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Friday, April 26, 2019

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FLASHBACK: Joe Biden Discussed Steele Dossier in Secret Oval Office Meeting With Coup Plotters Before Trump Inauguration

Biden is the swamp personified — not only did he spend 8 years as Barack Obama’s Vice President and “homeboy,” he participated in the secret Oval Office meeting with the coup plotters shortly before Donald Trump’s inauguration.

On January 5th, 2017, then-FBI Director James Comey held a secret meeting in the Oval Office before he traveled to Trump Tower New York to brief president-elect Donald Trump on the Hillary-funded junk Russia dossier.

This unusual meeting to discuss the dossier and the FBI’s Russia investigation that took place in January of 2017 in Obama’s White House was discovered in February of 2018 by then-Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA).


Massachusetts judge, court officer charged for obstructing ICE arrest

BOSTON – A Massachusetts State Court Judge and Trial Court Officer were indicted today in federal court in Boston on obstruction of justice charges for preventing an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer from taking custody of an alien defendant, it was announced by ICE leadership in Boston and the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.
Shelley M. Richmond Joseph, 51, of Natick, who was appointed as a Massachusetts District Court Judge in November 2017, and Wesley MacGregor, 56, of Watertown, a former Trial Court Officer since 1993, were indicted on one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice and two counts of obstruction of justice – aiding and abetting. MacGregor was also charged with one count of perjury.
“When we as officers of the law are confronted with an abuse within our system, we take those allegations seriously. Any conduct which severs the underlying trust that the citizens of this Commonwealth place in those who hold positions of power and authority is a stain on all who swear an oath to protect and serve, with honor and integrity,” said Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent in Charge, ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Boston. “The people of this country deserve nothing less than to know that their appointed and elected representatives are working on their behalf, while adhering to and enforcing the rule of law, not a personal agenda. The special agents of Homeland Security Investigations remain committed to upholding our promise to the public, without compromise.”
“The actions of the judge in this incident are a detriment to the rule of law and highly offensive to the law enforcement officers of ICE who swear an oath to uphold our nation’s immigration laws,” said Todd M. Lyons, Acting Field Office Director, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Boston. “In order for our criminal justice system to work fairly for all people, it must be protected against judicial officials who would seek to replace the implementation of our laws with their own ideological views or politically driven agenda. I would also like to thank U.S. Attorney Lelling for his local leadership and his continuous and faithful support of the ERO law enforcement mission.”

Joe diGenova: Don Jr. and the Trump Tower meeting -- What happens when fake news collides with zero intent

The reporting on Donald Trump, Jr.’s treatment in the Mueller report has been woefully inaccurate.

The president’s eldest son, an outspoken and unapologetic conservative, is a favorite punching bag of the left. For more than two years, liberal journalists and shrieking “#resistance” activists have salivated over the thought of seeing Don Jr. carted off in handcuffs.

To their dismay, there is only one crucial takeaway from the Mueller report’s conclusions about the utterly inconsequential “Trump Tower meeting” between Don Jr., several Russians, and others: neither Don Jr. nor anyone else involved in the meeting was charged with any crime

The reasons are clear. The entire theory about what was potentially illegal about the meeting was speculative and untested. What’s more, even if it were illegal, the report concluded that Don Jr. didn’t have the “willful” intent to break the law that would be necessary to make it a crime.


Former State Dept. employee pleads guilty to concealing contact with Chinese spies

A former State Department official pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing her contacts with two Chinese spies who showered her with gifts and benefits worth tens of thousands of dollars in exchange for access to sensitive diplomatic data.

Candace Marie Claiborne, 63, admitted to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States. She will be sentenced on July 9.

Over the course of five years, the two Chinese spies provided Claiborne with cash, meals, tuition payments, a furnished apartment, phone and laptop computer, according to court documents. Some of the gifts were also provided to a “close family member,” prosecutors said.

Claiborne said the benefits could generate more than $20,000 a year working for Chinese agents, according to court documents.

In exchange, she provided them with internal State Department data, ranging from U.S. economic strategies to visits by dignitaries between the two countries.


Why many Americans aren’t planning to take a summer vacation

Add a vacation to the ever-growing list of stuff that’s getting too expensive.

That’s according to a new survey from, which found that just 52% of the 2,577 adults surveyed would definitely be vacationing this summer. Of those who said they wouldn’t be, “can’t afford it” was the most-cited reason. About a fifth of those who said they can’t afford it cited their efforts to pay down debt.

