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AOC: Only Nazi's Oppose Open Borders...
Its open borders or Nazis, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explained Tuesday, as she placed full blame for the mess at the southern US border on fascist President Trump. In a Q&A posted on Ins
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-20 09:49 UTC
Federal judge sides with Trump on more affordable, non-Obamacare insurance plans...
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A Trump administration effort to make more affordable, short-term medical insurance plans available to more people despite Obamacare's onerous regulations survived a federal court challenge on Friday. In a ruling for the United States District Court i
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-19 18:06 UTC
Military recruiting woes spur debate over enlistment age to 16...
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The best way to fix the U.S. armed forces' recruiting challenges may involve dipping further into the nation's high schools. As the Army, Navy and other services contend with a thriving economy and a directive to expand their ranks, there is a gro
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-19 18:05 UTC
Rand Paul says Jon Stewart is 'neither funny nor informed,' slamming 'lies' about 9/11 bill ...
Jon Stewart made himself part of the political "B.S." when he attacked two Republican lawmakers over their delay of the 9/11 victims compensation reauthorization bill, according to Sen. Rand Paul.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 23:03 UTC
Progressive Immigration Critic: Corporations Push H-1B Giveaway Bill to Slash Middle-Class Salaries...
Bills H.R.1044 and S.386 accelerate the "stripping" of America via "outsourcing of white-collar jobs" to H-1B workers, said Kevin Lynn.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 22:17 UTC
President Trump disavows 'send her back' chants at his rally, says he's 'not happy with it'...
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Trump disavowed the "send her" back chants at his rally on Wednesday evening. The wording of the chant mirrors that of a tweet he sent on Sunday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 17:23 UTC
Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case...
NEW YORK - Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 00:27 UTC
"Due To A Poor Harvest Season, We're Experiencing Shortages On Many Canned Vegetable Items"...
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I know that this headline is alarming, but it is actually a direct quote from a notice that was recently posted in a Kroger supermarket .
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 22:24 UTC
CNN Poll: Biden, Sanders and Warren top the 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire...
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sit atop the field of Democratic presidential contenders among likely primary voters in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN poll conducted by the Univer
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 03:59 UTC
Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll...
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Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 03:58 UTC
Woodstock 50 shot down: No festival at Vernon Downs, town says...
Promoters want to hold a 65,000-person concert in mid-August.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 01:38 UTC
Reparations bill: Schumer announces support for legislation establishing commission to study reparations...
The legislation would create a commission to study implementing reparations for the descendants of slaves
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 00:53 UTC
Articles of impeachment against President Trump introduced by Texas Rep....
While Rep. Al Green has introduced articles of impeachment in the past, this is the first time he has done so with a Democratic majority.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 00:50 UTC
House orders Pentagon to say if it weaponized ticks and released them...
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The House quietly voted last week to require the Pentagon inspector general to tell Congress whether the department experimented with weaponizing disease-carrying insects and whether they were released into the public realm — either accidentally or
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 21:22 UTC
Trump administration blasts WTO ruling on China...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration blasted a World Trade Organization decision Tuesday that could let China levy sanctions on the United States. The 2-1 decision by the WTO's appellate body was actually a mixed verdict in a case that dat
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 20:45 UTC
New York raises statewide smoking age to 21...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York is the latest state to raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 in an effort to discourage teens from getting hooked.The change was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and will take effect in 120 days. It applies to tradi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 20:25 UTC
Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations...
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Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 19:53 UTC
Feds warn UFO enthusiasts against storming Area 51: The military 'stands ready'...
Over one million people have signed up to a joke Facebook event, calling on users to meet at Area 51, the US Air Force base in Nevada that's long been a source of alien conspiracy theories, in September. So what happens if they actually show up?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 16:37 UTC
Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility...
Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag o
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 23:16 UTC
Con Ed president befuddled by cause of Manhattan blackout...
What it was exactly will have to be determined by engineers who have already begun investigating the substation’s failure, said Tim Cawley, president of the Con Edison subsidiary that runs the city’s electricity grid.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 23:15 UTC
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