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TRUMP LAUDS APPLE’S OVERSEAS CASH RETURN AS ‘HUGE WIN’ FOR US

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that Apple Inc.‘s decision to bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the U.S. is a “huge win for American workers and the USA!”

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com (Bloomberg News)--


NEW YORK TIMES TOPS LIST OF TRUMP’S ‘FAKE NEWS AWARDS’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday released his “2017 Fake News Awards,” with The New York Times taking the No. 1 slot for a column by economist Paul Krugman saying “the economy would never recover” on the night the Republican won the White House.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


BUSH(43)-APPOINTED JUDGE UPHOLDS AL VOTER ID LAW IN WIN FOR COMMON SENSE

Analysis by Hans von Spakovsky

A federal judge in Alabama has thrown out a lawsuit against the state’s voter ID law, finding that the law doesn’t prevent anyone from voting because “nearly the entire population of registered voters in Alabama already possess a photo ID that can be used for voting.”

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


WEST VIRGINIA AIMS TO BE ‘SANCTUARY STATE’ ... FOR GUN RIGHTS

A West Virginia lawmaker has introduced a bill to the state House that would outlaw enforcement of current and future gun-control laws that violate the U.S. or state constitutions.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--WND--


REPORT: OBAMACARE A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO OPIOID EPIDEMIC

The expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare made the opioid epidemic even worse, according to a report commissioned by Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Washington Examiner--


CHORUS CALLING FOR PROBE OF FAR-LEFT HATE GROUP GROWS

It’s not clear exactly when the Southern Poverty Law Center, which years ago famously battled the KKK, turned against Christians and conservatives, but the evidence that it has is overwhelming.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--WND--


TRUMP IS ABOUT TO PROTECT DOCTORS WHO WON’T PERFORM ABORTIONS OR TREAT ‘TRANSGENDER’ PATIENTS

President Donald Trump’s administration is set to wade into its next health care policy controversy--new federal guidelines that would add protections for doctors and health care workers who have moral or religious objections to certain procedures, such as performing abortions and treating transgender Americans or those with different gender identities, Politico reports. Such rules would make it easier for health workers to opt out of services, and medical organizations which don’t give doctors that leeway could reportedly be punished.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Fortune Magazine--

Editorial Comment

This is only a controversy to people who believe everyone else should be forced to accept their ideology without objection. In case you missed it, I just described leftists. - BK


TREY GOWDY LAUGHS WHEN ASKED ABOUT THE RUSSIAN INVESTIGATION

Trey Gowdy laughed when he was asked about a democrat’s concerns over testimony being produced in the investigation into Russian election interference and alleged collusion with the Trump campaign.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


HUNGARY OUTLINES ‘STOP SOROS’ LEGISLATION AGAINST IMMIGRATION

BUDAPEST - Hungary’s nationalist government outlined legislation on Wednesday to tackle illegal immigration that it says is undermining European stability and has been stoked in part by U.S. financier George Soros.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Reuters--


INCOMING NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR WANTS TO CREATE AN ENTIRE AGENCY TO PROTECT ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Newly inaugurated New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to establish the Garden State as a bastion of far-left policies, including a first-of-its-kind government agency devoted exclusively to protecting the rights of legal and illegal immigrants alike.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Daily Signal--


U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS PLUNGE TO LOWEST WEEKLY TALLY SINCE 1973

U.S. filings for unemployment benefits plummeted to the lowest level in almost 45 years in a sign the job market will tighten further in 2018, Labor Department figures showed Thursday.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Bloomberg--


LOVE IN THE AIR: POPE MARRIES COUPLE ON PAPAL PLANE IN CHILE

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--

Editorial Comment

No word on whether the couple joined the Mile High Club. - BK


EDUCATION SECRETARY BETSY DEVOS DECLARES: ‘COMMON CORE IS DEAD’

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said earlier this week that Common Core - a controversial set of federal education standards - “is dead” at her department.

