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Saturday, November 30, 2019

ICE arrests child sexual predator released twice by local law enforcement, despite ICE detainer

PHILADELPHIA — Nov. 27, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested unlawfully present Guatemalan national for sexual abuse against children after he was released from police custody. This was the second time Philadelphia Police Department released this sexual predator onto the streets, despite an ICE detainer lodged against him in both cases.
Hector Moran-Espinoza was arrested April 2, by the Philadelphia Police Department for involuntary deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion, unlawful contact with a minor-sexual offenses, statuary sexual assault, endangering the welfare of children-parent or guardian commits offense, corruption of minors, indecent assault-without the consent of other person, reckless endangerment of another person, rape by forceable compulsion, sexual abuse of children-photographing, videotaping, depicting on a computer or filming sexual acts, and aggravated indecent assault without consent.
May 9, Moran was again arrested by the Philadelphia Police Department for unlawful contact with a minor-sexual offenses, corruption of minors, indecent assault of a person under 13 years of age, reckless endangerment of another person, and endangering the welfare of a child-parent or guardian commits offense. 
In both cases, ICE’s Philadelphia Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) lodged an immigration detainer on Moran the same day of the arrest, and each time Philadelphia Police Department did not honor this detainer and released this predator onto the streets.

Cop Working On Thanksgiving Goes To Starbucks For Coffee To Thank Dispatchers. Cup Gets Labeled ‘Pig.’

One Oklahoma police officer working on Thanksgiving Day got a rude surprise when he visited Starbucks to get coffee as a thank-you for the dispatchers who work with him: the cup he was given, instead of having his name on it, was labeled “Pig.”

Johnny O’Mara, Chief of Police in Kiefer, Oklahoma, recounted the incident on Facebook along with a picture, writing:

My officer goes to Starbucks to get the dispatchers coffee as a thank you for all they do (especially when they’re working a holiday.) This is what he gets for being nice. What irks me is the absolute and total disrespect for a police officer who, instead of being home with family and enjoying a meal and a football game, is patrolling his little town.

Recently Pardoned Turkey Found Dead After Claiming To Have Dirt On Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A turkey recently pardoned by President Trump was found dead after claiming to have dirt on the Clintons, sources at the FBI confirmed today.

The official cause of death was suicide, though the bullet wounds were in the back of the turkey's head and the bird lacked opposable thumbs with which to operate a firearm.

The turkey had been publicly pardoned for the crime of being delicious and set free by Trump in a popular White House Thanksgiving tradition. Shortly after being released, the turkey confirmed its possession of "credible" information that would lead to the indictment of Hillary Clinton, posting on the bird's social media account that it was a good thing Trump had pardoned the turkey, so the world could find the truth out about the Clintons.

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WWII veteran who credited longevity to daily Coors Light turns 102

Drinking beer will apparently keep you young — at least it has done so for WWII veteran Andrew E. Slavonic, who is celebrating his 102nd birthday on Dec. 1.

Slavonic, who went viral last year for drinking a Coors Light every day at 4 p.m. for over a decade, and his son Bob shared with Fox News how much the Pennsylvania centenarian’s life has changed since his modest Internet fame.

“All I can say is that it has been one helluva of a year for dad. He has never had this much attention in his life. I really think he loves it,” Slavonic's son told Fox News.

“He has met various people around town that have come up to him and wanted to shake his hand and ask him if it really the one Coors Light that keeps him going. He says it is. We go to the local VFW Post 764 every Friday for dinner and everyone there just loves seeing him and talking to him,” he added.

Dutch Police: Three People Wounded in Hague Stabbing

Three people were wounded in a stabbing on a shopping street in The Hague, Netherlands, according to Dutch police officials.

Local authorities and emergency services are on scene at Grote Marktstraat, the city’s main shopping street where people were out shopping for Black Friday deals, reports Sky News.

Officers said the suspect is between 45-50 years old and wearing a grey jogging suit.

Police spokesperson Marije Kuiper told the Associated Press that it is too early to tell if the stabbing was terror-related.


NFL wide receiver Terrelle Pryor stabbed in Pittsburgh apartment, in critical condition

NFL wide receiver Terrelle Pryor is in critical condition after being stabbed in Pittsburgh overnight, according to multiple reports.

Pryor, 30, was reportedly at his Heinz Lofts apartment when he was stabbed in the shoulder and chest. Police have arrested a woman in connection with the stabbing, according to WTAE.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler tweeted that a close family friend of Pryor's told him the family expects him to survive, adding, "several family members are by his side post-surgery as doctors monitor his progress".

Pryor was the starting quarterback for the Ohio State Buckeyes from 2008 to 2010, winning the Big Ten championship twice. He was subsequently drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2011 NFL Supplemental draft, playing quarterback before eventually switching positions when he signed with the Cleveland Browns in 2015.

The Solidarity Of Democrats' Delusion Is About To Collapse

The Turnaround

At yesterday’s Thanksgiving table, fifteen adults present, there was not one word uttered about impeachment, Russia, Ukraine, and, most notably, a certain Golden Golem of Greatness, whose arrival at the center of American life three years ago kicked off a political hysteria not witnessed across this land since southern “fire eaters” lay siege to Fort Sumter.

I wonder if some great fatigue of the mind has set in among the class of people who follow the news and especially the tortured antics of Rep. Adam Schiff’s goat rodeo in the House intel Committee the past month. I wonder what the rest of congress is detecting among its constituents back home during this holiday hiatus. I suspect it is that same eerie absence of chatter I noticed, and what it may portend about the nation’s disposition toward reality.

The dead white man Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 – 1860) famously observed that “all truth passes through three stages: first, it is ridiculed; second, it is violently opposed; and third, it is accepted as self-evident.”

