November 27, 2016

Army Corps Of Engineers Clarifies It Won't Force Dakota Pipeline Protesters From Federal Land

The Corps has created a new 41-acre free speech zone for protesters to relocate to

Via: The Daily Caller

Trump on Castro

(Paul Mirengoff) While the left glowingly eulogized Fidel Castro and President Obama served up mush in response to the bloody tyrant's death, Donald Trump had this to say: Today, the world marks the passing of a brutal dictator who oppressed his own people for nearly six decades. Fidel Castro's legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and the denial of fundamental human rights. While Cuba remains a totalitarian island,

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Is Trump Ready For China's Inevitable Test Of American Power?

'How he responds will reverberate across the region and around the world'

Via: The Daily Caller

Police hopeful Donald Trump will usher in new era of respect for law enforcement

Police organizations have high hopes for President-elect Donald Trump. But at the top of their wish list isn't proposed legislation or policy — rather they hope the self-proclaimed "law and order" candidate can usher in a new era of respect and support for law enforcement.

"The first thing, and something ...

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Celebrate College Basketball With These Cheerleaders [SLIDESHOW]

They are stunning...

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Trump Alleges 'Serious Voter Fraud' in Va., N.H., Calif.

"Serious voter fraud in Virginia, New Hampshire and California - so why isn't the media reporting on this?," President-elect Donald Trump says in Twitter post. "Serious bias - big problem!": Trump NOTE: Earlier, Trump said he won popular vote "if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally" Related: Trump Laments 'Sad' Waste of Time and Money on Upcoming Recount

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Donald Trump alleges 'serious voter fraud' in Virginia, New Hampshire, California

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to allege, without specific evidence, that there was massive voter fraud in the election he just won.

In one tweet, Mr. Trump also attacked the media and accused it of not reporting on "serious voter fraud" in three states won by ...

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Conway Continues Push Back Against Idea Romney Could Be Secretary Of State

'People feel betrayed'

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Trump Walks Business-Politics Tightrope on Cuba After Castro

The death of Cuba's Fidel Castro offers an early glimpse at how U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will need to balance his pro-growth economic plans and allegiance to business with the hard-line campaign pledges that helped him win the election.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Mark Hamill casts Donald Trump's team as a 'who's-who of really despicable people'

Luke Skywalker doesn't think the Force is with Donald Trump.

In an interview with the Daily Beast, actor Mark Hamill unloaded on the president-elect and almost repeated Hillary Clinton's (in)famous turn of phrase about a "basket of deplorables."

"I'm in total denial," he told the site. "If you look ...

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Trump To Ask Foreign Governments to Probe Clinton Foundation

The president-elect wants his ambassadors to encourage foreign governments to start digging

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Trump: I Won The Popular Vote Without The 'Millions Of People Who Voted Illegally'

President elect-Donald Trump on Sunday took a shot at the election recounts of three key rust belt states called for by Green Party nominee Jill Stein. Now that Hillary Clinton and her campaign are on board with the recounts, Trump has become more vocal about the matter on social media. "In addition to winning the Electoral College […]

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Oil Tumbles on OPEC Skepticism

This week's OPEC meeting in Vienna has gotten off to a bad start before it's even begun as a planned meeting of producers both inside and outside the group was abandoned after Saudi Arabia pulled out. Bloomberg's Anthony DiPaola reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Obama appointees 'burrowing in' for career federal jobs

Congressional Republicans are warning the departing Obama administration against moving any more political appointees into career-service government jobs, a practice known as "burrowing in."

Government auditors found 69 Obama political appointees who moved into career jobs from 2010 to 2015, and 17 of them didn't receive the required approval from ...

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Happy Thanksgiving! Now, Garden Of Eden Or Tower Of Babel?

The truth is not somewhere in between.

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Donald Trump, Climate Warrior?

