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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Tomorrow morning we will break an exclusive article that more than likely will be the most informative post we've ever delivered. Yes, bigger then the old Waste Water Treatment Plant story. It has taken weeks to put together but one thing is for sure, Wicomico  County and Salisbury Taxpayers are NOT going to be very happy. Spread the word.

Twin Toddlers vs Beanbag....... It's Just Snow

Criminal whose sentence was commuted by Obama is back in prison

A Texas man whose life sentence on drug charges was commuted by former President Obama is back behind bars after cops caught him with more than two pounds of cocaine following a high-speed chase, according to a report.

Robert M. Gill, 68, had been imprisoned in 1990 for for cocaine and heroin distribution before Obama set him free along with other non-violent federal inmates in 2015, the San Antonio Express News reported.

During his eight years in office, Obama commuted 1,715 prison sentences, more than any other president.

Last Thursday, according to federal court papers, Gill met with his probation officers and then went to the parking lot of a food market to buy more than 2 pounds of cocaine.

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Warren barred from speaking on Senate floor for rest of Sessions debate

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was prohibited Tuesday night from speaking on the Senate floor for the rest of the debate over Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to be attorney general.
The drama began when Warren, quoting a 30-year-old letter by civil rights leader Coretta Scott King, referred to the Alabama Republican as a "disgrace." King's letter was written in 1986, when Sessions was nominated to the federal bench, but was never confirmed. 
King also wrote that when acting as a federal prosecutor, Sessions used his power to "chill the free exercise of the vote by black citizens."
Warren's reference drew the ire of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who said that Warren had "impugned the motives of our colleague from Alabama."
Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont. then advised Warren that she was out of order under Rule 19 of the Senate, which states that "no Senator in debate shall, directly or indirectly, by any form of words impute to another Senator or to other Senators any conduct or motive unworthy or unbecoming a Senator."

FEDERAL COURT CLEARS WAY FOR JUVENILE LIFERS' CHALLENGE TO MARYLAND PAROLE SYSTEM


BALTIMORE, MD - In a groundbreaking decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland lawsuit on behalf of individuals serving life sentences for offenses committed as youth must be permitted to move forward, rejecting the State's motion to dismiss the case.

"For years, lifers and their families have tried to get the state to live up to the promise of second chances that a parole-eligible sentence is intended to provide," said ACLU Staff Attorney Sonia Kumar. "This ruling is a real step forward in that struggle."

The ACLU represents the Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative, a prisoners' rights organization that includes juvenile lifers and their families among its members, as well as three individuals subjected to mandatory life sentences for offenses committed decades ago when they were teens. The lawsuit, MRJI v. Hogan, alleges that no juvenile lifer has been paroled in more than two decades as a result of Maryland's unconstitutional system.

Congress investigating Secret Service agent who suggested she wouldn't take 'a bullet' for Trump

The House Oversight Committee is broadening its ongoing investigation into the Secret Service to probe Kerry O'Grady, the Secret Service agent who decried taking "a bullet" for President Trump in a Facebook post last year.

Reps. Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican who chairs the committee, and Elijah Cummings, the Maryland Democrat who serves as its ranking member, on Monday sent a letter asking the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General to produce all "documents referring or relating" to O'Grady.

In the letter, Chaffetz and Cummings asked DHS Inspector General John Roth to deliver the documents to the committee, preferably in electronic format, by 5 p.m. on Feb. 10.

"To assist the committee's ongoing investigation of the Secret Service, please produce all documents referring or relating to Kerry O'Grady and all associated attachments," it states.

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Maryland Casinos Generate $126.2 Million in Revenue During January

MGM National Harbor brings in $48.8 million in its first full calendar month

In its first full calendar month of operation, MGM National Harbor generated $48,828,135 million from slot machines and table games in January, leading the way as the state’s six casinos totaled $126,212,756 in revenue during the first month of 2017 – a 42.8% increase from the January 2016 figure of $88,361,884.

Other casinos saw expected declines in revenue as Maryland’s gaming market continues to evolve. In a year-to-year comparison not including MGM National Harbor, January 2017 revenue decreased by $10,977,263, or 12.4%.

Gross gaming revenue per unit per day in January at MGM National Harbor was: $241.88 for slot machines, $5,824.32 for banked table games and $1,494.45 for non-banked table games. MGM National Harbor operates 3,237 slot machines and 165 (126 banked and 39 non-banked) table games.

Why I Left the Left

House science committee to probe Obama's dirty climate report

The House science committee is expected to take the Obama administration to task on Tuesday for intentionally trying to undermine scientific research on climate change at the United Nations when it didn't suit the former president's climate change agenda.