America has been stuck in stage two lo these thirty-six months since Mr. Trump shocked the system with his electoral victory over She-Whose-Turn-Was-Undoubted, inciting a paroxysm of rage, disbelief, and retribution that has made the Left side of the political transect ridiculous, and repeatedly, ignominiously so, as their fantasies about Russian “collusion” and sequential chimeras dissolve in official proceedings.


Hunter Biden demands his financial records are kept SECRET by court in child support suit following claims of significant debts

Hunter Biden has filed a request to seal all financial records in his ongoing child support suit to spare himself public 'embarrassment' amid claims of 'significant debts', can exclusively reveal.

The 49-year-old filed the motion for a Protective Order of his financial records in the Arkansas Circuit Court of Independence on Wednesday, citing fears that such information would be used 'maliciously' by the media if disclosed publicly.

'The likelihood that [Biden's] private records will be used in an inappropriate or malicious manner for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do with these proceedings is exceedingly high and should not be tolerated by the court,' the filing reads.

Any such disclosures, Biden's attorneys claim, would furthermore cause their client 'undue prejudice, annoyance, embarrassment, and/or oppression.'


Michelle Malkin: Impeach pro-illegal immigration judges

Outspoken illegal immigration opponent and author Michelle Malkin is stepping up her war on sanctuary states and federal judges opposed to President Trump’s crackdown at the border.

In a small gathering in Boston to address the issue after a larger venue canceled her appearance, Malkin called for the impeachment of pro-illegal immigration judges and warned against the spreading sanctuary movement that is led by California.

Malkin, in the session hosted by the group SafeBoston, was interviewed by Center for Immigration Studies Policy Director Jessica Vaughan and asked about court decisions against the president.


US braced for flu outbreak: Four children and scores of adults have died, and sickness is sweeping the Deep South

Four children and scores more adults have died of the flu in the past two months, US health officials warn.

The CDC has not release a concrete figure on the number of adult deaths so far this season, but warns Americans to be braced for a severe outbreak of flu between Thanksgiving and May 2020.

Since September, adult deaths have been reported in Iowa, Texas, Arkansas, North Carolina, and California, including one person ahed 25 to 49 years old, one over the age of 50, and most over the age of 65.

Meanwhile, rates of people coming down with flu-like illness are soaring, particularly in the Deep South.


60% of 2020 Rhodes Scholarships Awarded to Leftist Activists

The next slate of Rhodes Scholars is overwhelmingly involved with various forms of progressive activism in the United States. Almost 60 percent specifically mention their leftist activism in their biographies.

According to a report by The College Fix, the majority of Rhodes Scholars for 2020 are progressives. The report revealed that only 13 of the 32 Rhodes Scholars have biographies that do not mention progressive activism. That means that almost 60 percent of recipients are expressly involved with progressive activism.

Elliot F. Gerson, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, said that the 2020 Rhodes Scholars represent the “extraordinary diversity that characterizes and strengthens the United States."

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Virginia Gun Owners Could Face Felony Charges Under New 'Paramilitary Activities' Amendment

A proposed amendment to a 30-year-old Virginia law would make it illegal to bring a firearm to any gathering if it can be proven that the goal was to 'intimidate any person or group of persons by drilling, parading, or marching with any firearm."

In short, if someone brings a firearm to a permitted event such as the ill-fated United the Right rally, and it can be argued that their goal was to intimidate Antifa counter-protesters as opposed to carrying in self-defense, that person could be subject to Class 5 felony charges under the amendment introduced by State Senator Louise Lucas (D-18th District).

The amendment stems from a lawsuit brought against Unite the Right organizer (and professional provocateur) Jason Kessler and several militia groups, accusing them of violating the state's existing statute governing "unlawful paramilitary activity." As a result of the lawsuit, "eleven named defendants had signed consent decrees in which they are “permanently enjoined from returning to Charlottesville, Virginia, as part of a unit of two or more persons acting in concert while armed with a firearm, weapon, shield, or any item whose purpose is to inflict bodily harm, at any demonstration, rally, protest, or march.”," according to IREHR.


Brazilian president blames Leonardo DiCaprio for Amazon fires

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro blamed actor Leonardo DiCaprio for making donations to nonprofit organizations that he claims caused the fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest.

Bolsonaro told supporters Friday, "DiCaprio is a cool guy, isn't he? Giving money to set the Amazon on fire." His comments came after a law enforcement raid at the offices of two nonprofit organizations in the Amazonian state of Para. Multiple volunteer firefighters, who deny wrongdoing, were arrested and subsequently released. Local police say they are being accused of igniting fires to obtain funding through nonprofits.

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which pledged $5 million to help protect the rainforest, attempts to implement "solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems, ensuring the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants."


Rockeymoore Cummings on defense after acting Democratic Party chair says she overspent as head of the party

The former Maryland Democratic Party chairwoman took to Twitter on Saturday morning to defend herself after the acting chair of the Maryland Democratic Party, Sen. Cory V. McCray of Baltimore City, released a letter Friday highlighting “major areas of concerns” about the Party’s finances under Rockeymoore Cummings’ tenure.

“I am proud of the progress made during my tenure as MDP Chair. We raised more than $1.1 million in an off-cycle election year; maintained healthy reserves; built a year-round voter engagement & campaign operation; enhanced our communications, training & data capacity…,” Rockeymoore Cummings tweeted Saturday.

McCray – who stepped into the acting chair role after Rockeymoore Cummings resigned the seat and launched a congressional bid to serve the remainder of her late husband’s House term – pointed out in a letter released Friday to State Central Committee members that “In 2019, the Party has spent more money than it has raised 9 out of 10 months,” spending nearly $340,000 since the beginning of 2019.


