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Sunday, January 12, 2020

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A Viewer Writes: Questionable treatment of long tenure Wicomico County Sheriff Deputies

As I was enjoying my day at a local eatery I was shocked to learn of the treatment some long term Sheriff Deputies who were injured in the line of the duty and had returned to work on light duty were experiencing from their own Sheriff, Mike Lewis. Sheriff Mike Lewis and his staff notified the Deputies on light duty on December 31st that they would be required to do rotational 11 hour shift work starting on January 1st. In addition to changing the impacted Deputies Sheriff Mike Lewis also changed their reporting structure to have the long tenured Deputies (all with 20 or more years of service) to report to someone currently out of the line of command.

After hearing of this questionable leadership decision from Sheriff Mike Lewis I asked the eatery patrons was there any other questionable things that the long service employees endured. I was shocked with the response from the patrons. I was told of a few more questionable actions by the Wicomico County Sheriff Department. The major questionable action that was experience was that upon the return of the Deputies from Workers Compensation claims that the Deputies were forced to pay back over $600 a month which they were unaware of or could plan for.

Throughout the conversation I kept asking myself is this the way we treat Veterans and long service employees? I hope that we do not treat our civil servants this way after they put their life on the line day in and day out. Our Deputies are doing many jobs that we do not want to do nor provide them a thank you for doing. I believe we owe it to them and ourselves to hold Sheriff Mike Lewis and his staff accountable for the way that they are treating their employees who have been hurt in the line of duty and work every day to make Wicomico and the surrounding area better for you and I. Please join me in attempting to get better answers and treatment for our injured Deputies.

A Viewer Writes: Salisbury Mayor Jake Day Posts About Airport

Jake Day makes a post on his FB page last Monday about the Salisbury Wicomico County Airport making it sound like it's his Airport. No Jake Day that Airport is Wicomico County's Airport and not yours or the City of Salisbury's. It's no where even close to the City limits. His blind followers think it's his and even asks him questions. The funny thing is he didn't know the answers and ignored his followers.

Publishers Notes: Perhaps Jake should stroke Wicomico County a check for $17,000,000.00 for 1/2 of the cost of the new runway going in! After all Jake, you IMPLY the City is involved but has NEVER ponied up a dime to financially support the airport. 

On a side note, I heard his wife Liz will likely get PROBATION and get this, she may even get her job back! Mike Lewis really screwed the public on this one with those BS charges. 

Question Of The Day 1-7-2020

By now everyone has heard that Macy's is closing in Salisbury.  Did you shop there?

City to Establish Lynching Memorial Task Force

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Multiple rockets hit Taji military base’ in Iraq where American and British troops are based

At least five rockets have reportedly hit a bases that houses US and British troops in Baghdad, an interior Ministry official suggested Tuesday.

The rockets are said to have struck the al-Taji military base, situated 30km north of Baghdad, on Tuesday evening though there is no word of how many casualties were inflicted or how severely the base was damaged.

Sirens were also heard ringing out at the US consulate in Erbil, in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, according to Al Ghad TV, however some reports suggest it may have just been a siren test.


FREE MONEY: Chelsea Clinton Hauls In $9 Million From Corporate Board Position

In 1978 and 1979, Hillary Rodham Clinton conducted a series of trades in cattle futures. She turned her $1,000 investment into nearly $100,000 (equivalent to $352,269 in 2019) in just 10 months.

Like mother, like daughter.

Chelsea Clinton has hauled in $9 million in compensation since 2011 as a board member of an internet investment company, according to Barron’s, the financial publication.

Clinton, the only child of former President Bill Clinton and the former Secretary, has served on IAC/InterActiveCorp, a media and internet investment company owns a stake in 150 major brands, such as Vimeo, Tinder, Angie’s List and Home Advisor.


Vermont bill would ban cellphone use for anyone under 21

MONTPELIER, Vt. —A bill seeking to ban the use of cellphones for anyone under the age of 21 was introduced by a Democratic state senator in Vermont this week.

The bill, introduced to the Judiciary Committee by Sen. John Rodgers, would make the possession of a cellphone punishable by up to one year in prison, a $1,000 fine, or both.

Rodgers writes within the proposal that cellphones are a large factor in teenage driving deaths and can lead to bullying and radicalization.

"In light of the dangerous and life-threatening consequences of cellphone use by young people, it is clear that persons under 21 years of age are not developmentally mature enough to safely possess them," the bill reads. "just as the General Assembly has concluded that persons under 21 years of age are not mature enough to possess firearms, smoke cigarettes or consume alcohol."