New evidence was brought to the committee's attention over the weekend that Republicans say show that the Obama administration rushed out a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to counter scientific research done by the United Nations that showed global warming had taken a temporary "hiatus" in the 2000s.

The new findings show that the committee was "justified" in launching its investigation last year into the NOAA study, said committee aides on a call with reporters Monday. The evidence is expected to be discussed at an oversight hearing the committee is holding Tuesday.

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Potential new EU member is jihad’s Trojan horse

Clinton-Obama legacy in crosshairs as truth about 'freedom fighters' now revealed

Fourteen people were arrested last Friday in raids in the Austrian capital of Vienna and the city of Graz.

Prosecutors said the coordinated action, which involved 800 officers, was part of an ongoing investigation into suspected membership in the terrorist organization ISIS.

Police also reportedly raided unofficial mosques where supporters of ISIS, against which the Trump administration has declared war, may have been meeting.

Among those arrested, at least four were from the Balkan country of Bosnia-Herzegovina, a former federal unit of Yugoslavia. They are suspected of being part of the so-called Bosnian Network, run by a preacher who received a 20-year sentence in July 2016 for recruiting young fighters for ISIS.

Known by the name of Ebu Tejma (real name Mirsad Omerovich), he “brainwashed” dozens of people ages 14 to 30 and enlisted a number of them to fight for ISIS in Syria.

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Police, Health Agency To Offer Treatment Instead Of Jail

BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Baltimore Police and a mental health organization are launching a pilot program to offer some drug offenders treatment instead of jail.

Police and Behavioral Health System Baltimore announced Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, or LEAD, at a news conference Monday.

Through the program, police officers can refer people suspected of low-level drug or prostitution crimes to case managers, who will help them get services, including drug treatment, mental health services, and housing assistance.

Baltimore City Lieutenant Steve Olson lost his brother to drug abuse and a part of a group involved in the LEAD program.

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Union-lackey Democrats fight to stop DeVos

Senate Democrats have decided on a policy of resistance to everythingPresident Trump does, but the scalp they want most is that of Betsy DeVos. Her crime, from the left-wing point of view, is that she wants to press states to give students and their parents a say in how they're taught at school.

DeVos doesn't want to force school choice on anyone. She knows her job as secretary of education would not be to wield power, but to yield it to states and local school boards.

"As a strong proponent of local control, I believe a decision to provide vouchers, scholarships or other public support for students who choose to attend a nonpublic school should not be mandated by the federal government," DeVos wrote to Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., in a letter that apparently convinced Fischer to vote for DeVos, possibly securing the 50 votes she needs.

Yet, just for singing the virtues of choice (which in another context Democrats think is a fine thing) DeVos is the chief enemy of powerful teachers unions. Senate Democrats, other liberal groups, and late-night comedians have joined a crusade against her.

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Statement by Executive Kittleman regarding CB-9


ELLICOTT CITY, MD – As a lifelong resident of Howard County, I know first-hand that we are an inclusive and diverse county.  I was raised by a man who fought for civil rights and who taught me to respect everyone.  And I know that employees in county government treat everyone who lives and visits the county with respect and dignity.

And that’s why it’s unfortunate that I have to stand before you today.

Throughout this process, I have said that Council Bill 9, which the County Council amended and passed last night, is a bad solution to a problem that does not exist in Howard County. It is little more than a hollow political statement. It unnecessarily divided our foreign-born community and caused rifts in our county. The bill offers a false sense of security to undocumented immigrants, compromises public safety efforts and puts us at risk of losing critical federal funding for community services and law enforcement.

For these reasons, I will veto CB9 when it reaches my desk.

It was irresponsible to hastily file this legislation. Responsible leadership calls for due diligence.
Unfortunately, in this case, there was none. I agree with Councilmember Jon Weinstein, who said last night when voting against this bill, that this issue deserved a thorough, inclusive and deliberative process prior to its introduction.

I appreciate Council members Weinstein and Fox for their bipartisan opposition to this bill.

If the sponsors had reached out to key stakeholders prior to filing it, they would have learned this was unnecessary legislation. They would have heard from the Police Department, other government agencies, and organizations supporting immigrants that in Howard County, we do not have a problem with this issue. They would have learned why codifying this language creates problems. And they would have understood why no other county in Maryland nor Baltimore City has passed a similar law.

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED

February 7, 2017
IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED
House Floor Debate & Vote
HB 159 Weapon-Free Higher Education Zone
Your Phone Calls and Emails are Needed!