That survey data translates to 39 million U.S. adults not taking a vacation this summer due to expense, Bankrate said.

Other leading reasons that respondents cited were “not interested” (23%) and “health/age” (15%).


What Doesn’t Cause Islamist Terrorism

In 2015, then-State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf suggested that potential terrorists would not join the Islamic State if they had better job opportunities. "We cannot kill our way out of this war. We need in the medium- to longer term to go after the root causes that lead people to join these groups, whether it's lack of opportunity for jobs," Harf said on MSNBC. "We can work with countries around the world to help improve their governance. We can help them build their economies so they can have job opportunities for these people."

Harf is actually right—well, in the narrow sense that combatting Islamist terrorist groups is about more than military strikes. She is woefully—and dangerously—wrong, however, about more jobs being a solution. Yet the view she articulated is not hers alone. Her former boss, Barack Obama, similarly claimed that "extremely poor societies … provide optimal breeding grounds for disease, terrorism, and conflict." Indeed, the Department of Homeland Security's program on "countering violent extremism," or CVE, which the Obama administration established to counter radicalization within vulnerable communities, adheres to the same belief. How? CVE treats jihadists like members of street gangs or the mafia—as disgruntled, perhaps defenseless individuals who traveled down a dark path but can return to the light. And creating a better quality of life—a decent job, a reliable income, more responsibilities—is key to that return. In many cases, this framework would, for example, help gangsters who grew up poor with few opportunities. Not so much for the people who join ISIS.

Recent events show why this approach is misguided for Islamist terrorists. On Wednesday, Sri Lankan authorities revealed that most of the suicide bombers who murdered more than 350 people in coordinated attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday were affluent and well educated. "They're quite well educated people," Ruwan Wijewardene, Sri Lanka's state minister of defense, said of the attackers, adding that many came from "middle class" backgrounds. "We believe that one of the suicide bombers studied in the U.K. and then later on did his post-graduate in Australia before coming back to settle in Sri Lanka."


Ancient Herb May Prevent Alzheimer's

Gotu kola is an ancient herb that’s been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese and ayurvedic medicine and, according to WebMD, it’s been employed to treat bacterial, viral and even parasitic infections.

The herb, extracted from a creeping vine leaf, has been beneficial in treating anxiety, depression and fatigue but now research shows that it can also boost memory and cognitive function and help stave off the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease.

Experts at say that the chemicals found in gotu kola reduce inflammation in the body and also help lower blood pressure. This helps increase blood circulation to the brain, enhancing attention span, concentration, intelligence and memory.


Biden 'Totally' Asked Obama Not To Endorse 2020 Run -- Though Michael Avenatti Is On Board

Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he asked former former President Obama not to endorse him - as whoever wins should do so on their own merits.

When asked why Obama hasn't supported his decision to run in 2020, Biden said:

"I asked President Obama not to endorse, and he doesn't wanna -- he should -- whoever wins this nomination should win it on their own merits."

Of course, maybe Obama was turned off by "Classic Joe Biden" and his totally not staged interactions with fellow regular people.


Tucker Carlson: Throng of 2020 Dems vying for gold in 'Victimhood Olympics'

Conservative pundit Tucker Carlson said watching nearly two dozen Democrats vie for the chance to challenge President Trump in the 2020 U.S. presidential election is like attending the “Victimhood Olympics.”

The eponymous host of Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” told viewers Wednesday evening that the crowded field of Democrats seems to agree on almost everything — except who has suffered the most while growing up in America.

Mr. Carlson said New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Peter Buttigieg were clear examples of politicians who manufacture or exaggerate tales of hardship.

“Imagine being a Democratic presidential candidate right now,” he said. “It’s pretty hard to stand out in the field. There seem to be dozens of Democratic candidates, maybe thousands of them. It’s a huge group, but weirdly they don’t disagree on much. They’re not allowed to disagree. Like all fundamentalist religious sects, the Democrat Party does not tolerate dissent. Everyone believes the same things. The Amish have more intellectual diversity than the Democratic field.”

The host said the eventual Democrat Party victor would stand out from the pack “by winning gold in the Victimhood Olympics.”

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The Attacks on Christians and America's First Freedom

The Islamic State (ISIS) has now taken credit for the Muslim massacre of Christians in Sri Lana. On average over 300 Christians a month are killed for their faith globally. This is the end result of a campaign of disrespect and hate towards Christians that have become a significant theme of American politics as well.