In an interview with the Times Argus Wednesday, Rodgers said the bill was introduced to raise conversation, and he does not expect it to pass.


'I'm cancer free. That's good': Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she's beaten back the disease for the fourth time just months after getting radiation treatment for a tumor on her pancreas

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘cancer free’ after successfully undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer in the summer.

The 86-year-old justice, whose health has long been the subject of speculation due to its potential impact on the court’s makeup, has now beaten cancer for the fourth time.

‘I’m cancer free. That’s good,’ the liberal justice told CNN on Wednesday.

The network said Ginsburg was ‘sounding energized and speaking animatedly’ when she gave the interview.


Peter Franchot confirms run for Maryland governor

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot plans to run for governor in 2022, he told supporters at an event in Silver Spring Tuesday.

Franchot made the announcement at Denizens Brewing Co., according to political blog A Miner Detail. Bethesda Magazine confirmed the run with a spokesperson for Franchot.

Franchot is a Democrat, though he’s worked closely with Republican Gov. Larry Hogan during Hogan’s tenure. Hogan will be term-limited and thus not able to run for the office again.

The comptroller is the first Maryland politician to confirm he will run for governor in 2022.


Stampede kills 40 mourners at funeral of Qassem Soleimani and leaves more than 200 injured

Forty mourners have been killed and more than 200 injured after a stampede broke out on the final day of Qassem Soleimani's funeral in Iran today.

Iran's farewell to the general descended into chaos after thousands of people thronged to his home town of Kerman, where he was due to be buried later on the third day of his funeral.

With a sea of mourners rushing to see Soleimani's coffin, state media said the overcrowding had caused a stampede which left 40 people dead and 213 injured.

Footage which circulated online appeared to show emergency workers desperately trying to rescue mourners who had been thrown to the ground and badly hurt during the crush.


Appeals court rules Trump can use nearly $4 billion in military funds for border wall

A federal appeals court late Wednesday ruled the Trump Administration can use nearly $4 billion in military funds for construction of the president’s long-promised border wall.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed an earlier decision by El Paso-based U.S. District Judge David Briones that blocked the spending. The latest decision allows the funds to be spent while the case plays out in its appeal.

The $3.6 billion had been earmarked by the Trump administration for construction of 11 barriers on the southern border, CNN reported Wednesday. The original lawsuit was filed by El Paso County and the Border Network for Human Rights, an El Paso-based advocacy group. The Trump administration asked the appeals court to consider the matter on Dec. 16.


Wind Turbine Hearing Next Week

OCEAN CITY — With a public hearing looming next week in Ocean City on the size and scale of the proposed offshore wind turbines, resort officials are encouraging attendance from the public.

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) next Saturday at noon will host a public hearing on the proposed changes in size of the offshore wind turbines for two projects approved off the coast of the resort. The PSC is holding the public hearing in response to changes in the size of the wind turbines due to technological advances since the two projects were approved in 2017. The PSC has cautioned the scope of next week’s public hearing, set for the convention center at noon on Saturday, January 18, will be limited to the turbine height issue and will not be open to a discussion of the validity of the two projects in general.

The public hearing as been long-awaited by the town of Ocean City, which, from the beginning, has not opposed the renewable, clean energy projects in general, but rather the distance of the turbines from the resort coast and the potential impacts on Ocean City’s viewshed and tourism, property values and the local economy. To be fair, both wind farm project developers have made presentations to the Mayor and Council in public meetings at City Hall during the process and there have been public hearings in other areas around the state, but next Saturday’s hearing, couched by the resort as the “Save Our Sunrise” hearing, is the first of its kind right in the resort’s backyard.


U.S. Army Preparing To ‘Move Out’ Of Iraq, Report Says

The United States Army has informed Iraq this week that it is preparing to “move out” of the country, according to an official letter.

The AFP news agency reported: “BREAKING US army tells Iraq it is preparing to ‘move out’: official letter.”

In a non-binding vote, the Iraqi parliament voted on Sunday to expel all foreign forces out of the country.


Borden Becomes Second Big US Milk Producer to File for Bankruptcy

Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy late Sunday, becoming the second major U.S. milk producer to do so in recent months as rising milk prices and other challenges made its debt load unsustainable.