2nd Reader Debate on the House Floor-  HB 159
Tuesday, February 8, 2017 in the House of Delegates

 HB 159 would add public institutions of higher learning to the locations where the possession or transport of firearms and weapons is banned. This bill is flawed, it will not improve safety on campus. It will lead to needless prosecutions.

Contact you Delegate(s) immediately by phone & email. A simple message of oppostion is all that is needed and required. You do not have to justify your position. You do need to express your OPPOSITION to HB 159. 

Baltimore Sees Most January Homicides In More Than A Decade

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore recorded more homicides last month than in any other January in more than a decade.

Our media partner, The Baltimore Sun reports the city saw 32 homicides in the first 31 days of 2017. That’s the most in any January since 2005, when there were also 32.

According to the newspaper, the only year in which records show more killings in January was 1973, when there were 35.

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Ex-visa officer: Obama failed to do basic screening of migrants

Feds 'told to assume that they were qualified and not ask too many questions'

President Trump’s executive order on immigration is not a permanent ban, but it is necessary for America’s national security, thanks to the lax vetting practices applied by the Obama administration, according to a leading immigration policy expert.

Trump has issued a flurry of orders, but his executive order last week ordering an immediate and indefinite pause on travel to the United States from seven terrorism-prone nations is drawing by far the fiercest response. Protesters have clogged airports, and political critics are demanding Trump rescind the order.

Jessica Vaughan is director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies. She told WND and Radio America there is a lot of confusion and misinformation about what Trump’s order does.

“I think the most misunderstood part is that people are being permanently prevented from coming to the United States who had been approved before,” Vaughan explained. “This is not a permanent ban. It’s a temporary suspension. You can call it a ban if you want, but it’s a temporary ban. No one has been told that the benefit they were approved for has been taken away.”

And she said refugees in dire situations are still being processed from those countries even with the pause in place.

LIVE: Immigration Moratorium -- Appeal hearing


The (federal) Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will provide a livestream of the appeal hearing that begins in San Francisco at 3 PM their time (6PM EST) in the case of State of Washington v. Trump.

Official asks Texas Rangers to help find lost Brady jersey

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is asking the state’s top law enforcement officers to help locate Tom Brady’s missing game jersey, which disappeared from the New England Patriots’ locker room after the Super Bowl.

The Republican said in a statement Monday that Brady’s jersey “was stolen” after the Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 at Houston’s NRG Stadium, and that city police were already investigating.

Patrick said Texas places “a very high value on hospitality and football,” adding: “It is important that history does not record” that Brady’s jersey was stolen in the state.

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Blogger forced to pay 'substantial sum' to Melania Trump in defamation lawsuit

A Maryland blogger has been forced to pay a “substantial sum” to Melania Trump as part of a settlement for a defamation lawsuit over an article containing unsubstantiated claims that the first lady once worked as an escort, her lawyers announced Tuesday.

“I posted an article on August 2, 2016 about Melania Trump that was replete with false and defamatory statements about her,” Webster Tarpley, the 71-year-old blogger, said in a statement by Trump’s attorneys, according to the Washington Post.

Trump’s legal team declined to provide the settlement amount. Tarpley, of Gaithersburg, didn’t respond to requests from the Washington Post for comment, but his lawyer confirmed a settlement had been reached.

“I acknowledge that these false statements were very harmful and hurtful to Mrs. Trump and her family, and therefore I sincerely apologize to Mrs. Trump, her son, her husband and her parents for making these false statements,” Trump’s lawyers -- in comments attributed to Tarpley -- wrote in their statement.

Trump on Monday also re-filed a libel lawsuit against the corporation that publishes the Daily Mail's website, this time in New York, for reporting on the escort rumors.

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USS Indianapolis saw the worst shark attack in history

At first, the stricken sailors were unaware of the sharks who had already started devouring their dead comrades and were now encircling them.

It had been shortly after midnight when their ship, the USS Indianapolis, was torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese submarine in the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean, some 500 miles east of the Philippines.

Of the 1,200 men aboard, about a quarter went down with her. The rest had made it into the water and in the dark hours afterwards they had struggled to keep afloat, those who didn’t have lifejackets clinging to those who did.

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Seattle teacher's profane speech calls for murder

An activist associated with the Black Lives Matter movement took to the megaphone to spew obscenities and voice her support for killing people.

At 1:50 in the video, shot on January 29 during an anti-Trump protest in Seattle's Westlake Park, the unidentified woman wearing a jacket with Black Lives Matter written on the back rants:

'And we need to start killing people. First off, we need to start killing the White House', says the woman, who claims she's a preschool teacher.

'The White House must die. The White House, your f***ing White House, your f***ing presidents, they must go! F*** the White House'.