Is it merely coincidental that the most rapidly rising candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, Pete Buttigieg launched his campaign with an unfounded and unprovoked attack on America’s vice president because he is a Christian? In fact, as Buttigieg’s governor in Indiana, Pence had been particularly generous to Buttigieg when he publicly revealed his sexual orientation. But Buttigieg would not be dissuaded by Pence’s gesture of tolerance.

Buttigieg’s hatred was inspired by Pence’s Christian beliefs not any anti-gay behavior on his part. In other words, it was an assault on Americans’ most basic freedom – religious liberty. Buttigieg’s attack took place without so much as a demurral from any national Democratic figure, and in fact led directly to Buttigieg’s ascension to third place in the Democratic primary race. That alone speaks volumes about the anti-Christian prejudices manifested by the left in this country.


Is Z America's Final Generation?

Since World War II, each generation has contributed to the greatness of America, until recently. For those who espouse that America was never great, I will point you to the peak of our greatness: July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. We just made up our minds to win the space race and did it.

Our representative republic is now in jeopardy of collapse, or even on the brink of civil war. For strategic thinkers, the path to destruction is clear. We chose to repeat history instead of learning from it.

The G.I. Generation (1900–1924)

America declared war on Germany, and a war in Europe forever changed our society. Nationalism became our binding. The 18th amendment was passed making alcoholic products illegal. This spawned the beginning of decay in our moral fabric when it became acceptable to openly disobey the law. The Teapot Dome scandal became a national disgrace over improper leasing of naval oil reserves.

Europeans migrated to America, fleeing oppression and poverty. They legally entered the country and became citizens. They became Americans, forming the fabric of our culture. Hard work, family, and community were the priorities.

The Silent Generation (1925–1945)

The stock market crashed, spawning the great depression. The vast majority of Americans were reduced to survival mode. Prohibition was repealed but left a lasting legacy of laws being selectively applicable. World War II raged from 1939 to 1945, sending soldiers to fight in two theaters of war. Nationalism reached its summit as most citizens contributed to the war effort.


If Kate Smith's statue goes, so should Muhammad Ali's Liberty Medal

Now that the Philadelphia Flyers and Comcast Spectacor have officially removed the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and banned her famous version of "God Bless America," there is another question that needs to be addressed: should Muhammad Ali, a racial separatist and supporter of George Wallace, continue to be honored by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia?

Fans of Ali know that on September 13, 2012, he was given the prestigious Liberty Medal for being a "Champion of Freedom" and is currently on the Constitution Center's list of medal-winners, which dates back to 1989, when Poland's Lech Walesa won the award. According to President Clinton, "Ali embodies the spirit of the Liberty Medal by embracing the ideals of the Constitution freedom, self-governance, equality, and empowerment and helping to spread them across the globe."

Despite Clinton's praise, Ali was still a man with a controversial past — a past filled with rhetoric much more radical than that of Kate Smith. In a 1968 interview with storied Boston Globe reporter Bud Collins, Ali said whites and blacks living together is as unnatural as humans living with wild animals. "I don't hate rattlesnakes, I don't hate tigers — I just know I can't get along with them," Ali told Collins. "I don't want to try to eat with them or sleep with them."


REVEALED: The number of crooked cops investigated for misconduct

At least 85,000 police officers have been investigated for misconduct across the country over the last ten years but only 30,000 have been de-certified, startling new records show.

According to data compiled by USA Today, there have been more than 200,000 separate misconduct investigations launched into law enforcement officials since 2009.

The most common offense is excessive force which was to blame for 22,924 of the probes, but other alleged crimes were prevalent including 3,145 alleged cases of rape, child molestation or other sexual crimes and 2,307 alleged cases of domestic abuse.

Of the 85,000 who were investigated, at least 30,000 were de-certified.


Doctors in D.C. 'prescribing' fruits and vegetables to low-income patients

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Some doctors in DC are prescribing more than just medicine. They're actually writing prescriptions for fruits and vegetables.

The pilot program is helping people without access to healthy foods: 20 dollars a week, or 40 dollars every two weeks, to buy fresh items from the produce section.

Councilmember Mary Cheh, who got DC to kick in $400,000 for the pilot program, says such prevention will cut health costs, and is doable on a large scale:


Border Patrol Official: Congress at Fault for Massive Caravan

National Border Patrol Council Vice President Hector Garza Thursday blamed Congress for a massive migrant caravan that is reportedly making its way through Mexico toward the United States' southern border.

“This caravan is no accident," Garza told Fox News' "Fox and Friends." "It’s actually the result of all these sanctuary policies. It’s the result of Congress not acting and continuing to encourage illegal immigration.”