(Steven Hayward) The climatistas just can't help themselves. Amidst the wailing and gnashing of teeth on the left since Trump's triumph, the environmentalists have wailed the loudest. We're doomed! One climatista, University of Arizona emeritus professor Guy McPherson, is predicting that humans will go extinct in just ten more years: The University of Arizona emeritus professor says in 10 years, humans will cease to exist. Abrupt rises in temperature have us on course

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Cyber Monday Isn't Until Tomorrow But That Didn't Stop This Deal On Fishing Gear

Fishin' for deals

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Families Of SC Church Shooting Victims Urge Forgiveness For Dylann Roof

Trial to begin just days from now

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Continetti Discusses Trump's Staff Picks, Compares Them to Reagan's

The post Continetti Discusses Trump's Staff Picks, Compares Them to Reagan's appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

PHOENIX (AP) - Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature for months to push through a Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

That was three years ago. Now, as an early Donald Trump supporter who has his ear, Brewer hopes one of ...

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Priebus Derides Clinton Role In 'Fraud' Wisconsin Recount

'It is ridiculous…It's a waste of everybody's time'

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Moral Clarity, Cartoon Version

(John Hinderaker) My partners have been noting and decrying the moral obtuseness of leftists who have eulogized Fidel Castro ("the Tyrant," as he is generally known among Cuban-Americans). Michael Ramirez offers a dose of moral clarity. Historical truth, too. The cartoon is titled "Cuban Cigar;" click to enlarge:

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Rep. Tim Ryan Defends His Legislative Record By Promoting Meditation

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Wisconsin elections officials see no proof of hacking of voting machines

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has found no evidence that any of its voting machines were hacked during the Nov. 8 election, a spokesman said Saturday.

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Friday filed a petition to have a state recount on the sole grounds that data experts believe there ...

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Disrupting the world of science publishing

Open books and icons of science. The concept of modern education, File is saved in AI10 EPS version. This illustration contains a transparency Every scientist wants their paper to appear in Cell, Nature or Science. Being associated with such publications is synonymous with prestige and excellence. However, these journals are typically known to have an acceptance rate of 5-10 percent. ScienceMatters is trying to pave the way to a more democratized system by offering an open-source publishing platform for scientists to share their work. Read More

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Trump Aide Conway Says Opposition to Mitt Romney 'Breathtaking'

A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said Mitt Romney, a potential choice for the job of secretary of state, faces a groundswell of opposition as some of Trump's loyalists become more explicit with their criticism of the former Massachusetts governor.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Tim Ryan says Dems no longer 'a national party,' challenging Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader

Rep. Tim Ryan said Sunday that the Democratic Party no longer represents the nation as a whole and has lost touch with the economic concerns of middle-class Americans, as he mounts an uphill climb to unseat Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader.

Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," the Ohio ...

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Trump Dropped Stocks In Company Behind The Dakota Pipeline

One of many potential conflicts of interest

Via: The Daily Caller

Relax, artificial intelligence isn't coming for your job

Human and robot working together. There is a pervasive underlying fear from generations raised on dystopian science fiction that artificial intelligence and robotics will be the undoing of humankind. Eventually, the conventional thinking goes — even the likes of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are on board here — artificial intelligence will become smarter than the organic variety and terrible things will happen… Read More

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Trump, Obama Have Been 'Talking Regularly' Since Election

President Barack Obama and Donald Trump have been "talking regularly on any number of issues," says Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to the president-elect. Conway spoke Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" Says the pair talked Saturday for "about 40 or 45 minutes" Trump "very much enjoys speaking with President Obama, talking about the serious issues that face this country and the world. They get along nicely. They disagree on many things" Conway says recount effort in three states spearheaded by

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Donald Trump will undo Cuba deal absent major changes, Reince Priebus says

President-elect Donald Trump will undo the historic diplomatic reset with Havana put in place by the Obama administration unless the Cuban government addresses rampant human rights abuses, lack of freedom of speech and religion, and the taking of political prisoners, incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Sunday.