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Centreville Man Charged with Arson


Centreville Man Charged with Arson

Queen Anne's County, February 7, 2017, Deputy State Fire Marshals arrested John Henry Gant 3rd (32) in Easton today for a fire that occurred yesterday in Centreville. Deputy State Fire Marshals investigated the 7:00 a.m. blaze on February 6, 2017 at 204 Tilghman Avenue in Centreville. The Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company was able to bring the 1 alarm fire under control in 20 minutes.

An investigation into the origin and cause of the fire determined the fire was ARSON and set in multiple locations both inside and outside of the two story single family house causing over $15,000.00 in damages. The investigation also revealed that the home was not occupied and the fire was discovered by a neighbor.

Through the investigation, Deputy State Fire Marshals developed John Henry Gant 3rd as a suspect and later arrested him at their office in Easton. Deputy State Fire Marshals transported Gant to the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center where he is being held with no bond. Gant’s motive for burning the house was determined to be due to an earlier argument with his girlfriend who had previously resided at the residence with Gant.

Deputy State Fire Marshals charged Gant with Arson 1st Degree, two counts of Malicious burning 1st Degree, one count of Malicious Burning 2nd Degree and Arson Threat. If convicted of all charges, Gant faces a maximum penalty of over 51 years in prison and/or $70,500 in fines.

Pence: 'We Don't Appoint Judges...to Conduct Foreign Policy'

(CNSNews.com) - "So frustrating." That's how Vice President Mike Pence described the Friday's ruling by a federal judge in Washington, who granted a temporary restraining order blocking President Trump's executive order on immigration.

A federal appeals court in San Francisco later refused an administration request to reinstate the temporary restrictions on travel from seven nations prone to terrorism.

On Sunday, Pence told "Fox News Sunday" "We don't appoint judges to our district courts to conduct foreign policy or to make decisions about the national security. Under statutory law and under the Constitution, that authority belongs to the president of the United States.

"And while the (appeals) court did not impose a stay of that order at this point, we're going to move very quickly into the merits of this argument. And as the president said, we are going to win the arguments because we're going to take the steps necessary to protect the country, which the president of the United States has the authority to do."

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CAUSE DETERMINED IN SOMERSET COUNTY FIRE WHICH CLAIMED ONE LIFE


PRINCESS ANNE, MD. (February 7, 2017) – The cause of a mobile home fire which occurred on February 2, 2017 in the 31000 Block of Dublin Road and claimed the life of 66-year-old Peggy Jean Merritt has been ruled accidental.

The scene investigation determined the fire was the result of a propane gas leak within the wood framed mobile home. The scene examination revealed that an explosion within the home took place when an ignition source was introduced into the propane enriched dwelling.

Merritt, the sole owner and occupant became trapped within the dwelling at the time of the explosion. She was rescued from the dwelling by Princess Anne firefighters and EMS personnel and transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center with life threatening injuries. She later succumbed to those injuries which included smoke inhalation.

Approximately 25 firefighters responded to the scene and brought the fire under control within an hour. Damage to the mobile home and personal contents was estimated at $60,000.00.

Report: Leftist Billionaire Behind Anti-Trump Lawsuits

George Soros has joined with Democrat attorneys general to overwhelm the Trump administration with legal challenges.

Since President Trump issued his executive order temporarily blocking visas from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen, in excess of a dozen lawsuits have been filed. The lawsuits are in large part attributable to organizations funded by billionaire leftist George Soros and Democratic state attorneys general.

Sixteen state attorneys general have issued a joint statement condemning the so-called “unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful executive order.” The statement also notes that, “Religious liberty has been, and always will be, a bedrock principle of our country and no president can change that truth.”

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An Increasingly Emboldened Fascist Left

“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed — if all records told the same tale — then the lie passed into history and became truth.” —George Orwell, “1984”

Woody Hart, a 70-year-old American history teacher at Suttle Middle School of the Folsom Cordova United School District, was recently “retired” by the Board of Education. His fatal “mistake” was hanging a Confederate flag on one side of his classroom — as part of a history lesson about the War Between the States. Apparently it didn’t matter that he also hung a Union flag on the other side of the classroom or, as Hart student Ana Kneisely told the local CBS affiliate, his presentation was typical of the way he taught, and that she felt “we were getting more involved than what our other classes did.”

All that mattered was the reality that Hart violated a politically correct taboo. The progressives who run the Rancho Cordova, California, school decided the Confederate flag should not be seen by students at all.

“We recognize that regardless of context, to many of our students, families, and staff, the Confederate flag is a racist symbol of hate,” the district declared (emphasis added) in a statement on its Facebook page.