The new caravan is estimated to contain up to 10,000 migrants, reports Fox, and Garza said the movement is happening because migrants are taking advantage of how the United States' immigration system processes people seeking asylum.


McDonald's turns to seniors to fill 250,000 summer jobs

Market watchers will get their first look at the new high-tech McDonald's, fresh off its recent acquisitions of Dynamic Yield and Plexure, as it rolls out its earnings on Monday.

What's new: For its next major push, the company announced Wednesday it plans to hire the elderly to fill summer jobs. USA Today's Charisse Jones writes: "If you're looking for a gig in your golden years, you might want to check under the Golden Arches."
  • "The fast-food giant will post positions on AARP's online job board as it tries to fill roughly 250,000 jobs over the summer. McDonald's is also working with the AARP Foundation to launch a pilot program in five states that will help match lower-income older Americans with potential jobs."
Why now? The share of teens aged 16–19 who work summer jobs has fallen significantly since the turn of the century. Despite some recovery since the end of the Great Recession, a just 35% had a summer job in 2017, compared to more than half of teens who had one in 2000 and 58% in 1978, according to Pew Research.
  • That trend is moving in exactly the opposite direction for older workers whose labor force participation rate is expected to keep rising, with the fastest pickup happening in the oldest segments of the population, those 65 to 74 and 75 and older, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. 

Two elementary school students design 3D crosswalk in front of their school

MEDFORD, Mass. - A crosswalk in Massachusetts appears to rise up off the street. It was a safety idea thought up by two elementary students. They're hoping that the crosswalk makes you stop and think, with the emphasis on the stop.

"I love it! It looks amazing. Exactly how I pictured it and more," fourth-grader Isa told WBZ.

It's an amazing illusion painted on the driveway of the Brooks Elementary School in Medford, which appears to pop right up out of the street. "When you're walking across you can tell it's painted, but what we hope is when you're driving down you'll see it as, like 3D, three dimensional, so it looks real," said Isa.

The unique crosswalk is the brainchild of Eric and Isa. They wanted to do something when Eric's brother had a close call with a car. "We were thinking of a way we could do something to help make the street safer," said Isa.


Failure To Launch: Adult Children Living Off Their Parents Are Destroying Retirements

As young Americans drown in debt, growing numbers of parents have been footing the bill for their kids' car insurance, cell phone bills, health care costs and debt payments - often at the expense of their own retirement.

A new survey from reveals that 50% of American parents say they have sacrificed or are sacrificing their own retirement savings in order to help their adult children financially.

The survey asked at what age Americans think people should start paying for their own bills. According to Bankrate, "Most of the results dovetailed the traditional mindset that 18 is the golden age of adulthood — except when it came to big-ticket items."


Witness: Gas Station Clerk Opened Fire, Shot Alleged Robber ‘Quite a Few Times’

A witness to what appears to have been a foiled gas station robbery said the clerk opened fire and shot the alleged robber “quite a few times.”

The incident occurred in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.

The Detroit Free Press reported that the suspect was armed, and the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office indicated he was wearing something to cover his face.

The sheriff’s office said, “It is believed that the male, wearing some type of mask, entered the gas station with a hand gun and attempted to rob the patrons as well as the clerk. The clerk, who was also armed, shot the suspect.”

Fox 2 Detroit spoke to a witness who was pumping gas at the time the incident occurred. He noted that two women came running out and said the store was being robbed.

The witness said, “Then I seen a young man at the door, struggling to get out, and he was being shot at quite a few times.”


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Beware Soros-Funded Hijacking of US Census

“Are you a U.S. citizen?”

Only in self-defeating, sovereignty-eroding America is the idea of asking whether people living in America are American citizens for the American census a matter of controversy.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the high-stakes 2020 census questionnaire. Thank goodness, the conservative majority indicated support for allowing it.

There’s already such a question on the annual American Community Survey administered by the Census Bureau. It was asked in long-form questionnaires sent to a sample of households in 2000. And it was regularly asked in historical census forms from 1820-1950.


Feds Indict Sanctuary City Judge for Helping Illegal Alien Escape Arrest

The federal government is charging a Massachusetts judge and a courtroom officer with obstruction of justice after the pair allegedly helped a twice-deported illegal alien escape out the back door while an immigration enforcement officer was kept outside the front door.