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India Sets Up Muslim Registry To Deport 20 Million Illegals

'the Muslim rate is rising'

Via: The Daily Caller

Priebus: Recount Effort Is 'Waste of Time' And Should Be Dropped

Reince Priebus says Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein's plan to initiate election recounts in three states would serve "only to divide this country when we need to come together" Priebus, incoming White House chief of staff, speaks on "Fox News Sunday" President-elect Donald Trump will require movements, or at least a schedule of movements, from Cuba before it has relations with U.S.: Priebus When asked if Trump could reverse President Barack Obama's executive orders on Cuba, Priebus s

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#TrudeauEulogies: A selection

(Scott Johnson) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's eulogy of Fidel Castro illustrates the repulsive relativism of the left. Trudeau is proud of the eulogy. He seeks to publicize it. Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be liberals. They become cretins. This is the way it ends: It is with deep sorrow that I learned today of the death of Cuba's longest serving President. Fidel Castro was a larger than life

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Bernie Sanders downplays Wisconsin recount: 'Nobody cares'

Sen. Bernard Sanders on Sunday dismissed the presidential vote recount in Wisconsin, saying "nobody cares" about it and that it's unlikely to affect the outcome of the election in any way.

Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," the Vermont independent and former presidential hopeful said the recount, while perfectly ...

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Sanders To Introduce Legislation To Stop Outsourcing

'All of us need to hold Mr. Trump accountable to make sure that he keeps this promise'

Via: The Daily Caller

Election throws US plans for Syrian refugees into question

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Arabic language classes are drawing 25 to 30 people a week in preparation for the new arrivals in town. High school students are helping collect furniture and housewares for them, and employers have inquired about giving them jobs.

For the past several months, Rutland has been ...

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We're all screwed, but let's not be nihilists

the_nihilists We are so doomed it's almost funny, and always have been. Don't worry, I'm not being political! …well, not exactly. I'm talking about the State of Internet Security, which is, as always, disastrous-verging-on-cataclysmic. Are you worried about Russian hackers? Hah! You should be so lucky as to be hacked. We should all be so lucky as to have a functional Internet they… Read More

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Trump Says Clinton Conceded the Election; 'Nothing Will Change'

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton conceded the election when she called him "just prior to the victory speech and after the results were in," according to Twitter post. "Nothing will change" NOTE: Clinton Recount Plan Draws Sore Loser Jibe From Team Trump

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Guns & Politics: Trump And The Rise Of The Alpha Male

The effeminate class of beta males is crumbling under the force of Maximus Trump

Via: The Daily Caller

Up To 75 Percent Off Coats Is A Deal You Need To Know This Cyber Weekend [UPDATED]

Cheaper than Black Friday

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Adiós, Dirtbag

The death of Cuba's former dictator Fidel Castro late Friday was met with both celebration and regret, with a number of American politicians spotlighting the violent oppression of his regime while some world leaders mourned his loss.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump labeled Castro a "brutal dictator" and described his legacy as one of "firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and the denial of fundamental human rights." Trump said his administration will work to help the Cuban people move away from oppression.

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Castro wanted nuclear war [UPDATED]

(Paul Mirengoff) In my post about Fidel Castro's death I wrote: "It has never been clear to me whether Castro asked the Soviets for missiles or whether the Soviets initiated the idea and Castro agreed (as the New York Times says)." But wherever that idea originated, the evidence is that Castro advocated striking the U.S. with Soviet nukes. In other words, he called for thermonuclear war. Here, via Andrew Stuttaford, is an

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Q&A: Republican health care leader mulls the next overhaul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Changing power at the Minnesota Legislature puts the future of Minnesota's precarious health insurance system in new hands.

Republican Sen. Michelle Benson will chair a powerful health care committee in 2017 after the GOP won back control of the state Senate. Together with a Republican-controlled ...

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COMMENTARY: The Hypocrisy of Hollywood Trump Bashing

clooneysHollywood just doesn't get it

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