(Posted Thursday, January 18, 2018 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


BEN SHAPIRO: TRUMP JUST UNDERMINED EVERYTHING HIS OWN PARTY IS DOING WITH ONE TWEET

Ben Shapiro, host of “The Ben Shapiro Show,” in a daily Facebook Live video podcast Thursday, explained how President Trump “just undermined everything his own party is doing” with a recent tweet concerning leverage the GOP is using to pass a continuing resolution.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


COLLEGE ‘FREE SPEECH ZONES’ TAKE MAJOR HIT FROM BUSH(43)-APPOINTED JUDGE

A court in California has delivered a major blow to the use of restrictive “free speech zones” by colleges, which often relegate unwanted viewpoints to the backwaters of their properties.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--WND--


GOP LAWMAKERS DEMAND THAT ‘ALARMING’ MEMO ON FISA ABUSES BE MADE PUBLIC

A four-page memo circulating in Congress that reveals alleged United States government surveillance abuses is being described by lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening the details to KGB activity in Russia.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Fox News insider--


NEWSWEEK RAIDED BY MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

The headquarters of Newsweek was raided by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Thursday morning. Investigators reportedly took photos of the magazine’s servers.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Gateway Pundit--


POPE SHOCKS CHILE BY ACCUSING SEX ABUSE VICTIMS OF SLANDER

Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com (AP)--

Editorial Comment

This is an AP story so it could be fake news. - BK


ANDREW McCARTHY: ‘ODD FEELING’ TO SPY-CASE ARREST

This week’s arrest of a former CIA agent for having unauthorized classified information on undercover U.S. spies “has got an odd feeling all-around,” former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy told Newsmax TV on Thursday.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


NURSE FIRED BECAUSE SHE REFUSED TO REFER WOMEN FOR ABORTIONS AND HELP THEM OBTAIN ABORTION PILLS

An Illinois nurse filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week after she said her employer tried to force her to help women get abortions.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--LifeNews.com--


‘EXPLOSIVE’, ‘SHOCKING’ AND ‘ALARMING’ FISA MEMO SET TO ROCK DC, ‘END MUELLER INVESTIGATION’

Analysis by Tyler Durden

All hell is breaking loose in Washington D.C. after a four-page memo detailing extensive FISA court abuse was made available to the entire House of Representatives Thursday. The contents of the memo are so explosive, says Journalist Sara Carter, that it could lead to the removal of senior officials in the FBI and the Department of Justice and the end of Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Zero Hedge--

Editorial Comment

But if The New York Times doesn’t report it, most leftists will never know anything about it. - BK


FUSION GPS FOUNDER: FBI MAY HAVE PAID EXPENSES FOR ANTI-TRUMP DOSSIER AUTHOR

TEL AVIV - Glenn R. Simpson, the co-founder of the controversial opposition research firm Fusion GPS, stated in testimony it “makes sense” to him that the FBI paid for a trip to Rome by the former British spy who was contracted by Simpson’s company to produce the largely discredited 35-page anti-Trump dossier.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Breitbart.com--

Editorial Comment

As the author of the Trump smear book said, “If it rings true, it is true.” - BK


TRUMP DECRIES ‘PERMISSIVE’ U.S. ABORTION LAWS AT RALLY

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged his administration would always defend “the right to life.”

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Yahoo! News Canada (Reuters)--


WHITE HOUSE BLASTS DEMS OVER LOOMING ‘SCHUMER SHUTDOWN’

The White House blasted Democrats Friday for playing politics with a government shutdown looming in just hours.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


LOL: COMEY TO TEACH COLLEGE COURSE ON ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

Ousted FBI Director James Comey will teach a course on ethical leadership at his alma mater, the College of William & Mary, The Washington Post is reporting.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


FAKE NEWS SUCCESS STORY: 48 PERCENT SAY GOP, TRUMP WOULD BE AT FAULT FOR SHUTDOWN

A plurality of Americans say that blame for a government shutdown should be assigned to congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


