerts or ball…

History as Wisdom: Thomas Carlyle vs. the ‘Perfectibilarians’

Depiction of the storming of the Tuileries Palace on August 10, 1792 ( Jean Duplessis-Bertaux ) The most memorable critic of ‘Enlightenment’ rationalism was also a visionary moralist.‘If we act only for ourselves, to neglect the study of history is not prudent,” that very profound and virtuous man Samuel Johnson wrote; “if we are entrusted…

Missing Minnesota toddler found cruising on toy tractor at county fair

A Minnesota family received a big scare on Thursday when they realized their two-and-a-half-year-old son was nowhere to be found, only to find out the young explorer left home on his toy tractor, ending up at a local fair two blocks away.The fearless youngster, Kenneth Allen, traveled at a blistering one mile per hour on his toy John Deere,…

AOC says Trump ‘relished’ rally chant about Omar, doesn’t want to be president anymore

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., disputed President Trump’s account of his Wednesday night rally in North Carolina, claiming that he “relished” the audience’s chants about sending Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., back to her native country.”He kind of presided over the situation, he relished it, he took it in,” she said at a town hall on immigration…

WATCH–Marianne Williamson Asked White People to Apologize to Black People for Past ‘Evils’

Prior to announcing her candidacy for the Democrat nomination for president, spiritual author Marianne Williamson asked white people at an event to apologize to the black people in attendance for the “evils” perpetrated against black people throughout United States history. Williamson, whose “prayer” came during her “Love America Tour” at the Unity of Houston Church…

Pinkerton: The Ten Greatest Benefits Americans Have Received from the Space Program

The Lesson of Spinoffs: Necessity is the Mother of Invention A strong argument in favor of the space program is the value of its “spinoffs.” That is, the discoveries and improvements that came as a consequence of NASA’s work.  As it happens, the space agency, always mindful of its public image, keeps track of these…

Marianne Williamson’s Hollywood Connections Bring Blessings, Curses to New Age Guru’s Unlikely Presidential Campaign

When Marianne Williamson took the stage in June for the first Democrat debate in the 2020 presidential race, viewers fell mainly into two groups: those who had never heard of the woman who proclaimed love as her platform to those who have been fans since Oprah Winfrey launched Williamson’s career as a bestselling self-help author.…

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days: statement

CAIRO (Reuters) – British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move. British Airways aircraft are seen at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay“We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around…

Why Apollo 11 Matters

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969. (NASA) It was a Cold War victory at a moment when the country needed one.In an Oval Office meeting a few days after Soviet Russia launched Sputnik in October 1957, two points emerged. Eisenhower’s deputy defense secretary,…

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