The Dallas-based company listed assets and liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million in its Chapter 11 filing in Delaware. The company, founded more than 160 years ago, said in a statement that operations will continue as normal during the reorganization.

The bankruptcy filing comes less than two months after larger rival Dean Foods Co. filed for Chapter 11 in Houston. Conventional milk producers have struggled amid rising milk prices and competition from almond, rice and soy milk.


Judge Judy backs Mike Bloomberg in her first-ever political advert saying he 'will be a truly great president' in 'challenging times'

Judge Judy Sheindlin endorsed Michael Bloomberg's presidential bid on Monday, explaining in a television ad for the former mayor why she was giving her blessing to a White House candidate for the first time.

Sheindlin issued her verdict on the former New York City mayor, saying his government and business experience qualified him for the top job in the land.

'I'd like to say you can judge someone's character by what they've done. Mike Bloomberg has done amazing things and will be a truly great president. No one comes close to Mike's executive achievement, government experience, and impactful philanthropy. His steady leadership will unite our country and bring us through these very challenging times,' she said.


Cardi B says she's filing for Nigerian citizenship as she criticizes President Trump's moves against Iran as his 'dumbest' to-date

Cardi B said she's filing for Nigerian citizenship amid ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

The Grammy-winning artist, 26, took to Twitter to react to the stream of memes that have made it onto the social media site speculating on the possibility of World War III when she made the revelation.

'Naaaaa these memes are f***in but s**t ain't no joke! ... Specially being from New York,' the singer, whose full name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, said Friday.


Someone lured seagulls in shopping center parking lot, ran over them, killing at least 10

LAUREL, Md. —Laurel police are looking for whoever ran over seagulls at a shopping center Saturday, killing at least 10 birds.

The act, which police said was intentional, drew strong reaction Monday from shoppers in the Laurel Plaza Shopping Center.

"I feel like it's disgusting. I feel like if you have the heart to do something like that, you went out of your way to do something like that, you're a pretty sick person," concerned citizen Amber Destefano said.

Police said Saturday morning, someone went into the Dollar Tree, bought pre-popped popcorn spread it in the parking lot to lure seagulls, then ran them over with a car.


“Devastated” Muslim Demands Apology, Compensation After Biting Into Pork Sausage McMuffin From McDonald’s

United Kingdom – A “devastated” Muslim man is demanding an apology and compensation after he bit into a pork sausage McMuffin that McDonald’s accidentally served him.

Fida Hussein, 49, says he ordered an egg and cheese McMuffin without any meat, but a McDonald’s employee accidentally added pork sausage to the breakfast sandwich.

Hussein said he immediately knew something was wrong when he took a bite of the pork and said it left him “devastated.”

“I trusted them, he explains. “I was watching Judge Judy and bit into the McMuffin and knew instantly when I tasted it that it was meat.”

“The taste was horrible, I knew straightaway and spat it out. It’s just completely wrong. It’s a sensitive subject, it could happen to anyone, vegan or if a person is on a particular diet.”

McDonald’s has offered Hussein food vouchers, but he’s not happy with their offer and said it’s not enough.

Hussein called the mistake McDonald’s made “diabolical” and said the employees should never make mistakes.


Atheists want famous 9/11 cross in Effingham, Illinois, erased in highway mural

A colorful mural that shows the famous white 9/11 cross in Effingham, Illinois, has become the latest flashpoint over religious freedom, pitting atheists and a group opposed to mingling church and state against the legal group that saved the iconic American Legion peace cross in Bladensburg, Maryland.

Just before Christmas, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation asked Effingham to erase the cross depicted in a mural that also shows an American flag on an overpass near Effingham High School, claiming that it sends the wrong message to students.

“A mural that depicts nothing except a Latin cross alongside the American flag sends a clear message: that patriotism and religiosity are interrelated,” said the group in a letter to Effingham Mayor Mike Schutzbach.

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Iran 'threatens to hit Israel and Dubai if the US retaliates over missile attack'

Iran has threatened to bomb Israel and Dubai if the United States retaliates for its ballistic missile strike at two Iraqi bases housing US troops.

Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing American troops in a revenge attack for the US drone strike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on Friday.

The Ayn al Asad airbase in western Iraq that was visited by Donald Trump in December 2018 and the Erbil base in Iraqi Kurdistan were both struck by the missiles on Tuesday at about 5.30pm.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard warned the US and its regional allies against retaliating over the missile attack.