Rutgers Prof: Conservative Media and GOP Are ‘Existential Threats’ to USA

Rutgers University Professor Catherine Lugg argued in a recent social media post that Conservative media outlets like Fox News are an “existential threat” to the United States.

According to a report by The College Fix, Rutgers University Education Professor has some very strong opinions about right-wing media outlets. Professor Catherine Lugg issued a series of tweets on November 22 in which she made the case that the United States is a “crypto-fascist” nightmare, due in part to Conservative media outlets like Fox News.

“At this point, Fox is openly fascist. They and the GOP are existential threats to the USA,” Lugg wrote in a tweet that was published on November 22. Lugg locked down her account after the tweet sparked a backlash. Users that do not follow an account prior to a decision for it to be locked are unable to view the locked account’s tweets.

But Lugg had more to say...

[Lugg’s faculty biography claims that she has a Master’s Degree in flute performance and music education. --Editor]

Flashback: Mike Bloomberg Says Taxing Poor People Will Help Them Live Longer

For a taste of the nanny state which would unfold if left-wing billionaire Michael Bloomberg becomes president, look no further than comments he made in April, 2018 while speaking to the IMF's then-president Christine Lagarde - when he said we need to tax poor people so they'll live longer.

Speaking with then-IMF President Christine Lagarde, Bloomberg said (via Americans for Tax Reform):

Michael Bloomberg: “Some people say, well, taxes are regressive. But in this case, yes they are. That's the good thing about them because the problem is in people that don't have a lot of money. And so, higher taxes should have a bigger impact on their behavior and how they deal with themselves. So, I listen to people saying 'oh we don't want to tax the poor.’ Well, we want the poor to live longer so that they can get an education and enjoy life. And that's why you do want to do exactly what a lot of people say you don't want to do.

The question is do you want to pander to those people? Or do you want to get them to live longer? There's just no question. If you raise taxes on full sugary drinks, for example, they will drink less and there's just no question that full sugar drinks are one of the major contributors to obesity and obesity is one of the major contributors to heart disease and cancer and a variety of other things.


Video shows police officer body-slamming man who allegedly spat in his face

The Chicago Police Department is investigating an officer who body-slammed a man who allegedly spat in his face.

Police said the incident happened after officers in an unmarked vehicle approached the 29-year-old man who was drinking alcohol at a bus station. The man became angry, verbally threatened and licked the officer’s face, then spat in his eyes and mouth, according to police.

Video shows the officer picking up the unidentified man and slamming him to the ground. The man hit his head on the curb and laid motionless on the ground.


Public Schools Must Be De-unionized

As the saying goes, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. No one embraces that aphorism more wholeheartedly than the nation’s education unions and their Democrat Party enablers.

As the latest test results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reveal, the unionized school model is an ongoing failure. “The average performance of the nation’s fourth and eighth graders mostly declined in math and reading from 2017 to 2019, following a decade of stagnation in educational progress, according to the results of a test released on Oct. 30, 2019,” columnist Jill Barshay reveals. “The one exception was fourth-grade math, with the average score rising by one point between 2017 and 2019.”

These results are not anomalous. Scores also declined between 2013 and 2015. But this particular drop was described as “substantial,” because reading scores for fourth-graders and eighth-graders declined in 14 states and 31 states, respectively.


Watch: Hong Kong Protesters Hold ‘Thanksgiving’ Rally after Trump Signs Support Bills

Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong staged a “Thanksgiving” rally on Thursday evening in response to President Donald Trump signing two bills in support of the city’s pro-democracy movement.

Demonstrators took to the streets shortly after the President signed the legislation. Some draped themselves in U.S. flags and expressed gratitude for the administration’s support.

“The rationale for us having this rally is to show our gratitude and thank the U.S Congress and also President Trump for passing the bill,” student Sunny Cheung, 23, told Reuters. “We are really grateful about that and we really appreciate the effort made by Americans who support Hong Kong, who stand with Hong Kong, who do not choose to side with Beijing.”

“I was confident Donald Trump would sign the law because we are fighting for universal freedom. Everyone globally should support that,” another young woman told the news outlet.


A Viewer Writes...... 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

I believe it's time to implement the Eastern Shore a Sanctuary city for the 2nd Amendment.

Our border states to include the EBT card holders of the Western Shore are rapidly implementing laws to take away our guns.

Shooting, hunting, and self defense is a common place here on the Eastern Shore.

There are towns, cities and most recently a area in Virginia that has become a Sanctuary City for the 2nd Amendment.

If Sherrif Mike Lewis is sincere in his opinions not to disarm Wicomico County.... as County Residents we can become the (1st) 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County on the Eastern Shore.

I am hoping the majority of Gun Owners feel the same as we do.

Have a safe and secure and fun

Oath Keepers
of Wicomico County

Michael Moore: Trump was right about 'rigged' system

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore is no fan of President Trump but admits the Republican had one thing right during the 2016 election.

"The people that came out for Trump — I’m not talking about the racist, white supremacist part. I'm talking about those people who are sick and tired of the system. Trump told them it was rigged. It was rigged. And he was right when he said that," Moore said during an appearance Wednesday on MSNBC.

Moore said Trump won in 2016 because voters could relate to his message about how the political system, economy, and media were "rigged" against them.


Millennials Are Fleeing Cities For Refuge From Democrats’ Disasters

For twenty-somethings leaving a small town for the big city, the feeling of liberation and possibility can be exhilarating. Mom and dad, and their rules, are finally in the rearview mirror. But what’s up ahead is often worse—the welcoming arms of an even stricter authority known as leftist city government.