District Court Judge Shelley Richmond Joseph and Trial Court Officer Wesley MacGregor face severe penalties: “charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of a federal proceeding – aiding and abetting provide for sentences of no greater than 20 and five years in prison, respectively; five and three years of supervised release, respectively; and a fine of $250,000,” said a press statement from the Department of Justice.

The illegal alien was arrested in March 2018 for narcotics possession. An agent from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency was sent to the courthouse to arrest and deport the alien, who “had twice been deported from the United States – in 2003 and 2007, and … a federal order had been issued prohibiting the defendant from entering the U.S. until 2027,” the statement said, adding:



Committee report finds that local Medicare patients are paying 4x more for insulin than abroad

BALTIMORE — Maryland Medicare patients are paying 4.4 times more for brand-name diabetes medications than patients in Australia, according to a new report prepared by the staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

They also found that on average, uninsured patients buying a popular insulin, Novolog Flexpen, will pay $650 for a month's supply compared to $28 in Australia.

Diabetics need insulin to survive, but for some people, they just can't afford it at today's prices.

Dr. Sherita Hill Golden, Executive Vice-Chair for the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has seen patients ration their supply to make it last longer or stop using their medications.


How Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Ruin Women’s Sports

Women shouldn’t have to compete against men in order to play sports.

Yet that’s exactly what is happening increasingly across the country and around the world, as a growing number of male athletes who self-identify as women are being allowed to enter women’s competitions.

The so-called Equality Act would only worsen this trend. This piece of federal legislation, being pushed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., would create a civil right for male athletes to self-identify as females at any time, without any evidence of physical changes to their bodies.

It would spell “the end of women’s sports,” in the words of Duke University Law School professor Doriane Lambelet Coleman, who testified against the bill at a recent House Judiciary Committee hearing.


Ocean City Mayor: ‘It is Time To Move On’

Photo by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY — Despite a measure of closure in the long-running Dumser’s case last week, resort officials continue to assert ownership of the historic property on the east side of the Boardwalk, but are ready to move on.

The Court of Appeals last week denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed earlier this year by the town of Ocean City, which, if approved, would have had the state’s highest court take up the case involving ownership of the historic building on the east side of the Boardwalk at South Division Street. For decades, the building has been home to the iconic Dumser’s Dairyland, but ownership of the property was called into question when an agreement between the city and the Nathans Associates expired in 2016.

The ownership dispute began in Worcester County Circuit Court, which ruled in favor of the town of Ocean City. As a result, Nathans Associates, or the heirs of Nathan Rapaport, who built the structure in 1912, were enjoined from any use of the property and were given a timeline at that time to remove or demolish the historic building.


'Biden's logo is a boob!' Former VP's campaign branding gets roasted

When Joe Biden launched his presidential campaign on Thursday, professional and amateur graphic designers tore his new logo apart on Twitter.

And while some criticized the typeface and colors, others snarked that parts of the design looked like parts of the female anatomy.

Among the 76-year-old former vice president's campaign hurdles is a series of accusations from women that he improperly touched them during public events.

That has earned him the derisive nickname 'Creepy Uncle Joe,' and his antagonists online wasted no time turning his campaign's treatment of his name – bold blue letters with three flag-like stripes replacing the letter 'E' – into something sexual.


Report: Green New Deal Would Have ‘No Effect’ on Climate

The Green New Deal would have essentially no effect on global warming, a new report argues, while imposing enormous economic and social costs.

The report, authored by the American Enterprise Institute's Benjamin Zycher, analyzes the likely impacts of the Green New Deal (GND) as outlined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) in her proposed resolution calling for such a program. In Zeicher's account, the GND is a set of proposals (some more or less vague than others) designed to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. Doing so, proponents argue, would actually boost the economy through the jobs created.

This second goal of economic acceleration, Zycher writes, is a "‘broken windows‘ argument" depending as it does on the idea that destroying existing carbon-intensive capital goods would add to (rather than subtract from) the wealth in the economy.

"It is not to be taken seriously," he writes.


'Bombshell' report on James Comey coming in two weeks, Joe diGenova says

A "bombshell" report on former FBI Director James Comey is coming out in two weeks, attorney Joe diGenova said on Wednesday.

He made the declaration during a Fox News panel discussion on alleged government surveillance abuse.

"The Horowitz report is coming out in May or possibly early June," Joe diGenova, a former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, said. He was referring to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act investigation.


Mexico: 300,000 Migrants Traveled Through Country in 2019, Including from Africa, Asia

The Mexican government is reporting that 300,000 migrants from around the globe have traveled through Mexico in the first three months of 2019 to gain entry into the United States at its southern border.