Maryland Legislator Wants To Steer Low-Income Housing To Affluent Suburban Neighborhoods

A Maryland legislator wants to identify affluent suburban neighborhoods and target them for low-income, high-density housing.

House Del. Vaughn Stewart, a Democrat, wrote Jan. 3 that he will introduce “Homes for All” legislation that would “legalize the construction of modest homes in neighborhoods close to affluent schools, reliable transit, and good jobs.”

“For too long, local governments have weaponized zoning codes to block people of color and the working class from high-opportunity neighborhoods, pushing them to the crumbling margins of cities and towns. We must act boldly to reverse decades of these exclusionary policies,” he wrote.


Iran finally ADMITS shooting down Ukrainian jetliner: Tehran says military 'unintentionally' fired missiles at Boeing 737 and killed 176 on board because they thought the plane was an 'enemy target'

Iranian state TV, citing a military statement, says the country 'unintentionally' shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 aboard, after mistaking the aircraft for a hostile, enemy target.

The statement came Saturday morning, local time, and blamed 'human error' for shooting down the plane on Tuesday.

Specifically, Iranian officials says the aircraft 'took the flying posture and altitude of an enemy target' as it neared the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps base and attending personal didn't recognize it as a passenger plane.

'Under these circumstances, because of human error, [the plane] came under fire,' the statement read, according to the New York Times.


'You know nothing about the real world': Ricky Gervais tells Golden Globe winners not to make political speeches

Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais kicked off the 77th annual awards show by telling the night's soon-to-be winners not to use their acceptance speeches to make political statements.

"So, if you do win an award tonight, don’t use it as a platform to make a political speech, right?" the actor and comedian said during his opening monologue. "You’re in no position to lecture the public about anything. You know nothing about the real world. Most of you spent less time in school than Greta Thunberg.

He added, "If you win, come up, accept your little award, thank your agent and your God, and f--- off."


Black News Channel pushes back its launch date for the second time and now aims to begin broadcasting during Black History Month to maximize audience

A new 24-hour cable news channel aimed at an African American audience has once again delayed its launch - this time until Black History Month.

The Black News Channel, a new venture co-founded by former Republican Congressman JC Watts, was originally scheduled to go on the air on November 15.

The network then announced that it pushed back its launch date to January 6.

But now the channel is expected to be beamed into 70 million homes across the country starting on February 10. 


A Comment Worthy Of A Post 1-7-20

Darrin Johnson said...

Special thanks to Shane Baker and everyone that has shown support for the Deputies injured in the line of duty. For a Deputy to openly show support and not conceal his identity while making his comments I felt compelled to share my story to let everyone know how I was injured. My injury occurred while I was rendering aid to a lady trapped inside an overturned vehicle following an auto accident.

The injury I suffered dramatically changed my life forever and left me needing multiple surgeries to walk again and attempt to reclaim my independence. After my first surgery I was told that I would not walk again without the assistance of crutches, a walker or a cane unless I had a second surgery. I am now going through the process of of healing and walking with pain & limitations. I am thankful that I am able to walk again. In my career for the past 29 years I've faithfully served the citizens of Wicomico County.

To Protect Chesapeake Bay, Governor Hogan Directs Attorney General to Pursue Legal Actions Against Pennsylvania and EPA

“We Have a Generational Responsibility to Protect the Bay, and We Simply Cannot Afford to Fall Short of These Shared Obligations”
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today directed Attorney General Brian Frosh to pursue legal actions against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in order to protect Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. Since his campaign for governor in 2014, Governor Hogan has repeatedly called on upstream states—including Pennsylvania—to step up and take responsibility for sediment and debris that pours into the Chesapeake Bay via the Susquehanna River.

“We have a generational responsibility to protect the Bay, and we simply cannot afford to fall short of these shared obligations,” writes Governor Hogan. “Therefore, I ask that you commence litigation against the EPA and Pennsylvania, and in close coordination with the Maryland Department of the Environment.”

Read the governor’s letter to the Attorney General here.

In August, after watershed states submitted their final Chesapeake Bay clean-up plans to the federal administration, the governor expressed “alarming concerns” about Pennsylvania’s lack of progress on clean water goals and called on the EPA to use its robust oversight powers to hold states accountable.

“Pennsylvania, which is under ‘enhanced’ or ‘backstop’ federal oversight due to failed pollution reduction efforts, has proposed a draft Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) under which it would fall drastically short of its agreed-upon 2025 pollution reduction targets,” writes Governor Hogan. “The EPA currently appears to have no intention of taking the necessary action to ensure Pennsylvania’s compliance with its commitments.”