Many millennials are discovering this the hard way and making a U-turn. New Census Bureau data shows millennials are increasingly trading in urban life for the suburbs and even switching states entirely.

My home city of Philadelphia is a prime example. Here, 60,000 residents leave per year, and half of them are 18 to 34 years old. The reason? Urban centers like Philadelphia are bent on destroying the very conveniences that drew millennials to the city in the first place.

Here, the combined effect of sky-high taxes and outdated regulations add up to an all-out war on millennials. Or at least a war on the things they love the most. Brunch, for example.


Comptroller Franchot Cancels 2 Visits to Promote Small Business Saturday

CANCELLED: Comptroller Franchot to Promote Small Business Saturday in Takoma Park

Comptroller Peter Franchot
The Comptroller's visit to Fair Day's Play in Takoma Park has been cancelled.
TODAY, November 30, 201911 a.m.


CANCELLED: Franchot To Promote Small Business Saturday in Baltimore at Bazaart, The Book Escape 

Comptroller Peter Franchot
The Comptroller's visit to the Bazaart Holiday Art Market and the Book Escape in Baltimore, as well as the Catonsville Fire Department tree lighting ceremony, has been cancelled.
CANCELLED: TODAY, November 30, 2019

Left-Wing UC Berkeley Activist Sentenced to 39 Years in Psych Ward for Murder

A former UC Berkeley student and left-wing activist has been deemed insane and sentenced to 39 years to life in a psychiatric facility for the murder of a woman and the attempted murder of a second woman in Berkeley, California.

Pablo Gomez Jr., a known left-wing activist on UC Berkeley’s campus who reportedly preferred to be addressed by the gender-neutral pronoun “they,” was deemed unfit to stand trial for murder and sentenced to 39 years to life in Napa State Hospital last week, according to a report by San Luis Obispo Tribune.

The 24-year-old leftist was transferred to the custody of the Department of State Hospitals after pleading no contest to the first-degree murder of a 27-year-old teacher, Emilie Inman, and the attempted murder of her friend, Kiana Schmitt.

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Report: London Attacker was Convicted Terrorist with Jihadist Ties

The man who carried out the London Bridge terror attack has been identified as 28-year-old Usman Khan, Metropolitan Police confirm. He was jailed in 2012 as part of a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp. He was also believed to have supported al-Muhijaroun, a militant jihadist network in the United Kingdom, reports The Guardian. Read the original article below.

The suspected attacker responsible for Friday’s deadly stabbing in central London was a convicted terrorist who was recently released from prison and believed to possess ties to Islamic extremist groups, according to The Times.

Earlier, a knife-wielding man stabbed several people at London Bridge, killing two and wounding three others. Police shot the suspect dead at the scene. He is said to have worn a fake explosive vest and an electronic prison tag. Prior to the attack, the knifeman threatened to blow up Fishmongers’ Hall, where he was reportedly planning to attend a conference on prisoner rehabilitation organized by the University of Cambridge, reports The Times. Authorities are treating the deadly incident as a terror attack.


Nadler sets deadline for White House to say if Trump attorneys will participate in impeachment proceedings

The White House has been given a deadline to inform the House Judiciary Committee whether President Trump's attorneys plan to participate in impeachment proceedings beginning next month.

Rep. Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the panel, informed Trump on Friday that he has one week to respond.

"I am to determine if your counsel will seek to exercise the specific privileges set forth in the Judiciary Committee's Impeachment Procedures adopted pursuant to H.Res.660 and participate in the upcoming impeachment proceedings. In particular, please provide the Committee with notice of whether your counsel intends to participate, specifying which of the privileges your counsel seeks to exercise, no later than 5:00 pm on December 6, 2019," the New York Democrat said in a letter.


Boat Parade 2019

The 32nd annual Wicomico Yacht Club Toys For Tots Christmas Boat Parade is ready to go Sat 11/30/19. The decorated boats will leave from the Port Of Salisbury Marina at 5:30 and will make two passes thru the downtown Salisbury harbor area. Immediately after, the lighted parade of boats will proceed down the Wicomico River to the Wicomico Yacht Club arriving there around 7:00. The parade can be viewed anyplace along the Wicomico River from downtown Salisbury to the Wicomico Yacht Club. We will be collecting donated toys to benefit Toys For Tots right up until the boats depart the Port Of Salisbury. The grounds & clubhouse will be open to anyone who like to come by and view the parade’s arrival back at Wicomico Yacht Club. We will be accepting items for the toy collection WYC also. For additional information contact the Yacht Club 410 219 5248 or 410 430 2282.

Wicomico Yacht Club
3346 Yacht Club Rd
Eden, MD 21822

Question Of The Day

Did you find any good deals on Black Friday?

Trump slams Newsweek article predicting he will spend Thanksgiving golfing and tweeting

President Trump responded to a Newsweek article prediction that he would spend Thanksgiving tweeting by responding to them on Twitter.

While the president spent the holiday feeding U.S. troops in on a secret trip to Afghanistan, Newsweek shared a prediction that Trump would be "tweeting, golfing, and more." Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump, Jr., responded to the Newsweek slam with several images of his father with troops in Afghanistan.

"Fake news gonna fake!" Don Jr. said in a tweet with a screen capture of Newsweek's critical headline. The president further responded to the declaration by Newsweek with his own criticism of the magazine. "I thought Newsweek was out of business?" he queried.


San Diego Immigration Judges Disrupting 'Remain in Mexico' Policy

Immigration judges in San Diego are disrupting the Trump administration's policy on sending asylum seekers back to Mexico by terminating such cases at a higher rate than seen in any other court in the country.