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Howard Co. Council passes ‘sanctuary’ bill but veto expected

WASHINGTON — A bill that would make Howard County, Maryland, a “sanctuary” county for people who have entered the country illegally was approved Monday night by county council. But for supporters, it’s likely a short-lived victory.

The bill passed 3 to 2, but a veto is expected from County Executive Allan Kittleman who has said in a statement that the plan would get in the way of efforts to keep the county safe and endanger the county’s federal funding for other services.

“CB-9 has elicited more testimony, emails, tweets and public comment than any other issue I’ve encountered during my tenure in office, and I imagine the same is true of my colleagues,” said Council member Jon Weinstein before voting against the bill.

The plan would, among other things, instruct county police not to question people about their immigration status.

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I Asked County Executive Culver About Details Of Solar System On Waller Road

The County entered into a 20-year license agreement and power purchase agreement with Solar City in October of 2014.

· Solar City paid for all design and construction costs associated with the 1 MW (megawatt) solar field. Wicomico County provided the land (approximately 5 acres).

· The contract price for the energy generated is $0.045 per kWh and will be held steady for the 20 year contract period.

· There is a cost to terminate the agreement early. At the end of year 20 there is an option to purchase the panels at fair market value.

· The solar field was turned on in February of 2016.

· Our estimated savings to-date seem to be in the $50k range, however more research needs to be done in terms of the interconnectedness of Solar City, Delmarva Power, and Constellation Energy.

SPD Attempting to ID These Theft Suspects




If we could only get SPD to post missing children on their Facebook and Twitter accounts.....

Pence Escorts 2 Injured Servicemen to Super Bowl

Vice President Mike Pence escorted two wounded soldiers to Super Bowl LI in Houston on Sunday.

Marine Staff Sgt. Anthony Mannino, Jr., wounded in Iraq in 2008, and Army Staff Sgt. Frederick Manning, injured in Afghanistan last year, flew on Air Force Two with Pence and his wife, Karen, The Hill reports.

"We've got Falcons fans. We've got Patriot fans," Pence said according to the pool report at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

"There'll be a winner on this plane on the way back."

Pence told the servicemen that the VIP trip was a "small token of the gratitude of the people of this country.”"

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Tons of Legal Errors in Immigration EO Lawsuit

Washington and Minnesota’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order (EO) showcases a cavalcade of legal errors.

First, the lawsuit could have been dismissed by the district court (or the court of appeals) in whole or in part for lack of jurisdiction.

Second, the district court did not give the required legal reasoning in its order to justify the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO).

Third, the court had no business enjoining the executive order nationwide, instead of just in the two states.

But fourth, once the district court issued the TRO, the appeals court had no authority to touch any other aspect of this legal challenge until it reaches the next stage of litigation.

Judge James L. Robart of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) late on Feb. 3, ordering the federal government not to implement the president’s immigration measure.

Sunday morning the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit declined to rule on whether to grant an emergency stay of that decision for almost another two days at minimum, during which the parties will file legal briefs arguing for and against the district judge’s TRO.

But there are problems with Robart’s TRO. For starters, he did not have jurisdiction to rule on at least several of the ten counts in the lawsuit..

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Md. woman lets her Trump flag fly with yard display (Photos)

 

WASHINGTON — Some people still have presidential campaign signs in their yard, but one Maryland woman has gone much further to show she backs President Donald Trump.

“I support my president and everything he’s doing so far. He’s only looking out for America first,” Linda Dement of Calvert County tells WTOP.

She’s a home improvement general contractor, and her property sits right along busy Route 4 in Huntingtown.

She has a Trump flag flying from a flagpole, a Trump banner on her roof, and at night you can see “Trump 2016″ glowing in solar lights on her front lawn.

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Expelled Candidate for DNC Chair Suing Democrats for Breach of First Amendment

A candidate expelled from the race for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for criticising Islam tells Breitbart News he intends to sue for a breach of his First Amendment rights.

Vincent Tolliver, who previously ran an unsuccessful campaign for Congress in Arkansas, was expelled from the campaign by interim DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazil, after telling The Hill he didn’t believe his rival Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn) should become chairman because of his Islamic faith, citing the religion’s positions on homosexuality.

“His being a Muslim is precisely why DNC voters should not vote for him. Muslims discriminate against gays. Islamic law is clear on the subject, and being gay is a direct violation of it. In some Muslim countries, being gay is a crime punishable by death,” Tolliver said.

“Clearly, Mr. Ellison is not the person to lead the DNC or any other organization committed to not discriminating based on gender identity or sexual orientation. I’m shocked [the Human Rights Campaign] has been silent on the issue. A vote for Representative Ellison by any member of the DNC would be divisive and unconscionable, not to mention counterproductive to the immediate and necessary steps of rebuilding the Democratic Party,” he continued.