Governor Hogan is serving his second term as chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, which consists of the governors of the six watershed states, the mayor of the District of Columbia, the chair of the Chesapeake Bay Commission, and the EPA administrator. As governor, he has committed an historic $5 billion toward wide-ranging Bay restoration initiatives, and was recently successful in securing an increase in federal funding for Bay cleanup.

A Viewer Writes.......1-10-20

I learned this week from Employees @ Sam's Club on 13 in Salisbury the following.

Employees who report to duty at 6 to 7am and employees who close that store bw 9 and 11pm have been threatened and harrassed.

Most recently on Wednesday January 8, 2019 at 630am
Five men Identified as of Muslim descent, were hanging out in the back parking lot of Sam's, attempting to lure Sam's employees to come near to their vehicle; as others circled around one Sam's employee.

That Sam's employee thwarted the robbers by saying he was armed, and quickly moved to get into Sam's door.

I wanted to let readers know, they must be aware of their surroundings in the parking lots of Sam's and surrounding areas as you shop.

With three Police Agencies in the region;

Sherrif office on Naylor Mill Road,
State Police on Route 13,
and Salisbury Police ,
as citizens and employees of Sam's Club,


Daily Reader

Editor's note: There have been other reports of people being asked by the same people to buy jewelry at discount prices.  The jewelry is fake.  There have also been reports of this happening during the day at Walmart and another of the people being followed after they refused to purchase something from them. 

Bloomberg sees California as model for U.S.

The Democrat presidential candidate and former New York City mayor likes a lot of what he sees in the Golden State and thinks its efforts on climate change, gun control and criminal justice reform sets a benchmark for other states to emulate.

“I think that California can serve as a great example for the rest of this country,” Bloomberg told supporters at the opening of his Angeles headquarters.

Yes, there are problems, including homelessness, struggling public schools and scarce, costly housing. But California “is something the rest of the country looks up to,” Bloomberg said. “California has been a leader in an awful lot of things.”

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A viewer writes.......Body Found In Salisbury


Word on the street is that there was a body found in Salisbury at the self storage on Naylor Mill Road.  I think that is the building behind/beside Vernon Powell. 

Editor's note:  We have checked Facebook and Twitter  and there has been nothing posted by the Salisbury Police Department.

BREAKING NEWS: Sunfest 2020 Moved To October Due To Unsanctioned H2Oi Weekend Conflict

'Wax my balls' transgender activist targets another immigrant beauty salon with human rights complaint

Transgender activist Jessica Yaniv has filed another human rights complaint against a Canadian beauty salon after workers refused to wax Yaniv's male genitalia.

The latest complaint comes against She Point Beauty Studio, which offers Brazilian bikini waxes and leg waxes. The salon is run by East Indian women who are part of the Sikh religion. They rejected Yaniv's request for waxes based on religious and cultural reasons, according to the Justice Centre, which is defending the women.

"Women have a constitutional right not to be compelled to touch biological males in an intimate or highly personal manner if they are not comfortable doing so," Jay Cameron, an attorney with the Justice Centre, said in a Tuesday statement. "Like male genital waxing, our client does not offer male leg waxing services to the public, and we intend to vigorously defend against this targeted harassment on behalf of our client."


Bloomberg: Employers Should Hire ‘the Best’ Foreigners Instead of Americans

Investor, CEO, and billionaire presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg says he would allow investors and employers to hire the “the best” workers from around the world instead of Americans.

“This country needs more immigrants and we should be out looking for immigrants,” Bloomberg told the San Diego Union-Tribune on January 5.

The reporter did not ask Bloomberg to define “best.” But for cost-conscious shareholders and executives, “best” is a synonym for ‘cheaper than Americans.’


Public Marijuana Use Ordinance Eyed In Wicomico

SALISBURY – An effort to prohibit the consumption of marijuana in public areas will move forward in Wicomico County.

In a work session Tuesday, Wicomico County State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes, Deputy State’s Attorney Bill McDermott and Sheriff Mike Lewis presented the Wicomico County Council with proposed legislation that would prohibit the consumption of marijuana in public areas and vehicles.

“Just because marijuana now has an exception and you can possess marijuana legally by way of a medical marijuana card, it doesn’t mean you should be allowed to consume marijuana in public, as the statute says, on public street fares, sidewalks, in a shopping center or, more importantly, in your vehicle,” McDermott said.