NAVY ASKING PENTAGON TO INCREASE PATERNITY LEAVE TIME

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan - The Navy is advocating a change that would give fathers and secondary caregivers more time off after a birth or adoption, the service’s personnel chief said.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Stars and Stripes--

Editorial Comment

Maybe they should put more focus on teaching seamanship instead. - BK


CONGRESS SEEKS RELEASE OF SECRET DOC REVEALING OBAMA AS ‘VENGEFUL NARCISSIST’

A top-secret memo that has been released to members of Congress, but still is being withheld from the American public, characterizes Barack Obama as “the vengeful narcissist” and alleges surveillance abuses by his administration that one representative likened to the work of Russia’s KGB.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--WND--

Editorial Comment

As the author of the Trump smear book said, “If it rings true, it is true.” - BK


CALIF. DEMS PROPOSE AMENDMENT TO SEIZE HALF OF BUSINESSES’ TAX REFORM SAVINGS

Democrats in California have proposed an amendment to take half of the tax savings businesses in their state get from the recently-passed federal tax cuts.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


SCHUMER SYCOPHANT ACOSTA MAKES A FOOL OF HIMSELF AT BRIEFING, SCHOOLED BY MULVANEY

Hours ahead of a possible government shutdown, CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta debased his already self-centered act by playing the role of sycophant on Friday morning for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) by tangling with Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney over basic facts about Senate procedure.

(Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 )   <Read it>

--NewsBusters.org--


SCHUMER SHUTDOWN BEGINS

Despite a day of wheeling and dealing between President Trump and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, as well as similar negotiations in Congress, the federal government officially shutdown at midnight Saturday morning.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--WND--


STATE DEMANDS PREACHERS GET PERMISSION TO SPEAK

Two street preachers are targeted, confronted and eventually arrested by transit officers who insist that they stop talking about their Christian beliefs without getting the agency’s permission first, and the courts say that’s all right.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--WND--


FAUXCAHONTAS’S NATIVE AMERICAN PROBLEM GOES BEYOND POLITICS

Analysis by Annie Linskey

WASHINGTON - There’s a ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren as she ramps up for a possible 2020 presidential bid and a reelection campaign in Massachusetts this year: her enduring and undocumented claims of Native American ancestry.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Boston Globe--


NEIGHBOR CHARGED WITH ASSAULT ON RAND PAUL

Rene Boucher, the 58-year-old Bowling Green man accused of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul at his home in November, has been charged with assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--Louisville Courier-Journal--


POLL: DACA AMNESTY NOT WORTH RISKING A GOV’T SHUTDOWN

A new poll from CNN shows that most people do not believe it’s worth a government shutdown in order to achieve a deal that would give a form of amnesty to DACA “Dreamers.”

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--

Editorial Comment

Now if only the media would start telling the truth about why Chuckie “Bank Run” Schumer" is blocking the spending bill. I’m not holding my breath. - BK


HOUSE DEMOCRAT LEADER DIRECTLY CONTRADICTS HIMSELF IN THE SPAN OF 20 SECONDS

A very special moment from the House floor today, in which Nancy Pelosi’s top deputy demands that the House stay in session to “do our work” (to cheers), then immediately makes a motion...to adjourn the chamber.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--TownHall.com--


SHUTDOWN FIGHT TURNS UGLY AS BOTH SIDES DIG IN

Republican and Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill lashed out at each other on Day One of the government shutdown Saturday, trading barbs and casting blame as a resolution to the funding impasse seemed nowhere in sight.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--The Hill--


NEWLY RELEASED CLINTON EMAILS REVEAL ‘NEW SMOKING GUN’ - AND MORE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

Judicial Watch, a conservative government watchdog group, released another batch of emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email server on Friday and said a “new smoking gun” was revealed in the emails.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


TOP REPUBLICANS DEMAND THE SECRET FISA MEMO BE RELEASED IMMEDIATELY

Dozens of top lawmakers signed a letter Friday urging House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) to publicly release a bombshell memo they say contains details about government surveillance abuses.

(Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


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