The San Diego judges terminated 33% of more than 12,600 Migrant Protection Protocols cases, or the "Remain in Mexico" policy, according to data collected by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University, reports The Wall Street Journal.

In comparison, in El Paso, the busiest immigration court, judges terminated fewer than 1% of more than 14,000 such cases.


‘Unacceptable’: Top Harris Aide Writes Scathing Resignation Letter

Only days after Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced her campaign would set its sights on Iowa at the expense of other early primary states, Kelly Mehlenbacher, the Iowa operations director for the Harris campaign, wrote a scathing letter of resignation, calling out the campaign for its poor treatment of staff and ineffective leadership.

“This is my third presidential campaign and I have never seen an organization treat its staff so poorly,” wrote Mehlenbacher in the resignation letter, according to The New York Times. “While I still believe that Senator Harris is the strongest candidate to win in the General Election in 2020, I no longer have confidence in our campaign or its leadership.”

“It is not acceptable to me that we encouraged people to move from Washington, DC to Baltimore only to lay them off with no notice, with no plan for the campaign, and without thoughtful consideration of the personal consequences to them or the consequences that their absence would have on the remaining staff,” continued Mehlenbacher. “It is unacceptable that we would lay off anyone that we hired only weeks earlier. It is unacceptable that with less than 90 days until lowa we still do not have a real plan to win.”

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"Terror-Related" London Bridge Attack Leaves At Least 2 Dead, One Suspect In Custody

  • Met Police are treating the incident as terror-related
  • A person is believed to have attacked people with a knife
  • A man has been detained by police, he was shot
  • There are up to five casualties, according to police, with 2 confirmed dead as of 1:30 pm ET.
  • Officers have cordoned off the bridge
  • London Bridge Station is closed
  • An explosion was heard at the south end of the bridge, near Borough Market
  • Suspect shot dead at scene
  • Police declare incident an 'act of terror'


No More Jokes Allowed?

"That's How Business Works": Burisma Board Member Admits Hunter Biden Was Picked "Because Of His Name"

Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski - a current board member for Ukrainian gas company Burisma, admitted to AP that Hunter Biden was picked to sit on the company's board because of his name, and that's 'just how the world works.'

Still, he insists that the younger Biden never leveraged his relationship with his father to further the company's interests - such as the time Joe threatened to withhold $1 billion in US aid unless Ukraine's top prosecutor, who was investigating Burisma, was fired.

"I understand that if someone asks me to be part of some project it’s not only because I’m so good, it’s also because I am Kwasniewski and I am a former president of Poland. ... Being Biden is not bad. It’s a good name," he said.


DOJ Watchdog Expected To Downgrade 'Spying' On Trump Campaign To 'Typical Law Enforcement Activities'

In late September, RealClearInvestigations' Paul Sperry suggested that Inspector General Michael Horowitz - tasked with investigating and exposing wrongdoing at the highest levels - was feared to be pulling punches in order to protect establishment darlings in his upcoming report on the Russia investigation.

Now we learn that Horowitz, who volunteered on several Democratic political campaigns while in college and is married to a former liberal political activist, Obama donor and CNN employee, is expected to conclude that the FBI didn't spy on the Trump campaign.

Instead, when longtime FBI / CIA asset Stephan Halper and his undercover FBI 'assistant' named "Azra Turk" befriended George Papadopoulos, it was nothing more than "typical law enforcement activities," according the New York Times.
Mr. Horowitz found no evidence that Mr. Halper tried to infiltrate the Trump campaign itself, the people familiar with the draft report said, such as by seeking inside campaign information or a role in the organization. The F.B.I. also never directed him to do so, former officials said. Instead, Mr. Halper focused on eliciting information from Mr. Page and Mr. Papadopoulos about their ties to Russia.
Mr. Trump and his allies have pointed to some of the investigative steps the F.B.I. took as evidence of spying, though they were typical law enforcement activities. -NYT

Jason Chaffetz: NYT Pre-Spinning of Inspector General Report ‘True to Script’ for Democrats

A New York Times report alleging that the FBI never attempted to place undercover agents within Trump’s campaign for president is one of the ways the media is attempting to pre-spin Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on the matter, Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz said Thursday.

Chaffetz, in an appearance on Fox & Friends on Thursday, said the New York Times article was “true to script” for the Democrats.

“By its very definition, a FISA application is a warrant to spy on somebody,” Chaffetz said. “This person, Carter Page, happened to be on the Trump campaign. So, the mere fact that they’re trying to discredit that says a lot about the weakness of their case and their allegations.”



Democratic operatives who previously worked for Barack Obama are creating fake news websites, and even newspapers, which are purposefully designed to look real in order to push liberal talking points and help the Democrats win the 2020 election.

The sites fall under the umbrella of a “media company” called Courier Newsroom, headed by strategists who have made it their mission to counter ‘right wing propaganda’ on social media and the internet

The outfit does not make readers aware of what it really is, instead it is posing as a legitimate news company employing real journalists, when it is anything but that.


Historian Wilfred McClay: Thanksgiving Established Fundamental American Values Centuries Before 1776

Fundamental American values manifested in the story of Thanksgiving centuries before the Declaration of Independence and Constitution, explained Wilfred McClay, author of Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story and professor of history at the University of Oklahoma, in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.

Mansour invited McClay’s assessment of criticisms of the November holiday among left-wing teachers calling for students to “unlearn” a “feel-good” Thanksgiving “myth.”

McClay said of leftist contempt for Thanksgiving, “I think it’s a reflection of what — for some people — is the obsession with the politicization of all aspects of life, and everything has to be brought into conformity with some kind of ideological worldview.”