The proposed legislation mirrors a recently adopted ordinance in Fruitland. Not only does the legislation prohibit marijuana consumption in vehicles and public areas but makes it a misdemeanor charge punishable by a fine of up to $500 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days.


Video From Outside Jeffrey Epstein's Cell "No Longer Exists," Government Says

A new Rasmussen poll shows that just 21 per cent of Americans believe Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while 52 per cent believe he was murdered.

It should come as no surprise that so few people believe the official narrative as The Epoch Times' Zachary Stieber reports that video footage from outside Jeffrey Epstein’s cell actually “no longer exists,” the government said in a new letter, less than a month after prosecutors initially said the footage wasn’t available, before quickly saying in an update that the footage had been found.

Writing to U.S. District Judge Kenneth Karas, prosecutors Maurene Comey and Jason Swergold said there was a mix-up when they asked the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) to preserve the footage from outside the cell.

Epstein was found unconscious with marks around his neck early July 23, 2019. Epstein’s cellmate at the time was accused murderer Nicholas Tartaglione. The defendant’s lawyer requested video footage from outside Epstein’s cell from July 22 and July 23, 2019.


Watch: Russian warship 'aggressively approached' US destroyer in Arabian Sea

A Russian warship "aggressively approached" a U.S. Navy destroyer operating in the North Arabian Sea Thursday, ignoring warnings from the U.S. vessel and increasing the risk of a collision, the U.S. Navy said Friday.

"On Thursday, Jan. 9, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, USS Farragut was aggressively approached by a Russian Navy ship," the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, which oversees naval operations in the Middle East, said in a statement.

"Farragut sounded five short blasts, the international maritime signal for danger of a collision, and requested the Russian ship alter course in accordance with international rules of the road. The Russian ship initially refused but ultimately altered course," the statement said, adding "While the Russian ship took action, the initial delay in complying with international rules while it was making an aggressive approach increased the risk of collision."


Limbaugh on possible war with Iran or North Korea: America 'cannot lose'

Rush Limbaugh boldly said Tuesday that the United States "cannot lose" if faced with a war against Iran or North Korea, adding that the Democrats continue to be blinded by their hatred toward President Trump.

"No Democrat out there speaking right now understands that Donald Trump cannot lose any of these arguments that he's having with Iran or with North Korea," Limbaugh said on his radio show. "We cannot lose if we decide to engage. We cannot lose."

Limbaugh explained that America's military capabilities far exceed any threat that Iran and North Korea could present.

"We have the military agents of destruction ready to launch on North Korea and Iran or any other enemy on a moment's notice. Not from here, from there," Limbaugh said. "We are everywhere and we have the ability to project power unlike any other nation in the world."

"Bottom line is the United States could destroy every strategically relevant military and economic target in Iran in 30 minutes," Limbaugh added. "But this is one of the reasons why the American left so despises America, because we do have this ability and nobody else does."

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Kaepernick Blasts Capitalism While Making Millions Off of Nike’s Cheap, Overseas Labor Force

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said that U.S. troops were plundering the “non white world” even as he rakes in millions from shoes made in Nike factories full of cheap labor all across the developing world.

On Saturday, Kaepernick jumped to Twitter to attack America after a U.S. airstrike eliminated one of Iran’s major terrorist figures, IRGC General Qasem Soleimani.

Kaepernick accused America of “imperialism,” of using terror against “black and brown bodies,” and he also said our troops are responsible for “plundering the non-white world.”


'Pay us back': Trump says troops will not leave airbase unless Iraq compensates US

President Trump Sunday said the United States would not abandon its airbase in Iraq unless the country paid billions for the cost of building it.

"We're not leaving unless they pay us back for it," Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One as it flew from his home in Palm Springs, Florida, back to Washington.

“We have a very extraordinarily expensive airbase that’s there. It cost billions of dollars to build. Long before my time. We’re not leaving unless they pay us back for it," he said.


'This is a war crime': AOC blasts Trump tweet threatening Iranian cultural sites

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted President Trump after he threatened 52 Iranian cultural sites if the nation attacks the United States after the killings of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al Muhandis in Baghdad.

"This is a war crime," tweeted the freshman Democrat from New York. "Threatening to target and kill innocent families, women and children - which is what you’re doing by targeting cultural sites - does not make you a 'tough guy.'"