While the majority of the migrants, the Mexican government says, are from Honduras and other countries in Central America, individuals from Cuba, Africa, and southern Asia have also been identified in the migrant caravans.

And Mexico Interior Secretary Olga Sánchez Cordero notes that these migrants want to get into the United States “illegally.”

“It’s estimated that during the first three months of the year, more than 300,000 migrants have transited through Mexico to enter the United States illegally,” Sanchez Cordero says. “There’s a change in the flow of migrants who are entering our country.”

“Sánchez Cordero did not specify how the number of migrants was estimated or how it was determined that they intended to enter the U.S. illegally,” KJZZ, an Arizona public radio station, reports.

But the staggering number of migrants trying to come into the United States is backed up by statistics from Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the federal agency in charge of border security.


$220,000 For Every Man, Woman And Child - America Is Now 72 Trillion Dollars In Debt

Are you ready to cough up $220,000 to pay your 'fair share'?

One of the reasons why a day of reckoning for the U.S. economy is inevitable is because we are in way too much debt.

The 22 trillion dollar debt that the federal government has accumulated gets most of the attention, but the truth is that we would still be 50 trillion dollars in debt even if the national debt was eliminated somehow. Today, debt levels are exploding on every level of society. Corporate debt has more than doubled since the last financial crisis, U.S. consumers are more than 13 trillion dollars in debt, and state and local governments are piling up debt as if tomorrow will never come. According to a Federal Reserve chart that you can find right here, the total amount of debt in the U.S. financial system has now reached an astounding 72 trillion dollars.


VIDEO: Suspended Driver with a Toddler in His Car Brings Firetruck to a Stop in Road Rage Incident

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at approximately 2:25 p.m., firefighters on Engine 32 from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department were returning to their station in Lexington Park, after a kitchen fire in Great Mills.

While on Great Mills Road a male in a Hyundai Sonata pulled alongside the firetruck and started yelling out his window to firefighters about the speed he perceived their truck was traveling at. The driver of the Sonata pulled in front of the fire truck and slammed on his brakes, he then came to a complete stop in the middle of the road, stopping the firetruck. The firefighters contacted dispatchers about the incident and asked for police to respond to the area.

The firetruck followed the Sonata into the parking lot of the St. Mary’s Square to provide dispatches an updated location for police.

A Trooper from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the location of the vehicle that was parked and unoccupied in front of the Weis Market and waited for the driver to return to the vehicle.


A Message From Ted Nugent

Logic and Guns
1 - Eleven teens die each day because of texting while driving. Maybe it's time to raise the age of Smart phone ownership to 21.
2 - If gun control laws actually worked, Chicago would be Mayberry.
3 - The Second Amendment makes more women equal than the entire feminist movement.
4 - Legal gun owners have 300 million guns and probably a trillion rounds of ammo. Seriously, folks, if we were the problem, you'd know it.
5 - When JFK was killed, nobody blamed the rifle
6 - The NRA murders 0 people and receives $0 in government funds. Planned Parenthood kills 350,000 babies every year and receives $500,000,000 in tax dollars annually.
7 - I have no problem with vigorous background checks when it comes to firearms. While we're at it, let's do the same when it comes to immigration, Voter I.D and Candidates running for office. Also for welfare recipients.
8 - You don't need a smoke detector; that's what the fire department is for. Now...if you think that sounds stupid, you know how I feel when you say I don't need a gun.
9 - Folks keep talking about another Civil War. One side knows how to shoot and has a trillion bullets. The other side has crying closets and is confused about which bathroom to use. How do you think that's going to end?

Thank God It's Friday

What will you be doing this weekend?

Here are the locations of the FBI searches in Baltimore — and how they're tied to Mayor Catherine Pugh

Baltimoreans woke up Thursday to the news that FBI agents were on the move across the city, raiding City Hall and Mayor Catherine Pugh’s homes — among other locations — amid what appeared to be a large investigation also involving the Internal Revenue Service.

The FBI confirmed its agents were executing search warrants at seven locations connected to Pugh or her top aides.

Baltimore City Hall

FBI and IRS agents were observed entering City Hall, the seat of municipal government, but it was unclear exactly where inside the building they were searching. FBI and IRS agents were seen entering the mayor’s office within the building.

City Hall is home to the mayor's office, the City Council president's office, the city comptroller's office and the offices of council members. It's also the site of the city law department, the finance department, the department of legislative reference and the inspector general's office.


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