New York City to Free 125K Accused Criminals, Give Taxpayer-Funded Housing, Job Training

The state of New York is likely to free at least 125,000 accused criminals from prison next year and provide many with taxpayer-funded housing and job training services thanks to criminal justice reform laws.

As Breitbart News has reported, the state’s series of bail reforms will ensure that suspects accused of crimes deemed “non-violent” are not jailed before their trial dates and do not have to post bail.

The list of crimes for which suspects will be freed from prison before trial includes:
  • Second-degree manslaughter
  • Aggravated vehicular assault
  • Third-degree assault
  • Promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child
  • Possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child
  • Promoting a sexual performance by a child
  • Failure to register as a sex offender
  • Making terroristic threats
  • Criminally negligent homicide
  • Aggravated vehicular homicide 

'Cruel and appalling' fake university ICE sting started under Obama

The “fake university” ICE sting at the center of many outraged tweets from Democrats was originally launched under President Barack Obama in 2015.

ICE announced on Wednesday that the agency had arrested 90 more illegal immigrants posing as students as part of a sting operation that offered noncitizens status as students at a phony university in a “pay to stay” scam. In total, the sting operation has resulted in visa fraud charges and deportations for around 250 illegal immigrants.

Many Democrats took to Twitter to condemn President Trump and ICE for using a fake university in their raid. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the operation was grounds to “abolish ICE.” Sen. Elizabeth Warren called it “cruel and appalling.” Several people blasted Trump and his administration specifically for dreaming up the fake university operation.


French Farmers Descend On Paris In Fresh Revolt Against Globalist Regulations

Around a thousand French farmers in tractors have descended on Paris in a fresh revolt against globalist government policies they say are ruining their standard of living.

The farmers assembled on the Avenue Foch, near the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe to decry regulations which they assert are devastating the agricultural sector.

Their main concern centers around “agri-bashing” by the media and politicians, where farmers are being blamed for environmental issues and pressured to amend their behavior in the name of preventing climate change.


Arkansas woman impregnated by Hunter Biden was Washington DC stripper called Dallas

The Arkansas woman who was recently revealed by a court-ordered DNA test to given birth to a child father by Hunter Biden’s son was a stripper at a Washington, D.C., club.

Lunden Roberts, 28, worked as an exotic dancer at Mpire Club, near Dupont Circle, just blocks from the White House, where Biden, 49, was a regular, according to the New York Post. Biden, a former lobbyist who has struggled with drug and alcohol addiction, is the son of 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden, 77.

Around the time Roberts became pregnant with "Baby Doe" - the gender of the child was not revealed in court proceedings triggered by Hunter Biden's refusal to admit paternity - Hunter Biden was dating Halle Biden, 44, the widow of his brother Beau, who died of brain cancer in 2015 at age 46.


NJ To Become Wasteland: 44% Of Residents Plan To Flee State

Thanks to the highest property taxes in the nation and an unsustainable cost of living, 44% of New Jersey residents plan to leave the state in the 'no so distant future,' according to a recent survey from the Garden State Initiative (GSI) and Fairleigh Dickenson University School of Public & Global Affairs.

Committing to a more solid time frame, 28% say they are planning to leave within five years, and 39% say they will do so over the next decade, according to Insider NJ.
Unsurprisingly, Property Taxes and the overall Cost of Living were cited as the main drivers. The results also debunk two issues frequently cited in anecdotal accounts of outmigration, weather and public transportation, as they ranked 8th and 10th respectively, out of 11 factors offered.

The desire to leave the Garden State was reflected most strongly among young residents (18-29) with almost 40% anticipating leaving the state within the next five years. At the other end of the spectrum, a third (33%) of those nearing retirement (50-64) plan to leave within the next five years. -Insider NJ

Rand Paul: ‘Don’t Forget the First Thanksgiving Only Happened When the Pilgrims Rejected Socialism’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wished his fellow Americans a Happy Thanksgiving on Thursday and added a brief history lesson to his holiday message, reminding all that the first Thanksgiving “only happened when the pilgrims rejected socialism.”

“Happy Thanksgiving! Take this day to be thankful for friends and family and don’t forget the first Thanksgiving only happened when the pilgrims rejected socialism,” Paul tweeted alongside an article titled, “Why the Pilgrims Abandoned Common Ownership for Private Property”:

The article Paul provides explains how the original communal living arrangements of the Plymouth Colony failed them. The colony’s first governor, William Bradford, extensively documented the phenomenon:


Alyssa Milano Rips ICE For Sting Operation Using Fake University. It Was Created Under The Obama Administration.

On Monday, alerted that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had arrested roughly 250 students since January on immigration violations as part of a sting operation involving a fake university, actress Alyssa Milano, a fervent opponent of ICE, tweeted, “OH MY GOD. ICE has arrested about 250 students who were enrolled at a fake university set up by ICE to lure in students.”

Someone might alert Milano —a strident voice consistently ripping the Trump administration for its immigration policy — of one little fact: the University of Farmington in Michigan was created during the Obama Administration in 2015. The sting operation was code-named “Paper-Chase.” The Detroit News reported in January 2019 that eight “recruiters” for the university who hailed from India were charged with visa fraud and harboring aliens for profit. Those eight recruiters allegedly made more than $250,000 from the university, in lieu of recruiting students.


'We are really grateful': Hong Kong protesters throw ‘Thanksgiving rally’ to celebrate US support

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong gathered to celebrate the legislation signed by President Trump in support of their autonomy from China.

On Wednesday, Trump signed legislation that required the State Department to do an annual review of the relationship between Hong Kong and China to ensure that China does not overreach and hamper with Hong Kong’s autonomy. The legislation received support from every senator and all but one member of the House.