Tolliver was consequently expelled from the race by interim chair Donna Brazile, who described his comments as “disgusting.”

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Soros Fingerprints All Over Anti-Trump Lawsuits

Billionaire leftist teams up with Democrat attorneys general to bury administration in legal challenges

More than a dozen lawsuits and counting have been filed against President Donald Trump’s executive order that temporarily blocks visas from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen. Looking beyond the handful of emotional personal stories that are gaining the media’s sympathy, there is a more predictable political power dynamic at play. The lawsuits largely stem from organizations bankrolled by billionaire leftist George Soros and Democratic state attorneys general.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who has carried out a political vendetta against Trump, led 15 other state attorneys general in a joint statement condemning what they called an “unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful executive order.” The Democratic AGs also said, “Religious liberty has been, and always will be, a bedrock principle of our country and no president can change that truth,” a curious statement from the party that targeted the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Leading the way in these lawsuits in several states is the American Civil Liberties Union, which has gotten at least $35.5 million from the Open Society Foundations, according to the Capital Research Center, a Washington think tank that investigates nonprofits.

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Hero flight attendant rescues teen from human trafficker by leaving a secret note for her on Alaska Airlines bathroom mirror

A flight attendant rescued a girl from human trafficking after she spotted the disheveled teen sitting on a plane and left a note for her in the restroom.

Shelia Fedrick, 49, was working on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to San Francisco when she noticed a teen, believed to be 14 or 15 years old, sitting in the window seat next to a well-dressed older man, NBC reported.

Fedrick said the victim had greasy blond hair and looked like she 'had been through pure hell'. It was the contrast between the two that raised a red flag.

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Hillary Clinton and the law

Although Trump said he preferred no further investigation, concerns linger

“A contempt of the laws is the high road to anarchy.”

— Alexander Hamilton

Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and the Clinton Foundation scandal are back in the news, as they are likely to be for years to come. At his confirmation hearing, Attorney General-designate Jeff Sessions said he would recuse himself from all investigations involving the Clintons.

Last November, President Donald Trump said that his preference was for no further investigation of Hillary Clintonor the Clinton Foundation. A decision (which does not seem to have been made yet) not to continue any investigation raises at least three concerns:

1). Deciding whether to prosecute someone isn’t normally the president’s decision to make. It’s the job of “the system.”

“The system” may sound amorphous, but in fact “the system” is what we call “the rule of law.” That rule is not just an arcane concept that interests lawyers and public policy mavens. The rule of law is probably the single most important governing concept we have — far more important than democracy. The rule of law elevates the weakest citizen to the level of the most powerful.

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‘Right-to-work’ movement claims victory in Missouri, eyes NH next

Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed legislation on Monday making Missouri the latest “right-to-work” state, as the growing movement sets its sights next on New Hampshire – hoping to break into one of the labor unions’ last remaining strongholds.

Legislation advancing in the New Hampshire capital, if approved, would make the state the first in the Northeast to go “right-to-work.” The measure, which bars unions from forcing employees to join or pay dues, is set for a vote in the state’s House next week – after having passed the Senate.

The push is the latest sign of labor unions’ diminishing clout, and how Republican gains at the state level are having a broad impact on policy, amid support for such legislation from the Trump White House.

In Missouri, the new Republican governor declared Monday on Twitter that his state is “open for business,” after making it the 28th with a right-to-work policy.

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Martin O’Malley and Larry Hogan are both pushing to end gerrymandering

Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley (D) has changed his stance on gerrymandering, a practice he embraced when he redrew the state’s congressional districts more than six years ago.

During a speech at Boston College last month, O’Malley, who unsuccessfully sought the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said he no longer supports partisan redistricting. He said manipulating voting boundaries for political purposes “digs ideological trenches around incumbents” and deepens the nation’s political divisions.

“As a governor, I held that redistricting pen in my own Democratic hand,” he said. “I was convinced that we should use our political power to pass a map that was more favorable for the election of Democratic candidates.”

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Swedish cop reported to police as a "racist" for telling the truth about mass immigration

Swedish policeman reported to the police for telling the truth

SWEDEN —
“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

Peter Springare, police investigator and former deputy head of the Division for serious crimes at the police in Örebro, has been reported to the police after he in a post on Facebook spoke plainly about those who are behind the serious crimes. The report to the police comes after the local newspaper Nerikes Allehanda found the outspoken policeman to be racist, the usual solution to silence any criticism in the politically correct country.