While signing the bill, Trump didn’t condemn China and claimed the legislation aimed to respect both President Xi Jinping and the people of Hong Kong, saying, “I signed these bills out of respect for President Xi, China, and the people of Hong Kong. They are being enacted in the hope that leaders and representatives of China and Hong Kong will be able to amicably settle their differences leading to long term peace and prosperity for all.”


Bumper Cars On Ice Is Here In Delaware And It Looks Like Loads Of Fun

Do you remember bumper car battles at Funland when you were a kid? There was something so exciting about battling it out with siblings, strangers, and friends in the summer sun. Well, even though Funland is closed for the winter, you can still take yourself back to your childhood with a new kind of battle bot adventure! The Centre Ice Arena in Harrington is home to Delaware Bumper Cars on Ice, and you’ll have a blast with this dizzying and thrilling family-friendly winter attraction.

For the past few years, Delaware has been home to Bumper Cars on Ice!

This exciting new way to glide across Centre Ice Rink was unveiled in 2017 as one of the first attractions of its kind.

Since they were unveiled, these chilly cars have drawn in thousands of Delawareans looking for a thrill!  

Bloomberg's campaign chief: ‘Impeachment proceedings are making the president’s reelection more likely’

Kevin Sheekey, the campaign manager for Michael Bloomberg’s presidential bid, said that impeachment is making President Trump’s reelection “more likely.”

Sheekey explained that the impeachment talking points are not playing well in key swing states for the 2020 race during an interview on CNN International. He said he feared Trump will be impeached in the House only to be acquitted in the Senate, giving him increased momentum on Election Day.

“I worry a lot that we’re setting ourselves up here to impeachment, acquittal, and reelection,” Sheekey said. “We’re all outraged by what’s going on. Anyone who looks at those things should be outraged by what this president has done, except it’s not helping in the places where this election will ultimately be decided.”


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KHAN: China, Fentanyl, And The New Opium War

For much of the 19th century, the British government bombarded China with illicit shipments of opium. In what became known as the Opium Wars, this passive sort of chemical warfare led to a generation of addicts and put an effective stranglehold on China’s economy at the time.

Now it seems China is resorting to similar tactics here in the U.S. with the synthetic drug Fentanyl — a drug 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin. In a piece entitled “China is Poisoning America with Fentanyl,” The Heritage Foundation reports that fentanyl is now the leading cause of overdose deaths here in the U.S. Overdoses claimed almost 100,000 lives in 2017 and 2018 and there seems to be no end in sight as the opioid epidemic expands beyond measure. For comparison, those numbers rival the peak of the AIDS crisis in 1995 according to the Rand Corporation.

Incredibly cheap to manufacture, the cost ratio of Fentanyl is staggering. An investment of a few thousand dollars can easily yield millions of dollars. It’s no wonder the Mexican Cartels have turned to Fentanyl according to The Washington Post.

The Council on Foreign Relations reports that most fentanyl coming to the United States is produced in China, and commonly transited through Mexico.


'He was really dumbfounded': 82-year-old bodybuilder describes fighting off home intruder, 29

An elderly, body-building woman recounted how she fought off an intruder last week during a home invasion in upstate New York.

"He was really dumbfounded," 82-year-old Willie Murphy said Tuesday on Fox & Friends.

Murphy said last week that a man rang her doorbell, hunched over, and told her he had been shot. He urged her to call 911, she said.

"He was all doubled up, and he was saying, 'Help me, help me, help me. I've been shot,'" Murphy explained.

When she ran to get her telephone, the man had broken the chain lock on her front door and entered the home. Murphy knew exactly what had happened and said she was not about to be taken advantage of. The man then lunged at her, she said.


Virginia community throws extravagant Christmas party for those in need

It's a Christmas that some 60 or so families in Lynchburg, Va. will never forget.

Leah Stauffer, assistant director of social media for GameOn--the sports network at Liberty University--won't either after she organized a massive Christmas party to offer free family photos to those in need.

It was an idea the photographer thought of in August while waiting at the airport, and wondering how she could help others.

"I started thinking about those families that don't have family photos," Stauffer, who has been a photographer since 2012, told Fox News. "What if we did that opportunity for families that typically can't afford family photos?"

The wedding photographer started reaching out to vendors and those she'd worked with before. Each one quickly agreed to join.

Her dream came true Sunday, with more than 40 volunteers working with over 60 families, for a 5-hour nonprofit event called "The Christmas Studio."

"You see so much brokenness and hurt in this world," she said, "but to see something where people put aside their differences to serve one another, it just gives you hope for humanity and what God's doing in this world and it's incredible!"

ICE arrests 90 illegal immigrants in a sting operation using a fake university

Using a fake university based in Michigan, ICE arrested 90 more illegal immigrant students, bringing the total sting operation arrests to about 250.

The Department of Homeland Security created a fake Michigan-based college called the University of Farmington that the department marketed to foreign-born students looking to work in technology. The fake university told the students they could be enrolled in their school to get into the United States on student visas and then never attend the school as part of a “pay to stay” scam.

Students who agreed were arrested on visa fraud and deported. Only 10% of the 250 students caught in the sting had to be deported by Customs and Border Protection. The remaining 80% self-deported after being caught. The remaining 10% have their status tied up as they contest their deportation to the Executive Office for Immigration Review, claiming the situation is entrapment.



First lady Melania Trump apparently won the crowd over after being booed at Tuesday’s youth opioid summit, but outlets appeared to bury the news.

Melania spoke at the B’More Youth Summit in Baltimore on Tuesday to help show children the dangers of opioid abuse. The speech was part of her “Be Best” campaign, and the first lady was booed as she began to speak on stage, according to reports and video footage. The Washington Post noted in its article that she appeared to win over the crowd in the end, but no other outlet highlighted this.

The New York Times, CNN and NBC News were among the outlets that reported on Melania being booed, each framing the story around this rather than her response or what the summit was about. ABC News even linked and quoted WaPo’s article, and noted that some booing died down, but avoided mentioning that the crowd appeared swayed by her speech in the end.


Cuccinelli fires back at O'Malley

Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli fired back at former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday after the Democrat forced Cuccinelli to leave an event Thanksgiving eve, with Cuccinelli claiming O'Malley's "sad" and "shocking" outburst was so vitriolic his neck veins were "bulging."

“I arrived at The Dubliner to meet with some of my Gonzaga classmates last night, Cuccinelli said in the statement. “As I walked up to one of the bars among several in The Dubliner to order my Guinness, I heard screaming and cussing behind me to my left, which I did not immediately take notice of other than the fact that it was louder than everything else in the pub.”

Cuccinelli continued: “When I turned to look I saw O'Malley and he was obviously screaming at me. For a moment I thought he was trying to be funny, as we've met before, which I thought was strange. It was immediately clear that he was cursing and screaming for real, to the point of veins bulging on his neck.”

Cuccinelli added that O’Malley had “also inspired one or two of his (apparent) buddies to join in the cussing assault,” which the Trump official said he attempted to ignore. Cuccinelli said he proceeded to attempt to order at a different bar within The Dubliner, but that O’Malley followed him.

“[A]t which point O'Malley pushed his way through the small group to confront me face to face, still cursing me, the President, and my Italian ancestry and he got right up in my face, bumped up against me and invited me to take a swing at him,” Cuccinelli recalled, adding, “at which point I said ‘Martin, one of us has to rise above this, and it's obviously not going to be you.’”

But Wait, There's More!

Inside the frantic response to mysterious ‘slow-moving blob’ flying over Washington

The mysterious “slow-moving blob” detected in the skies over Washington Tuesday prompted a frantic response from security officials on the ground as they raced against the clock to assess the potential threat.

From the moment the object was picked up on radar, US officials across several agencies only had about 10 minutes to determine whether American lives were in danger and respond accordingly.

Senior national security officials across the agencies immediately convened to coordinate and monitor the situation, ordering a lockdown at the White House and the Capitol Building to be placed on “restricted access” as a precaution.


Trump supporters create social media platform tailored for them

A new social media platform for supporters of President Trump has emerged as his backers continue to migrate away from traditional forums such as Reddit.

The new website,, was created by users of the r/The_Donald subreddit after Reddit became more controlling about what content could be posted in the forum. In June, the company announced that the subreddit would be “quarantined.”

The quarantine, which is still in effect, doesn’t ban the forum but removes certain features and restricts how its content is shared. It also includes a warning about viewing the subreddit.

The new website is structured similarly to r/The_Donald. It includes features that allow users to upvote and downvote posts and comments as well as filter content by "hot," "new," "rising," and "top."


GOP candidate calls for opponent Ilhan Omar to face hanging for treason

One of the Republican candidates looking to challenge Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar come 2020 will have to campaign without the help of Twitter.

Danielle Stella has been permanently suspended from the social media platform after tweeting about Omar being hanged on at least two occasions.

Both of the controversial tweets in question, which are no longer available, referenced recent allegations that Omar has given sensitive information to the Iranian government. The freshman congresswoman has rejected the allegations, calling them Saudi Arabian propaganda and labeling them “outlandishly absurd.”
“If it is proven @IlhanMN passed sensitive info to Iran, she should be tried for #treason and hanged,” Ms. Stella’s campaign account said in the first tweet, according to the Washington Times. The second tweet included a link to an article that aggregated her first remark. It also included a stick figure hanging from gallows.


Democratic state senator resigns amid FBI bribery investigation

A Democratic Illinois state senator announced his resignation just before the Thanksgiving holiday after being under investigation by the FBI for months.

State Sen. Martin Sandoval sent a letter to the secretary of the Senate explaining he would vacate his office on Jan. 1, 2020, writing, "It is with a heavy heart, I, Martin A. Sandoval, do hereby resign the office of state senator.”

“Respect for my constituents and the Senate convinced me that this action is necessary in order to proceed without distraction to the important work that needs to be accomplished for working families throughout the state of Illinois in the future,” he added.


These 2 Cases Show Why Trans ‘Rights’ Could Upend the Rights of All

The battle over the rights of “transgender” and “cisgender” people continues to escalate in one of the most influential arenas: our nation’s schools.

The Chicago Tribune reported this month that after a four-year battle, a school board in Palatine, Illinois, has granted transgender students “unrestricted access to locker rooms based on gender identity.”

Just a few days later, CBS News Minnesota reported a mother had sued her local school district, claiming that it discriminated against her child for being transgender.

These are just two of the most recent stories showing just how prevalent the transgender debate in schools has become.

What Happened in Illinois

'It’s almost been weaponized': South Carolina lawmaker proposes bill to ban gender reassignment for minors

A South Carolina state lawmaker proposed a bill that would make it illegal for children to undergo gender reassignment surgery until they become adults.

Republican state Rep. Stewart Jones cited the case of James Younger as his motivation for pursuing the legislation. Younger, a 7-year-old boy from Texas, told his mother that he wanted to transition to a girl. The mother encouraged the decision and demanded that Younger’s father refer to the child as “Luna.”

Younger’s father was denied custody of his son when he tried to block James from transitioning. The judge has since reversed and given the father, Jeffrey Younger, joint managing conservatorship, meaning he must agree to any medical treatments his son receives.