Here is what he wrote:

“I’m so fu*king tired. What I will write here below, is not politically correct. But I do not care. What I will tell to you taxpayers is forbidden to tell by us state employees. It results in the loss of career and loss of individual salaries. Even if it’s true. I do not care about all this. I will soon retire anyway, after 47 years in this business. I will now and every week going forward, in detail account for what I as an investigator of the serious crimes unit of the police in Örebro work with. It will not harmonize with BRÅ’s (statistics) perception or other leftist criminologists perception in the public debate.

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The breakthrough prostate test ALL men must ask for

Chris Kitcher can vividly recall the moment that a consultant radiologist showed him a scan image of the tumours in his prostate gland.

'There were just two tiny, dark spots — like worm bites in an apple,' says Chris, 69.

Back then, the lecturer from Hassocks, West Sussex, had no idea that this scan was very special indeed. He was looking at an mp (multi-parametric) MRI scan, dubbed by some the 'manogram'.

And now, a major study published in The Lancet has found that the technique radically improves the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis.

The charity Prostate Cancer UK has described it as a game-changer for men's health.

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Deadly Batch Of Heroin Laced With Painkiller Hitting Md. Streets

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A dramatic surge in heroin deaths is happening across the country. Health officials warn it’s because of a lethal new trend–spiking heroin with powerful painkillers.

Dozens of Marylanders have already died.

Christie Ileto has more on the deadly drug mixture.

Health officials say that combination is deadly. And it’s not just happening in one part of Maryland, but across the state.

State health officials say a deadly batch of heroin is hitting Maryland streets. The already potent drug is now being laced with fentanyl–a powerful painkiller.

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Maryland State Police Arrest Somerset County Man For Child Pornography

(Princess Anne, MD) Maryland State Police investigators from the Princess Anne Criminal Enforcement Division and the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, arrested a Somerset County man yesterday on child pornography related charges.

The suspect is identified as Christian Moylan, 37, of the 32000 block of Seatick Road, Eden, MD. Moylan was arrested without incident and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.

Investigators received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about the potential distribution of child pornography over the Internet. As a result of the subsequent investigation, Moylan was identified as the suspect and a search of Moylan’s residence lead to the seizure of numerous computers, electronic devices and media storage devices. A search of those devices revealed thousands of images and videos of child pornography.

The computers seized during this investigation will be submitted to the Maryland State Police Digital Forensics Lab for analysis. Moylan was transported to the Somerset County District Court Commissioner’s Office for processing and a hearing before a District Court commissioner. Moylan was held on a $250,000 bond.

The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is comprised of police agencies from around the state. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.

Instead of a wall, build a canal

What if, instead of a wall, we were to build, along the southern border, a cargo shipping canal?

The U.S.-Mexico border is 1,989 miles long; of that, 1,255 is the Rio Grande river. The Rio Grande is, at its deepest, 60 feet, but much is much shallower. The rest of the border, including a small stretch of the Colorado river, changes elevation substantially, and crosses the southernmost subrange of the Rocky Mountains. For scale, the Panama Canal is only 48 miles long, and cuts through only one little 312 foot mountain. The Suez Canal is just 121 miles long, and crosses flat ground. This would be a much, much bigger undertaking.

Construction of the Suez Canal started in 1859 and finished ten years later. The Panama Canal was begun in 1881; the French, who were digging it, gave up in 1884; the Americans took over in 1904 and finished ten years later in 1914–thirteen years total work. A canal along our Southern border would be 16 times longer than the Suez Canal and 41 times longer than the Panama Canal. Would construction, therefore, take between 160 and 533 years?

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Muslim Mayor Wins Kudos for Sanctuary City Exec Order

Watch for the political stock of Mohamed Khairullah, the Syrian-born Mayor of Prospect Park, to rise in Democratic circles after he signed an executive order on Friday that declared the Passaic County borough of 5,865 a sanctuary for immigrants.

Hailing from Aleppo, which has become synonymous with the worst violence of the long Syrian civil war and has thus created tens of thousands of refugees, Khairullah immigrated to the United States in 1991, was elected Councilman in 2001, and has been the Mayor since 2006.

According to the order, “No department, committee, agency, commission, officer or employee of the Borough of Prospect Park shall use any Borough funds or resources to assist in the enforcement of Federal Immigration Law.”

Khairullah directly refers to his own past in explaining why he signed the order: “It is important to me as a person who came to the U.S as an immigrant, that we uphold our laws and values,” he said Saturday, according to NJ.com. “The U.S is the land of opportunity and dreams for many people all over the world.”

The heightened profile for Khairullah, a former teacher in the Paterson public schools who worked at Office Depot, represents growing political power for Muslims in New Jersey politics.

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Girl Scout robbed while selling cookies in Philadelphia

A Girl Scout who was selling cookies in Center City was robbed Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the girl was near the 400 block of South 16th Street when a man stole $50 in cash.

It happened just before 5 p.m.
The suspect is described as a black male, 6'1" tall, is believed to be in his late teens to early 20's, clean shaven and was last seen wearing a gray sweat jacket.

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Muslim student CAUGHT for fake hate crime, what he did is OUTRAGEOUS

A Muslim student at Beloit, a liberal college, reported that he was the victim of a hate crime when he saw anti-Muslim words spray painted on his dorm room door.

The campus was bewildered by this hateful act, only to later find out it was all a hoax.

The man who reported it, Micheal Kee, is actually the man who painted it. He vandalized his college campus with terrible anti-Muslim statements and then called it in, pretending to be the victim of hate crimes.

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Mainstream Media posts FAKE NEWS more than ever, here’s why!



Yesterday, I wrote on the Secret Service calling bullsh*t on The Atlantic. See here. Steve Clemons from The Atlantic stepped in it big time and was tweeting on Thursday claiming that Secret Service personnel were forced to resign in the White House and were escorted out of the Old Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Clemons wanted to get a breaking story out too fast and did not check his facts. He got bit for it and wound up apologizing. The Secret Service wasn’t bashful about calling him out for it either… good for them. It’s a prime example of fake news.

But that’s far from a unique bit of fake news from the media these days. The biggest purveyors I have seen are CNN and the Washington Post who have let their hatred for the Commander-in-Chief run wild. Their headlines many times bear little resemblance to reality and are skewed to smear Trump. Seriously… just take a bit and check out their headlines versus Fox News or any conservative blogger and you will see what I mean. T. Becket Adams had some fun by going out there and finding fake news that the biased media had to come back and issue lengthy corrections and apologies for. Heh.

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Leftists planning nationwide action against Trump, don’t realize most people are laughing at it

So very lame. Activists are calling for people to not work or buy anything on February 17th in an effort to bring President Trump down. They’ve done this before against other conservatives and it never, ever works. It’s pathetic. So? What are they going to do? Not buy clothes or lattes and then take a four-day holiday instead of a three-day one? Any excuse to get out of work, school, whatever. This is a ridiculous protest and I predict it will fall flat spectacularly.

You honestly think this would create enough disruption to change the system? Are you lobotomized? Geez. And it should be of no surprise that this nutty idea came from a leftist British publication, The Guardian. If they think this will make their so-called political and economic power felt in DC, they are truly delusional. I guess this stupidity is trending on Twitter under the hashtag #NationalStrike. How very Workers World Party… how very communist.

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You won’t believe who has their dirty money in Facebook’s “Fake News” censorship program

This is very bad news for bloggers and for freedom of speech. I have been worried about Facebook for some time as I keep hearing scuttlebutt that they are going to weed out fake news. But who decides what is fake? It smacks of censorship and sure enough, that is what is coming. It has already started in Germany. Correctiv is a supposed ‘fake news’ censor that is working with Facebook in Germany. The problem is, it is funded by groups directly linked to that old spider, George Soros and it is staffed by devout leftists. I have sincere doubts they will remain unbiased and objective.

Germany is a testing ground for this. I am positive that this same service will be applied here in the US with a chilling effect on news and the free flow of information. Leftist journalists comprise the ranks of Correctiv. Maybe not so ironically, it is leftist journalists in the first place that promote fake news. €114,000 has been donated by the Dutch organization The Adessium Foundation which works on climate change and environmental issues and is openly funded by George Soros’ Open Society Foundation. Soros’ Open Society Foundation has also given €26,884 directly to Correctiv. He’s managed to get his corrupt mitts on Facebook, so he can manage news and information. If that becomes the case in the US, Facebook will fall.

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Kellyanne Conway Smacks Chuck ‘Fake Tears’ Schumer Over Gorsuch

Senator Chuck Schumer is “warning” President Trump that because he is “attacking” the judge that halted his temporary immigration ban, that the Democrats in the Senate would make it that much more difficult for Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, to be confirmed. As always, Schumer is playing his games. White House presidential counsel Kellyanne Conway wasn’t impressed. She called him out saying:

Democrats will do whatever it takes to foil President Trump’s plan to make America safe again. Why? They care far more about stopping Trump than keeping us safe. Democrats have consistently been for open borders, letting anyone in legally or illegally, that wants to come in. Vice President Pence has said that the administration will use every legal means to restore the ban. Schumer isn’t fooling anyone. The Senate Democrats were going to give Gorsuch a hard time no matter what. And Kellyanne Conway knows it.

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